St Joseph’s Catholic School, Whakatane


St Joseph's

Faith – Excellence – Success: Laying the foundations for life

St Joseph’s Catholic School, Whakatane offers your children a unique opportunity to develop academically, physically, socially and spiritually in an environment based on sound principles of our catholic faith.



Students can move into the future empowered with confidence, skills and Catholic values to be motivated and useful members of society.

Saint Joseph’s School…

“Empowering students to become independent learners.”


St Joseph’s School Learning Community – Beliefs and Value Statements:

To be a Christ centered, educational and faith community committed to the Catholic formation of young people, nurturing their gifts and potential, while teaching the values of Jesus Christ.


The Learning Community will prepare students, teachers and parents to become independent, life long inquiring, self directed and reflective learners, competent and adaptable thinkers, skilled communicators and effective team players.