Vision and Values

School Vision

Our maxim Together We Grow reflects the collaborative approach to learning that is central to Elwood College. Elwood College strives to be a place where all students are empowered to learn and achieve with high quality teaching practices that equip them with the knowledge, skills and dispositions for lifelong learning and success.

School Values

Our values are Respect, Integrity, Care and Compassion. Our mission is to foster in students a love of learning, to build their resilience, to enable them to approach the future with optimism, and to empower them with the skills and attitudes that will enable them to be productive and responsible global citizens.

College Values

Our shared values allow us to achieve our vision of ‘Together we grow’.


  • Listen to teachers & peers
  • Understand everyone has different abilities and strengths
  • Respect cultural differences
  • Be mindful of others
  • Use appropriate language
  • Wear your school uniform with pride


  • Be honest with yourself and others
  • Hold yourself accountable for your actions
  • Learn from your mistakes
  • Do the right thing and set a good example
  • Ensure your work is your own
  • Follow school rules and instructions

Care & Compassion

  • Look out for one another 
  • Understand everyone has different struggles
  • Be helpful and supportive
  • Listen to other people’s ideas
  • Be kind and careful with your words and actions
  • Help each other to feel included and valued

Together We Grow

Our maxim Together we grow encompasses three defined components

Connections and relationships

At Elwood College, developing and maintaining strong, positive connections and relationships within our school community is integral to the learning culture.

Quality learning

At Elwood College, we focus on the continuing commitment to quality learning experiences that foster a love of learning, empowering all members of our school community to learn and achieve.


At Elwood College, we strive to be a place where all members of our school community experience the best conditions for learning, equipping them with the skills & attitudes that will enable them to approach the future with optimism and be responsible global citizens.

Elwood College Classroom Responsibilities

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