Education is a pathway to a better future for Indigenous families and their communities.
- Christian Perspective Studies are provided by our staff and College Chaplain
- Culturally inclusive curriculum to cater for Indigenous students
- Classes are offered to help students to improve their English skills. Shalom Christian College was a National Literacy and Numeracy Week Excellence Award winner. The National Accelerated Literacy Program (NALP), supported by the Charles Darwin University is a feature of the College.
- Regular assessment and written reports mailed to parents
- QCE registered subjects for Years 11 & 12 in the areas of English, Mathematics, ATSI Studies, Science, Physical Recreation and Art, Music and Drama.
- VET Certificate Courses;
Certificate l and ll are offered in a number of areas including the following specialisations.
- Community Services
- Block Laying - Construction
- Health Care
Work experience and opportunities exist and are growing with in-house organisations such as Shalom Development Services and with local businesses.
At Shalom we are proud of the services offered to support the students and teaching staff, all crucial in achieving our goals to create confident and educated individuals. We welcome the input and commitment of parents on School Committees.
- Parents are especially welcome to participate in Shalom development by attending various focus group meetings.
- Shalom students are further assisted by volunteers from Australia and other countries through the GAP program.
- Liaison Officers are appointed to Shalom College staff to encourage students and maintain contact with families.
- Qualified Counsellor on staff to assist with student's needs.
- Regular Physical and dental health services are maintained through Queensland Health.
- Students are transported in Shalom College's Fleet of modern buses.
Year 13 at Shalom Christian College
Shalom Christian College is pleased to announce its Year 13 program! We have started a pattern of senior student and recent graduate engagement where individuals are able to return and complete there Senior Qualifications and or Certificate courses in a supported environment. The Year 13 information sheet and Path-finding Questionnaire are featured at the bottom of this section to download.
Returning Shalom Graduates or other recently graduates are welcome to apply. Applicants must be focused and motivated in their studies as the program is not a holding pattern for those not wanting to work. Students may board at the College and are housed in semi-independent living separate to other boarders. If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity please download the information, complete the Path-finding Questionnaire and return it to the College by email, fax, or Australia Post.