St John Vianney's School, Parkdale East

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St John Vianney's School, Parkdale East

Principal:  Mr Mick Schinck

E No.  E1220

Year Levels:  P to 6

Phone Number:  9580 5812

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St John Vianney's Primary School is part of the St John Vianney Parish. It began in the late 1950s and has grown from an enrolment of 40 pupils to its current size of approximately 200 students. It has a strong sense of tradition and is a close-knit and welcoming community. Our school motto,
‘Love Conquers’, reflects both our belief in and our commitment to respecting and developing the uniqueness and potential of each person within the context of Catholic faith and education.


St John Vianney’s school is located adjacent to municipal parklands, sports ovals, the Don Tatnell Swimming Complex and the Mordialloc Community Centre. St John Vianney's is a small, Catholic, coeducational parish primary school, Prep to Year 6. An atmosphere of welcome, warmth and affection characterises the school, in which all students are known personally and encouraged, challenged and supported in their learning by a caring and dedicated staff. We strive to make our policies, structures and relationships a reflection of our belief in gospel values. Parent involvement and participation are highly valued. The development of a strong partnership between home and school is of vital importance. There is a wide base of parent involvement and support:
• Parish Education Board
• Curriculum development
• Parents and Friends Association
• Fundraising activities
• Classroom program support
•Sports program


• CLaSS and First Step literacy initiatives
• Intervention programs for English and Mathematics
• Computer lab
• Computers in all classrooms
• Specialist programs, including music, Indonesian, physical education, library, art

School location

Address:  Brisbane Terrace
Parkdale East VIC 3195

Diocese:  Archdiocese of Melbourne

Region:  Southern

Parish:  St Patrick's