About St Ursula’s - Principles of Presentation Education

  • nurtures a spirituality which is focused in a relationship with Jesus Christ and the human concerns of our world.
  • strives to bring students to an awareness of God’s unconditional love so that they will find meaning in life and hope for the future.
  • provides opportunities for prayer and for meaningful participation in liturgy.
  • takes place in a pastoral care context to enable all students to achieve growth through love, trust, responsible freedom and mutual respect.
  • provides an environment in which faith is nurtured and in which priority is given to the Religious Education curriculum.
  • encourages genuine acceptance and appreciation of all people regardless of gender, social status, ethnic origin or financial means.
  • promotes the full potential of each person in the school community and a sense of personal worth.
  • encourages students to develop critical thinking, self-motivation and a sense of personal responsibility.
  • strives to develop the aesthetic sense through the active encouragement of the creative spirit in art, music, drama and literature.
  • aims to provide school structures that promote justice and personal responsibility.
  • provides students with the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge to live creatively in a rapidly changing world.
  • encourages the critical assessment of and creative response to culture and lifestyle in the light of Christian values.
  • provides experiences of co-operative teamwork to develop the skills and attitudes necessary to work with others to achieve a common goal.
  • helps students to develop an understanding of their society, especially an awareness of injustice and oppression, and a concern to transform the attitudes and structures that cause them.
  • provides opportunities for the development of leadership skills.