Principal's Message

Principal's Message

Some opportunities, like the Junior School FRIENDS program are woven into the curriculum whilst others like the Year 8 Compass, the Year 9 Response, the Year 10 Journey and the Year 11 Mentoring programs are voluntary. They are all, if I’m honest, quite remarkable. These programs are an integral part of the education on offer here, and I would encourage you to talk to your children about joining in.

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Emmanuel Senior School Athletics team claims APS Title!

Emmanuel Senior School Athletics team claims APS Title!

Aug 13 - Our Emmanuel Athletics team has done it again, winning our 3rd APS title in the last 4 years, with a superb team performance at Griffith Uni today.

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Chaplaincy

Chaplaincy is a vital and vibrant part of the spiritual life of Emmanuel College. Our Chaplains minister to the spiritual and practical needs of our community, ensuring our staff, students and families receive the best possible support. 

All of our Chaplains are also practicing teachers engaged in classroom teaching. This is part of our commitment to demonstrating to our students that Christian faith should be embodied in our everyday lives and not separated from the real world.

Our Chaplains are also responsible for praying with students, running chapel services, and assisting students in articulating their spiritual needs in ways that are relevant to their own faith journey. 

Chaplains at Emmanuel will not hide the fact that the foundation of their personal spirituality rests in the Christian faith, but they are also available to be a support to those who might profess other faiths, or no faith. 

The Emmanuel College Chaplains are Mr Rodney Newth (Junior School Chaplain), Mr Peter McQueen (Senior School Chaplain) and Mrs Emma Tabacaru (Senior School Chaplain). 

National School Chaplaincy and Student Welfare Program (NSCSWP)

Emmanuel College acknowledges the continued financial support from the Australian Government under the National School Chaplaincy and Student Welfare Program (NSCSWP). 

The program provides ongoing support to student welfare issues and chaplaincy programs, and assists the development of relationships within the Emmanuel community. 

The level of service provided to the College community is enhanced through the financial support provided by the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations.