Our Pastoral groups focus on care and service to others. We are privileged to enjoy wonderful resources and facilities, and serving others teaches us humility and understanding. The Pastoral network is made up of the following:
By joining a service area, our children learn to contribute to society in a meaningful way, while at the same time developing their leadership skills. Our younger learners are included in many projects, and we focus on teaching them the joy of giving. By the time they reach the Senior Phase, they have a heightened awareness of the importance of considering those less fortunate than themselves and an eagerness to serve the community.
Says Sarah, who is a one of our Port Rex Lions CUBS: 'Being involved in projects reminds me every day to be thankful for all I have and to share with others. There is so much we take for granted.'
Under the dynamic leadership of Mr Lands, our Pastoral Pillar has developed an awe-inspiring reach into the community, as can be seen from our list of regular activities and events. These involve the whole school and enjoy enthusiastic support from staff, pupils, and parents:
Care has gone into our choice of causes to support, to ensure that our activities take us into all the main areas of need.
This is shown on the lists below:
Many pupils offer service at the school itself, assisting staff members in areas such as: