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Our Lady of the Southern Cross College

Early Years

Children turning 5 before June are eligible to enrol at Our Lady of the Southern Cross for Prep Classes

Prep at Our Lady of the Southern Cross College is characterised by being:

  • Well resourced
  • Air-conditioned and heated modern rooms
  • Prep dedicated fenced playground and toilet facilities
  • Teacher Aides (Education Queensland ratio is supplemented by the College budget)
  • Negotiated curriculum used to explore student’s interests
  • Early Learning Profile used to track student’s progress

The Prep curriculum allows students to engage in a learning journey within the contexts of real life situations, play, focussed learning and teaching events, routines and transitions and investigations.

The Prep curriculum consists of 6 early learning areas:

  • Social and personal learning
  • Health and physical learning
  • Language and learning communication
  • Early mathematical understandings
  • Active learning processes
  • Early religious understandings

Prep Teachers

Sandy Gleeson, Katrina Walton and Kathy Morgan

Specialist Teachers

Health and Physical Education and Music are delivered by specialist teachers who teach across the College.  The College Student Support Services team offers specialist support to students requiring support for specific needs.  The Support team consists of two Learning Support teachers assisted by a number of teacher aides. A Teacher Librarian maintains and expands an already vast collection and works with teachers in curriculum development. 


Pre-Prep Program 2018

Find out more

Preppie for a Morning Program 2018

Dates in May and August

Playgroup Encouraging Early Learning and Socialisation

Playgroup Poster

Under 8's Day Celebrated Every Year

Click here for 2018 info