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Redeemer Lutheran College, Rochedale | Parent Fact Sheet

redeemer logoRedeemer opened in 1980 and quickly developed an academic reputation. In 1999, Redeemer was the first school in Queensland to open a Middle School for students in Years 6, 7 and 8 to meet the particular social and educational needs of this age group. In 2007 a Junior School for Prep to Year 5 was added (now to Year 6), offering a seamless P-12 co-educational education.

Throughout its 40 year history it has established a reputation for enabling respectful, confident students to be well prepared for university pathways and careers of their choice. 

Its alumni have made their way in the world in health, business, government, film, sport and community, with a Rhodes Scholar amongst the graduates and a long-serving State Minister.

Redeemer Lutheran College is owned and operated by the Lutheran Church of Australia Queensland District

Why Choose Redeemer Lutheran College in Rochedale

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Conveniently located at Rochedale on the border of Brisbane and Logan Cities, the College is easily accessible from both M1 and M3 motorways. Ample public transport options and a private bus network provide easy access for families from a wide geographical area. The school’s proximity to tertiary institutions and employers allows it to maintain meaningful external relationships for the benefit of students and graduates. 

Redeemer Lutheran College is a co-educational Christian day school and welcomes students from Prep to Year 12 and International Students from Year 7.

From its Reggio Emilia inspired Prep and Year 1 program, project-based learning from Years 2-9 and comprehensive Senior Studies program, children are able to discover their gifts and talents and extend their capacity to innovate, challenge and create. In 2022 the College will commence construction of its $12.5 million dollar STEAM facility to further enhance students learning.

Redeemer Lutheran College’s inspiring Outdoor Education program develops character through camping experiences from Years 3-12, with students experiencing a week-long Canberra trip in Year 6 and a four-week Outdoor Education Experience for Year 9. 

Through its approach to excellence in teaching and learning, extensive cocurricular offerings and heart for community service, the school seeks to inspire students to be curious about their learning, be courageous and innovative in meeting challenges, and Christ-led in their relationships.

Redeemer Lutheran College Facilities

Redeemer Lutheran College is situated on 37 acres at Rochedale in a pleasant, semi-rural setting. The peaceful, leafy grounds are a feature of the College.

The campus enjoys a wide range of modern facilities including:

  • business hub
  • chapel
  • design technology centre
  • extensive outdoor sports fields and courts
  • film & television studio
  • gymnasium
  • hospitality precinct and restaurant
  • indoor sports auditorium
  • lecture theatre
  • multiple playgrounds
  • music performance auditorium with private tuition studios
  • science and STEM laboratories
  • senior resource centre with dedicated senior study hub
  • specialist art studio
  • swimming pool

Cocurricular programs

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  Redeemer College’s co-curricular programs incorporate music, sports, and other cultural activities such as robotics, chess, clubs and debating.

Students compete against their peers in internal college athletics, cross country and swimming carnival days. The College is also part of the Greater Brisbane Conference (GBC) school sporting competition which includes: 

  • athletics
  • AFL (Australian Rules Football)
  • basketball
  • indoor cricket
  • cross country
  • netball
  • football (soccer)
  • swimming
  • touch football
  • volleyball

All GBC sports are played on Saturdays from Term 1 to Term 3. Further competition occurs in swimming, athletics and cross country between Queensland Lutheran Colleges and also in the Metropolitan East Region, leading to Regional, State and National championships.

Redeemer’s vibrant, award-winning Performance Music Department, led by some of the finest Music Educators in the state, provides a focus for:

  • six choirs
  • five string orchestras
  • five concert bands
  • numerous chamber groups
  • two jazz ensembles

Our highly-qualified and in-demand instrumental and vocal tutors provide first-class music tuition through weekly private and group lessons.  All performance music students enjoy regular performance opportunities including on and off campus concerts, recitals, competitions, festivals, tours and unique special events. Every two years, Redeemer mounts a spectacular musical production.  All Redeemer students are encouraged to make music part of their God-given ability.

What are the public transport options to Redeemer Lutheran College?

In addition to Redeemer’s own dedicated bus service, Redeemer Lutheran College is also well serviced by two private bus companies. More information on our bus services can be found here.

What are the school fees per term?

School fees, on a per term basis, are within the range of $2,280 – $3,350.

Scholarships at Redeemer

Academic, Performing and Creative Arts and Sporting Scholarships are all on offer.  Please refer to our website for further scholarship information

What are the boarding options at Redeemer Lutheran College?

There is no boarding available at Redeemer College.

Find out more about Redeemer Lutheran College

For more information please visit the website.

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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

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