Blue Mountains Grammar School is the premier Independent school in the Blue Mountains. The school hasn’t just survived the past 100 years of education, it has thrived. In that century our values and ethos have been established, refined and updated to evolve with the ever changing world we live in. This has brought the School to where it is today; at the forefront of educational thinking and practice.
Currently, BMGS lives by the Ad Altiora framework for learning and life.
Blue Mountains Grammar School is a Christian school in the Anglican tradition motivated by our Vision for a generation of young people with Hope in their hearts, Purpose in their minds and Courage in their lives. As a contemporary educational institution and an authentic member of the Blue Mountains community, we celebrate diversity and nurture an open and inclusive culture, so students from all backgrounds are welcome to enrol and join us as we celebrate Christian festivals, promote Christian values and serve the Blue Mountains community. Every School program and every aspect of School life is crafted to develop in our students the School Values of Faith, Hope, Love, Integrity and Courage, and provide them authentic opportunities to explore life’s big questions.
Our Ad Altiora Framework for Learning and Life describes the kind of young people we seek to grow. The central metaphor of a ship describes the character traits that will enable them to flourish in life. The bubbles around the edge describe the capabilities that they will need to excel both at school and in their life after school. We are very intentional in designing classroom learning, other school experiences and co-curricular programs to nurture growth and development of these character traits and capabilities so that our students graduate both work ready and life ready.