The school aims to provide a broad-based liberal education that encourages students to grow into active citizens of the world with a commitment to international understanding and friendship. It offers the Foundation Program and excellence programs in sport and computing.

Facilities: Access to 18-hole championship golf course, tennis centre, resort swimming pools, modern science facility, Internet and email access for all students, two modern computer labs, classroom computers, modern resource centre.

Primary: Following the QSA Guidelines for primary schools in Queensland. Focusing on the “fundamentals” of reading, writing, and arithmetic.

Electives Years 8 and 9: English, ESL (English as a Second Language) Mathematics, Science, SOSE (Study of Society & Environment), LOTE (Languages other than English), Health and Physical Education, The Arts, Computer Studies, Self Defence, Sport, Mastery — see below for programs available.

Electives Year 10: Compulsory: either English, English Communication, or ESL; and either Mastery or Lifeskills.

Any six subjects from Maths, Pre-vocational Maths, Science, Business Procedures, Drama, German, Japanese, Korean, Management Studies, SOSE, Visual Art, ICT (Computer Studies), Hospitality, H/PE.

Electives Years 11 and 12: Compulsory: English, English Communication or ESL. Compulsory: Mastery/Excellence program (see below) or Life Skills. Any four subjects from the following: Mathematics A, B or C, Trade & Business Maths, University Foundation Studies, Physics, Accounting, Drama, Multi-Strand Science, Pastry Cooking II, Chemistry, Japanese, German, Korean, Ancient History, Cert II TESOL, IPT (Information Processing & Technology), Biology, Visual Art, BOM (Business Organisation & Management), Business Procedures, Physical Education, Film, TV & New Media, Early Childhood Practices, school-based apprenticeship.

Sport: Golf, tennis, cricket, soccer, rugby union, touch football, basketball, netball, athletics, swimming, cross-country, volleyball, table tennis, horse riding, three-par golf, archery, self-defence.

Extracurricular activities: Sports, chess, music, debating, choir, drama group.

Special features: Excellence programs in golf, tennis, aviation, equestrian, digital technology and theatre.

Famous ex-students: Cathy Freeman, Adam Scott (world junior international golf champion), Andrew Buckle (junior world golf champion), Steven Bowditch (junior world golf champion).

School Information

  • Type:
  • Coeducational or single-sex: Coeducational

  • Faith-based: Non - denominational
  • Year: Year 1 - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day and Boarding
  • Enrolment: 200 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: Less than 4k tuition day students $1600 (primary) to $3000 (secondary), $4000 (year 12)
  • Address:Ogilvie Place, Kooralbyn 4285
  • Phone:07 5544 5500
  • Fax:07 5544 6108


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