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Vision, Values & Purposes
 

Our Vision and Mission

Taroona High School aims to become a leading centre of innovation, creativity and excellence in teaching and learning. Our mission as a school is to “enrich lives through learning”.

The school recognises the importance of learning throughout life and thus our mission applies equally to students, staff and the wider Taroona Community.

Our Values

In our work with students staff model life-long learning and uphold the following values. We believe that these values are critical in constructing learning opportunities and supporting students as they develop self awareness and establish themselves as valued members of their communities.
  • Respect
  • Honesty and Integrity
  • Professional Growth
  • Sense of Belonging
  • Innovation and Creativity
  • Engagement in Learning

Our Purposes

At Taroona High School we share with families and the community the purposes of ensuring that our children and students are:
  • Learning to relate, participate and care
    • This purpose develops skills and values for active participation in our democratic society and promotes understanding about interdependence.
  • Learning to live full, healthy lives
    • This purpose supports the development of the whole person – mental, physical, emotional, social and spiritual.
  • Learning to create purposeful futures
    • This purpose promotes setting and pursuing individual goals and engagement with the creation of preferred futures.
  • Learning to act ethically
    • This purpose involves developing understandings about actions and consequences, and accepting responsibility as thoughtful, participating members of a just and democratic society.
  • Learning to learn
    • This purpose stimulates curiosity, encourages a love of learning and a desire to continue learning throughout life.
  • Learning to think, know and understand
    • This purpose promotes the application of knowledge to new situations and the capacity to make informed decisions.