Parent Lounge

Welcome to the Encounter Parent Lounge.

Please find relevant information in the downloads below to enable quick access to College Services.

2019 Parent Handbook

Calendar Dates 2019

2019 Term Dates & Public Holidays

Tuesday 29th January –  Thursday 11th April
Monday 29th April –  Friday 28th June*
Monday 22nd July – Friday 27th September
Monday 14th October – Wednesday11th December

Student Free Days:
Parent/Teacher Interview Day – Friday12th April

Student Free Week – Monday 1st – Friday 5th July
College Student Free Day – Friday 6th September




Uniform Shop Opening Hours –  during the term

Tuesday & Thursday  8:15am – 10am  &  2:30 – 3.30pm

Lunch Orders

Lunch orders can be placed each day and are supplied to the College as follows:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday –  “Goods to Go”
Please note that these orders are via the Qkr! app which can be downloaded from your applicable app store.


Wednesday –  Subway
This can be ordered via the subway envelopes that are located in the Front Office.


Bus Timetable 2019

Volunteering at Encounter

To be able to participate in classroom activities such as ‘guided reading’, excursions and camps, each individual needs to complete both online and in-house training  and obtain a National Police Check.

Procedure for registering as a volunteerThe guidelines from the Association of Independent School South Australia (AISSA) for volunteer training is outlined below.

  1. Obtain Police Check. This can be obtained through the following link.
    Generally this will take 24 hours and will be at your own expense.

 2Complete and return Volunteer Registration Form.

  1. Complete online training for “Responding to Abuse and Neglect – Education and Care (RAN-EC) online session for volunteers”. It takes approximately 90 minutes to complete and there is no cost. The web address:

The nominated site leaders are Kelvin Grivell, Penny McKenzie and Tori Weiss.

 Email or print the Certificate of Completion and forward to the College.

  1. Attend one of the Volunteer Training Sessions at the College. Dates are as follows:

2018 Dates
Term 1 – 8 February   Thursday 6pm           9 February      Friday 9am
Term 2 – 10 May        Thursday 6pm           11 May           Friday 9am
Term 3 – 2 August      Thursday 6pm           3 August         Friday 9am
Term 4 – 25 October Thursday 6pm           26 October    Friday 9am

5. You will receive a letter of acceptance to commence your volunteer participation at Encounter Lutheran College. The College reserves the right to decline an application.

For further information please contact:
Deb Hall
Volunteer Coordinator    

Volunteer Police Check Procedures 2018

  1. Visit the SA Police Website 
  2. Fill in 1st page on-line and then print the entire document.
  3. Return the form in person to the Police Station with 100 point ID check.
  4. Bring to the College to have the VOAN number (Volunteer authorisation number) and the Principal’s signature completed (this enables the College to pay for the Police Check and post it for you).
  5. Your Police Certificate will be sent directly to you, we then need to sight it at the College and record the number on our records.

Alternatively, a Fast Police Clearance Check can be obtained through this link here.


 Generally this will take 24 hours and will be at your own expense.



Managebac - Middle & Senior Portal

Extra-Curricular Activities during Lunch Times

Encounter offers students the opportunity to engage in a wide variety of activities during their lunch breaks each day. Please see the activities for both Junior School and Middle & Senior School students below.