Mission & Motto


Halls Head College nurtures lifelong learners who contribute positively to the community

We will do this by privileging:

Literacy, Numeracy, Intercultural Understanding, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, ICT Capability and Ethical Understanding.



Through our motto of Learning for Life we aim to provide an environment that values cultural differences, promotes a love of learning and empowers students to make a positive contribution to our world.


All members of our college community are asked to share, model and promote our values of:

  • Care
  • Courage
  • Commitment

 Our Strategic Priorities for 2019-2021 underpin each focus area in keeping with the Director General’s Classroom First strategy. Our focus areas are:

  • Teaching and Learning
  • Learning Environment
  • Leadership
  • Relationships
  • Resources


Teaching and Learning

By the end of 2021

  • Increase and maintain ATAR median to 70 or higher.
  • Increase WACE Attainment rate to at or above like schools.
  • 80% of year 9 students show satisfactory, high or very high progress in all test areas of NAPLAN.
  • Movement along the AITSL standards continuum shows growth towards Highly Accomplished.

By the end of 2021

  • Leadership development strategy to be created and implemented.
  • Improve average of staff responses to DOE Staff satisfaction survey and College Culture survey

By the end of 2021

  • ll college satisfaction survey scores will increase by 10%.
  • An increase in the number of Band 6 and above Year 6 students that Halls Head College attracts from feeder primary schools by 20% to 30% by 2021.
  • The number of sustainable external stakeholders shows growth
Learning Environment

By the end of 2021

  • College attendance rate is above Department of Education W.A. schools.
  • 80% of students are demonstrating Consistently or Often in Attitude, Behaviour and Effort data.
  • Student wellbeing, as measured by The Resilience Project Survey shows growth.

By the end of 2021

  • Workforce Management planning and Budget provision is evident in all Operational Planning.
  • Increased engagement of staff utilising Digital Literacy evident is ICT audit results.