Bundaberg Christian College

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Bundaberg Christian College
Location
Bundaberg, QLD
Australia
Information
Type Private
Motto Education with Wisdom
Established 1996[1]
Principal Paul Sterling[2]
Enrolment 584
Campus 234 Ashfield Road, 4670
Colour(s) Navy Blue, Pacific Aqua          
Website

Bundaberg Christian College is a Kindergarten to Year 12 school in Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia.[3]

The school was established in 1996 and has 100+ staff members and 800+ students.[citation needed]

It has recently installed largest hybrid solar system in Australia with an 170KW panel system and additional batteries.[4]

Cultural[edit]

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.

Discipline[edit]

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.[5] Paddling or caning was given for "serious verbal or physical abuse, theft or misbehaviour".[6] In 2008 the school's paddle was used, with parental agreement, on 10 occasions.[7]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Principal’s Welcome, Bundaberg Christian College website.
  2. ^ Bundaberg Christian College, Australian Government training website.
  3. ^ Bundaberg Christian College, Bundaberg Regional Council website.
  4. ^ Wetering, Jodie. "Australia's largest hybrid solar installation goes live at Bundaberg school". ABC news. ABC news. Retrieved 20 March 2015. 
  5. ^ "BCC's ban on violent punishment of students "too late"". NewsMail. Bundaberg. 13 July 2013. 
  6. ^ "Prospectus 2009" (PDF). Bundaberg Christian College. 
  7. ^ Pavey, Ainsley (29 March 2009). "Teachers given cane go-ahead at Bundaberg Christian College". The Sunday Mail. Brisbane. 

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Coordinates: 24°52′04.52″S 152°24′24.83″E / 24.8679222°S 152.4068972°E / -24.8679222; 152.4068972