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Our Mission

Our mission describes our school's purpose. Our vision depicts our desired future. The principles needed to achieve our mission and vision are articulated in our values. Finally, the actions we need to demonstrate to make our mission, vision and values a reality are described in our collective commitments.

We have developed these statements in collaboration with our staff, students and families. They are part of our School Success Plan.

Mission

Port Credit Secondary School is a progressive learning community, rich in history and tradition. The lighthouse is symbolic of who and what we are - a beacon for learning. Our motto is "Lux numquam desit": "May the light never fail". We welcome students and staff of diverse backgrounds and interests. We cultivate good citizenship, respect, responsibility and creativity. As a beacon for learning, Port Credit challenges students through multiple pathways to reach their educational goals.

Vision

As a community of learners - parents, students and staff - we foster active and open participation in the decision-making process, essential for effective change. We provide excellent instruction which we continue to refine, enhance and improve for the benefit of all our students.

Values

  • high expectations for all staff and students in all aspects of learning
  • a safe environment, supported by staff, students and parents
  • honesty, integrity, tolerance and mutual respect
  • the appreciation of diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds
  • Port Credit's tradition of achievement for all students through participation in academic and extra-curricular activities

Collective Commitments

Staff Commitments

  • provide a positive learning environment in which students can reach their potential
  • ensure a safe and supportive school community
  • communicate regularly with parents about their children's progress in school
  • respect for the diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds of students and staff
  • participate in ongoing professional development

Student Commitments

  • follow the school's code of conduct and classroom rules
  • contribute to a positive learning environment
  • show respect for individuals in our learning community

Parent Commitments

  • support our children in their pursuit of their educational goals
  • attend school information nights and parent-teacher meetings
  • communicate questions and concerns to teachers
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