St James is a systemic, co-educational Catholic Primary School operating under the guidance of the Brisbane Catholic Education Office. Tuition is offered in all year levels from Preparatory to Year 7.
St James is a multi-cultural community which educates a diverse group of students. Our school prides itself on our reputation for educating new arrival children, children with significant educational adjustment needs through to children who require extension opportunities.
As a school we have a strong commitment to academic achievements however academic achievement is but one aspect of a child’s development. Our programs cater not only for the academic but also the needs of the child as a person living within a community.
Brisbane Independent School is a co-educational independent alternative school for Prep to year 7 running since 1968.
Over the last 40 years we have been famous for providing a source for an education that is embedded in passionate learning and dynamic social change. Although many parts of our teaching and learning have changed the two tenets that have remained the same are:
Brisbane Independent School is set in idyllic semi-rural surrounds and operates within a co-operative family environment. Our mission is to nurture, develop and trust our pupils’ innate love of learning and positive values, and to produce graduates who are respectful, confident, competent and self-motivated, with the skills necessary for life-long learning in all facets of their lives.
To this end, we provide a flexible and democratic educational environment for the development of the whole child, including social, emotional, physical and cognitive development, within a school community that supports our values.
Clairvaux MacKillop College is a Catholic Co-educational Secondary College administered by the archdiocese of Brisbane.
The College enrols students from Years 8 to 12 and has a student population of around 1200 students. The spirit of the College is a reflection of its aims and heritage. There is a strong system of Pastoral Care which seeks to implement the aims of the college.
The College strives to educate the whole person, spiritually, intellectually, socially, and morally. We believe in the importance of a broad curriculum suited to the needs, abilities, and interests of our students. The College offers a broad range of subjects, catering to many ability levels. In the junior school, the curriculum offered provides great diversity, as well the 'core' subjects of English, Mathematics, Science, History and Religious Education. The senior school offers both academic and vocational pathways.
The co-curricular life of the college is active and varied. We aim to provide a broad range of co-curricular opportunities and actively encourage student participation.
At St Martin’s we believe that our school community develops in a manner consistent with the spirit of Saint Dominic and the principles that promote positive relationships in classrooms, school, and the broader community, as stated through our Vision and Mission – St Martin’s is an inclusive Catholic community unified by the hopes and dreams that we value for our children.
St Martin’s Catholic Primary School aims to foster an environment based on the values and understandings of our Dominican heritage – Love Of Learning, Prayer And Contemplation, Justice and Peace with Inclusion of Others, Being an Individual, Care for All Creation, and Seeking Truth.
St Luke’s Catholic Parish School caters for children from Prep through to Year 7. In partnership with our families, our Parish, the Catholic Education Centre and wider community, St Luke’s offers a curriculum which supports the growth and development of the whole child: socially, emotionally, spiritually, intellectually, physically.
Our staff respects the uniqueness and dignity of each child and base teaching/learning programs on sound educational theory and practise. Set amid pockets of natural bushland and native gardens, our modern buildings and facilities offer an attractive and welcoming learning environment for children P-7.
At St Luke’s Catholic Parish School we believe that our gift of faith calls each of us (staff, children and their families) on a journey of search, discovery and celebration of ‘CHRIST IN OUR LIVING’. The prayer, liturgical and other symbolic aspects of school life here at St Luke’s complement our formal religious education programs, These integrate with the sacramental life of our local parish to sustain and nurture a distinctively catholic religious atmosphere at St Luke’s. This, in turn, supports the spiritual growth of students and the school community as a whole.
SETON COLLEGE, established in 1964, is a Catholic co-educational High School with a maximum enrolment of 230 students from Years Eight to Twelve. Its modern campus is located in a bushland setting at Mount Gravatt East, 12 km South-East of Brisbane’s CBD.
As a school of “specific purpose”, Seton College welcomes students with a range of abilities. In particular it seeks to provide opportunities for students who have experienced difficulties with their schoolwork in earlier years to achieve success. The College is not a designated Special School and may not be able to accommodate the needs of all students seeking enrolment.
At Seton College we seek to identify the strengths and abilities of individual students and develop those while targeting specific academic areas where the student needs additional assistance. Seton’s small class sizes and “multi-levelled curriculum” enables students to achieve at all levels.
The college curriculum includes most core subjects and a variety of elective subjects. Particular emphasis is given to literacy and numeracy. Small classes, a strong core curriculum, focused teaching and extensive learning support give students the opportunity to do their best “whatever their best may be”.
In their senior years at Seton College students may choose to study for the Queensland Certificate of Education, do a variety of vocational and Certificate courses or choose to transition to other appropriate academic and vocational pathways. Work experience, work placements, certificate courses and traineeships are offered from Year Ten.
