Our History

The School was established in 1987 with:joeys9

  • the founding principal, Sister Patricia Smith, sister of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart.
  • 90 students
  • One wing of 4 classrooms and 2 portable classrooms

Primary student numbers grew and in 1996 enquires began about adding secondary education.


Middle School opened in 1999 with 28 Year 7 students and 17 Year 8 students.

By 2001 St Joseph’s Catholic College had students from Transition to year 10.

In 2008 the Little Joeys Early Learning Centre was established for children from 3-5 years old.

After several years of enquires Year 11 has begun in 2013 and Year 12 in 2014.


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