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Academic Philosophy

Academic Philosophy

Geelong Baptist College recognises and respects the needs of our students. We are part of a community that both nurtures and challenges its members through hard work, high expectations, positive relationships and cooperation.

Every child is a unique creation with unique talents. At GBC, we want students to develop and grow in their understanding of themselves and others. We cherish their potential and develop each student’s understanding of themselves of a learner.

We encourage our students to strive for excellence in their learning, their relationships and their faith journey.

Alongside parents, carers and families; we influence and inspire the lives of our students and make a difference. Together we endevour to nurture and encourage confident, self-motivated citizens, who enjoy learning about God and the world around them.



College Affirmation...

I have a right to learn free from distraction.

I have a right to feel safe.

I always work to the best of my ability.

I treat everyone around me courteously and with respect.

I show courage when I attempt new things and I don’t give up easily.

I believe the best of myself and others.

I am the winner I was created to be.