School Philosophies


'Today Prepares Tomorrow'

Vision Statement

'Seeking today's opportunities -Meeting tomorrow's challenges'

Mission Statement

The Gowrie Primary school community will provide quality education in a secure and caring background where children, teachers and parents can work together as a team, and where children are respected and their skills are seen and developed. Together we will seek paths that will give students the power to aim for a happy and enjoyable life as caring and responsible people.


To provide for each child the opportunity and encouragement to:

  • Develop a desire for learning
  • Develop literacy and numeracy skills to the point of individual excellence
  • Develop creativity in all fields of interest and skill
  • Develop physically and maintain a healthy balanced life style
  • Develop an understanding of our society and the need for individual social responsibility
  • Develop scientific and technical skills and an understanding of the role of science and technology in society
  • Develop ICT (Information and Communication Technbology skills for life-long learning
  • Develop an appreciation and understanding of, and confidence to participate in the visual and performing arts
  • Develop independence and initiative, leadership and decision making skills
  • Develop a positive self-image and emotional maturity.