Our Vision, Mission & Ethos
At The Cathedral School our mission is to EDUCATE FOR LIFE-LONG SUCCESS.
Assisting each child to reach their full potential - academically, physically, culturally, socially and spiritually.
Fostering a thriving professional learning community of excellent practitioners and curriculum innovators.
Ensuring that every student has the skills and knowledge to become an effective global citizen.
Offering a choice of relevant subjects and pathways for academic and vocational outcomes.
Enriching learning through innovative learning spaces, methods, technologies and partnerships.
Providing a rich and diverse range of extracurricular opportunities.
The mission of The Cathedral School is to be a caring, Christian community in which children are challenged and inspired to explore, learn and grow so they will be equipped to make wise decisions as informed members of society.
To be a centre for academic excellence.
To encourage an understanding that the spiritual and moral aspects of life are central to our humanity.
To affirm the unique worth of the individual.
To inspire our students through creative, purposeful, enjoyable learning to reach their full potential.
To develop attitudes which are anticipatory, visionary and reflective.
To educate our students to be discerning, sensitive and responsible.
An Anglican School is a Christian school, with a commitment to Christian values and beliefs. It is characterised by:
Tolerance and respect for difference
A high respect for intellectual endeavour
Contributions to the wider cultural life
Tradition and dignity within school life
Respect for tradition of worship
A sense of social responsibility and social justice
Christian Education classes and weekly Chapel services are part of the total school experience for every student.
One school - one campus, now and into the future
Maintaining a single campus for boys and girls from Early Childhood to Year 12
Implementing capped enrolment numbers to achieve optimal class and school size
Valuing and protecting the school’s natural environment
Providing state-of-the-art facilities for learning, working, living and playing on campus
Investing in high quality people, systems and technologies
Encouraging leadership and innovation in all areas of School practice
Ensuring continued financial accountability and sustainability
One community – working together to achieve our vision
Upholding Christian values and the Anglican ethos
Fostering positive relationships across all sectors of the school community
Providing exceptional pastoral care
Building strong communication and engagement with students, staff, parents and other stakeholders
Valuing diversity and inclusion
Building confidence, compassion, respect and resilience in all members of our community
Valuing, supporting and encouraging our staff
Respecting the school’s history and traditions
Forging strong Alumni relationships
Enhancing engagement with the local and global community