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29 Afghan Street
Pleasant Point
South Canterbury
New Zealand

Phone (03) 614 7202
Fax (03) 614 8045


"Engaged, confident children who are ready for their future
and actively contribute to the world while living the Catholic Faith.”

About our school

We are a Catholic school with strong values and a warm friendly family atmosphere. People often comment that there is something special about St Joseph’s and the way the students conduct themselves. We achieve success in a wide range of activities both locally and provincially and even on occasions Nationally.

St Joseph’s prides itself on providing a high quality teaching and learning environment that encourages students to be the best that they can be.

The school consistently achieves to a high level of success in regional events including Mathematics Challenges, Current Events and Spelling Competitions, Science Fairs, Jump Jam, Regional and National Agrikids Competitions and a wide variety Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Playgroundof sports.

We have a very good Outdoor Education Programme where senior students go on camp for a week and all students get to experience a range of experiences outside the classroom during the year. These include ice-skating and skiing in the Tekapo area, trips to interesting local sites and excursions to places like Orana Park in Christchurch.

ICT developments ensure teachers and students benefit from the most up-to-date opportunities to develop new methods of digital communication and powerful learning in order for them to be capable 21st Century Learners. We have a large number of laptops and computers for students to use to take advantage of the latest ultrafast broadband developments.

Our proactive Board of Trustees ensures that our school is very well resourced and a safe and attractive learning environment.

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