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St James Lutheran College, HERVEY BAY QLD

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St James Lutheran College, Urraween QLD
At St James Lutheran College, we believe that we are called to share God’s love by providing a quality Christian education that nurtures each student’s faith in Jesus Christ, & presents learning opportunities that encourage the development of the whole child.
138-172 Pantlin's Lane
PO Box 1230, Hervey Bay 4655
Fraser Coast & Wide Bay
07 4128 5500
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Mr. Care a hit at St James

As a school student, it's always good to have your teacher care about you. For the Year Three's at St James Lutheran College, they're receiving an extra measure of care and attention at the moment, with student teacher Mr. Dylan Care joining Mrs. Sharon Bentley in the Year 3 classroom.

“The kids were really excited when I told them that the teacher who’d be coming was named Mr. Care,” said Mrs. Bentley. “They all thought he’d be really caring – and they were right!” she said. “He’s built up an excellent rapport with the kids; not just the Year Three’s, but the children in other grades as well. He gets out onto the oval at lunchtime, and plays soccer with them all. He’s a real hit,” she added.

Dylan Care is in his third year at the University of the Sunshine Coast. He is completing a six-week Prac. at St James, and is set to finish next week.

“He’s teaching a Science Unit at the moment, all about heating solids and liquids. The children are really loving it, and they’re learning so much,” said Mrs. Bentley. “It will be sad to see him go.”

2015 Scholarships at St James Lutheran College are being called for. 
Community, Academic, Arts (Performing and Visual) and Sports Excellence Scholarship applications are now open for the 2015 School year for students entering Yrs 7 -12.
Successful applicants for 2015 will be eligible for full/and or part remission of the College’s general tuition fees.
Applicants will be required to participate in a Scholarship interview.
Scholarship applications close 3.30pm Friday 5th September, 2014.

Please visit the website for more information www.stjameslc.qld.edu.au


St James Lutheran College - Bus Information St James Lutheran College offers two bus services which run from Craignish Golf Club and Urangan. All bookings are made through the office, on (07) 4128 5500. Students pay $1-00 up to $2.50 (depending how far they travel) per trip. For further details, please contact the College office on (07) 4128 5500.


St James Lutheran College is a school of the Lutheran Church of Australia. Our approach to education reflects the teachings of the Lutheran Church and its endeavour to fulfill Christ’s command to go into the world and present the Good News to others, and to give them opportunities to respond to God’s Word.

At St James we seek to help each individual student realise their full potential and develop the talents they have been given.  We are committed to providing our students with the opportunity to develop the ‘Lifelong Qualities for Learners’ outlined in Lutheran Education Australia’s Framework for Lutheran Schools:

  1. i)Identity
  2. ii)Values

Attributes and Abilities – individuals who contribute to communities by being self-directed, insightful learners; discerning, resourceful problem solvers and implementers; adept, creative producers and contributors; open, responsive communicators and facilitators; principled, resilient leaders and collaborators; and caring, steadfast supporters and advocates.



To support this mission statement and philosophy, St James Lutheran College aims to:


  • provide instruction in God’s Word and its place in our lives
  • provide a setting where students can respond to God’s Word through worship and the development of Christian values, attitudes and relationships
  • provide each student with a range of educational experiences and activities which will stimulate an interest in, and a desire for life-long learning
  • provide an atmosphere where the contribution of each individual is prized and all are encouraged to recognize and develop their God-given talents to the best of their ability
  • give each student quality instruction in all curriculum areas as a foundation for future learning
  • stimulate interest in, and to provide opportunities for, growth in creative and cultural pursuits
  • provide activities for the physical, emotional, social, spiritual and academic growth of the whole student
  • create an atmosphere in which learning is valued, excellence is encouraged and honest effort is recognized and praised regardless of academic capabilities
  • provide each student with an understanding of life as a forgiven child of God.

Welcome to St James Lutheran College, Hervey Bay

Affordable, quality schooling can be difficult to find. At St James Lutheran College, we pride ourselves on providing a supportive community atmosphere in which your son or daughter can grow. Students receive the best possible start in life because they are taught to respect each other and to respect themselves. They are also encouraged and shown how to succeed in today’s technological society.

Each child deserves a school that prepares them effectively for their future through offering guidance, support and encouragement. At St James Lutheran College, we work in partnership with parents to provide this environment. Each student is valued as an individual and is encouraged to develop to the best of their potential: academically; spiritually; and in the sporting and cultural arenas. We are in partnership with you and your children; your involvement in your child’s education is vital.

This website contains information about our College’s structure and facilities. We would also like to invite you to visit us and see for yourself the quality schooling we can offer your child.

Thank you.

Shane Altmann


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