We warmly welcome you to our St Mary's community of learners in beautiful Castlemaine, Victoria.  We offer a primary school environment with rich and diverse learning opportunities within a nurturing setting that inspires our students to thrive. You are welcome to visit our vibrant school and learning community at any time, by appointment.  We look forward to meeting you and discussing your child's needs.

We are a 5 Star Resource Smart School

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St. Mary's Sustainability Story

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25 FEB

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Breakfast - 8:15am to 8:50am

26 FEB

Ash Wednesday Mass - 9:15am


1st Reconciliation Commitment Mass

12 MAR

Reconciliation Preparation Evening with Denise Arnell - 7pm


84 Templeton Street

Castlemaine, Victoria, 3450

Ph: 03 5472 2270

Email: principal@smcastlemaine.catholic.edu.au



Monday February 24th: 

Classroom Information session for parents - grade 2/3, 4/5 & 6

Tuesday February 25th: Classroom Information session for parents - grade P/1

Monday 23rd March: School Photos

Friday March 27th: Last day of term - finish at 2:30pm

Sustainability Summit 2019


How truly blessed we are here at St. Mary’s to be part of a generous, kind and giving community. Our, ‘Whimsical Mornings – Hanging by a Thread’ photo exhibition was indeed a creative and fun-filled way of bringing people together to relax and enjoy each other’s company along with being entertained by the talented local MaCapella singers and harpist Alan Evans, not to mention taking in the interesting works on display! 

Donna Morelli’s idea that moments of the often unpredictable morning routine were captured in photograph did provoke conversation where our visitors were able to relax and laugh over a drink whilst trying out the vast array of delectable eats. Our heartfelt thanks to you, our families, friends, parishioners, staff and local traders for your plentiful donations and contributions towards this fundraising event. So far we have raised $2,000.00 which will pay for our interactive play area and playground improvements. 

We are deeply appreciative of the donations made by The Red Hill Hotel, IGA Maxi Castlemaine, IGA Castlemaine Plus Liquor, Castlemaine Fresh, Castlemaine Copy Centre, Baker’s Delight, ASQ Skydancers Garden & Landscapes, Castlemaine Office Supplies, Chapman’s of Castlemaine Picture Framers, Peddling Pastries, Castlemaine Fitness Centre, Castlemaine Central Wine Store, Victorian Goldfields Railway, Maine Shoes and Accessories, Robinson’s, Stoneman’s Bookroom, Zigo Zago, Harcourt Valley Vineyards, Lyal Eales Store and Mulberry's Delicatessen. 

When our children engage with community they feel valued and learn that they can draw on the support of a wider body of people. They learn that we work together for the common good, in relationship and that this involves giving as well as receiving. 

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