Strategic Plan 2020 - 2023

The Darwin High School Strategic Plan 2020-2023 provides a clear direction for the school including our mission, vision and school values. The Plan also contains key performance indicators and targets that will be used to track and measure performance.

Our Mission

Darwin High School will provide a welcoming and safe learning environment based on mutual respect and empathy. Engaging and challenging learning experiences will be delivered to students through a diverse curriculum and extra-curricular opportunities, enabling them to thrive and achieve.

Our Vision

Darwin High School will be a leading provider of high quality innovative senior secondary education and will prepare all students to be resilient and respectful global citizens.

Our Values

Our core values underpin all dimensions of our school environment. They are embraced and modelled by staff and promoted throughout the school community. They are:


A commitment to excellence in academic achievement and personal growth and development by both staff and students.


Working in partnership with school and community stakeholders, and recognising and valuing their input.


High expectations for staff and student conduct, including honesty and trustworthiness in all activities.


Individual and shared accountability for quality outcomes as well as demonstrating and promoting our core values in all aspects of school life


Behaviour, language and actions that demonstrate high regard for self and others.

The Compass App

Students and their families are encouraged to download the Darwin High School Compass app to their smart phone/tablet device. Compass app allows you to stay up to date with announcements and events, complete a range of e-forms for student absences and excursions and easily contact us via phone or email direct from the app.

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