“The team commends the students for articulating and consistently demonstrating the Mission of the school.”
CIS WASC 2008
At Peak School we aim to become effective communicators, confident critical thinkers and enthusiastic life-long learners. In partnership with our community, we strive to have integrity and be socially responsible global citizens.
We view all of our school community as learners. Through providing a broad and balanced, inquiry based international curriculum we aim to become:-
Inquirers - developing our natural curiosity; acquiring the skills necessary to conduct inquiry and research and showing independence in learning; actively enjoying learning and sustaining this love of learning throughout our lives.
Thinkers - exercising initiative in applying thinking skills critically and creatively to recognize and approach complex problems, and making reasoned, ethical decisions.
Communicators - understanding and expressing ideas and information confidently and creatively in more than one language and in a variety of modes of communication; working effectively and willingly in collaboration with others.
Risk takers - approaching unfamiliar situations and uncertainty with courage and forethought, and having the independence of spirit to explore new roles, ideas and strategies; being brave and articulate in defending our beliefs.
Knowledgeable - exploring concepts, ideas and issues that have local and global significance.In so doing, acquiring in-depth knowledge and developing understanding across a broad and balanced range of disciplines.
Principled - acting with integrity and honesty, with a strong sense of fairness, justice and respect for the dignity of the individual, groups and communities; taking responsibility for our own actions and the consequences that accompany them.
Caring - showing empathy, compassion and respect towards the needs and feelings of others; having a personal commitment to service and acting to make a positive difference to the lives of others and to the environment.
Open-minded - understanding and appreciating our own cultures and personal histories, and being open to the perspectives, values and traditions of other individuals and communities; being accustomed to seeking and evaluating a range of points of view, and being willing to grow from the experience.
Balanced - understanding the importance of intellectual, physical and emotional balance to achieve personal well-being for themselves and others.
Reflective - giving thoughtful consideration to learning and experience. Being able to assess and understand strengths and limitations in order to support learning and personal development.