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Redlands College Parent Fact Sheet – A Guide For Parents

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Redlands College is a unique school that offers students from P-12 the chance to take part in an exciting, engaging and innovative educational experience.

Why is Redlands College a wise choice for my child?

The words ‘Inspire, nurture and educate’ frame the learning experience at Redlands College.

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This is a prep to 12 co-educational schooling environment that keeps Christ-like values at the centre of everything. Redlands College takes great pride in the effort it puts into providing quality education for all of those across the community spectrum whilst ensuring that opportunities for excellence are on offer for all.

The feeling at Redlands College is one of family. This is a place where every individual – be they teacher, student, administrator or support staff – is as valued and respected as the next. A holistic model of education that looks to educate the ‘whole’ child means that there are a plethora of spiritual, academic, physical, social and value-based opportunities on offer for all.

Pastoral care is of vital importance at Redlands College. The protection and encouragement of each and every individual child is of upmost importance. Students are welcomed with open arms into a place where their concerns, interests and questions will be addressed with love and support.

The following values shape the teaching and learning experience at Redlands College:

  • A dynamic and transparent Christian faith
  • A commitment to life-long learning with integrity
  • The pursuit of improved practice, innovation, creativity and research to foster academic outcomes
  • The desire to help others with a servant heart
  • A deep care for and respect for all members of the community
  • The fostering of a strong sense of resilience in all learners

What co-curricular opportunities are there at Redlands College?

In the spirit of holistic education, involvement in co-curricular activities is encouraged. This will allow your child to not only focus on the activitiy, but to also improve their social communication, empathy, resilience, determination and encourage goal-setting.

There are a wide range of opportunities on offer.

  • Outdoor Education: Overseas and local trips, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, sailing and kayaking.
  • Performance Music: Instrumental tuition, Vocal Tuition, Instrumental and Choral Ensembles.
  • Sport: Swimming, cross country, athletics, volleyball, touch football, netball, AFL, baseball, basketball, soccer, tennis, rugby league, archery, bowling, cricket, fitness, grid iron, gymnastics, horse riding, ten pin bowling, trampolining, triathlon, zumba.
  • Service As Mission: There are a variety of mission trips and local opportunities for students who are interested in serving Christ through community works.
  • The Arts: Musicals and plays, Art Shows, Theatresports.

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What are the public transport options to Redlands College?

As a result of its central position, there are a wide number of public and private transport options to the school. It would be best for you to discuss your individual position when taking a tour of the school to ask about an option that would best suit your family’s needs.

What are the school fees at Redlands College?

The following figures were accurate at time of publication (December 2017) and represent the cost per term. These fees are inclusive of camps, excursions and MOST sporting choices. There may be other incidental costs that apply to your individual circumstance.

  • Prep: $1780 per term
  • Years 1-5: $1592.50 per term
  • Years 6-7: $1902.50 per term
  • Years 8-9: $2077.50 per term
  • Years 10-12: $2202.50 per term

Discounts apply for siblings.

Are there scholarships available at Redlands College?

Redlands College is not currently offering scholarships.

Tour the facilities

The best way to get a feel for the culture of a college is to get there yourself. We highly recommend getting in contact with Redlands College to arrange a personal tour to see the difference for yourself.

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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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