St Hilda’s is an Anglican Diocesan day and boarding school for girls. The school is a member of the Queensland Girls’ Secondary Schools Sports Association and Andrews Cup competitions.

St Hilda’s provides teaching and learning experiences to meet the specific needs of girls. There is a focus on building mathematical and spatial awareness skills and developing strong interests in Mathematics, the Sciences, Business Management and Information Technology.

The school provides a caring environment aimed at developing students’ best qualities, helping them to discover the enjoyment of learning with others and preparing them for the ever-changing demands of a career.

Electives Year 9: Business Finance and Management, Creative Media, Design Futures, Drama, French, Geography, Hospitality and Services, Japanese, Music, Sport Science and Visual Art.

Electives Year 10: Business Finance and Management, Creative Media, Design Futures, Drama, French, Geography, German, Hospitality and Services, Japanese, Music, Sport Science and Visual Art.

Electives Years 11 and 12: Accounting, Ancient History, Biology, Business, Business Organisation and Management, Certificate II in Creative Industries (Media), Chemistry, Drama, Economics, Engineering Technology, French, Geography, German (Years 10 and 12 only), Hospitality Studies, Japanese, Mathematics C, Modern History, Music, Physical Education, Physics, Study of Religion, Visual Art, English Extension (Year 12), Music Extension (Year 12), French Extension (Year 12) and school-based traineeships.

Special features: The school has developed an advanced approach to the integration of modern technologies for the benefit of all students. Extensive use is made of Web 2.0 applications in the development of all girls learning. This philosophy places the Blackboard Learning Management System at the centre of online curriculum delivery. Girls are able to access up-to-date class resources and materials from any Internet connection, either at school or at home. Interactive whiteboards are available in every classroom from Pre-Preparatory to Year 12.

All girls from Years 3 to 6 study violin. Participation in orchestras and bands available from Years 4 to 12; choirs from Years 2 to 12. Inter-house plays, musicals and debating available from Years 7 to 12. Virtual art gallery of students’ works at

Co-curricular sports: Rowing, swimming, volleyball, basketball, netball, athletics, tennis, badminton, artistic gymnastics, touch football, softball, hockey, cross-country.

Extracurricular sports: Swimming, artistic and rhythmic gymnastics, tennis, soccer, touch football, fitness club, yoga and karate.

Extracurricular activities: Drama, debating, public speaking, instrumental music, choirs, ballet, art club.

Facilities: Modern teaching facilities including cutting-edge Science centre. Boarding facilities for up to 170 students. Boarding available from Years 6 to 12. Two multi-sport gymnasiums, gymnastics and fitness centres, 50-metre Olympic swimming pool, two libraries, 350-seat chapel, oval.

School Information

  • Type:
  • Coeducational or single-sex: Single-sex, Girls

  • Faith-based: Anglican
  • Year: -
  • Day/Boarding: Day and Boarding
  • Enrolment: 1300 students
  • Interview Required Upon Enrolment: No
  • International Baccalaureate Programs offered:
  • ESL Support: N/A
  • Scholarships Available: No
  • Gifted and Talented Program: N/A
  • Preschool or Early Learning Centre:
  • After School Care/ OOSH Options:
  • Fees: please consult the school
  • Address:PO Box 290, Southport 4215
  • Phone:07 5532 4922
  • Fax:07 5532 4056

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