Southern Christian College is a growing educational community that was established in 1986 to serve the local community. The College currently provides a rich educational program for children from 3 years of age (at the Kingston Early Learning Centre) to Grade 11. Grade 12 commences in 2017. Students develop academically, socially, spiritually, and physically through their engagement in an educational environment that is outward-looking, nurturing, and provides support and extension.
S.C.C. has been educating boys and girls for 30 years in a single campus school with a family atmosphere. The College seeks to develop young men and women of faith and character. Students are provided with a broad program that includes specialists right down to Kindergarten and vibrant language and arts programs in the senior school.
Southern Christian College is a Christian, faith-based organization serving the community. The College aims to provide a holistic education that develops a community of balance spiritually, intellectually, physically, emotionally, creatively, and socially.
The College aims to develop lifelong independent and cooperative learners through a Christ-centred quality education that inspires and equips young people for life. The College promotes an understanding of, and appreciation for, the teachings of Christ through the Scriptures and His life being foundational to our relationships and practice. This understanding is demonstrated through:
Partnering with parents and the community in the education of children.
Expressing faith as caring and respectful members of a global community, acting in ways that promote social justice and international mindedness.
Celebrating the knowledge, goodness, and grace of God in creation and salvation.
Southern Christian College is a growing school community situated on the Kingston hills' crest, overlooking the beautiful Kingston valley and Mount Wellington's southern slopes. It is a vibrant and stimulating learning environment, characterized by a robust educational innovation culture, which draws upon the best available educational thinking and practice – both new and old.
We are proud to provide the International Baccalaureate for all grades from 3 years old to grade 12. The I.B. is one of the most sought after and respected educational programs in the world. The I.B. Programme aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable, and caring young people who help create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.
Its values include personal aspiration, goal setting, achievement, academic rigor, inquiry, collaboration, leadership, international-mindedness, and creativity. As we look towards the 2018 school year, We commend Southern Christian College to you as a place that makes a difference in many lives. In the words of one student who has recently enrolled: "The teachers at this school treat us like real people, not just like something they have to teach.