Seton College aims to provide the very best curriculum and educational opportunities for students to enable them to achieve at their best in a pastoral and caring Christian environment in order to positively contribute to society.
Brisbane Catholic Education strives for educational excellence and Catholic values at affordable fees in 40 pre-schools, 102 parish primary schools and 26 secondary colleges in Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and surrounding areas.
Brisbane Catholic Education operates as the executive arm of the Catholic Education Council in the implementation of policies. Brisbane Catholic Education operates under the authority of the Executive Director of Brisbane Catholic Education to whom the Archbishop of Brisbane delegates authority for the administration and management of Catholic education in the Archdiocese of Brisbane.
The role of staff of the Brisbane Catholic Education Centre is to serve and support Catholic parishes and schools in their provision of educational services to the people of the Archdiocese. Students develop best as learners and as individuals when their needs as young people are recognised and provided for. They require this care in the normal course of their development and especially at times of personal, school, family and community crisis. Such student support is provided by the structures and processes of each school and especially by all of the adults in that school community. It is a particular focus of the work of such role holders as teachers, school pastoral workers, campus ministers, guidance counsellors and student protection officers
Brisbane Girls Grammar School is a non-denominational school for girls from Year 8 to Year 12. Founded in 1875, it aims to give a quality education in an environment that balances tradition and innovation.
The School aspires to be an international leader in the education of young women and professional teaching practice, establishing the educational foundation for young women to contribute confidently to their world with wisdom, imagination and integrity. Brisbane Girls Grammar School offers an education that provides a basis for continuous learning and one that encourages girls to engage in critical thought using a variety of thinking methodologies.
“Our School is far more than a provider of an academically rigorous education. We offer an environment where girls are encouraged to be discerning and to challenge assumptions; becoming comfortable with uncertainty allows them to be reflective and open to the ideas of others, while fostering a strong sense of self. A Girls Grammar education recognises the particular strengths and needs of the individual, seeking to draw out the very best in every girl.”
- Ms Jacinda Euler, Principal
St Oliver Plunkett School, is an educational facility of the Cannon Hill Catholic Parish which serves the people of Cannon Hill, Morningside, Murarrie, Tingalpa and parts of Belmont and Carina. It is a Catholic, co-educational primary school offering classes from Prep through to Year 7.
Our vision for St Oliver Plunkett School is to be a welcoming, respectful and compassionate community within a Catholic educational environment, built on Christian values, and commitment to excellence, truth and justice.
St Oliver Plunkett Catholic Parish School Community, being part of the local church, shares the vision of Christ who welcomed all. Our mission is one of proclaiming, living and celebrating the good news with justice, truth, care and compassion.
St Agatha’s School is a Catholic Primary School, located 6 km NE of Brisbane GPO. The school caters for approximately 335 students from the Preparatory Year to Yr 7 (children aged from 4-13).
The school is staffed by quality teachers and school officers, with a range of age and experience, who offer an up-to-date curriculum to suit the needs of the students. Exceptional physical facilities and a high level of provision of technology resources which are well-used throughout the school, support the school curriculum.
The school offers specialist lessons in Music, Visual Art, Drama, Dance, Physical Education and Italian, with Speech and Drama and Instrumental Music offered for interested students. The school participates in Zone Carnivals in swimming and athletics and in interschool Gala Days for Netball and AFL.
As a Catholic secondary school in the Dominican Tradition we are committed to the education of young women. The Dominican values of faith, study, truth and community are as essential to the contemporary world as they were in previous times. San Sisto is a Catholic Systemic Secondary College for young women which seeks to foster spiritual, intellectual, social, physical, cultural and faith development.
Our aim is to provide a learning environment that supports the individual student to meet the challenges of the future. With an emphasis on academic achievement, development of practical skills, promotion of community harmony and a wide co-curricular program, the College seeks to challenge each student in individual ways while fostering a strong feeling of community.
The College environment is a professional, caring one in which the community works together for the common good. The College strives to challenge and enrich the lives of students in order that they may reach their full potential, enabling them to respond effectively to the demands and changes in their lives.
At San Sisto, students are encouraged to accept responsibility and develop independence and self discipline. Confidence and self worth are nurtured through mutual respect and care for one another.
'With Courage and Compassion'
Cannon Hill Anglican College (CHAC) is a dynamic co-educational Christian learning community for Years 4 to 12.
We strive to offer a balanced and holistic educational environment, in order to develop the intellectual, social, physical, emotional, aesthetic and spiritual dimensions of each of our members
Iona College is a vibrant educational campus led by an ethos committed to the pursuit of excellence in the education we offer. Some 1400 students from years 5 to 12 attend this outstanding College.
A well-balanced program of education is offered for the Junior, Middle and Senior Years within an understanding of Christian values. Our aim is to prepare students who will grow in and live by their faith, develop their academic potential, and show sensitivity to the needs of others — be an asset throughout their lives to themselves, their families, their community and their Church.
