On Monday 26 October, Redeemer Lutheran School Chess Club members attended the SA Chess State Finals. It was an exciting day for the group. Team caption, from left: Flynn Ennis, Lily Pietsch, Tyler Brice, Mason Cooper, Eddie Gill, Jayden Schmidt, Alexi Samonte, Darcy Geyer. There were 10 Primary schools represented, with 94 players in total. Students were required
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Writer and illustrator of books including Pilot and Huxley, and Anh Do’s Top Dog children’s series, Dan McGuiness, inspired Redeemer Lutheran School students to develop their creativity during the school’s Book Week celebrations. During several sessions last week and in keeping with the 2020 Book Week theme ‘Curious Creatures, Wild Minds’, Mr McGuiness collaborated with upper primary students
Redeemer Lutheran School is grateful to the State Government for a grant to assist the school's commitment to providing individual information & communications technology (ICT) devices for use by every student. Member for Schubert Stephan Knoll recently visited to celebrate the school receiving the 2020 Independent Non-Government School Capital Grant Funding. The grant will go towards the school's Laptop
Redeemer Lutheran School recently celebrated National Science Week, Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology.“Children are naturally curious, which makes science an ideal subject for them to learn,” Redeemer Director of Teaching and Learning, Petrea Booth said, “Science is an active subject, with hands-on labs and experiments, making science well-suited to active younger children.”Throughout
As part of their study unit on understanding and respecting different religions, Redeemer Lutheran School year 6 students travelled from Nuriootpa to Adelaide to visit the Adelaide Hebrew Congregation synagogue and the Adelaide City Mosque. The purpose of the excursion was to develop an understanding of the beliefs and practices of the Jewish and Islamic faiths. The students are
Redeemer Lutheran School Year 5 students recently visited Monarto Zoo, braving cold and wet conditions to enhance their current unit of study into nature’s adaptations. “The students thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to safari around the Zoo grounds visiting the variety of animals,” Year 5 teacher Shaun Copeland said, “They had an awesome day observing the animals up close
Redeemer Lutheran school year 5 students saw how COVID-19 influences cultures in different ways recently in their regular video-link with sister school, Yasuda Elementary in Hiroshima. Redeemer year 5 students were greeted by a classroom full of mask-wearing children on their Skype call. “Whilst mask-wearing is a common practice in Japan, current COVID-19 regulations at Yasuda
In the lead up to their Year 7 Exhibition in September, two of the Exhibition teams that are focused on eliminating poverty participated in The Hutt St Centre’s ‘Walk a Mile’ Fundraiser on Friday in an ambient temperature of about 2 degrees. The event marked the culmination of the
As Term 3 resumed in a 'new normal' during the COVID-19 pandemic, Redeemer Lutheran School and Barossa Council mayor Bim Lange swore in the school’s second-semester student leaders. The swearing-in assembly also marked Redeemer’s return to a physical, COVID-safe assembly for the first time in six months. During and since the COVID-19 lockdown, assemblies and worships have been delivered
Redeemer families celebrated the end of Term 2 with an inspired PFA-run 'Dress up your Dash' or 'Kar-dash-ian' competition to mark the anticipated end of relying on Kiss & Drop. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, families have done an amazing job using Kiss & Drop to deliver children of all ages to school each day, rather than walking them