Welcome to St Carthage's Primary School

St Carthage’s Parish School, a Catholic systemic school of the Lismore Diocese, was established in 1886 by the Presentation Sisters (from Ireland) to cater for the needs of the Catholic children of Lismore. The Marist Brothers have been involved from 1911 – 1996. The school was originally built on the flood plains but in 1954 was moved to higher ground, the current school site. 
The school is part of the St Carthage’s Cathedral Parish, Father Jim Griffin is Parish Administrator and also School Chaplain, .
With an enrolment of 600, St Carthage’s School is one of the largest Primary Schools in the Lismore Diocese. The Principal is Mrs Janelle Heffernan.



Annual School Report 2017

Community Engagement Plan


Year 2 Excursion Tuesday 26th March.


All students sitting for NAPLAN ONLINE Test will require headphones/earphones/earbuds.

Practice tests will be between Monday 25th March until Friday 5th April.

If these could be sent into the class teacher ASAP.

2019 Class Requirement List.


Year One

Year Two

Year Three

Year Four

Year Five

Year Six



2019 Term Dates -
Term 1 concludes Friday 12th April. (PUPIL FREE DAY)
Term 2 commences Monday 29th April and concludes Friday 5th July.
Term 3 commences Monday 22nd July and concludes Friday 27th September.
Term 4 commences 14th October and concludes Wednesday 18th December.

2019 Pupil Free Days

Friday 12th April

Monday 3rd June

Friday 5th July

Monday 22nd July

Monday 14th October