Every child is unique and learns in different ways.

The motto of Redlands College is "Christ-Centred Excellence". The Junior School aims to provide the children with opportunities to explore their own God-given abilities whilst developing respect for themselves and for others.

Redlands College offers a balanced academic and co-curricular program enabling children to explore their interests and strengths. The Junior School comprises thirteen classes from Prep to Year 5.

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"From the moment a Prep student takes their first step into a classroom until that final day of graduation in Year 12, they encounter the most amazing journey of learning which enriches not only their lives, but the lives of their families as well."
Marita Bobos, parent

We have built a supportive, flexible, caring environment

 

The Redlands College Junior School seeks to provide a solid foundation for each child. We aim to provide each student with a Christ-centred, caring learning environment in which children are encouraged to explore the world and its many facets, within the context of the Christian faith.

  • Christ centred caring learning environment
  • Strong tradition of academic excellence
  • Enrichment programs
  • Circle solutions for social and emotional wellbeing
  • Dedicated Junior School Chaplain who assists with devotions, assembly and individual support

Exploring God-given abilities in Junior School

Specialist teachers work in purpose built facilities

The staff of highly qualified and experienced teachers plan and implement the school program, which focuses on developing Literacy and Numeracy, promoting critical and creative thinking whilst effectively meeting the requirements of the curriculum. Humanities and Social Sciences, as well as Science allow the children to investigate the world around them, stimulating them to ask why, how and what.

Each year level also enjoys lessons with specialist teachers in Music, Physical Education, Visual Arts and the Library.

  • Comfortable, air conditioned and carpeted classrooms
  • Interactive whiteboards and 'wet area' in every room
  • Multi-purpose hall (sports court, specialist music, performing arts and P&F rooms)
  • Junior oval
  • Adventure playground
  • Undercover outdoor area
  • Visual arts room

Extensive co-curricular activities

The Redlands College Junior School offers a wide range of co-curricular programs such as debating, Little Voices (Years 1-2), Investigators Club, sport, chess, Junior School Choir (Years 3-5). These activities give students opportunities to learn and develop personal and performance skills and values, to develop a positive outlook and social balance, and to achieve well academically.

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Key information for parents

  • Supportive, flexible, caring environment
  • Partnerships with parents
  • Small group and whole class teaching
  • Purposeful, relevant and age appropriate contexts for learning
  • Experienced, enthusiastic, highly qualified staff
  • Structured environment with routines and transitions