From 25 students in a double transportable in 2001, the Paralowie Campus of Temple Christian College has grown into a well developed and resourced educational and training facility now home to over 500 students. With a passion to support all subject areas with the latest in equipment and technology, Temple Christian College is driven with the desire that all families can bring their child to school with the confidence that their personal strengths will be supported.
The school year is facilitated by a host of staff and volunteers who together coordinate the major support areas required to provide students and their families with the information and assistance needed throughout their journey here at Temple Christian College. Below you will find key information regarding these areas:
Administration Office - Operating 8am to 4pm
Accessed via the main entry gate on Countess Street, the Campus Administration building is home to the Principal, Administration, Reception and Registrar’s Offices and operates each school day and as advised during school holidays. Parents meeting with the Principal or other teaching staff will be directed to enter via the Administration Office. A voice mail system is in operation for contact outside of office hours.
Student Services Office - Operating 8am to 4pm
The Paralowie Student Services Office is the main hub of the school and is accessed via the Courtyard within the school grounds. It is home to the Assistant Deputy Principal-Student Development, the Student Services Manager and a number of staff who offer specific services which directly relate to daily student welfare, including: Student Mentors, First Aid Facilities and Book Room. The Student Services Office, commonly referred to as the SSO is the first contact point for all parents in relation to student matters.
The Book Room - Operating 8.30am to 3pm
Located within the Student Service Office, the Book Room is open each day between 8.30am and 3.00pm during school terms. This office oversees a number of student related services including booklists, textbook hire, daily stationary needs, student lockers, student ID cards, bus passes and the collection of money for events. EFT transactions are permissible for amounts over $10.
Canteen – New Online Ordering Service - Not Available during Weeks 1, 2 and 3 in Term 2
Important Notice: Due to the changes to school attendance with regards to COVID-19, the Bethany Christian School Canteer will not be operating during the first three weeks of Term 2. All staff and students engaging with the Online Learning prgram onsite will need to make other arrangements.
The Bethany Christian School Canteen operates daily during school terms and is available to Temple Christian College students at recess and lunchtime.
Available from Term 1 in 2020 is an exciting new online ordering system called ‘Munch Monitors’ that enables parents and guardians to place canteen orders online.
Click here to access the full information on how to place online orders through Munch Monitors.
The benefits of the new Munch Monitors system include:
• Place online orders anytime up to 4 weeks in advance
• Top up you account online via credit
• Notify canteen staff of any allergies that need to be considered
• No sign up or transaction fee
• Minimal service fee of $3.65(Inc GST) per school term for a family account
The Campus Student Mentors facilitate the Breakfast Club which runs daily to assist students arriving early in the mornings.
The Uniform Shop operates under the direction of the Uniform Shop Manager and is open to students and parents as per the days and times advertised. All listed uniform items are available for purchase. Appointment for fitting can be made via the Uniform Manager.
Innovation & Learning Centre
Open in 2011, the Innovation and Learning Centre is home to a number of practical and functional facilities including the Science Laboratories, Art facilities and Diverse Learning.
The Student Learning Hub
The Learning Hub, IT department and senior study rooms fill the top level of the Innovation & Learning Centre, giving students convenient access to these valuable services. The Learning Hub is a dynamic and exciting place; the space is always buzzing with students, staff and volunteers collaborating and supporting one another, engaging in learning, research and reading. Along with a large collection of relevant fiction and non-fiction resources, the Learning Hub also provides students with access to exciting learning opportunities such as audiobooks and podcasts at the Listening Wall, flexible learning spaces for dynamic group collaboration, and access to a range of current and engaging online resources.