A Place to Belong

As a Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta school, our students are treated with dignity and respect. Their safety and wellbeing are our top priorities. The wellbeing and safety of all students is central to the purpose of Catholic education and we acknowledge that healthy relationships and exceptional pastoral care are core to each child’s positive experience at school.

Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta schools have a strong focus on pastoral care, and in addition the support of our school counsellor, additional resourcing is provided for wellbeing initiatives overseen by the Wellbeing Coordinator. The Wellbeing Coordinator is supported by staff on the Wellbeing and Behaviour Team, Leading Counsellors as well as K-12 System Counsellors in the implementation of these wellbeing initiatives.

Our Lady of the Nativity Primary is committed to providing a learning environment where students can thrive, feel safe and supported, and are nurtured to grow, belong and be confident.

Our Lady of the Nativity equips students with the knowledge and skills to cultivate their wellbeing through Religious Education, health, and wellbeing classes. We believe this sense of wellbeing and connectedness promotes healthy personal development in students and contributes to their academic success.

We support the social and emotional welfare of students and their families through effective strategies, recommendations, policies and procedures, guidelines and tools. Our strong focus on pastoral care includes school counsellors and wellbeing initiatives to support students.


Our school celebrates the inclusion of all students, supporting the learning needs of every individual and providing learning opportunities to build their social skills.

Our Lady of the Nativity also hosts an ASPECT satellite class for children with Autism.

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Student Wellbeing - OLN Primary Lawson

Our Wellbeing Initiatives

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Whole-school student wellbeing system, where students' behaviour is monitored by class teachers and team leaders
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Dedicated student wellbeing position on the leadership team
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Recognition and celebration system for the achievements and efforts of learners
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Collaboration between the school counsellor and parents
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Transition program for Kindergarten students
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Buddy system for Kindergarten and Year 1 students

Join us on Mondays for 'Toddler Group'

To help introduce our future students to the school, we run a 'Toddler Group’ at school for our families. This group provides a valuable experience in terms of school readiness and community building. The group meets on Mondays 9 – 11am. Children do activities and have fun while parents/carers have a chance to chat over a coffee.

Join us on Mondays for 'Toddler Group'

Join us on Mondays for 'Toddler Group'

Pastoral care programs at each year level are designed to help build resilience, independence and courage within each student.

Building Child Safe Communities

We are committed to providing children and young people with school environments where they are safe, informed and participate, and where the adult community works together with them towards making this happen.

How CEDP schools protect child safety

Building Child Safe Communities

Building Child Safe Communities

WE CARE ABOUT EVERY STUDENT

Contact Our Lady of the Nativity Primary today to find out how we can help your child.

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Our Vision

Transforming the learning of each student every day.

Our Faith

Schooling that connects faith, learning and life.

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