As a Christian school, we understand values are to derive from the character of God and the teaching of His Word, the Bible. These are the constant, passionate core beliefs that drive our whole school community, and we are committed to teaching and encouraging these values. These core values are consistent with the Australian Government's Values for Australian Schools.
Putting God First
“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.” Matthew 22:37
Honouring God in all situations, God’s Sovereignty and Lordship, having an active relationship with God.
God’s Word, the Bible
“All scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness so that the man of God may be equipped for every good work.” 2 Timothy 3:16-17
The Bible has central place in the life of school and association; Christ being revealed through reading and interpreting Scripture correctly, prayerfully applying Biblical perspectives and principles to curriculum and school governance procedures.
“This will continue until we are united by our faith and by our understanding of the Son of God. Then we will be mature, just as Christ is, and we will be completely like him.” Ephesians 4:13
Equipping students as responsive disciples of Christ, recognising giftedness and nurturing potential.
“These commandments that I give you today are to be upon your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.” Deut 6:6-7
Christian parental governance, ongoing parent input and involvement, partnership between home and school, commitment to the vision of Christian education.
“Children obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. Honour your father and mother….that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth.” Ephesians 6:1 & 3
Promoting a Biblical viewpoint on marriage, family life, faithfulness in relationships, honouring and supporting parents.
“Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old, he will not turn from it.” Proverbs 22:6
Provision of quality educational programs, education based on a Christian worldview, encouraging all students toward their full God-given potential.
Doing Your Best
“…Whatever you do, do all to the glory of God. ” 1 Corinthians 10:31
Willing to try hard, appreciating and valuing excellence, persevering, maintaining humility, contentment.
Care and Compassion
“…Love your neighbour as yourself.” Matthew 22:39
Thoughtful, selfless, kind, advocating for the vulnerable, nurturing, empathic, merciful, supportive, encouraging, loving, patient, generous, gentle, servant-hearted.
“There is neither Jew nor Greek, slave nor free, male nor female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.” Galatians 3:28
Fair, just, acting with equity, giving opportunity and access, considerate.
“You … were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the sinful nature; rather, serve one another in love.” Galatians 5:13
Responsibly enjoying rights and privileges, responsibly supporting rights and privileges of others.
Honesty and Trustworthiness
“Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with much.” Luke 16:10a
Truthful, reliable, dependable, respectful of others and their property.
“But you must continue to believe this truth and stand firmly in it. Don’t drift away from the assurance you received when you heard the Good News.” Colossians 1:23
Acting morally and ethically, being consistent in word and action, having courage under pressure.
“Honour all people…” 1 Peter 2:17
Showing honour and consideration, valuing and treating every human as an image bearer of God.
“The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.” Galatians 5:22-23
Dependable, conscientious, self-controlled, accountable for own actions, positively contributing to society, upholding the law, caring for the environment, being content.
Understanding, Tolerance and Inclusion.
“Make every effort to live in peace with all men and be holy….” Hebrews 12:14
Peaceful, self-controlled, showing empathy, appreciating diversity and cultural variety, acknowledging differences in beliefs and values, fostering community.