Sustainability

Building a sustainable mindset

Sustainability

Building a sustainable mindset

The aim of the Sustainability Enterprise is to foster a culture of sustainability where resources are optimised for the benefit of St John’s community whilst building and strengthening the foundations for a sustainable and positive future.

Strategies

  • To establish effective environmental and waste management programs designed to support and complement existing teaching and learning practices and foster a responsible mindset.

  • To further develop the Build Environment Plan for the College in conjunction with immediate educational priorities.

  • To drive productivity and effectiveness across systems and functions within a framework of best practice and sustainable fiscal management.

  • To empower students and staff to identify and implement initiatives to reduce the ecological footprint at St John’s and in the global community.

Key Projects

COMPLETED

Installation of a Water Logger Data Meter at the Junior School campus to provide real time data on our water usage enabling the College to immediately address any water issues. This data meter compliments the Secondary campus which was installed two years prior already providing environment and financial benefits.

Renegotiation of our College wide printer contract with a supplier who is a leader in sustainability and environmental issues. Fuji Xerox was awarded the contract based on their Sustainability and Environmental Statements together with the UN 500 roll of honour for environmental leadership and the Banksia Award leading in sustainability.

Key Projects

IN PROGRESS

The  St John’s Aquatic Centre has received approval of concept and planning for delivery from 2025 incorporating an Olympic swimming facility, an indoor Learn to Swim program, a community cafe, 800 seat grandstand and flexible learning spaces. This Aquatic Centre would complete the St John’s Sporting Centre of Excellence.