To provide a Catholic education by:
- Encouraging academic achievement and excellence.
- Fostering the partnership of parents, staff, pupils and the Parish of Our Lady of Fatima.
- Promoting the spiritual, social, emotional and physical development of the pupils.
The special character underpins all the school's activities. The New Zealand Education Curriculum is taught a formal part of the class programme. In addition students take part in daily class prayer and attend regular school liturgies and Masses.• The school has a maximum roll of 205 pupils and demand for placement is high. Committed and experienced teachers encourage high standards for effort, behaviour and achievement. • The school has a history of very positive E.R.O. Reports and Catholic Character Reviews.
The children attending Mt. Carmel School receive high quality education in a very supporting learning environment." E.R.O. November 2001