Core Values

A core value is a central belief clearly understood and shared by every member of the school community. We believe in commitment, opportunity, respect and excellence.

By commitment we mean that everyone

  • shows loyalty to friends, colleagues and the school
  • is willing to support and show care for those who need help
  • is willing to work to the highest level
  • keeps the school rules

By opportunity we mean that everyone

  • develops confidence through participation
  • volunteers in a variety of school situations
  • considers their own strengths and
  • sets personal goals for improvement
  • pursues individual interests in a manner which broadens horizons

By respect we mean that everyone

  • values all members of the school community
  • displays good manners at all times
  • displays tolerance of others with different points of view and beliefs
  • shows respect for the school buildings, facilities and surrounding environment

By excellence we mean that everyone

  • is proud of personal achievement
  • produces work of the highest quality
  • sets high standards and personal goals for improvement
  • makes best use of talents, time and resources

Aims of the school

The Wallace High School, in keeping with its motto Esperance, aspires to develop a sense of belonging and pride in the school through:

Commitment by all members of the school community to its caring ethos and academic traditions

Opportunity within a supportive environment for all to fulfil their potential as individuals, lifelong learners and contributors to society

Respect for others and self, and the building of harmonious relationships within the school and the wider community

Excellence, personal achievement and high standards in all areas of school life.