30 Babbage Island Road
Po Box 141
Carnarvon WA 6701
(08) 9941 4533
To be a vibrant and caring school community, focused on a Christ-centred education.
CCS Mission Statement and Goals
In partnership with families, Carnarvon Christian School aims to provide an all-encompassing education, in the light of God’s Word. Students will be encouraged to develop positive relationships and their God given talents as they grow towards Christian maturity.
VALUES OF CARNARVON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
CCS understands our values are to derive from the character of God and the teaching of his word, the Bible.
…In Him [Christ] all things hold together” [Colossians 1:17]
The values stated include and expand upon “Values for Australian Schooling” issued by the Australian Government in 2005.
“Love your neighbour as yourself” [Matthew 22:39]
Thoughtful, selfless, kind, advocating for the vulnerable, nurturing, empathetic, merciful, supportive, encouraging, loving, patient, generous, gentle, having a servant-heart.
“Whatever you do, do all to the Glory of God,” [1 Corinthians 10:31]
Exercising stewardship, content, willing to try hard, appreciating and valuing excellence, celebrating quality outcomes, persevering, not being conceited.
“Make your ear attentive to wisdom… Then you will discern righteousness, justice and equality and every good course” [Proverbs2:2, 9]
Fair, just, acting with equity, giving opportunity and access, considerate, selfless
“Do not use your freedom as a covering for evil” [1 Peter 2:16]
Not dominated, not oppressed, not fearful, enjoying rights and privileges, supporting the rights and privileges of others.
“Truthful lips endure forever, but a lying tongue lasts only a moment” [Proverbs 12:9]
Truthful, lacking deceit, reliable, dependable, respectful of the property of others, being consistent with one’s own values and beliefs.
“It is the will of God that by doing right
You may silence the ignorance of foolish people” [2 Peter 1:15]
Acting morally and ethically, being consistent between one’s words and deeds, demonstrating fidelity and loyalty, acting righteously, having courage under pressure, practicing forgiveness when appropriate.
“Honour all people…” [1 Peter 2:17]
Showing honour and consideration, allowing for other’s points of view, treating others with genuine appreciation as fellow human beings, showing courteousness, protecting the reputation of others, valuing every human as an image bearer of God.
“The fruit of the Spirit is Love, Joy, Peace, Patience, Kindness, goodness, Gentleness, self-Control; against such things there is no law.” [Galations 5:22, 23]
“Make every effort to live in peace with all men and to be holy…” [ Hebrews 12:14]
Peaceful, self-controlled, walking in another’s shoes, understanding the basis of differences, being empathetic, appreciating cultural differences, accepting diversity in society, respectful, acknowledging differences in beliefs and valuesshowing courtesy towards people of different beliefs and cultures, fostering mutual trust and understanding, fostering community over individualism.
“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will straight your paths.” [Proverbs 3: 5-6]
Knowing and understanding God’s mind and His purposes, being faithful to God’s Word, weighing issues against God’s Word, being careful, thoughtful and reflective in the face of challenges and crisis, being a careful listener, weighing one’s words carefully, speaking the truth in love, being concerned for reconciliation.
‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul and with all your mind” [Matthew 22:37]
Honouring God in the face of challenges and disappointments, being courageous under criticism and aggravation harassment, resisting temptation, giving God first place in everything.
“Children obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right, Honour your father and mother… that it mat go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth” [Ephesians 6:1]
Promoting marriage and family life, promoting fidelity, and integrity in marriage, honouring the rights of parents to determine the character and influences that their children are exposed to, encouraging children to honour their parents, giving effective voice to to parents with the life of the school, assisting parents in the nurture and discipline of their children, supporting parents through the challenge of parenting.
“So don’t lose a minute in building on what you’ve been given, complementing your basic faith with good character, spiritual understanding, alert discipline, passionate patience, reverent wonder, warm friendliness and generous love, each dimension fitting into and developing the others. With these qualities active and growing in your life, no grass will grow under your feet, no day will pass without its reward as you mature in your experience of our Master, the Lord Jesus Christ. Without these qualities you can’t see what’s right before you, oblivious that your old sinful life has been wiped off the books”