Mission Statement

‘Individual Excellence in a Supportive Learning Environment’


Ashburton College provides a learning environment built on three Pillars of Excellence:

Exceptional Learning, Exemplary Citizenship, and Exciting Opportunities:


  • We place an emphasis on Students and Staff Achieving Quality Work, Showing Pride in themselves and their community, and Having Respect for everyone and everything.
  • We promote a range of culturally appropriate quality learning experiences with a curriculum based on meeting the individual needs of students in the context of the wider needs of the College and local community.