Let Curiosity Be Your Guide

About HIS
Welcome to a new way of learning and living

CORE BELIEFS

We believe that: 

  • Students flourish in a learning environment that takes care to foster relationships of high integrity, characterised by interpersonal trust and respect.

  • Students grow a passion for lifelong learning and curiosity when they take ownership to engage in learning as a bold adventure.

  • Outdoor education, Project Based Learning, Social Emotional Learning, and Residential Life all play essential roles in enabling students to develop the knowledge, skills, values, and perspectives necessary to realise their full potential.

  • Students should be empowered to actively contribute to building an inclusive and sustainable future.

 

VISION

For our future, we want:

  • For all students to develop meaningful and balanced relationships with themselves, the immediate community, the global community, and the natural environment.

  • For all students to serve in a thriving learning hub manifesting a living model of sustainability.

  • For all students to pursue learning adventures that enable and inspire a more sustainable and equitable society for all.

 

MISSION

Through immersion in diverse, challenging, meaningful, and authentic learning experiences, our students will develop their sense of self and build their relationship with the natural environment and their communities. Along this journey, HIS students will discover their potential, become empowered, and positively impact the world around them.

 

VALUES

Sustainability

Stewardship of our relationships to the environment and each other is one of the most important values we can instil in our students

Respect

Acting with fairness, courtesy, and sensitivity to others and the community

Integrity

Doing the right thing in the absence of authority and being accountable for one's behaviour to one's self and others

Learning

Learning is fundamental to human flourishing, it is the raison d'etre for HIS

 

Community

A learning community requires range of diverse voices and skills collaborating and supporting one another

 

Fun

A fun environment optimises the learning