We strongly encourage our students to value:


'If you are going to achieve in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception; it is a prevailing attitude.' - Colin Powell

At Heaton, we believe the value of excellence includes:

  • Aiming high
  • Striving
  • Hard work
  • Persistence
  • Resilience


'We have become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.' - Jimmy Carter

At Heaton, we believe the value of diversity includes:

  • Tolerance
  • Empathy
  • Justice
  • Inclusiveness


'The time is always right to do what is right.' - Martin Luther King jr

At Heaton, we believe the value of integrity includes:

  • Honesty
  • Responsibility
  • Respect
  • Fairness
  • Accountability
  • Courage


'The creative is the place where no one has ever been. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you will discover is yourself.' - Alan Alda

At Heaton, we believe the value of creativity includes:

  • Openness
  • Wonderment
  • Fun
  • Intuition
  • Risk taking
  • Originality
  • Excitement

We do this by:

  • Being role models for our students through our relationships and actions
  • Ensuring there are learning opportunities across all areas of the school for students to explore and develop their personal values
  • Ensuring all our school systems, procedures and ways of doing things are consistent with our values