Vision & Values


As a modern school, opportunities for excellence are increased in an environment where individuality and self expression are valued.

The King David School:

  • fosters the capacity to utilise 21st century technology in a safe and respectful manner
  • utilises an egalitarian approach to provide students to thrive in all aspects of school life
  • upholds the principles of democracy and multiculturalism while nurturing a strong Australian identity and a close and meaningful relationship with the land and State of Israel


As a thinking school, we challenge our students to Know and Understand both themselves and their place in the environment.

The King David School:

  • values the contributions of every member of the school community
  • provides an holistic educational approach developing excellence in academic pursuits, creativity, imagination and resilience


As a progressive Jewish school, Jewish values are at the core of our being.

The King David School:

  • provides rich opportunities to express values through learning Jewish tradition and observing mitzvot
  • encourages students to openly explore and question their connection to their history and heritage
  • respects personal choices made through shared learning and meaningful experiences

Our Vision

The King David School is a progressive Jewish school established on the principles of inclusion, egalitarianism and social justice. It is committed to engendering within its students, from infancy to Year 12, a love of learning, a deep and abiding sense of community, a strong and proud Australian identity and a close and meaningful relationship with the land and State of Israel.

Mission Statement

The King David School exists to provide both excellence and opportunity in education from infancy to Year 12. It will foster the development of each individual student in its care paying careful attention and respect to his or her unique needs, abilities and aspirations. It will fulfil its goals with reference and respect to the contemporary Australian society within which it is so fortunate to exist:

  • through the provision of an educational environment that is at all times challenging, nurturing and appropriate to the needs of its students
  • through the provision of an environment that promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of children with diverse needs and/or backgrounds, and protects them from abuse, harm, neglect, and the threat of harm.
  • through engaging and innovative co-curricular activities
  • through close, active and practical engagement in Jewish communal activities
  • through social justice programs and interfaith initiatives

The King David School will strive:

  • to be recognised as a provider of educational outcomes from infancy to Year 12 which are second to none
  • to deliver the highest possible standards of facilities and resources for the benefit of its students and the broader community
  • to maintain a strong community profile and to support both the Jewish and the Australian communities within which it operates
  • to develop strategic educational partnerships which will benefit students, staff and the broader school community
  • to achieve its goals within a secure and responsible fiscal framework
  • to resolutely and consistently focus on the responsibility to nurture, develop and indeed cherish each unique and exceptional child which the School has been created to serve and which it has the privilege to serve.

The King David School acknowledges the Boon Wurrung and the Wururndjeri people of the Kulin nation as Traditional Owners of the land on which the School operates.
We also acknowledge Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and their continuing connection to land, sea and community.
We pay our respects to them and to their Elders past and present.