Vision, Mission and Values

Vision statement

At St Columba’s College, we seek to guide faith-filled discernment and empower learners who are compelled to action, in our hope for a just world.

Mission statement

We are an inclusive Catholic school for young women, guided by the educational mission of Mary Aikenhead Ministries. Our evolving story is bound by the ties of the enduring tradition of the past, the rich work of the present and our hope for the future. With God at the centre in our call to love one another, we are committed to developing:

Faith, Justice and Compassion;

Curiosity and educational endeavour;

The dignity of the human person;

Stewardship of creation

Values statement

St Columba’s College is committed to the values of love, compassion, hope, justice and truth.

St Columba’s College is committed to the principles of a liberal democracy: 

  • We believe in an accountable, democratically elected government.
  • We respect and observe the rule of law, and believe that no person is above the law.
  • We believe in equal rights for all before the law, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, gender or other attributes.
  • We believe not only in the freedom of religion, but also the need to practice tolerance and understanding of others’ beliefs.
  • We believe in the value of freedom of speech and freedom of association, but also acknowledge that we have the responsibility not to abuse this freedom.
  • We believe in the values of openness and tolerance, and value and respect all members of the College community regardless of background.