Vision and Values

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Members of the school community share and promote core values. The school curriculum is underpinned and shaped by these shared values which are integrated into the school’s learning opportunities.

Respect yourself

Respect others

Respect the space


Personal best and collective excellence are developed through our vision. Perth Modern School's purpose is to nurture a love of learning so as to develop academically gifted and talented students to their full academic, social and physical potential. We aspire to develop engaged, creative, independent, lifelong learners who will be contributing and responsible members of the global community.

School emblem and motto

The Sphinx was a legendary creature considered to possess great knowledge. The school motto, Savoir C’est Pouvoir (Knowledge is Power) acknowledges the value of knowledge within our society. Both reflect the way the school strives to empower its students through fostering a love of learning.