Coral Coast Christian School rebrands in 2020

Coral Coast Christian School's new principal Mrs Kristy Norman with two students.
Coral Coast Christian School's new principal Mrs Kristy Norman with students Piper-Lee Hickman and Johanna Smith.

Coral Coast Christian School in Bundaberg will rebrand as Hope Adventist School in January 2020 with Kristy Norman as principal.

For the past eight years Mrs Norman has been a valued member of staff.

She brings a wealth of experience to the new Hope Adventist School, and coupled with her outstanding organisational ability, is keenly looking forward to leading this refreshed school in providing Christian education to the Bundaberg community in a small, family orientated setting.

Adopting current best practice, classrooms will be set up providing a flexible learning experience for students.

Each learning area at Hope Adventist School will receive a “makeover” to provide flexible learning spaces for students.

Areas will be developed for formal teaching together with stimulating spaces in which students will adapt to how best they learn – perhaps on a bean bag, around a “picnic” table, in a reading loft, on a couch and so on.

These spaces will provide a homely atmosphere where students can excel.

Formalising the differentiated curriculum will also challenge and inspire students in their flexi learning spaces.

A differentiated curriculum is one that is individualised to meet the diverse needs of all students in their respective class

How differentiated curriculum works

All children will be tested on entry to the school. They will then be placed in their level of ability in the different subjects.

Teachers will teach the same topic but have materials that are at different levels appropriate to each of the students.

Due to work being at their level they are able to progress usually 12 months in 12 months unless they have an intellectual difficulty.

This approach will enable Hope Adventist School to implement the Australian Curriculum with ease as all students will be working at their ability level.

Each family enrolling in 2020 will be provided (free of charge) with two sets of school uniform – polo shirt and shorts for both boys and girls.

To book an interview or tour call office administrator Julie Hanna on 4151 7311.

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