The school’s mission and values stem from its special character and that ‘The life and teaching of Jesus informs the way we live’. The school’s motto gratia et disciplina bona (with grace and good discipline) is integral to Columba College’s philosophy.
Our Mission and Values
Our mission is that: With grace and good discipline, we are dedicated to all Columba College students being lifelong learners committed to personal excellence, ethical behaviour and service to others. We want them to participate and contribute as informed, responsible and compassionate citizens of Aotearoa and the global community.
Our values are: Good Discipline, Respect, Aroha, Citizenship, Excellence or GRACE