Established by the Sisters of Charity in 1901, St Canice’s has been nestled in the Blue Mountains for over 100 years. We are a Kindergarten – Year 6 co-educational primary school that serves the communities of Katoomba, Leura, Wentworth Falls, Medlow Bath, Blackheath and Mt Victoria.
Our school is a welcoming, safe and innovative learning community for local students and their families. Enrolling at St Canice's is a chance for your family to be part of our story too! More...
St Canice’s is an integral part of our local community, and I am proud to be leading the school in continuing its mission to help students to love selflessly, to live responsibly and to learn purposefully. More...
We warmly welcome new families to join our school community. Enquiries and enrolment applications for all grades are welcome any time of the year, although the main enrolment period is between March and May in the year before your child will start at our school.
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31 Jan 2023
The 2023 school year for students in years 1 - 6 has begun. We look forward to welcoming our Kindergarten students tomorrow. We are all so excited for another Super Year at St Canice's!
31 Jan 2023
APPLICATIONS CLOSE TODAY!!!!!! Service NSW Before and after school care voucher Families with children aged 4 to 13 years that attend a primary school can receive a $500 voucher per child to reduce the out-of-pocket costs of before and after school care. This includes children who are starting kindergarten in 2023. The before and after school care voucher program is offered as one of more than 70 NSW Government rebates and vouchers that help you save. Parents, guardians and carers You can apply for, and redeem your voucher until 31 January 2023. Voucher credit held for you by a participating provider can be used until 30 June 2023. After 30 June 2023, any remaining credit you have will expire.
31 Jan 2023
Almost 65,000 kindergarten students will start at NSW public schools this week as a new syllabus that mandates the use of phonics when teaching pupils to read is rolled out in all classrooms.
30 Jan 2023
We are really looking forward to meeting our students and parents today for Maths interviews! Please get in touch with us if you still need to schedule a time. We had a wonderful day last Wednesday at our System Leaders Day at Parramatta. Four staff members from St Canice's were in attendance. Read all about it!
As part of our commitment to keeping students safe, all volunteers and contractors are required to complete the building child safe communities undertaking form and child protection training module.
Compass Parent Portal
Compass is our primary parent communication tool for day-to-day updates, upcoming events, and important notifications so it is essential that all parents download the app.
Students are required to wear their full uniform, especially when representing the school at sport or for any other purpose. Parents and carers are encouraged to learn about our school uniform guidelines.