Brandon’s Story

In 2018, Brandon started with Arethusa College as a small Year 8 student. Very quickly, Brandon adapted to doing school differently. He continued to learn and grow at our College until May 2021. It was at this time that he received an Apprenticeship in Painting. Very quickly, the skills that Brandon learnt at school transferred…

Online Learning Information

Times Year 7 – 10 students will be able to log into Teams from 9.00am – 11.00am to interact with their teacher. All students need to log on at 9.00am for check-in and to receive their plan for the day. Year 11 and 12 students will be able to access their teachers from 10.00am –…

3 Day Lockdown

This morning the Queensland Premier announced a 3-day lockdown from 5.00pm today, Monday 29 March, for the Greater Brisbane area which includes Brisbane, Moreton, Ipswich, Logan and Redlands. Click here to read our Arethusa College letter to parents.

All About the NCCD

Every year, all schools in Australia participate in the Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability (NCCD). The NCCD process requires schools to identify information already available in the school about supports provided to students with disability. Full information about this and the program are available for download here (PDF)

Family Activity Ideas

Need some family activity ideas while you’re stuck in Isolation? We’ve compiled a list for you. Click the pictures for links to resources and articles Read Open a classic! Read it together, start a family book club. Present to the family what you liked or didn’t about the book. Click here for details Journal Ask…

Virtual Tours and Livestreams

There are plenty of free places that you can explore in the world by Virtual Tour or Livestream. We have made a list of some great ones that might interest you to check out. Museums The Louvre: You don’t have to book a ticket to Paris to check out some of the famous pieces in the…

Kurt’s Story

I didn’t fit in main stream education.  It just didn’t work for me in a number of ways – relationship with teachers and students were problematic.  I think because I was a number and there wasn’t much relational time for teachers to give us individually, I really struggled to connect.  Focusing in class was a huge…