We are excited to announce the opening of a second campus at Brooklyn Park that will provide an Early Learning Centre and Junior School for Foundation to Year 6.

Located at 34 Lipsett Terrace, the Brooklyn Park Campus will be an extension of the excellent standard of non-denominational, Christ-centred education already provided at South Plympton Campus.

From Term 1, 2020 we are offering enrolments for Early Learning through to Year 2.

Governed and operated by the existing Board and Executive Leadership team we will ensure a consistent, authentically Christian and non-denominational approach to education.

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Early Learning Centre

From commencement in January 2020, the ELC will open and offer enrolment for children aged 3 to 5 years old. The nationally adopted Early Years Learning Framework will be presented from a Christian worldview, enriched by embracing practices from Guided Play Based Learning, Reggio Emilia and Nature Play.

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Junior School

From commencement in Term 1, 2020 enrolments will be offered for Foundation through to Year 2. We believe this staged development will create a community based environment where your child will be nurtured and supported. It will also allow each student to individually grow and learn as the school grows. The commencement of other year levels faster than the above growth plan would be considered based on demand.

All Brooklyn Park Campus students will have guaranteed access to the South Plympton Middle School at the conclusion of Year 6 at Brooklyn Park.

Applications for enrolments for Reception to Year 2, 2020 and beyond are now open. Please submit one application form per child and use the sibling application form for subsequent children.

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Junior School Frequently Asked Questions

What will be the Junior School curriculum?

Our inclusive education and progressive curriculum will mirror current offerings at South Plympton campus.

What facilities will there be?

Our Campus Masterplan has catered for a 300 student capacity with the following features:

  • Classrooms will be generously sized with wet areas
  • Library Resource and Technology Centre
  • Specialist learning areas
  • Outdoor PE learning area with hard court
  • Outdoor play will include both nature play and equipment
  • Access to the Adelaide West Uniting Church auditorium for whole-school events

How many students will each class have?

We anticipate that class sizes and composition will be similar to our South Plympton Campus. This will include class sizes of between 25 and 28.

In 2020, students will be enrolled in either Foundation, Year 1 or Year 2. Other Year levels may be available if there is reasonable demand.

Will my child be guaranteed a place in the Emmaus Christian College Middle School from Year 7?

Yes. Brooklyn Park Campus students are guaranteed a place in our Middle School located at South Plympton Campus from Year 7.

What are the tuition fees?

Tuition fees and charges will be consistent with the South Plympton Campus. We are pleased to offer a 10% discount on the tuition fees for all families enrolled in 2020 and a 5% discount in 2021. Sibling Concessions will continue to be offered across both campuses.

Who will lead the Brooklyn Park Campus?

Our existing Head of Junior School, Helen Vonow will have oversight of the new Brooklyn Park Campus in the initial stages. As the campus grows, it is expected that a dedicated Head of Brooklyn Park Campus will be appointed and will form part of the College Executive Leadership Group.

The current College Principal, Andrew Linke, will be the Principal over both the South Plympton and Brooklyn Park campuses.

The current Emmaus Board will have responsibility for the governance of both the South Plympton and Brooklyn Park campuses.

What will the Uniform look like?

The College Uniform will be consistent across both campuses. Our Uniform Shop is located at our South Plympton campus.

Will there be a canteen?

There are currently no plans for a Canteen. As the Campus develops, we may consider sourcing lunch options from a local supplier if there is demand.

Will there be a bus service?

At this stage, there are no plans for a bus service for Brooklyn Park Campus. However, we aim to support families where possible and will reconsider the provision of this service if there is demand.

Will there be an OSHC program?

We will offer an OSHC Program if there is adequate demand. If you are interested in this service, please let us know.

What opportunities will there be to be involved in the College community?

As a new F-2 community, there will be plenty of great opportunities to get to know families and be involved in the College life. There will be opportunities to be involved in the South Plympton Campus community through shared events and excursions.

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Email us or call 8292 3888.

View the Media Release distributed on 25 January 2017.