Our academically selective school is proudly multicultural; a school which celebrates diversity, tolerance and acceptance, and encourages individuals to work together to form a vibrant and questioning community with a strong sense of social responsibility.
The school exit profile articulates the vision for student achievement.
Successful Fortians will have:
· achieve academic and creative excellence
· develop skills and talents across a broad range of areas
· become reflective and independent learners responsible for their own growth
· develop emotional resilience, self-confidence and the ability to collaborate and communicate effectively
· develop a commitment to fairness and equity, a recognition of their responsibility to the wider community and a strong sense of social justice
Fort Street has contributed to Australian society by producing outstanding citizens including:
In politics: Australia’s first prime minister, Sir Edmund Barton, Sir John Kerr, Neville Wran, H.V. Evatt, high court judges, Sir Garfield Barwick, Michael Kirby, explorer: Douglas Mawson, in medicine: Dr John Yu (Australian of the Year 1996), in the arts and media: artist Margaret Preston, media personalities: Deborah Hutton, Mary Kostakidis, film director, Rowan Woods, 1999 Australian ABC Young Performer of the Year, Claire Edwardes, Olympian Marlene Mathews, and Olympic 2000 gold medallists: Liz Weeks and Taryn Woods.