Lost property

A number of students have reported losing their named dress jumpers, and Shantel Chabikwa has also lost her named formal dress hat. Could families please check that they have their own correctly named uniform?

There are also many unnamed school uniform items currently in lost property at the uniform shop. If you are missing uniform or other property, please check the uniform shop as soon as possible. Please also check now that you have all of your winter items, as many families do not realise they are missing until next winter, however unclaimed items are cleared during each term break. Please send any lost property enquiries to:


Junior School Assembly

Junior School parents are informed that there will be no assembly or parent chat on Monday 15 September due to Senior students using M block for exams.


The Book Fair Is Coming!

Date Claimer: Book Fair Garden – Catch the Reading Bug.  

Week 3, Term 4: Tuesday 21st – Tuesday, 28th October.

Family Event: Twilight Book Garden, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Thursday, 23rd October.


There will be a wide range of fabulous books for sale for Prep through to Middle School. The Book Fair will be open before and after school and through break times. (First day will start in the afternoon; last day will finish at 9:00 am.)


Put the Family Event on your calendar now. Parents can sneak in some secret Christmas shopping while the children participate in craft activities or a treasure hunt.


None of this happens without our brilliant volunteers. Look out for the volunteer form, which will be emailed to your family email next week.


Many more details to come soon.



Speech and Drama Vacancies

Speech and Drama Opportunities.
There is a vacancy for a grade 1 and grade 2 student to partake in speech and drama lessons.
These are for half an hour per week and are held during school hours.
Emphasis is placed on clear speaking and gaining confidence to stand in front of the class and speak
in an interesting way.
For more information you can contact Anne McBurnie
or 0422 916 526


Hat repair collection closes 3.00 pm tomorrow (11 September)

Dear families,
The uniform shop is accepting hats for cleaning and repairs from Tuesday 9th to Thursday 11th September 2014. This service is only available once per term. Hats should be submitted to the uniform shop with pre-payment (cash, cheque, or credit card details), and a completed Hat Repair payment form, no later than 3.00 pm on Thursday 11 September. Our external supplier will not accept your hat for repair without pre-payment to the shop. A general price guide is:
Junior hat clean – $12.00
Akubra or white hat basic clean (includes reblocking and stiffening) – $20.00
Akubra or white hat clean and small repair (less than 3 small holes), or extremely soiled (includes reblocking and stiffening) – $25.00
Akubra or white hat clean and large repair (includes reblocking and stiffening)- $28.00
If you are uncertain of the repair category and price, please check with the uniform shop. Hats will be returned to students at the beginning of Term 4, and students will be issued with a hat exemption card that requires them to wear their sport hat during the repair period. A hat repair payment form is attached. For further information, please contact the uniform shop on 3286 0223 or
Hat Repair Payment Form


Withdrawal of Students for 2015

If you are planning on withdrawing your child from the College for 2015 please notify the Enrolments Office ( or 3286 0222) as soon as possible, as late notice may result in payment of another term’s fees.


P&F Movie Night Volunteers

At the P&F Family Movie Night on Saturday 13 September, volunteers are needed to help sell pizza, popcorn and snow cones. If you are coming along to movie night and can spare half an hour to help out, please contact Emma Lombard or 0400162161.

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P & F Movie Night This Saturday

The free P&F Family Movie Night will be held on on Saturday 13 September.   Open Season start-time is 6:45 pm.   Bring your picnic rug or chairs.  There will be pizza, sno cones and popcorn for sale on the night. Come join us for a fun evening!


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Road Safety Reminder

Dear Parents,

It has recently been reported that some parents are turning into Sovereign Waters and then doing a U turn to access Anson Road.  We have also had complaints of abusive behaviour by a Redlands College parent while doing this, towards residents.  The vehicle registration of the particular car involved, has been reported by a resident of Allan Day Drive.

For better road safety and neighbourliness, we ask that this practice not continue, and thank you for your assistance in this matter.


P&F Meeting – Monday 15 September

The monthly P&F meeting will be held on Monday 15 September at 7:30 pm in M Block. All are welcome to come along and hear the exciting happenings in our school community.
For further details, you may contact Emma


6th Redlands Schools Exhibition of Photography

Congratulations to our students who were accepted into the 6th Redlands Schools photographic competition, particularly the following students who were very successful, and will be receiving awards on Friday 5 September at 7:00 pm.  These students will also have their images on display for the weekend, alongside images from the National Exhibition.

Henry Baskerville – FIRST

Jaireh Erkkila – MERIT

Josephine Goodall – MERIT, Acceptance x 2

Maddison Harris – MERIT

Richelle Rubio – SECOND, Acceptance

Samantha Keepa – MERIT, Acceptance

Tegan Kawitzki – MERIT x 2, Acceptance


In addition, the following students have received Acceptances and will have images on show:

Ashley Peel – Acceptance x 2

Bronte Elsmore – Acceptance

Georgina Eades – Acceptance x 2

Holly Shepherd – Acceptance

Inger Grobler – Acceptance x 2

Jakob Shoemaker – Acceptance

Liam Maurer – Acceptance

Olivia Simpson – Acceptance x 2

Reid Heskenkam – Acceptance

Samantha Hills – Acceptance

Samantha Smith – Acceptance x 2


Congratulations on such an outstanding effort.

SCHOOLS Award Presentation Evening and Gallery Opening


Community Notice: 3 Day Soccer Camp at Redlands College

Complete Sports Conditioning has partnered with Sports Camps Australia to provide a 3-day soccer camp for athletes of all ability levels between the ages of 6 – 16 years in the Redlands.

Coaches include:

David Vella, a Youth Conditioning Specialist and Founder of the Complete Sports Conditioning. David’s programs have been used by a number of teams and individuals across a range of sports including Soccer, Rugby League, Tennis, Swimming, Athletics and more.

Nick Dibbs, currently one of the senior coaches at Redlands Utd FC and Skills Acquisition Program Coach who specializes in working with the younger age players.

Terry Parle, currently the Senior Assistant Coach (1st Team) and U20′s, U18′s and U13′s Head Coach at Redlands Utd FC. Terry has over 30 years experience in football and has coached juniors players right through to the highest levels in the UK.

Held at Redlands College (Wellington Point) in the school holidays from 22nd-24th Sept, players will be grouped according to age and ability.

Details for the camp can be found on our website, where campers are also able to register.

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RedArt – This Thursday

Come along and join us on Thursday 4, Friday 5 and Saturday 6 September for RedArt!

Showcasing Middle and Senior school artworks over a three day exhibition.

Opening night on Thursday September 4th from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm will be catered.

The show will also be open Friday evening 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm and Saturday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

This year there is something different:

We will have areas setup if you would like to do some still life drawing.  Saturday we will have life drawing (with a model wearing swimmers). There can only be 15 people and you must book with Mrs Burgess Life drawing will be from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm.

Please see the attached flyer.

We hope to see you there.



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P&F Father’s Day Stall on Friday

The stall will be open for business at 8:00 am and will close at 2:00 pm.  The only year levels invited to shop BEFORE SCHOOL are Year 3 (due to their excursion) and Middle and Senior School students.  All other Junior School classes will be brought to the stall by their teachers throughout the day.  Middle and Senior School students are also welcome to come and shop during both breaks. Items range from 50c to $9.  Junior School students, please bring your money in a zip-lock bag with your name and class written on, and please give it to your teacher for safe keeping.  We’ve had a great response from volunteer parents and friends, but if you would like to pop in to help throughout the day, you are most welcome to!  Thanks, Emma Lombard

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