Bundaberg Christian College
|Bundaberg Christian College|
|Motto||Education with Wisdom|
|Campus||234 Ashfield Road, 4670|
|Colour(s)||Navy blue, pacific aqua|
The school was established in 1996 and has 100+ staff members and 800+ students.
In 2016 it installed the largest hybrid solar system in Australia with an 170KW panel system and additional batteries.
Bundaberg Christian College has been involved in many cultural events including eisteddfods and sporting events. The school has many bands including Junior, Senior, Year 5 and Stage, many choirs including Junior, Senior and Voiceworx and many orchestras including Junior, Senior, Year 4 and Year 8 Chamber. A stringed instrument is compulsory in Year 4 and a brass or woodwind in Year 5. In Year 6+ students have the option of learning percussion instruments.
The school had a policy of corporal punishment until mid-2012, making it one of the last schools in Queensland to use this form of discipline. Paddling or caning was given for "serious verbal or physical abuse, theft or misbehaviour". In 2008 the school's paddle was used, with parental agreement, on 10 occasions.
- Principal’s Welcome Archived 21 March 2014 at the Wayback Machine, Bundaberg Christian College website.
- Bundaberg Christian College, Australian Government training website.
- Bundaberg Christian College, Bundaberg Regional Council website.
- van de Wetering, Jodie (18 March 2016). "Australia's largest hybrid solar installation goes live at Bundaberg school". ABC news Australia. Retrieved 8 July 2019.
- "BCC's ban on violent punishment of students "too late"". NewsMail. Bundaberg. 13 July 2013.
- "Prospectus 2009" (PDF). Bundaberg Christian College. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 August 2009. Retrieved 23 July 2010.
- Pavey, Ainsley (29 March 2009). "Teachers given cane go-ahead at Bundaberg Christian College". The Sunday Mail. Brisbane.
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