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REDEEMER BAPTIST SCHOOL


Established in 1981, this co-educational school caters to students
from Pre-Kindergarten (aged 3 years) to Year 12. It is housed in magnificent
historic buildings that were once orphanages built by wealthy patrons and
organised by philanthropist Sir James Burns. The School has an elevated
position and extensive grounds.

Facilities: Swimming pool, excellent sporting facilities and grand
assembly hall. State-of-the-art science and technology block. New multi-purpose
sports court facility.

Electives Years 7 to 10: Geography, Commerce, Visual Arts, Music,
Design and Technology, Food Technology, Technics, Textiles and Design, French,
German.

Electives Years 11 and 12: Mathematics and English to Extension 2,
History to Extension 1, General Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology,
Ancient History, Modern History, Music, Food Technology, Geography, Economics,
Visual Arts, Design and Technology, Software Design and Development.

Vocational subjects: Business Services and Information Technology
(Years 10, 11 and 12); Construction and Hospitality (Years 11 and 12).
Vocational education campus at Castle Hill House (The Hills Regional Skills
Centre).

Sport: The School participates with distinction in a wide range of
sporting events, regularly winning championships.

Extracurricular activities: Music groups, School of Music, School of
Special Tuition, After School Care, study hall, athletics club, swimming club,
annual camps for Year 5 to Year 12.

Welfare and personal development: The school has a strong pastoral
care policy. There is a strict uniform policy. Leadership of senior students is
promoted.

Special features: The school is small in numbers and, in keeping
with its strong Christian emphasis, fosters a family atmosphere. The school
regularly welcomes students from overseas.

A significant part of the academic life of this school is a unique
and effective literacy program built around the WRAP method of instruction. The
school has an enviable reputation in the teaching of Science, Technology,
Mathematics and Design, its students having won numerous national and
international awards. The school is located a short bus ride from Parramatta
Station, Epping Station and Castle Hill. Redeemer buses operate to and from
certain areas for safe and convenient travel.

From the school: Our students’ achievements in 2010 include: Grand
Awards (3rd and 4th place in the world) and Teacher Award at the Intel
International Science and Engineering Fair (USA); CSIRO Gold Crest Award; 2nd
in Australia BHP Billiton Science Awards; National Schools Award for literacy
in the Dorothea Mackellar Poetry Awards plus NSW Community Relations Commission
Award, 1st Learning Assistance and Special Education Primary, and 2nd Lower
Secondary; winner Sydney Symphony Orchestra Composition Challenge; elected to
represent NSW in the 2011 national student constitutional convention;
Powerhouse Museum Award for Design & Technology; People’s Choice on ABC New
Inventors Television Program for HSC Design & Technology project; 4th place
in NSW University Sun Sprint Model Solar Car Challenge; selected for University
of Western Sydney Aspire Leadership program; best overall PNG student from the
Bachelor of Education course at Pacific Adventist University; and NSW runner-up
in junior secondary cricket Wiburd Shield.

We are committed to a Christian world view in education. We aim to
create a learning environment that is thoughtful, free, sharing and respectful
rather than competitive, self-serving and fearful. In 2009 a visiting educator
said that Redeemer is “a model of good Christian education”.

Religion Christian
Type Independent
Day/boarding Day and Boarding
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Years Kindergarten - Year 12
Enrolment 385 students
Fees: 4k - 8k
$4800 (kindergarten to year 4, preparatory school); $6320 (years 5 to 8, middle school); $8240 (years 9 to 12, senior school).
Phone
02 9630******* 02 9630 6311
Fax
02 9683******* 02 9683 5338
Address Main campus: Cnr Pennant Hills Road and Masons Drive, North Parramatta 2151Vocational campus: Castle Hill House, 215-219 Old Northern Road, Castle Hill 2154Administration: 2 Masons Drive, North Parramatta 2151
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