Island School Values

The Island School Community
Pursues Excellence

    • Through our passion for teaching,
    • Through our passion for learning,
    • Through our determination to be the best we can be,
    • Through our resilience in the face of challenge.

Embraces Responsibility

      • For our learning and teaching,
      • For our words and behaviour,
      • For our leadership,
      • For our local and global community.

Celebrates Individuality

        • By recognising a variety of approaches to learning,
        • By recognising a variety of approaches to teaching,
        • By respecting our diversity,
        • By valuing empathy.

The Island School Code 

 For all members of the Island School community…

Respect and value everyone in our school community
Treat everyone equally regardless of race, sexuality, gender, age, appearance or academic/physical ability

Be a positive role model in school and in public
Behave appropriately when representing the school on and off campus

Be thoughtful and inclusive in the language you use, whether spoken, written or online
Do not use language that will exclude or offend others
Follow the SCREEN guidelines regarding technology and social media

Take action to support those in need
Don’t be a bystander
Offer support in person
Report concerns to a staff member or older student if someone’s wellbeing is at risk

Show respect for other people’s property
Ask permission before using or taking others’ property
Treat others’ property with care
Hand in any lost property that is found

Actively care for the environment
Take responsibility for maintaining a positive and clean school environment
Adopt eco-friendly habits as a global citizen
Follow the Island School Sustainable Guidelines

Create a positive learning atmosphere
Display a positive attitude to learning
Respect students’ rights to learn in their own way
Allow others to work without disturbance

Take responsibility for your actions
Think independently and consider consequences
Be honest when reflecting on your behaviour
Follow the academic honesty guidelines provided by teachers


Updated in June 2018