At Highlands Christian Grammar School, we strive to challenge students to explore and understand the world, not only academically but from a Christian worldview and within an international environment that promotes Christian Community.
From the Principal
Education is a gift, like a key to a treasure chest. But like a key, it has to be polished, protected and maintained in order for it to be useful to unlock the future.
It is an honour for me to serve this community with my family. I have been in PNG with my family for seven years previously as teacher and headmaster in Ukarumpa International School, and are very glad to be back again.
Like my predecessors, I am passionate about providing quality education to all children.
My vision is to work with you as parents and community members to cultivate…
A love of learning
Who hasn’t observed the delight that curious youngsters show in new discoveries of the world? How can the stars hang in space, and how can they be bigger than the sun? How do plants spring from seeds in all their variety? Learning lights a spark within each of us; a school’s role is to fan the fire.
A passion for excellence
An education where each is encouraged to reach the full potential God has given is challenging and fulfilling. High expectations, coupled with modelling, produce high outcomes for student learning.
Each student has intrinsic preciousness as a uniquely created individual. Not all will become public figures or famous leaders, but an attitude of being eager to benefit those around is of immeasurable benefit wherever it is found.
Richard Sommer, BA, OCT, M.Ed (Canada)
We love our families – our students – our community – and we welcome your feedback and suggestions. Use our Contact Us page to tell us what we’re doing right or what we can improve on.