Iona provides a flexible and comprehensive curriculum which gives students the opportunity to develop wide-ranging skills that present pathways to tertiary study and/or employment. Our vocational education program brings opportunities to develop the talents of students outside the traditional areas of study and a Learning Support Centre is offered for students who may require extra help with their studies and for those gifted students who are capable of extension work.
Clayfield College is one of Queensland’s leading independent schools, providing a tradition of quality education. Founded in 1931, the College has a proud history of offering a Christian learning environment in which students are encouraged, nurtured and inspired to achieve personal excellence. The College caters for girls from Pre-Prep to Year 12 and boys from Pre-Prep to Year 6. The College also has a Boarding House for girls from Years 5 to 12.
Clayfield College is a vibrant learning community encouraging students to achieve personal excellence in a supportive environment. It is a place where all individuals are valued for their unique qualities and talents. Our academic, pastoral and co-curricular programs, supported by our exceptional teaching staff, are important in providing opportunities for your child to grow and develop in mind, heart, body and spirit.
St Pius' School is a Christian community providing quality inclusive Catholic education, in the spirit of Mary MacKillop.
We are nurtured by our commitment to Renewal in Communion with our Families and Parish.
St Pius is a Catholic Primary School with boys and girls enrolled from Prep to Year Seven.
Our school is a community school based on a caring Christian environment, through the Catholic tradition, offering quality educational opportunities to the students entrusted to our care.
The warmth of our Catholic community ensures St Pius is a school in which students, staff and parents feel welcomed and valued. It is a strong, caring, learning community in which we journey together as lifelong learners.
The College will strive to develop faith in our boys, realised by nurturing such qualities as confidence, trustworthiness, reliability, and conviction – important qualities for men who will seek to provide a significant contribution to any relationship, association or organisation of which they are to be part.
The College will place great store in personal integrity with emphasis on honesty, truthfulness, honour and sincerity, absolutely desirable traits that transcend all relationships, vocations and professions.
Moreton Bay Boys College strives to be a leading internationally minded school that offers its boys an innovative, broadly based educational experience. Our philosophy is built on the foundation of Christian values and aims to develop each boy’s critical thinking; and individual abilities, equipping them with the skills necessary to be successful, productive and responsible global citizens.
Villanova College seeks to educate young men as they pursue learning within the context of the Catholic faith in a community comprising parents, staff and students past and present, who strive to be "of one mind and heart on the way towards God".
Villanova College is an independent Catholic school for boys from Year Five to Year Twelve conducted by the Order of St Augustine. The Augustinians are a religious community of priests and brothers who have been involved in Education for over 600 years, conducting schools and universities in nearly every part of the world.
A full program of competitive sports is available at the Secondary level. Villanova College students compete with other fellow Colleges on the weekend in sports such as :
• Cross country
• Rugby Union
Our Lady of Mt Carmel seeks to be essentially a faith community. The school provides a vibrant religious education program that incorporates daily classroom prayer, weekly prayer assemblies, class liturgical events, celebration days, parish Family Masses and pastoral care for students by all staff.
We recognize the vital role of the family in passing on the traditions of the Church. It is in the family that children learn and absorb aspects of faith and piety long before they first go to school or become aware of what they are hearing in church.
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic School seeks to be a place where children are educated in faith, life and learning so that they may take their places as purposeful people with the courage, wisdom and will to embrace the work of Jesus through Gospel values to build a better world.
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic School is an inclusive and compassionate community where the partnership of parents and school supported by our parish communities is committed to growing and nurturing our young people in faith and learning that is life-long and life-giving.
St John Vianney’s is a co-educational Catholic primary school (Prep – Year 7) with a current enrolment of 356.
We are located in Brisbane ’s South East, on a hill above Manly Village and harbour with panoramic views of Moreton Bay and the Bay Islands . Our website is designed to provide current and prospective students and their families, staff and the wider community with information about our school, curriculum and facilities.
St John Vianney’s is an energetic school community where staff, parents and students work collaboratively to develop a cohesive approach to education. Key features include a growing awareness of social justice issues and environmental sustainability. Some distinctive curriculum offerings include ICLT, LOTE (Japanese), Music and Arts programs (Visual or Dramatic Arts), Instrumental Music and Leadership Program.
St Joseph's is a Catholic school community attentive to the life giving presence of God where the spirituality and the spiritual development of each person is recognised, supported and valued.
Embracing the Archdiocesan vision of Jesus Communion Mission, staff, parents and students strive to share the Good News and live by Gospel Values. It is our belief that prayer, liturgy and celebration are key elements of our spirituality.
We remain committed to ongoing faith education within our community.