Junior School

From the Head of Junior School

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For students in the Junior School, specialist classes are offered in Japanese, Art, Music and P.E. These opportunities provide time and space for students to explore areas of strength and interest and also connect them with our extended staff team who have particular passions and interests that further enhance teaching and learning.
Teachers integrate technology into various subject areas throughout the week, with all students having the opportunity to work collaboratively and with our trained Teacher Librarian in our new innovative learning centre, The Nest.

Sue Ellis

Head of Junior School


International Baccalaureate (IB)

Primary Years Program (PYP)


Encounter Lutheran College is an authorised IB World School for the Primary Years Programme.  These are schools that share a common philosophy—a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that Encounter Lutheran College believes is important for our students.

The aim of all IB Programs is to develop internationally-minded people who,recognising their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet, help to create a better and more peaceful world.

IB learners strive to be:


For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit www.ibo.org