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"I have come that they may have life and have it abundantly" Jn 10:10 


The Source of Life Religious Education Curriculum is structured around seven organising strands in the primary school and eight organizing strands in the secondary school. These run through the six levels of schooling across Years P-12.


Preparation for the Sacraments is parish-based.  Children prepare for the Sacrament of Reconciliation late in Grade 3 and the Sacraments of Confirmation and Eucharist are in Grade 4.  Parents lead their children through the Diocesan Steps In Faith Sacramental Preparation booklets and receive the Sacrament as a Parish group. 

Aboriginal Perspectives:

We acknowledge the Ngurai-illam-wurrung people as the original and ongoing custodians of this land. We commit ourselves to actively work alongside Aboriginal people for reconciliation and justice.

Social Justice:

At St Mary’s we are committed to educating our students in social justice issues.  All students actively fundraise for St Vincent de Paul, Caritas and Catholic Missions. Our grade 6 students are part of Mini Vinnies.

"Aspire not to have more but to be more." 
- Archbishop Oscar Romero

St Mary's Primary, Rushworth

Ph (03) 5856 1347
Fax (03) 5856 1851
Email: principal@smrushworth.catholic.edu.au
5 - 7 Southam St, Rushworth 3612


The Sandhurst Catholic Education Office and Schools acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which their Offices and Schools are built. We commit to working in partnership with Aboriginal people for reconciliation and justice.