"To challenge each boy to achieve excellence in a Christian community where
education embraces the whole of life."
The Southport School will be acknowledged as a world-class day and boarding
school for boys, a balanced and wholistic Christian learning community in the
Anglican tradition, working with families to nurture outstanding young men who
are confident, happy, healthy and responsible, possessing intelligent
dispositions and highly developed skills in the areas of academics, leadership,
thinking, creativity, and emotional intelligence.
Within the context of providing a safe, supportive and encouraging Christian
environment, we will:
- Maintain our strong academic ethos and further develop our learning enabling IT
systems and Learning Management system ‘learning@tss’.
- Create and implement a world-class Years 7 to 9 ‘Learning to Lead’ program aimed
at developing our boys’ academic abilities, 21st century leadership skills and
intelligent dispositions. This program will include positive psychology
courses, thinking skills, Habits of Mind and the Chinese living, language and
- Implement the recently developed and piloted Model of the Ideal TSS Teacher to
invest in our staff and to continue to build TSS as a ‘learning organisation
where all staff seek feedback, reflect on practice and are continually learning.
Maintain TSS as a school for Boarders, with a continued strong commitment to
- Construct the three stages of the Academic and Leadership Centres, including the
Leadership Centre, Year 7 Transition Centre, Creative Visual Arts Centre,
Lecture Theatre, staff facilities and learning spaces for Drama and Robotics.