Our key values are unchanged as we celebrate our independence: developing meaningful relationships, implementing sustainability, allowing time for play and for quality in work, integration in learning and curriculum, embracing diversity, access and equity, democratic governance and small-scale operations.

We assist students to understand the parameters within which we operate. Korowal actively promotes and demonstrates the values of compassion, tolerance, equity, respect, empathy, gratitude, commitment, resilience, and critical thinking.



We value a love of learning as a lifetime endeavour in pursuit of knowledge and understanding. 

For us, this means:

  • our learning environment is creative and harmonious 

  • the curriculum is integrated, challenging, nourishing and holistic

  • curiosity and endeavour are fostered

  • our children use quality materials

  • we provide considered feedback and evaluation

  • we take time to encourage concentration and reflection

  • our teachers demonstrate involvement and competence

  • we recognise beauty and quality


We value the qualities of compassion, equity, respect and commitment.  For us, this means:

  • listen and respond with openness and empathy

  • strive to inspire others through our own actions

  • are fair and kind 

  • are trustful and approachable

  • are committed to resolution of conflict

  • act inclusively, ethically and without prejudice


We value the uniqueness, complexity and humanity of

each individual.  For us, this means:

  • acknowledging diverse abilities, gifts, strengths and weaknesses

  • challenging others in a supportive way to realise their potential

  • being open to self appraisal and reflection

  • acting with integrity 

  • fostering independent thought and resilience

  • acting mindfully with responsibility and without fear

  • cherishing childhood and the consciousness of children

  • nurturing the balanced development of body, mind

    and spirit

School Community

We value the role of the individual in sustaining the school community. For us, this means: 

  • we create a mutually supportive environment where all are free to learn

  • we acknowledge our responsibilities to the larger community

  • all are included, cared for and supported 

  • parents participate and contribute

  • the rights and responsibilities of all are respected

  • we seek consensus in governance and decision-making

World Community

We aspire to be a school that is beneficial for the present and future world community.  For us, this means:

  • our education prepares children for life as world citizens

  • we promote decision making that supports sustainability

  • we act to preserve the world heritage natural environment

  • we encourage awareness of other cultures

  • we seek to advance human-centred, sustainable education

  • we act for peace and conciliation


Classroom Poster 

I value the level of trust the teachers place in the students. Every person is made to feel safe.
Year 9 Student