Our Charter

Our Character Vision

To foster sustainable communities that are caring and ethical.

Our Character Mission

To prepare students to be ethically engaged citizens who care deeply, think critically and act courageously.

Core Virtues at FFCA

  • Respect

  • Responsibility

  • Compassion

  • Self-Discipline

  • Integrity

Guiding Principles

  • Character Education connects school learning with daily life.

  • Character Education will be intentional - specifically taught, infused throughout the curriculum and embedded in what we do.

  • Student engagement in character development is fostered through opportunities to think critically and contribute to decision-making.

  • Intrinsic motivation is essential to character development.

  • All staff accept responsibility to promote and model positive character.

  • Staff will communicate with parents and students regarding student character development.

  • Parent partnerships are an important part of creating a culture of character.

  • Community partnerships can be a powerful tool in creating a culture of character.

  • Student engagement in Service Learning is important to character development.

  • Character education facilitates the development of self-reflection, which leads to a strong personal identity and an understanding of one's relationship with the world.