Our Vision and Values

OUR VISION

Learners will live and celebrate our Catholic faith, follow our values, and become actively engaged, connected lifelong learners.

OUR VALUES

At St Ignatius Catholic School we follow Jesus by being learners who are…

RESPECTFUL – WHAKANUI

This means we will follow in the footsteps of Jesus like Saint Mary MacKillop and ‘Be gentle and kind to one another’.

I am respectful. I treat others and my self as we deserve to be treated.  I show courtesy to everyone.  I learn from the wisdom of my others.

“Dear children let us not love with words or speech but with actions and truth”. 1 John 3:18

RESPONSIBLE – TAKOHANGA

This means we will follow in the footsteps of Jesus like Saint Mary MacKillop and ‘Do all we can to assist and love one another.’

I am responsible. I give my best to all that I do and keep my agreements.  I learn from my mistakes.  I am willing to forgive and reconcile.

“Love one another. Just as I have loved you, you should also love one another” John 13: 24-35

GENEROUS – OHAOHA

This means we will follow in the footsteps of Jesus like Saint Mary MacKillop and ‘Never see a need without doing something about it.’

I am generous. I look for opportunities to give and to share. I take time to think of others. I give freely, fully and joyfully,

“Faith by itself, if it has no works, is dead” James 2:!5-17

HAPPY – HARI

This means we will follow in the footsteps of Jesus like Saint Mary MacKillop and ‘Find happiness in making others happy.’

I am thankful for the happiness I feel inside and the gifts God has given me. I choose ways to make others happy. I enjoy my work and play.

“I have said these things to you so that my joy may be in you, and your joy may be complete. This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have love you” John 15: 11-12