Research has shown that when schools and families work together, children have higher achievement in school and stay in school longer (Growing up in Australia: Longitudinal Study of Australian Children Annual Report 2007-2008).

At St Anthony's we warmly welcome the involvement of families to include parents, carers, grandparents and friends.

There are many ways in which you can become involved as a volunteer. These include:

  • Helping with literacy and numeracy class activities
  • Reading (after attending a school workshop)
  • Excursions
  • Parents & Friends
  • Fete
  • Class Representative
  • Coaching and managing Saturday sports teams
  • Attendance and participation in Liturgies                                                            
  • Attendance at assemblies
  • Uniform shop/Uniform Committee
  • Cooking
  • School Board
  • Any other special talents you may have, please let us know

Police checks for volunteers

Protecting children in our care is an important and vital aspect at St Anthony's.

It is a Catholic Education requirement that all volunteers must have a Catholic Education Police Clearance. This can be organised through the Front Office. It is also a requirement to undertake the volunteers Responding to Abuse and Neglect training which may be accessed by clicking on the below link and selecting the Non Department for Education Staff - Create account or Login  Please follow the instructions to obtain your Certificate of participation

Responding to Abuse and Neglect Training 

The volunteer handbook referred in the above document can be accessed below:

Induction Pack for Volunteers


Contact Information

St Anthony's School
1 Castle Street, Edwardstown,
South Australia 5039

Telephone: 08 8115 7500





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Mission Statement

St Anthony's Catholic School is a community of learners who through inquiring minds and reflective hearts celebrate and nuture a love of God, each other and creation to become the good news for the world

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