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“My favourite thing about Redeemer is the music program. The music program is not limited to lessons, but includes choirs, bands and talented ensembles. Each of the ensembles strive to maintain a high standard throughout the year through weekly practises, competing in challenging competitions and performing at college events which all lead towards the ability to extend the musicians to achieve their best. These ensembles are not all work though, they are great places for students to interact with students across grades, and staff with the opportunity to create new friendships. Redeemer’s music program is not only ensembles though, every two years Redeemer puts on a first class musical that a high proportion of the school becomes involved in, across the multitude of areas including creating the props, music, acting or being a part of the chorus. Everyone has an opportunity to be involved. The music program could never be at this level without the devotion of the very talented staff that conduct each band and ensemble, teaching classes, or tutoring the students in across the vast number of instrumental lessons on offer. It is this variety of different factors that help to make Redeemer the school it is and keep it at this remarkable standard.<br”
- Brent S (Year 10)

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Junior School

Early Years (P-2) Upper Primary Years (3-6) Academic Program Outdoor Education (3-6) 20160721 1044

Welcome to Redeemer Junior School

Redeemer's Junior School opened in January 2007 and caters for students from Prep through to Year 6 with two distinct programs; the Early Years from Prep to Year 2 and the Upper Primary Years from Year 3 to Year 6. Enrolments across the Junior School in 2016 are approximately 520 students with three classes in each year level.

Early Years Upper Primary Years
Prep - Year 2 Years 3 - 6

The Junior School is a place of energy, activity, bright smiling faces and exciting opportunities for students. Every day is full of new experiences. Not only do our Junior School teachers provide learning in the classroom that is fun, challenging and engaging, but we also provide for our students many other learning and sharing experiences beyond the classroom.

Each of the classroom teachers, specialist teachers and support staff work together as a team to allow each child to become an independent, responsible learner.

The Junior School campus is designed to offer each child a happy, secure, caring, creative and nurturing environment where students will have the opportunity to grow and develop holistically. In terms of Pastoral Care, we focus on each child as an individual ensuring that their personal needs are met.

Come and take a look at our Junior School at one of our upcoming College Tours. We'd love the opportunity to show you around our modern, spacious facilities.

Ms Lisa Robinson | Head of Junior School

Class Sizes

Preparatory to Year 3 Approximately 26 students
Year 4 to Year 6 Approximately 28 students

The School Day

Start Finish
Prep 8.25am 3.00pm
Years 1 - 6 8.25am 3.00pm

Before School Care and After School Care is also available as part of Redeemer's OSHC (Outside School Hours Care). Students also have the opportunity of joining the Vacation Care program each holiday period.

Junior School Events

Celebrating events and coming together as a community is important in the Junior School. There are many events in the Junior School involving students:

  • Grandparents & Special Friends Day
  • Under Eights Day Celebrations
  • National Safe School Week
  • Plain Clothes Day
  • Junior School Disco
  • Camps / Excursions
  • Athletics, Cross Country and Swimming Carnivals
  • Book Week

Leadership

Head of Junior School
Ms Lisa Robinson
Director of Teaching & Learning P-6 Mr Michael Trott
Junior School Chaplain Mrs Rachael Stelzer
Student Counsellors Mr Ewan Love
Ms Eloise Conrad
Junior School Learning Enhancement Mrs Leesa Chalmers


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