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Marist Values

St Joseph’s Marist College is a Catholic, co-educational school with an holistic approach and strong Marist values. We enable each child to achieve personal excellence, thus empowering them to make a valuable contribution to South Africa and the world.

PRINCIPLES

  • We uphold our Catholic ethos and welcome people of all faiths, encouraging mutual respect;
  • We embrace the five Marist values:
    • Presence – to be present to learners and their needs
    • Simplicity – to build relationships that are simple and genuine
    • Family Spirit – to develop a family spirit within the school community
    • Love of Work – to foster the value of hard work
    • In the Way of Mary – to follow Jesus in the way of Mary, a woman open to new possibilities in her life
  • We cherish each girl and boy in their uniqueness;
  • We provide a safe, caring and nurturing environment;
  • Our innovative curriculum and teaching methods enable each child to achieve their full potential;
  • Our staff, parents and alumni provide our learners with a solid foundation for life-long learning;
  • We develop independent thinkers and confident communicators who interact with integrity;
  • We promote learner initiative, responsibility and self-belief;
  • We encourage and practise social engagement and responsibility;
  • We prepare learners to be either entrepreneurs or highly employable citizens in a rapidly changing world
FIDES ET JUSTITIA
Belmont Road, Rondebosch, Cape Town | P.O. Box 27, Rondebosch, 7701 | Tel: 021 685 6715021 685 6715 | Fax: 021 689 1205
E-mail: admin@maristsj.co.za | Member of the International & National Marist Family
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