A.B. PATERSON COLLEGE
GOLD COAST, QUEENSLAND

Values

The College’s Core Values are underpinned by the finest values evident within Australian society and are supported by the Australian Government’s National Framework for Values Education in Australian Schools (2005).

Our Values give meaning and purpose to our lives, define the way in which we engage with each other, and guide us as we strive to achieve our Mission.

We Value:

Learning        
We encourage and develop a lifelong passion for learning, leading to genuine understanding.

Excellence     
We strive for excellence in all we do.

Care   
We encourage active care and advocacy for all people of the world.

Creativity                   
We promote creativity in thought and innovation.

Leadership     
We take responsibility for our own actions and have the courage and conviction to guide others.

Integrity                    
We act with courage, conviction, and with the highest moral standards.

Community   
We contribute enthusiastically, responsibly, and with pastoral concern to all in our community; engendering respect and trust within all people.

Respect         
We appreciate and value the cultural and individual differences in the people of the World, and treat all with dignity.