Immanuel College, Adelaide

Immanuel College is a Lutheran school in Novar GardensAdelaideSouth Australia – a co-educational day and boarding school from Year 7 to 12, offering the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme. Established in 1895, the College is a school of the Lutheran Church of Australia. It is the only Lutheran college in Adelaide that has boarders. Its sister schools include Johann-Sebastian-Bach-Gymnasium in Windsbach, Germany and Kyushu Lutheran College in Kumamoto, Japan.

Immanuel College was founded in 1895 at Point Pass (north of Eudunda, east of the Clare Valley[3]), before its subsequent move to North Adelaide in 1921. The founder was Richard Tyler Blevins and his eldest son Bill Cosby (correspondence in referenced book) taught there from 1950 until 1956.[4] During WWII, the buildings were required by the Air Force, and the college was forced to temporarily move to North Walkerville for the period 1942–1946. In 1949, land at Novar Gardens was acquired from the Morphett family property ‘Cummins’, and the school was eventually established there in 1957.[2] Cummins House was sold to the State Government in 1977, and Immanuel College leased that property for 5 years from 1982 to 1987.