Border Rivers Christian College, Goondiwindi opened in 2015, as a co - educational day school which supports boarding and offers classes from Preparatory to Year 8 in 2015 and will offer Year 9 in 2016 and eventually Year 12 in 2019. It caters for students from all backgrounds and persuasions. Fees are affordable to all families.
Each student is unique and valued as being beautifully and wonderfully made by an Almighty and loving God.
Dedicated passionate and experienced Christian teachers teach the Australian curriculum in all subject areas.
Class sizes are small and teachers aim to guide individual development and learning needs, readiness, ability and progress.
Classrooms are dynamic, stimulating, co-operative and secure (safe, nurturing and encouraging) learning environments in which students can thrive.
Biblical values encompass all aspects of life including the spiritual, academic, physical, social and emotional domains. These underpin staff and student relationships, conduct, presentation and work ethic.
Leadership opportunities are fostered at all levels for all children.
A love of lifelong learning is promoted.
French is studied in all years.
The College is a digital learning centre with WIFI, banks on computers, mac books and data projectors and smart boards to facilitate online learning. Online learning is tightly controlled with the main focus being on literacy and numeracy.
Graduates are prepared and equipped to serve as global citizens anywhere around the world.
Individual ability, potential and progress is closely monitored and reported to parents. This is aimed to maximize potential and outcomes.
Parental involvement is strongly encouraged and supported.
Sport plays an important role with the focus being on swimming, tennis and basketball this year, in addition to the normal carnivals.
The College was officially opened on the 16th October 2015 by The Honorable Lawrence Springborg MP, Leader of the National Liberal Party in Queensland (Opposition Leader) and Member for Southern Downs.
Council approval has been given to establish a new campus on a 13 acre green fields site on the outskirts of Goondiwindi (450 metres from the present site). A $2 million building program is planned for 2016, including 2 new blocks of classrooms.
Boarding support is provided for students from outlying areas. This may interest families interested in a low fee, rigorous independent school education within reasonable travelling distance. Boarding can be arranged as either full time or weekly as desired.