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Good News Lutheran School

Welcome to our School

We aim to work in partnership with parents, to foster a supportive and encouraging school environment that enhances emotional wellbeing and inspires students to make the most of their God-given potential. We engage and captivate young minds, seeking to deeply and positively transform every child. Through dynamic, stimulating and innovative programs that foster thinking skills, creativity and collaboration, our caring staff and well-resourced learning spaces assist students to experience "Life in all its fullness", the words of our motto. Our school is open to those who seek a Christ-centred education for their child within an environment of safety, excellence and enjoyment. You’re invited to visit our campus, ask questions, meet our staff and experience why we all love our school.

Now that’s Good News!

Adam Richardson
Principal

Agile Learning Environments

In order to meet the learning needs of today’s students, curriculum delivery must be flexible and occur within spaces that adjust to academic, physical, social and emotional requirements. Across Prep to Year 6, our students enjoy learning environments that respond to their individuality and engage them beyond the ‘traditional classroom’. Our Resource Centre is a central hub of the school and is used by staff, students and parents for research, project development, collaboration, reflection and enjoyment within its various activity zones.

Meeting your Child’s Needs

Your child is important to us. That’s why our staff are passionate about what they do and how they meet the individual needs of students through consistent, contemporary teaching and learning that supports innovation, collaboration and creativity. Every child’s potential is maximized through small group delivery of English and Maths, as well as opportunities for more focussed learning in their areas of need and interest.

Specialised Programs

Extension Opportunities:
Our school offers a range of extension activities commencing in Year 1. Then from Year 3, students demonstrating appropriate strengths and abilities may be invited to join the Gifted and Talented program under the guidance of a specially trained Gifted Education teacher. These students undertake work that is well above that of their peer level and enjoy the greater challenges on offer.
Learning Enrichment & Special Needs:
Good News has a strong reputation for supporting students with learning difficulties and special needs. Our staff build each child’s self-esteem while providing appropriate assistance through individualised or small group support.
Digital Literacy:
Our Digital Learning Facilitator works collaboratively with teachers and students to ensure technologies are effectively integrated into the curriculum. Students learn how to appropriately and ethically use devices in exciting, innovative and purposeful ways to achieve outcomes not possible through other means.
Music:
Through formal and informal opportunities, music forms an integral part of our school life. Our specialist music teacher develops students’ musicology, composition and performance skills.
LOTE - Mandarin
Learning a language other than English improves students’ cognitive skills, enhances understanding of English features and provides additional opportunities to engage in our global society. Good News students learn Mandarin from Year 3, participating in reading, writing, speaking and cultural awareness.

Comments from parents and past students

Parents:
"My kids love their school and I'm so thankful for the strong Christian values that make it a caring place to send them!" Kylie F.
"Been the best choice for our child by far, having changed schools this year! Cannot speak highly enough of the teaching staff, school staff and the school as a whole!" Rebecca R.
"Great school, wonderful values, amazing community, terrific facilities, caring students, kind teachers and a real since of family." Rachel S.
Past Student:
"I attended this beautiful school from 1990 - 1997. I still have many fond memories and I can't wait to send my kids there in the future." Ben R.

Good News Lutheran School

49 Horizon Drive
Middle Park, QLD 4074
Phone: 07 3373 4400
Fax: 07 3373 4455
Email:
enquiries@gnls.qld.edu.au

Website:
www.goodnews.qld.edu.au

   

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Key Details:

  • Type: Independent
  • Level: Primary
  • Gender: Coed
  • Religious Affiliation: Lutheran

Announcements

INNOVATIVE SCHOOLS AWARD 

Hot on the heals of our Year 5 students ranking 11th in Queensland with their Naplan results, Good News is a 2018 winner in the Innovative Schools Awards from The Educator Magazine. Being recognised as 1 of 40 future-focussed schools that are breaking the mould in education is a fantastic acknowledgement of the work our staff are doing in the areas of agile learning, project-based learning and the purposeful integration of ICTs and STEM-related concepts into the curriculum. 
 

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