Since 1999 Groves has been working with families to make a values based, Christian education available to all who desire it. Christian schooling considers the whole child. Our education fosters the spiritual, intellectual, physical, social, ethical, aesthetic and emotional development of the children and young people in our College. We remain true to our purpose. Groves Christian College was named in honour of Anthony Norris Groves (1795-1853). He is remembered for his faithful approach to mission work and empowerment of the local people, first in Baghdad and then later in southern India.