Our Mission

At Charles La Trobe P-12 College we believe every student should be supported to learn to their full potential: to achieve their best and to be their best.

Our Moral Purpose

“Every student will fulfil their personal potential and graduate from school prepared for life’s pathways.”

Our Motto

Our motto is ‘to strive, to seek, to excel.’ We encourage all our students to strive to achieve their personal best, to seek new knowledge and skills, and to excel in their areas of special interests or talents.

The College Vision

Our vision is to support students to become confident learners who achieve to their full potential. To accomplish this, we offer an education approach based upon the Curiosity and Powerful Learning model.

  • We support all students to become literate and numerate.
  • We foster curiosity by immersing students in problem solving, and providing opportunities for invention and innovation.
  • We empower students to discover their potential by offering a personalised learning approach, this means educational programs are tailored to individual abilities and accommodate students’ interests.
  • Our staff work collaboratively to design and deliver education programs that are engaging and challenging, that include achievable outcomes.
  • We nurture empathy and compassion through listening and sharing experiences.
  • We promote honesty, trust and personal responsibility.
  • We create relationships that are caring, supportive and encouraging.

Our REAL Values

Respect

We protect the right of all students to learn and teachers to teach. Mutual respect and personal responsibility of all members of the College community enable us provide a safe and orderly learning environment.

Excellence

We encourage our staff and students to be reflective, disciplined, resilient and confident, to support deep levels of thinking and understanding.

Acceptance

We believe diversity is a strength. We promote diverse ways of learning, thinking and knowing to cultivate open minds and facilitate willingness to take risks to solve new problems. We are inclusive and build positive relationships by accepting one another.

Leadership

We believe that strong leadership is vital for our community to thrive. Our student and staff leadership teams are responsive to those they serve, inclusive and visionary. We encourage all students to think and behave as leaders by supporting them to be self-motivated, disciplined and by having high expectations of themselves.