Welcome to St Richard's Primary School

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Welcome To St Richard’s Catholic Primary School, Kilsyth

My aim is to give you an insight into our wonderful school. It’s an honour to be the Principal of St Richard’s because of the high levels of academic achievement and the excellent reputation for the care and nurture we provide all children at our school.

To learn more about our school, we recommend starting with our online video tour. We have professionally produced dozens of videos that give you the opportunity to meet me, our teachers, some students, current parents, learn about our curriculum opportunities, tips to a smooth transition into school and so much more.

Click here to start watching our videos. We thank you for visiting us!

Marcus Gill | Principal

Meet All Of Our Teachers

St Richard’s is extremely fortunate to have a dedicated and passionate group of teaching and support staff



Prep Teacher

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5/6 Teacher

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Art Teacher

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The St Richard’s Difference

A strong curriculum and variety of subjects help form the foundation of a quality education. At St Richard’s, we are extremely proud of the rich and diverse curriculum on offer.


Reading, writing, and reflecting on increasingly complex and texts …. learn more


One of the pillars of a strong education – we make numeracy engaging … learn more

Student Wellbeing

Student wellbeing is at the heart of what we do at our school …. learn more

Religious Education

Religious Education permeates all areas of school life … learn more

Health & P.E.

Our aim is to promote healthy bodies and minds through our brilliant program … learn more



Our languages program is one the the highlights of our curriculum … learn more

Digital Technologies

Students immerse in Ipads, interactive whiteboards, compters and lots more … learn more


Scientific investigation, reasoning and analysis through asking questions and seeking solutions.. learn more

Which level is your child starting school?

We have made an online tour specific to each year level where you can watch dozens of videos that showcase our amazing school 


The beginning year of a child’s schooling journey is one of the most important years of their life. At St Richard’s we provide a stimulating and engaging learning environment designed to develop the foundation for a love of learning.

Year 1/2

The junior school is a wonderful place for young students to consolidate and extend their learning in a fun and collaborative way. We have a great balance of small group work, partner work and one-to-one learning environments. Learning is hands-on, creative and experimental.

Year 3/4

The middle school at St Richard’s is a dynamic and stimulating working environment. Our focus turns to creating independent and motivated learners. We really start to focus on student wellbeing and their sense of community.

Year 5/6

Our senior school is a place of advancement and accleration. It’s hands on, dynamic and loads of fun. Students explore science, technology & engineering through robotics and programming software. We have an emphasis on developing a welcoming and inclusive culture.


A community resource by St Richard’s Primary School

At St Richard’s we take education seriously.
So seriously in fact that we want to extend education beyond the classroom and have it filter into the community.

One of the foundations of strong communities with healthy people (both mind and body) is access to education.

UpSchool by St Richard’s is an online resource we invite you to explore,  immerse and be inspired by.

This free and growing resource centre is our way of sharing positive and inspiring messages that we feel will have a direct and positive impact on our community.

Something in here for all ages

Breaking Bad Habits – Mindfulness rewires your brain

The more often you repeat a behaviour the stronger the urge to do it again becomes…

Mindfulness Everyday – An Activity Poster

we are a social, spiritual and sensitive species that which requires a place in the community, emotional care, regular nourishment from the earth a connection to Mother -Nature, close friends and comfort from loved ones.

The Tears of Shiva – Rudraksha Meditation Beads

Rudraksha is the small earth coloured seeds that sometimes resemble an apricot kernel worn on the necks and wrists of practising yogis, spiritualist and fashionistas alike.

Star Breathing – A Mindfulness Activity

Kids that breathe deeply think clearly, feel healthier and are happier in their day.

The Ghost Bat – Rare Australian Animals

The ghost Bat may look a little bit odd with his super-sized ears, and curios shaped nose but he is still an adorable creature to behold and definitely worth a second look.

The Finger Labyrinth – A fun mindfulness activity

Using your fingers to wind through the labyrinth, you will discover the relaxing effect this fun activity will have on you.

The Nature of Sound – A Sound Meditation Activity

Mother Nature in all her wisdom provides us with everything we need to grow and thrive. The sounds made by the natural world are there to help tune the body to the frequency of the earth, the planets and the stars.

Colour Me A Frog – Activity Poster

Putting your poster up where people can see will help educate your friends and family about frogs and how important they are to the whole world.

The Healing Arts – A Blog About Nature

Most of the potent pharmaceuticals we rely on for the treatment of disease come from the jungles of the Amazon, the rainforests of Borneo, Madagascar and the forests of ancient cultures around the world.

It Took The Whole Universe

The fact that you and I exist at all is extraordinary, given we are just bundles of energy packaged together, conscious, creative and alive.

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