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Mission and values


The Earnshaw State College community is committed to nurturing determination, confidence and competence within our students to enable them to achieve beyond their expectations. We strive to invest in them strong self-belief and a lifelong desire for the pursuit of learning.


To excel in the art of teaching and the pursuit of learning with open hearts and open minds.



  • Working hard and doing your absolute best

  • Taking special care, by doing things step-by-step

  • Diligence helps you to get things done with excellence and enthusiasm

  • Diligence leads to success


  • Living by your highest values. Being honest and sincere

  • Integrity helps you to listen to your conscience, to do the right thing, and to tell the truth

  • You act with integrity when your words and actions match

  • Integrity gives you self-respect and a peaceful heart


  • Bravery in the face of fear

  • Doing the right thing even when it is hard or scary

  • Don't give up. Try new things. Admit mistakes.

  • Courage is the strength in your heart


  • A respectful understanding of another person’s feelings, dreams, hopes or problems

  • Sharing the feelings of another person and understanding a situation from their point of view

  • Empathy helps you imagine how you would think or feel if you walked in another person’s shoes

  • Empathy requires you to empty your mind and listen to another person with your whole being

  • Empathy helps you to have a compassionate heart


Prepare today for tomorrow


  • be responsible

  • be respectful

  • be safe