INTERNATIONALISM – students see themselves as global citizens and look beyond
gender, class, race, nationality and culture
DEMOCRACY – freedom of thought and speech is encouraged and communication
channels are set in place
ENVIRONMENTALISM – students learn about the fine balance and interdependence
between humans and the planet
ADVENTURE – schools offer activities that foster a spirit of adventure to discover they are capable of more than they might have imagine
LEADERSHIP – students learn true leadership is serving others and is found in those whose convictions are rooted in personal responsibility, kindness and justice
SERVICE – students come face to face with the plight of those in most need around the world
and realise they can make a positive difference through service.
The purpose of the week is to bring the Round Square IDEALS to life through a range of real and genuine experiences that are not encountered through the regular curricular and co-curricular programs.