The Eagle is the symbol used for St John, one of the twelve apostles and the person whom the school is named after. The eagle is also a symbol meaning courage, strength and excellence.

StJohns_SchoolCrest
The Open Book with the Greek letters Alpha and Omega, is the symbol of learning in all areas of the school.
The Southern Cross is a symbol of our country Australia while the M and the Star represent Mary, Mother of God and the Presentation Sisters who were the founding sisters of St John’s School. The Pelican is a symbol of the school looking after the hearts and minds of the young. It is symbol taken from the Coat-of-Arms of Bishop Thomas who was Bishop of Geraldton when the school was founded.
School Motto
The Latin words “Sinite Parvulos”
pronounced: “See – knee – tay Par – voo – low – ss”
meaning “Let the Little Children” comes from St Mark’s Gospel.