Principal’s Message

Thank you for choosing to find out more about All Hallows Catholic Primary School Five Dock.

As an experienced principal and educator, I am committed to providing a holistic education for every student including their academic, social, emotional, spiritual and physical development.

As a Catholic school, we provide a comprehensive program for students to develop their faith.

I strongly believe in working and connecting closely with our parish, as we have a clear and firm commitment to educating students about our Catholic identity.

Our expert teachers ensure that learning experiences are accessible to every child enabling all students to experience success on many levels. Learning is contemporary, engaging and creates a sense of curiosity, using collaboration, critical thinking and creativity to solve problems.

I encourage you to learn more about All Hallows by speaking with others in the community who attend the school or parish. You are always welcome to make an appointment for a site tour.

I look forward to meeting you and your child soon.

Mrs Helen Elliott

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our historyHistory

All Hallows Catholic Primary School Five Dock boasts a rich history that spans over a century.

1919 – The Presentation Sisters from Wagga opened All Hallows Catholic Primary School Five Dock with Parish Priest, Mons Peoples.

1986 – Our school was rebuilt on the current site, with the final stage completed in 1994.

2000s – Parish Priest, Fr Bob Hayes supported the school in building the multipurpose room, and installing air conditioning, blinds and play equipment.

2010 – New stage three classrooms and the library were built under the ‘Building the Education Revolution’ project. Other areas were refurbished.

2015 – Kindergarten expands to three classes.

2019 – The new building for administration, library and Years 36 were opened. Student population expanded to approximately 460 students.


Inherent in both the tradition of the Church and in the mission of the Presentation Sisters, who founded All Hallows school, we have a sincere commitment to social justice, which includes respect for the dignity of the individual. Inspired by the love and zeal of Nano Nagle, the school welcomes all people in the spirit of hospitality, offering warmth, acceptance and gratitude.

our history

We endeavour to deepen and enrich our faith by reflecting on and actively living the Gospel values. As Catholic citizens who foster a culture of welcome and acceptance, All Hallows Catholic Primary School Five Dock’s mission is to strive to:

  • inspire children with a love of learning
  • enrich their learning with an experience of excellence
  • live and celebrate the good news of Jesus in community and curriculum.


All Hallows Catholic Primary School Five Dock is a faith-centred community where a contemporary learning culture develops the value and wellbeing of self and others, preparing students for the future.

Core Values

 The things we value most are:

  • Acceptance
  • Inclusion
  • Challenge
  • Collaboration
  • Creativity
  • Faith
  • Growth
  • Relationships
  • Resilience
  • Respect

The community of All Hallows Catholic Primary School Five Dock is one of welcome and acceptance, and the link between the school and the parish is particularly strong. During our Centenary year, our parish-school relationships and initiatives have highlighted this strong tradition and community feel. 

Many opportunities exist for involvement in the life of All Hallows Parish including contributions from parents, grandparents and other community members in a range of activities. The school is directly involved in supporting those in need in our local community and our families are keen to give back to the community and work in partnership with various charities.

The Sacramental program is lead by the parish Sacramental team and is strongly supported by our school staff.

Parish Priest

Mass Times

  • Tuesday–Friday: 8am
  • Saturday: 9am
  • Saturday Vigil: 5.30pm
  • Sunday: 8.30am, 10am and 5pm (Youth Mass)
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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.

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