Opened in January 2020, our new Brooklyn Park Campus is an expansive, modern Junior School that caters for 300 students from Early Learning to Year 6. Located at 34 Lipsett Terrace, it is an extension of the excellent standard of non-denominational, Christ-centred education already provided at South Plympton Campus.

Early Learning Centre

Our Early Learning Centre (ELC) is the first step on an education pathway at Emmaus Christian College. The ELC is underpinned by the existing College vision, values and philosophy. The nationally adopted Early Years Learning Framework is presented from a Christian worldview, enriched by embracing practices from Guided Play-Based Learning, Reggio Emilia and Nature Play.

Our high quality, long day care education program is tailored for children aged between three and five. We offer a four-year-old preschool/kindy program that meets all the requirements of children transitioning into school.

Foundation to Year 6

In 2020 the Campus commenced with two classes for Foundation to Year 2 and in 2021 the Campus accommodates over 60 students in three classes and over 60 students up to Year 4.

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.

Facilities include (not limited to):

  • Generously-sized classrooms with wet areas
  • Library Resource and Technology Centre
  • Specialist learning areas including Art Room and Music Room
  • Outdoor PE learning area with hard court
  • State-of-the-art outdoor equipment and nature playground
  • Access to the Adelaide West Uniting Church auditorium for whole-school events
  • Access to Instrumental Tutors during the day

We will continue to develop the facility to cater for the organic growth of the College each year.

One College, Two Campuses

Governed and operated by the existing Board and Executive Leadership team will ensure a consistent, authentically Christian and non-denominational approach to education. Our existing Head of Junior School, Helen Vonow has oversight of the Brooklyn Park Campus and our Principal, Andrew Linke will remain as Principal of both campuses.

In the early years of Campus establishment, students enjoy being a part of a larger College Community through many combined campus events. Both South Plympton and Brooklyn Park students come together for major Junior School events such as Athletics Carnivals, Swimming Carnivals, Musical performances and special Assembly events.

Guaranteed ELC to 12 Pathway

At Emmaus we provide a complete schooling pathway for all our students across both campuses. All Brooklyn Park Campus students will have guaranteed access to the South Plympton Middle School at the conclusion of Year 6.

Level 2 Classrooms opened in 2021

Brooklyn Park Campus opened in 2020

Junior School Frequently Asked Questions

How many students does each class have?

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

Classes available in 2021 are Foundation, Year 1/2 and Year 3/4.

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 are 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 continue to be offered across both campuses.

Who has leadership over the Brooklyn Park Campus?

Our existing Head of Junior School, Helen Vonow has 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, is the Principal over both the South Plympton and Brooklyn Park campuses.

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

Is there 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.

Is 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.

Is there an OSHC program?

We have commenced plans to open an after-school OSHC Program in 2022. Due to a high level of demand, we are investigating the feasibility of opening the OSHC earlier.

St John Bosco School (located on Lipsett Terrace), has offered OSHC bookings to Emmaus school-aged children since early 2020. However, we have been advised (in February 2021), that they have reached enrolment capacity.

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

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

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If you would like to find out more please contact us via Email or call 8292 3888.