Founding Director's Message

As a comprehensive Victorian Independent school, Minaret College caters for a wide range of interests and abilities as well as having a commitment to serve both its students and the wider community. The school has as its central concern, the achievement of excellence in a rich diversity of academic, social, religious, cultural and sporting pursuits. There are many opportunities for students to reach their personal best at  Minaret College. 

The College provides a caring and friendly environment fostered by a professional body of committed staff. The school’s motto, “Faith, Knowledge and Practice”, highlights our commitment to quality teaching and learning.

The school is a vibrant environment where students develop a lifelong love of learning, guided by caring teachers. There is a strong focus on quality teaching and learning. Students are empowered to achieve self-reliance and to become resilient, confident, responsible and successful young men and women.  Our school is a fun place to learn; students at Minaret College enjoy the experience of learning.  All students are challenged and supported to exceed expectations. They excel academically, in sport, in debates, Interfaith and cultural activities.

I am extremely proud of the achievements of staff, students and parents in meeting the challenges of the 21st century. Our school is proud of its successes, including above-state-average achievements in the NAPLAN and VCE examinations. 

We believe in:

  • striving for excellence in academic, religious, cultural, creative and sporting pursuits;
  • developing skills for lifelong learning;
  • providing a nurturing, safe and inclusive school environment which fosters co-operation and acceptance of difference;
  • promoting  a sense of self-worth, integrity and respect for self and others; and
  • Strengthening the valuable partnerships between students, staff, parents and the community.

Our values underpin everything we do at the school and are reflected in all teaching and learning programs.

The Minaret Team holds high expectations and aspirations for its student population.  We are working together to help students build confidence in their own ability to succeed in the wider community.