Guiding Principles

Our Vision

“To be leaders in girls’ education enriched by the teaching of the Josephites”


Our Mission Statement as a Josephite School:

  • We promote Catholic values in educating young women in the tradition of St. Mary of the Cross MacKillop.
  • We aim to develop informed and compassionate women of faith who will strive to make a difference in the world.
  • We value, foster and respect the uniqueness, integrity and dignity of each person.
  • We encourage a love of learning through an innovative, dynamic and challenging curriculum.
  • We encourage students to strive for personal excellence.
  • We aim to provide a safe learning environment within contemporary specialist learning facilities.

Strong Community:

  • We are a nurturing learning and faith community where every individual is encouraged to excel in their academic, co-curricular and personal goals whilst bearing witness to the Gospel values.
  • We value the three way partnership between parents, child and the staff as pivotal to educational success and as such commit ourselves to supportive communication and goal sharing.

High Expectations:

  • We set expectations intended to stretch our girls to achieve and grow, whilst caring and supporting each other as they strive for success in a similar manner.
  • We aim to cater for the individual needs of our diverse student population by offering a comprehensive curriculum incorporating opportunities for enhancement and support so that their talents may lead them successfully into their senior studies in VCE, VCAL and VET.

Excellent Facilities:

  • We acknowledge that the world of tomorrow is one that will incorporate many advancements in technology and communication so we believe in providing our students with a superior Information Communication Technology infrastructure to maximise the potential benefits for learning.
  • We recognise excellence in learning is achieved with the support of excellent facilities so the College is proud of our state of the art learning facilities and has an ongoing commitment to continuous improvement and development in the future.

Inspiring Individuals:

  • We aspire to cultivate the curiosity of every student through our innovative learning programmes so that they may love their learning and become creative, analytical and reflective thinkers.
  • We believe learning is a life long endeavour and our future focussed staff members are committed to excellence in education through the ongoing development of their many talents and professional skills.

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