A Systematic Approach
Fundamental and distinctive to The Highlands School and the Regnum Christi network of schools is our educational philosophy of Integral Formation®. This method involves the concentrated, systematic and directed way of educating a child, giving them an experience of God’s love and truth, making them capable of projecting God’s love into the wider community and culture around him. Integral Formation® is the harmonious development of all dimensions of the human person. In our educational method, we focus on the following four dimensions: Intellectual, Character, Spiritual and Apostolic.
In short, Integral Formation® is the key to preparing your child to become a mature, confident leader who is prepared to build a successful career, marriage, family, and community.
Intellectual Formation is the development of the well-formed mind. A student's mind is formed in the discovery of what is True. Your child will be encouraged to exercise each facet of his intellect through analysis, synthesis, relation and expression. At The Highlands School, we educate students to have the mind of a leader: one who not only discovers truth but can also communicate, convince and lead others to the truth.
More than any other area, a child’s character is the surest predictor of success and fruitfulness in all areas of life. Character Formation focuses on forging integrity, which is the foundation of joy. This is done through developing leadership skills, forming habits of virtue, and fostering personal responsibility and convictions. Human formation is intended to make your child a man or woman of principle, a true leader, an asset for today and a necessity for the world of tomorrow.
Spiritual Formation provides the opportunities for a child to develop a close and personal relationship with God. This occurs in a spiritual environment that encourages the life of grace through daily prayer and practice of virtues, opportunities for sacraments, and theology classes that study the fullness of Catholic faith in all its richness.
Apostolic Formation is being an apostle for Christ. Apostolic formation at The Highlands School means responding to the spiritual and human needs of others around them and inspiring others to do the same.