School Aims

The school aims to:

  • Demonstrate the love of God, teach Biblical truths and nurture the spiritual growth of students.
  • Equip students to serve God and society.
  • Nurture Christian values, standards of morality and ethics.
  • Develop in students a commitment to personal excellence in all aspects of school life.
  • Assist students in discovering and developing, as fully as possible, their unique talents and capacities.
  • Provide a comprehensive and balanced curriculum relevant to the needs of all students.
  • Maintain high standards, knowledge, skills and understanding in the 8 key learning areas and in particular numeracy and literacy.
  • Develop skills of critical, flexible, analytical, reflective and creative thinking in order that students will be able to solve problems, communicate ideas, organise activities and collaborate with others.
  • Offer experiences which will motivate and challenge students intellectually, aesthetically, physically and spiritually.
  • Develop an understanding of, and respect for, social, economic and ethnic differences, and a commitment to values of openness and tolerance.
  • Impart to students an understanding of the Australian heritage and national identity, including the systems of elected government and the rule of law, and civic life, in order that students will be active and informed citizens.
  • Develop an understanding of Aboriginal cultures and their value to Australian society so that students possess knowledge and skills to contribute to reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.
  • Develop an understanding of cultural and linguistic diversity so that students possess knowledge, communication and inter-cultural skills to contribute to such diversity in Australia and internationally.
  • Equip students with knowledge and skills to exercise judgement and responsibility in matters of stewardship of the natural environment, morality, ethics and social justice in the global context.
  • Equip students with skills so that they are confident, creative and productive users of information and communication technologies.
  • Provide sensitive care for each student.
  • Provide a secure and supportive environment where responsible relationships may be developed amongst all members of the school community.
  • Be mindful of equal opportunity and to seek justice for students so that learning outcomes are fair to all.
  • Provide for students career education, employment related skills and understanding of the work environment, providing clear pathways to employment and further education and training.
  • Develop self-disciplined young people who are optimistic, confident, articulate and resourceful, able to make rational and informed decisions.
  • To encourage students to possess a zest for learning and understanding that learning is a life-long process.
  • Develop an understanding of the equal rights of all people before the law, and a commitment to freedom of religion, speech and association.