ST THOMAS AQUINAS COLLEGE
1 Tynong Road
Tynong VIC 3813
Tel: (03) 5629 2500
The aim of the College is to form in each youth, the true and perfect Catholic.
To achieve the Vision, the College will provide a complete education taking in the whole of human life:
in accordance with the example and teachings of Christ.
To achieve our vision and our mission, and in keeping with our values, the College will strive to: co-operate with Divine Grace to ensure souls are ultimately returned to God, their ultimate destiny; develop people with a strong Catholic character, ones who will live by principles, and who have a deep understanding of the Catholic faith and a true love for Our Lord Jesus Christ and His Holy Mother;
Foster a love of the traditional liturgy and the perennial devotions of the Catholic faith; provide an atmosphere of nobility motivated by a love of God, a love of neighbour and a love of self; ensure that all teachers, syllabi and textbooks be regulated by the Catholic spirit under the direction and maternal supervision of the Church; provide a safe and happy environment, following the example of the home of the Holy Family;
Rigorously challenge but not overburden the student; provide an education that challenges students to develop their qualities and their God given talent so they may reach their full potential in their spiritual & moral development, and in their academic, cultural, sporting, creative and social growth; promote the acquisition of knowledge in a spirit of academic excellence, with a desire to continue to learn and to continue to excel throughout their life; develop people with common sense and simplicity based on the eternal principles of justice; ensure our teachers possess a strong interior life, with moral strength and a sense of duty so they are faithful to their vocation and to the dignity of their profession;
Develop people with true affability, respect and good manners, with a constant readiness to oblige; promote self responsibility, self determination and self discipline; encourage love, obedience, devotion and duty to parents and family; guide parents and co-operate with them in the formation of the student; equip our students to become productive members of the Church and society and to willingly perform their religious and civil duty; help our students turn their hearts and souls to what makes life worth living, to what is true, good, great and beautiful.