ICOM Mission and Vision

The Islamic College of Melbourne’s purpose is to provide our students with the opportunity, motivation, environment and programs to each reach their full potential as healthy individuals and contributing members of the community; emotionally, socially, creatively and academically.

The school’s approach has at its foundation the development of productive and cooperative relationships between all members of the school community.

Our philosophy

Reflected in the following shared understandings
  • Obey the commandments of Allah and seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave;
  • Think for yourself, think of others;
  • Like for others, what you like for yourself;
  • Keep a smile on your face;
  • Learn to wait, but don’t wait to learn;
  • Nobody is perfect, but everybody is important;
  • Strive for your best;
  • Respect others if you want others to respect you

Our Values

At the Islamic College of Melbourne we take pride in the following values:
  • Respect
  • Responsibility
  • Friendliness
  • Caring
  • Honesty
  • Freedom
  • Tolerance
  • Inclusion
  • Openness
  • Trustworthiness

Every member of Islamic College of Melbourne community has the right to:

  • Fully participate in a safe, supportive and inclusive educational environment that stimulates and challenges students to be active participants in their learning
  • Learn or teach in a safe, secure and welcoming school environment
  • Be treated with respect, dignity and understanding regardless of their cultural, religious, racial and linguistic backgrounds
All students have the right to: All staff have a right to: All parents/carers have a right to:
Learn in a supportive, friendly and safe environment free of interference or intimidation Socialise and have fun Expect a learning program that supports their individual need Be treated with respect and fairness as individual Work in a co-operative, calm and orderly environment Receive respect and support from the school community Know their children are in a safe, happy learning environment where they are treated fairly and with respect Expect a positive and supportive approach to their child’s learning Expect communication and participation in their child’s education and learning
All students have the responsibility to: All staff have a responsibility to: All parents/carers have a responsibility to:
Be prepared to learn and allow others to learn in a calm supportive environment Be an active participant in achieving their learning potential Show respect to each other Show respect to teachers and other members of the school community Build positive relationships with students as a basis for engagement and learning Use and manage the resources of the school to create stimulating and meaningful learning Ensure all reported incidents of bullying are followed up and support is given to both victim and perpetrator. Parents of any victim of bullying will be contacted Treat all members of the school community with respect, fairness and dignity Use discretion in the application of rules and consequences Exercise their duty of care by monitoring use of digital technology at school Support the school in maintaining a safe and respectful learning environment for all students Build positive relationships with members of the school community Ensure students attend school Promote respectful relationships