Vision, Mission, Aims & Values

VISION

The vision of Aitken College is to develop and support a learning community of students, staff and their families in association with the Uniting Church in Australia.

MISSION

Building on a foundation of Christian values, the mission of Aitken College is to enable students to become informed and compassionate members of the wider global community.

AIMS

Aitken College will aim to: 1. Make the Christian faith relevant through an understanding of its major teachings and by encouraging a personal faith journey. 2. Inspire and challenge students to realise their academic, social and emotional potential to equip them for the 21st century. 3. Promote and develop creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, perseverance and self-improvement. 4. Encourage individuals and the community to be respectful, take responsibility and to act accordingly. 5. Instil in students a sense of service. 6. To cultivate an adaptive, innovative and continuously improving school.

    VALUES

    These values are the fundamental belief of our College. Our guiding principles advocate behaviour that promotes exemplary and high standard of action within an engaged community. Our students are empowered to embrace these values, whilst acheiving their personal best in all aspects of their learning, including citizenship, wellbeing, problem solving and critical thinking.

    KINDNESS

    With this virtue we demonstrate all values, whilst maintaining empathy, generosity, a friendly nature and consideration for others.

    COMPASSION

    We strive for exemplary care for one another with concern, kindness and respect.

    HONESTY

    We adhere to the highest standard of which we act openly and truthfully. Displaying   loyality, fairness and sincerity.

    INTEGRITY

    To maintain the highest level of moral behaviour, with strong ethical standards, transparency and honesty.

    RESPECT

    Treat our  peers and community with dignity and respect. As well as fostering an environment of innovation and excellence.

    Our College Philosophy is published on the College website, annual report, constitution, handbook, strategic plan and in various locations around the College property.

    VIEW OUR PHILOSOPHY