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Mission and values

Mission

Boys educated to know, to do, to live with others and to be*

Our mission underpins all that we do at Christ Church Grammar School. It encapsulates the energy, diversity and rigour of the School’s programs while highlighting the importance of community and the spiritual side of humanity.

*Adapted from the International Commission on Education for the Twenty-First Century, UNESCO, 1996

Vision

A school renowned for building good men to make a positive difference in their world.

Motto

Deus Dux Doctrina Lux
(
God is our leader, learning is our light)

Values

The School’s core values are underpinned by the teachings of the Anglican Church. They support and reflect the Australian Government’s National Framework for Values Education in Australian Schools (2005) and the shared values of the West Australian Curriculum Framework.

Our values give meaning and purpose to our lives. They guide us as we strive to achieve our Mission.

  • Care and compassion
    Care for self and others.
  • Environmental responsibility
    Respect and concern for the natural and cultural environment.
  • Excellence
    Seek to accomplish something noteworthy and admirable, individually and collectively, and perform at one’s best.
  • Freedom
    Enjoy all the rights and privileges of citizenship free from unnecessary interference or control, and stand up for the rights of others.
  • Honesty and trustworthiness
    Be honest, sincere and seek the truth.
  • Integrity
    Act in accordance with principles of moral and ethical conduct, and ensure consistency between words and deeds.
  • Respect
    Treat others with consideration and regard.
  • Responsibility
    Be accountable for and in charge of one’s own actions – personal, social and civic.
  • Social justice
    Be committed to the pursuit and protection of the common good where all persons are entitled to legal, social and economic fair treatment.
  • Understanding and inclusion
    Be aware of others and their cultures, accept diversity and include others.