Vision, mission and values

Scotch is a progressive independent school for students in Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12. Since 1897, we have provided an education designed to inspire passion, resilience and curiosity.


A learning community with an international standard of excellence.


To develop young men with strength of character, self-understanding, a passion for sustained learning and spiritual inquiry who will become active members of our global community.

Core values

As a Christian college, we hold the following core values and tenets:

  • Integrity: adherence to moral and ethical principles; soundness of moral character; honesty
  • Service: acts of helpful activity; assistance and support; to do someone service
  • Stewardship: using talents, abilities and resources in a responsible and honourable manner

At Scotch we promote

  • Individuality: through knowing every boy
  • Openness: through spirituality
  • Opportunity: through equality of opportunity for all
  • Equity: through quality of opportunity for all
  • Excellence: through personal achievement
  • Respect: through valuing self, family, community and environment