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Mission & Values

Motto

Learning and Growing with Christ

Mission

Led by God, St Mark’s provides a quality education, developing an individual's potential and encouraging all to reflect Christ’s love in care and service to others.

Values

God’s Word, as revealed in the Bible, is the authority of what we do and teach. Therefore, we foster and support the following biblical values.

Love

We daily reflect God's love for us in our interactions with others.

Forgiveness

We forgive others as God forgives us and in doing so, we recognise the wrong, seek reconciliation and begin anew.

Integrity

We display a moral character based on honesty, truthfulness and faithfulness.

Patience

We display patience through perseverance and self-control.

Respect

We are considerate of others, honour their role and recognise their worth as individuals.

Justice

We interact with others in a fair and equitable manner.

Cooperation

We work together harmoniously, and in doing so, acknowledge differences but remain focused on achieving common goals.

Service

We give selflessly of our time and talents for others.

Hope

We face the future with confidence, in anticipation of the possibilities God holds for us.

Compassion

We care for, and have empathy with, the situations of others as we walk alongside them.

Excellence

We encourage all to aim for excellence through realising their potential.

37 Hampden Road, Mount Barker, South Australia, 5251
Ph: +61 8 8391 0444 | Fax: +61 8 8398 3505 | contact@stmarks.sa.edu.au