Our Mission Statement
Our intention is to provide an Education in a Catholic environment, which will best enhance the wairua, the whole being, of each individual
Kia Ora Welcome to St. Joseph’s School Patea
Our school opened in 1904 and is an integrated Roman Catholic School for boys and girls from New Entrant to Year 6. We are a decile 2 School situated, situated in the small coastal township of Patea in South Taranaki.
St. Joseph’s School offers a balanced education based on and encompassing the ideals and values of Jesus Christ. School policies and programmed activities strive to capture and live the Special Character of our School.
Out learning programs cover the New Zealand Curriculum Learning Areas and Religious Education. Programs within the School are developed with regard to the composition of the community and relevant to the immediate environment. The School strives to provide a safe and happy learning space that welcomes all people and whanau involvement.