School Philosophy and Mission




Burwood Heights Primary School is committed to providing high-quality education, care and safety to all students, to prepare them to become active, engaged and responsible citizens of the local and global community. The school aims to prepare students to contend with a world in which creativity, cooperative work, connectedness and adaptability are key features.




The Burwood Heights Primary School vision describes the objectives of our school community. Our school is committed to preparing our students to develop the knowledge and skills that will help them become life-long learners who are successful and happy individuals who participate fully in and contribute to our community and the world around us.




Burwood Heights Primary School believes it is vital that there is a focus on the development of personal attitudes towards people, the environment, learning and attitudes that contribute to the well-being of the individual and of the group. These attitudes are:

  • Appreciation- We notice the beauty of people around the world
  • Confidence- We believe in ourselves
  • Commitment- We never give up
  • Cooperation- We work with others
  • Creativity- We use our imaginations
  • Curiosity- We wonder about the world
  • Empathy- We understand how other people feel
  • Enthusiasm- We enjoy learning and life
  • Independence- We think and work on our own
  • Integrity- We tell the truth
  • Respect- We treat others the way we want to be treated
  • Tolerance- We know there are many kinds of people

Statement of Values and School Philosophy Policy