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  • Riverside Christian College


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    Riverside Christian College

    Founding year: 1983
    Website: Visit Website
    Number of students: 997
    Genders Accepted: Mixed (Co-education)
    Leadership: Ms. Sarah Tielman (Principal)
    Number of staff: 0

    Welcome to Riverside Christian College, where the focus is on student learning in a happy, supportive, and safe environment. Riverside is a Prep to Year 12 co-educational school that serves students in the Maryborough and Fraser Coast region of Queensland in its Day School and nationally and internationally through its Distance Education School and Online School.

    Riverside Christian College has a total enrolment of over 1000 students from the Preparatory Year to Year 12 through its Day and Distance Education Schools. Our students are encouraged to develop holistically in a caring environment based on Christian principles and values. What you can expect of education at Riverside Christian College:

    • A commitment to excellence and real-life education, preparing students for the future.
    • A balanced program introduces each student to a wide range of academic and co-curricular opportunities, considering both OP & Non-OP pathways.
    • A disciplined and stimulating environment where individual endeavor and achievement are recognized and celebrated.
    • A community that aims to develop each student in mind, body, and spirit, and to foster responsibility and leadership.
    • A staff who live and work by Christian values teaches students to respect themselves, their community, and the wider public.

    In educating for life, the College is concerned for the whole person, including the spiritual, moral, intellectual, social, aesthetic, emotional, cultural, and physical development of our students. The College’s Mission is more than a series of words on a piece of paper. It is the motivation that is powering everything that is done within the College. Riverside Christian College seeks to provide excellence in education and inspire Christian character, empowering students to develop their potential and fulfill their God-ordained destiny.

    Our mission is simple: Excellence in Education, Christianity in Action. We partner with students to help them achieve the highest possible academic outcomes while providing the support and care that each student needs to excel and be equipped for life. Our focus is that students will be motivated by a dynamic learning environment, developing as engaged, focused, and independent learners. Our goal is that education will open journeys of opportunity for our students, releasing abilities they have never experienced before and seeking the highest possible academic outcomes.

    The staff at Riverside Christian College are a team of united, innovative professionals who want the very best for their students. Student’s education is enriched by inspired and motivated staff, with a strong focus on Professional Development, new opportunities, and research into best practice standards worldwide.

    The substantial educational focus at Riverside Christian College is partnered with genuine care and concern for our students. Student care is treated with diligence and enthusiasm, where every student is seen as a unique, valued individual. Strategies are in place to ensure that no one is missed. From Prep to Year 12, every grade has a team of dedicated staff focused on student care, with both a Pastoral Care teacher and Chaplain available to all students.

    We believe that caring for students is a demonstration of God’s love. As we nurture and support students, they are encouraged to live a life where they care for and serve each other. Our vision is for students to love life and, in doing so, gain a deep hope that will transform their world.

    There are many opportunities for students in every grade to impact their world. Student-led initiatives raise support and awareness of global issues, while national and international mission trips provide students in Senior Years with opportunities to make a difference first-hand.






    Address: Riverside Christian College, 23 Royle Street, Maryborough, Queensland, QLD 4650, Australia

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