On behalf of the students, families and staff of St Thomas More’s Catholic Primary School Brighton-Le-Sands, I warmly welcome you to find out more about our beautiful school community. We hope that you will enjoy discovering about our wonderful, caring, faith-filled community on our website.
We are a community founded on the person of Jesus Christ, enlivened by Gospel values, and inspired by the teaching of St Thomas More and the charism of the Sisters of Charity. We are called to serve with justice, love and truth, seeing God in all things.
We are proud of our students – wonderful young people who have a passion for learning and a commitment to bringing about God’s reign here on Earth.
Our parents are supportive and generous and our staff are all hard-working and dedicated professionals. The positive relationship between our families and our school is built on trust, respect and a genuine commitment to all of our students. We strive for meaningful partnerships in the education and faith of our children and you their parents.
At St Thomas More’s, we aim to provide our students with exciting, dynamic and contemporary learning opportunities that cater to the needs of all our students. Our classrooms are full of joy, curiosity and creativity!
We invite you to visit our school and we look forward to meeting you.
May God bless you and keep you safe.
Mr Sean Brown
The Parish of St Thomas More’s Catholic Primary School Brighton-Le-Sands was proclaimed in November 1937. The foundation stone for a new combined school and church was laid on the Feast of Christ the King, 30 October 1938, by Archbishop Norman T. Gilroy. The building was completed in 1939 and the Sisters of Charity began conducting classes at St Thomas More’s until they withdrew from the school at the end of 1985 and the following year the Catholic Education Office appointed a lay principal.
St Thomas More’s Catholic Primary School continues to live by the charism of the Sisters of Charity. The Sisters of Charity motto ‘Caritas Christi urget nos’ (The love Christ urges us on) inspires us as a school community to service with justice, love and truth seeing Christ in all things. As a school community we continue to foster strong relationships with the Sisters of Charity, celebrating our founders day annually and awarding worthy recipients with the Mary Aikenhead Award.
Inspired by the teaching of St Thomas More’s Catholic Primary School Brighton-Le-Sands and the charism of the Sisters of Charity, we are called to serve with justice, love and truth, seeing God in all things.
- Celebrate Faith: We celebrate our faith, embracing our Catholic identity, giving witness to the person of Jesus Christ and proclaiming the Word of God.
- Value Knowledge: We value knowledge and high quality education in a dynamic learning environment which develops the full potential of all.
- Promote Justice: We promote justice, respecting the human dignity of each person.
- Inspire Hope: We inspire hope as messengers of Jesus Christ, continuing his mission in our world
Our school community works in partnership with our Parish Priest, Father Manuel Santiago, we aim to support parents in their responsibility as first educators of their children in faith. The school strives to create strong links with the parish by encouraging families to be involved in sacramental and liturgical celebrations throughout the year.
St Thomas More’s Catholic Primary School Brighton-Le-Sands Catholic Church
A: 298 Bay Street Brighton-Le-Sands
P: (02) 9567 3589
Proudly Part of the Community of Sydney Catholic Schools
Our school is part of a system of over 150 low-fee Catholic schools in the Sydney Archdiocese.
Sydney Catholic Schools are thriving Catholic communities that ignite a love of Christ through excellent teaching and learning to empower students to reach their full potential.