St Brendan-Shaw College endeavours to educate students in accordance with Gospel values such as community, faith, hope, reconciliation, courage, service, commitment, justice, forgiveness and love. We also aim to develop within students, greater self-discipline and more of a sense of individual responsibility.
Every member of our community - students, staff and parents - has the right to:
Rights are always associated with responsibilities and procedures that have been established to ensure the welfare of all in our community.
College expectations are framed to encourage respect, support learning and highlight that an individual's responsibility to a community comes at the expense of individual freedoms. It is difficult to pre-empt every situation, so we encourage the following practice:
Pastoral Care Team
- Deputy Principal of Pastoral Care: Kim Walters
- House Heads: Gerry Peters (Dillon), Adam Aherne (Griffin), Ross Hubble (Lyons), Jo Hoare (MacKillop), Hector Lencton (Pastoral Care Leader)
- Social Workers: Lynda Beaven, Donna Jordan
From 2012 the College has formally adopted a Schoolwide Positive Behaviour Support (SWPBS) process to nurture a happy community where each person is valued and encouraged to do their best.