Vision and Mission

Bacchus Marsh Grammar seeks to meet the desire of the community for an independent education that is comprehensive, challenging and enriching.

The Vision

To develop as a Co-educational, Ecumenical day school that provides a quality education for students in the Outer Western area of Melbourne, which has a strong emphasis on individual care, personal development and pastoral care.  In particular to be a school that:

  • Knows the individual and is able to work with their particular strengths and weakness.
  • Actively encourages students to be involved in a diverse range of curricular and co-curricular activities.
  • Fosters a sense of openness, community responsibility and tolerance within students.
  • Prepares students for the world after school through a conscious emphasis on “Education for Life”.
  • Through its programs and teaching, supports and promotes, the principles and practice of Australian democracy, including a commitment to:
  • Elected Government
  • The role of law
  • Equal rights before the law
  • Freedom of religion
  • Freedom of speech and association
  • The values of openness and tolerance

Key Objectives

To meet the needs of the school over the next five years, seven key objectives have been developed, which again cover the key areas required to develop the school in a consistent way, consolidating our growth.

  • Maintenance of an appropriate, long-term planning framework for the development of the school.
  • Maintenance and development of enrolments and fundraising.
  • The further development of the school’s educational programs – including development of the academic, co-curricular and personal development components of the program.
  • The development of appropriate ICT capacity to support the school’s educational and administrative programs.
  • The continued development of the physical facilities of the school. 
  • The development and maintenance of financial plans and procedures. 
  • The provision of a working environment that attracts and maintains high quality staff.

Mission

Bacchus Marsh Grammar seeks to meet the desire of the community for an independent education that is comprehensive, challenging and enriching.

The school aims to be a safe and caring environment which, through its programs, encourages students to be confident, self-aware, able to contribute to their personal growth and who are willing to be active and positive members of society.

With our students, we wish to encourage a strong sense of service, which sees that a commitment to inclusion and a willingness to assist others is a vital component of developing a positive character and a strong society.

The school seeks to develop a culture of achievement, which encourages staff and students to strive toward achieving their personal best.

In short, we offer and “Education for Life”.