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The School’s vision is for pupils at Harrow Hong Kong to not only achieve outstanding academic results, but also develop the motivation, skills and determination to make a positive difference to the world in which they live.
Leadership, of course, is a very Harrovian quality and some of the great Old Harrovians, such as Winston Churchill, Nehru and King Hussein of Jordan are renowned for providing profound leadership at significant points in modern history. Leadership for a better world aims to equip and challenge Harrow Hong Kong pupils to use their knowledge, skills and talents to make life better for other people in their community and the wider world through developing six identified key Leadership Attributes:
With input from teachers, pupils and parents, a social vision statement was created to outline the expectations of how members of the School community are expected to treat each other.
"A caring, respectful community in which everybody thrives."
This Social Vision statement goes to the heart of the meaning of the Leadership for a better world attributes and the modelling of them in the Harrow Hong Kong community. It also provides a framework for teachers, pupils and parents in their interactions with each other.
The School’s mission is to promote the Leadership for a better world attributes through an outstanding education that blends elements of philosophy, practice and tradition from Harrow School with an awareness of the cultural context of Hong Kong and the needs of its international community.
While inextricably linked, the key characteristics are:
Harrow Hong Kong aims to embed opportunities for each pupil to acquire the Leadership for a better world attributes in all aspects of School life, including the types of learning experiences that teachers prepare for pupils in the classroom, the academic curriculum itself, the Leadership in Action programme, and opportunities to take on leadership roles both within and outside the School community.
The School’s mission is underpinned by a moral purpose; to act with integrity and commitment at all times in supporting the development of pupils to achieve their potential, and enabling teaching staff and pupils to achieve outstanding results across a broad curriculum.
Core values lie within this ethos: