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.
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.
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.
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.
With this virtue we demonstrate all values, whilst maintaining empathy, generosity, a friendly nature and consideration for others.
We strive for exemplary care for one another with concern, kindness and respect.
We adhere to the highest standard of which we act openly and truthfully. Displaying loyality, fairness and sincerity.
To maintain the highest level of moral behaviour, with strong ethical standards, transparency and honesty.
Treat our peers and community with dignity and respect. As well as fostering an environment of innovation and excellence.