Mission and Values


​​​​​Our mission is to nurture life-long learners in a friendly, harmonious, catholic community, which embraces courage, integrity, dedication, justice, respect and protection for all.

We Value: Stewardship, Collaboration, Peace and Harmony, High Quality Learning, Friendship and Hospitality, Catholic Christian Tradition, Honesty and Trustworthiness, Dignity, Justice and Compassion, Respect, Tolerance and Inclusion and Individual Effort and Achievement through Care, Faith and Learning.​


A Community of Faith

The way of Jesus guides all in our school community to live in right relationship with God, one another, the wider community and all of creation. We are called to grow in understanding of our Catholic beliefs and traditions, develop spiritual awareness and to live and promote Gospel values.

A Community of Learning

We aspire to develop each individual's potential to become a self-directed and responsible learner of the twenty first century. Through encouragement to strive for excellence and provision of contemporary programs, we promote lifelong learning that nurtures the spiritual, social, emotional, intellectual and physical growth of all.

​A Community of Care

We support, encourage, challenge, affirm, and protect one another. We actively pursue harmonious relationships, which respect the safety and dignity of each individual and strengthen the bonds between all those within our community. We embrace justice, compassion and wisdom to build life-giving relationships in our community. ​​

Recognition of Traditional Custodians:

St Michael's College is located on the sacred lands of the Kombumerri clan of the Yugambeh people. 

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