Our Values


At Orana Catholic Primary School, each person is an integral part of a vibrant learning culture where everyone gives generously, shows respect and strives for excellence.

We take responsibility for contributing to a just and harmonious community by living the values of Generosity, Respect and Excellence.


Our community values an attitude of freely sharing our ideas and talents and giving our time generously. Generosity is evident when:

• we are welcoming, inclusive and promote a sense of belonging
• we are thoughtful about the needs of others
• we notice when someone needs help
• we give freely without expecting a reward


Our community values an attitude of caring deeply about people and treating them with dignity. We care about ourselves and the world around us. Respect is evident when:

• we treat others as we want to be treated
• we express feelings in a peaceful way
• we speak courteously to everyone
• we bring honour to ourselves, our families and our school
• we recognise the achievements of each person
• we build positive relationships
• we show equal justice and fairness


Our community values an attitude of enthusiastically applying energy and effort to become better learners. Excellence is evident when:

• we do our best to develop our talents and share them with others
• we have high expectations of what we can achieve
• we take risks and experiment with the way we learn
• we work hard to do our best work
• we celebrate our achievements