• Building lifelong learners
  • Committed and caring teachers
Catholic school for girls and boys

St Columba’s Catholic Primary School

Pre-Kindergarten to Year 6 | Out of School Care
South Perth | Western Australia
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Principal's message

Welcome to our school

Allen McMahon | Principal

With committed and caring teachers, a welcoming and supportive community, and outstanding location and facilities, St Columba’s provides a values-focused Catholic co-education. Our school values of kindness, compassion and respect guide all our interactions.

We are a Catholic primary school for girls and boys, offering classes from three-year-old Pre-Kindy through to Year 6, with two classes in each year group. We also provide outside school hours care.

We are enrolling and if you are interested in joining St Columba’s, please get in touch – we would love to hear from you.

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Interested in joining our school community?

Now accepting applications for Pre-Kindy and Kindy 2025 & 2026
We welcome new families - ask us about places in other years.

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See Our School

We invite you to watch our video or book a visit – we would love to show you around!

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Unique Potential

Each child has unique skills. We celebrate the diversity and achievements of every student, encouraging them to gain confidence in their abilities and to achieve their potential.

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Lifelong Learners

We are here to nurture children’s love of learning, as well as to build resilience and perseverance to help them on their life journey.

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Spirit of St Columba’s

The spirit of the school is founded on the dedicated work of the Sisters of Mercy and the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart. They have created a wonderful legacy for future generations.

School Highlights

With outstanding facilities, committed and caring teachers, and a welcome and supportive community, St Columba’s is the perfect environment for your child to learn and develop.

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Committed and Caring Teachers

Committed and caring teachers are at the very heart of St Columba’s. We know that healthy relationships and wellbeing are essential to a child’s positive experience at school.

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Welcoming and Supportive Community

St Columba’s has a welcoming and supportive community where families, staff and children share the values of respect, kindness and compassion.

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Outstanding Location and Facilities

Situated on the South Perth foreshore, our school has excellent facilities and well-resourced learning environments to enrich children’s experience.

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We understand that Kindergarten is the beginning of a new phase for families. Our Kindy is a welcoming place with warm teachers and a vibrant classroom to engage young children.

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See Our Kindergarten

We invite you to watch our video or book a visit — we would love to show you around!

Places in other years

We welcome new families joining us in other year groups – please get in touch and we will provide you with more information. We do our best to accommodate all siblings in a family moving schools.

Interested in joining our school?

Learn more about our enrolment process

Strategic Focus

Our school’s Strategic Plan emphasises the development of the whole child – mind, heart, soul and imagination – in an environment where children feel safe to learn, discover and explore their unique identity and gifts.

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Get in touch

Book a visit – we would love to show you around

All enquiries welcome

Please call us on (08) 6436 9500 or email using the form below.
For enrolment enquiries, please include your child’s date of birth.
Tours are offered on Mondays and Thursdays.
We acknowledge and respect the traditional custodians whose ancestral lands we are on. We acknowledge the deep feelings of attachment and relationship of Aboriginal people to country. We also pay respects to the cultural authority of Aboriginal people visiting/attending from other areas.