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Mount Alvernia College

Educating young women in the Franciscan tradition

Vision And Mission

Mount Alvernia College

Our Vision

Our vision is to develop and support young women who live their faith in today’s world, commit to life-long personal and intellectual growth, care for the earth and all of humankind, work towards justice for all, and build community wherever life takes them.

Our Mission

Mount Alvernia College is a Catholic educational community committed to promoting the total development of students in the light of the gospel and the tradition of Saint Francis and Saint Clare.

Our Values

Franciscan values of love, compassion, simplicity, peace, joy, trust in God, respect and service inform all we do at the College.

Franciscan Ethos

  • Nurturing the spirituality of students and staff
  • Modelling a Franciscan way of living gospel values

Catholic Christian Community

  • Fostering genuine outreach to the wider community
  • Providing opportunities for celebrating Catholic beliefs and customs
  • Developing links with other Catholic communities

A Community of Care

  • Promoting positive human relationships and respect for the dignity of each person
  • Welcoming and supporting those whose life circumstances present special challenges
  • Nurturing an attitude of care for our environment

Teaching and Learning

  • Valuing an education that recognises the gifts and talents of each student
  • Fostering a culture of excellence among students and staff
  • Promoting a life-long love of learning
  • Empowering students to live responsibly, justly and reflectively

Parental Involvement

  • Developing an educational partnership with parents/carers
  • Providing a welcoming atmosphere and sense of belonging for parents/carers

Leadership as Service

  • Modelling the Franciscan value of service
  • Empowering people to take control of their lives
  • Reflecting the mission of the College in all decision making

Read more about our Mission and Outreach at Mount Alvernia College

Read Our Strategic Plan 2022 – 2025

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