Our College

Mission and Values

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide a complete campus maintaining a student-centred, safe learning environment that promotes “Victory and Valour” at a personal and College level.

College Motto

“Victory & Valour” is the College motto and two large bronze lions, thus named, stand as sentries at the administration building entrance to symbolise these noble pursuits. Each year level is restricted to two classes and students belong to either Vic or Val Form.

We Value
At Tamborine Mountain College we value:
  • Excellence in learning and teaching 
  • Social justice and equity 
  • Lifelong learning that empowers individuals and enriches society 
  • Success / personal best and integrity
  • Happiness and well-being
  • A caring school environment characterised by respect, confidence and consideration for others.
We Believe
At Tamborine Mountain College we believe that children:
  • Deserve a safe, supportive learning environment
  • Benefit from investigation and learning through experience
  • Have individual learning needs
Values Program

The TMC Primary Values Program and Secondary ARC Program (Academics, Resilience and Careers) strengthens the social climate of the College as well as addressing cyber-safety, respect, resilience, confidence etc. Although there is no religious affiliation or instruction, moral and social expectations are reinforced in our school community. Close communication exists with parents and numerous parent teacher events are held throughout the year.

Arrows of Tomorrow

Arrows of Tomorrow

Children of today

Tamborine Mountain College

Beacon of the way

Victory & Valour

We pursue


The bow is strong but caring

The journey straight and true

Tamborine Mountain College

To guide us through

Victory & Valour

We pursue


In our ongoing tradition

Of student success

We’ll be ready at position

No matter the test

Tamborine Mountain College

Tamborine Mountain College

Victory & Valour

We pursue



Music and Lyrics by Ric Melbourne