Parents and Families

General news for parents and families

EXTEND – Weekly Update

In the past week, the children participated in a variety of activities like Water Colour and Yarn Paintings, they made a rainbow, Indian Elephants and Magic Wands; they also made paper planes which they enjoyed flying. Most afternoons, they chose to spent time outdoors where they played tag, soccer, races, skipping, hula hoops and more. Other games included, Fruit Salad, Piggy in the Middle, Twister…
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EXTEND – Weekly Update

What a great week we had! Last week, the children made Placemats using Nature Collage, they also did Marble and Sponge Painting. They looked like little explorers studying Rocks and Gems with the magnifying glasses and discussing about them. The children enjoyed making Paper Plate Sharks, Sunflowers and Penguins. Other activities included, Box Construction, painting Egg Cartons and Modelling with Playdough. Skipping, Twister, Soccer, Piggy…
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Junior School Salvation Army Christmas Appeal – Friday 6 November

“Mrs Kohlmannhuber has found the perfect item to wear on Friday, when the Junior School will be raising money for the Salvation Army Christmas Appeal to combine with the proceeds from the Art Show. Bring a gold coin donation and wear a funky Christmas accessory. Children must wear full school uniform, but may wear an accessory such as Christmas earrings, tinsel, Santa hat, reindeer ears…
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Reminder Parent Webinar: Internet Safety for Parents – Your children and the web (10/11/2015)

On November 10th, 2015 at 7pm parents are invited to be part of a free presentation for parents of Australian Independent school students, hosted by Transforming the Education Digital Supply Chain (TtEDSC) project. This webinar, presented by an experienced law officer will give some vital insight into what your children maybe encountering in the digital world and your possible role in helping them navigate that world. Four key…
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Dangers of Leaving Children in Cars

Good morning families As summer is approaching we would like to highlight to parents the dangers of leaving a child unattended in a car – • Overheating causing severe symptoms of heat stroke can occur within 5 minutes on a warm/hot day, please click on link to RACQ tips   http://www.racq.com.au/cars-and-driving/safety-on-the-road/driving-with-children/dangers-of-leaving-children-in-cars • Your car could be stolen • Another car could run into your car causing…
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EXTEND – Weekly Update

We had so much fun at Extend last week. On the Student Free Day, the children made a Diorama of the Goldilocks and the Three Bears Story. They also made hats and caps out of newspaper. They painted/decorated them and later, they were modelled by the designers. The children set up a Hospital where Nurses Jessica and Rhianna gave treatment to some wounded patients. They also…
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Grandparents Day

Thursday 5 November is Grandparents Day in the Redlands College Junior School.  There will be entertainment, choir performances, an art exhibition, silent art auction and a coffee shop.  You will also have the opportunity to visit classrooms and enjoy a picnic lunch with your grandchildren. We’d love to see you there!   Download the attached pdf for details and schedule: Grandparents Day 2015

Parent Webinar: Internet Safety for Parents – Your children and the web

On November 10th, 2015 at 7pm parents are invited to be part of a free presentation for parents of Australian Independent school students, hosted by Transforming the Education Digital Supply Chain (TtEDSC) project. This webinar, presented by an experienced law officer will give some vital insight into what your children maybe encountering in the digital world and your possible role in helping them navigate that world. Four key…
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Junior School Art Exhibition

This year’s Junior School Art Exhibition will be held over three days from Wednesday 4 – Friday 6 November in the downstairs library area. There will be a silent auction for a number of collaborative art pieces and the popular DIY framing will be available also. Grandparents day will be held on Thursday 5 November during the Junior School Art Exhibition. See the attached pdf flyer…
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Junior School Coffee and Chat

Our Twilight Coffee and Chat will be held on Monday 19 October at 6:30-7:30pm in the Performing Arts room in M block. The topic will be ‘Bring Out Your Child’s Confidence’ and we will view a DVD from Michael Grose on the subject. Areas highlighted in the presentation include: What is self-confidence and how do kids acquire it? Getting inside their heads- developing confident mindsets….
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GRANDPARENT’S DAY – JUNIOR SCHOOL

Grandparent’s Day is on Thursday 5 November, during the same week as our Junior School Art Show. There will be activities throughout the day and grandparents will enjoy a special Morning Tea.  Special coffees may be purchased from our Vocational Education students as well. Grandparents are invited to bring a picnic lunch to share with their grandchildren at lunchtime.  A detailed program of the day…
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