A St Matthew’s education takes place surrounded by mature trees, beautiful flowers and elegant brick buildings, in a place which inspires learning. It is steeped in history and tradition and yet also embraces change and technology for the future. When you become a St Matthew’s girl you join a long line of women who have become successful, global 21st century women.
A St Matthew’s girl lives by Christian values of service, love and respect. A St Matthew’s education provides time and space to practice this.
A St Matthew’s girl participates in sport, academic challenges, cultural activities and spiritual services. A St Matthew’s education provides opportunities in all these areas.
A St Matthew’s girl strives to be the best she can be, to reach her potential. A St Matthew’s education encourages, supports and helps her to do this.
A St Matthew’s girl takes leadership roles, joins teams, helps others and uses her initiative. She learns how to learn, how to seek, find and use knowledge, how to represent herself, school, community and country, and learns how to think and what she thinks.
A St Matthew’s education is holistic – it encompasses academic learning, wellbeing, cultural, sporting and spiritual learning. A St Matthew’s girl lives and works in a culture where participation and striving for excellence is expected in all of these areas.
A St Matthew’s girls lives by the school motto: ‘ad astra per aspera’ – to reach for the stars.