Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Concordia Lutheran College continues to monitor the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and would like to reassure parents and guardians that the health and wellbeing of our students, staff, families and community members is our number one priority. At this point in time, no schools in Queensland have been directed to close.

​We are continuing to monitor the current COVID-19 situation and we are guided by the advice given by the experts and authorities including Queensland Health, State and Commonwealth Governments, Independent Schools Queensland and Lutheran Education Queensland.

LATEST UPDATE

The following letters have been issued to all parents and guardians providing an update regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19):

Concordia will continue to update this page as further information becomes available.

Update from the Head of College: Monday 30 March


Online Learning

The College had developed an Online Learning Manual for students from Prep to Year 12. You can access the latest version of the document on the following link:

ONLINE LEARNING MANUAL - 20 March 2020

Parents of students at Stephen Street Campus may also find useful the following link about distance learning using Office365:

Distance Learning with Office365 - Advice for parents and guardians

Postponed Events & Activities

The following whole College events and activities have been postponed for the remainder of Term 1:

  • Learning Showcase - 19 March
  • Open Day - 21 March
  • A decision has been made at a state level to cancel ALL representative school sport events including district, regional, state, national, interstate and international competitions. This includes Queensland School Sport team participation in any national, interstate or international events organised across Australia or internationally. No further zone/district and regional trials will be held effective 17 March until further advice. Click here for further information.
  • Concordia Sport: No outside-of-school-time training sessions for any Concordia sport will take place, effective immediately, until advised.

The following campus-specific events and activities have also been postponed:

Hume Street Campus

  • Year 2 excursion to SSC Redlands Building Tour – 19 March
  • Photo Day - 23 March
  • Student Council proposed Free Dress Day and Cupcake Sale - 24 March
  • Grandparents Day - 25 March
  • Hosting of the Elections - 28 March
  • Year 6 Sausage Sizzle Fundraiser - 28 March
  • Easter Bunny visit - 1 April
  • Colour Fun Run - 2 April
  • Friday afternoon sport
  • After school soccer and volleyball
  • JC Band Rehearsals at SSC
  • Assemblies and Chapel services

Warwick Street Campus

  • Sporting Schools Volleyball (Mondays) and Soccer (Tuesdays)
  • Year 2 excursion to SSC Redlands Building Tour – 17 March
  • Photo Day – 18 March*
  • Learning Showcase - 19 March
  • Open Day - 21 March
  • Year 4 Fire Safety Visit – 25 March
  • Easter Bunny visit – 1 April
  • P-2 Swimming
  • Friday afternoon sport
  • All band rehearsals at SSC
  • Assemblies and Chapel services

Stephen Street Campus

  • All sports training and competitions
    • Excluding Futsal Grand Final, 17 March - players and coaching staff only
  • All excursions postponed
    • Excluding Years 10 & 11 Drama - 7 Stages of Grieving (on campus)
  • Bunnings Apprentice Trade Event - 25 March
  • SSC Indigenous End of Term dinner - 27 March
  • Year 9 Table Top hike - 2 April
  • Assemblies and Chapel services relocated to home class
  • 2020 Arts Tour - CANCELLED
  • Work Experience - POSTPONED
  • Fawlty Towers (P&F Event) - CANCELLED
  • Bands & Ensembles - CANCELLED
  • Choir - changed venue to facilitate social distancing


    Resources for Parents & Guardians

    College Communications

    Concordia Lutheran College will use the following communication channels to update parents regarding novel Coronavirus (COVID-19):

    Closed Facilities

    As of midday on Monday 23 March, the following Concordia Lutheran College facilities are closed:

    • Concordia Aquatic Centre
    • Gymnasium
    • College Chapel
    • Weights Room

    All sporting and HPE activities will be held outside for the remainder of the term.

    Kindergarten

    Community kindergarten services

    Community kindergarten services will commence student free days from Monday 30 March till the end of Term 1 on Friday 3 April.

    Teachers will be in attendance for children of essential workers and for children experiencing vulnerability during these student free days only.  

    Long day care services delivering approved kindergarten programs

    Kindergarten programs delivered in long day care services are to continue operating as per usual, unless the service is directed to close by Queensland Health or based on a decision by the approved provider. 

    Outside School Hours Care

    Before and after school care will continue as normal from Monday 30 March until Friday 3 April, unless the service is directed to close by Queensland Health or based on a decision by the approved provider.

    The Term 1 break will continue as scheduled from 6 April until Friday 17 April. Vacation care will also operate as normal unless the service is directed to close by Queensland Health or based on a decision by the approved provider.