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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Track, Field & Cross Country

Qld Athletics Success

Congratulations to our Athletes for their outstanding results at the Qld Schools Athletics Championships last week. Our students recorded the best ever collective results for Emmanuel.  19 students between them, won 3 Gold, 6 Silver and 1 Bronze medal and had 29 top ten placings in a fantastic across the board performance. 4 students have susequently been selected in the Qld team to contest the National Championships in Adelaide in December.
A huge thanks and congratulations to Head Coach Mr David Reid whose international level of expertise, has added a whole new dimension to what was already one of the better programs on the Gold Coast.


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Emmanuel has a high quality Athletics program headed up by Mr David Reid. 

David has a unique and outstanding resume of athletic coaching expertise from school level through to world events, across multiple athletic disciplines.

His career highlights include:

  • Represented Northern Ireland as a middle distance runner

  • Level 4 British Athletics Sprints Coach. Has coached Athletes to Commonwealth Games finals, as well as numerous   other international events.

  • Spent 5 years as Northern Ireland’s High Performance Athletics Coaching Manager  before becoming a university lecturer in Elite Performance and  Sports Coaching, while continuing his athletics coaching and doing his PhD.

  • A trained PE teacher, he has experience in a school environment developing school athletics programs.

Athletics Squad (Year 4 - 12) - Cost $100 per semester. For all enquiries regarding the Athletics program, please contact: Mr David Reid

EC Athletics Squad Timetable - 27/11/17-22/1/18

EC Athletics Holiday Camp Dec 2018

EC Triathlon Squad Timetable

EC Triathlon Holiday Camp Jan 2018