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Aims

Thornlie Christian College, in its commitment to developing Christian character in its students, aims to:

  • Encourage students to value and appreciate the benefits of a lifelong commitment to learning
  • Assist each student in achieving his or her full spiritual, intellectual, physical, emotional and social potential
  • Provide a curriculum that teaches students to think as a Christian and develop a Biblical world-view against which life's issues can be measured
  • Guide students in growing towards Christian maturity and instil in them the principles of Christian living
  • Provide an environment where every student is encouraged to come to a saving knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ
  • Promote self-discipline through goal setting, responsibility and self-motivation
  • Assist in personal development, giving emphasis to those characteristics that are important for meaningful relationships and successful socialisation
  • Emphasise the unique nature of each child as a creation of God
  • Develop an understanding of our relationship with our fellow human beings, and an appreciation of the individual student's place in the eternal purpose and plan of God
  • Provide a range of educational experiences and training, allowing each student to discover, develop and balance their personal gifting with their academic learning
  • Provide students with access to cutting edge technology
  • Create opportunities for the involvement of parents and community members in College life
  • Integrate local community and career related experiences into the curriculum of our secondary students
  • Teach basic principles of leadership, the dynamics of interpersonal relationships, and the Biblical standards required of a Christian leader
  • Impart to each student analytical and problem solving skills that can be applied across a range of learning and life experiences

Continue reading to find out more about our Statement of Faith andEducational Philosophy. Information is also available about our various schools within the College (Early LearningPrimary SchoolMiddle School and Senior School), our Chapel programme and our Enrolment process.