Clayfield College is one of Queensland’s leading schools providing a tradition of quality education. Founded in 1931 Clayfield College celebrated its 75th Anniversary in 2006. The College caters for girls from PrePrep to Year 12 and boys from PrePrep to Year 6. The College also caters for girl boarding students from Year 5. The College has a strong academic emphasis where students are encouraged to set and achieve personal goals within the academic arena. Class sizes ensure more attention can be given to each individual child’s needs. This approach has successfully ensured high academic results over many years for Clayfield College students. The Christian beliefs of the community support the personal development and fulfilment of each student’s life both during their time at school and upon completion of Year 12. Kodaly music teaching methods are employed from PrePrep to Year 12. Emphasis is placed on the care and nurturing of the individual. All teachers take an active interest in the well-being and general development of each student.
Easy access to rail and bus, close to the city centre and airports, before and after-school care and vacation care on the premises for Junior Schooling, Years 8 & 11 academic scholarships, Elite Sport Program. More than 95% of students receive tertiary offers on a regular basis.
Clayfield College offers a comprehensive co and extra-curricular program. This program involves Red Cross, Amnesty International, Debating and Public Speaking, Double Helix Science Club, Duke of Edinburgh Award, Future Problem Solving, Interact, UN Women, Artbox, Drama Club. The sporting program is extensive and includes: swimming, hockey, softball, cricket, artistic gymnastics, athletics, netball, soccer, tennis, volleyball, cross-country, touch and badminton. In addition, an Elite Sports Program caters for tennis, swimming, gymnastics, hockey, soccer and athletics. In the cultural sphere the College offers a full music program with tuition and ensemble groups. These include: Strings, wind, brass, percussion, piano and vocal.
Clayfield College Boarding House caters for students from Year 5 to Year 12. Boarding students come from all states and territories of Australia as well as overseas. Within Australia, students come from metropolitan and rural areas alike.
Comfortable facilities housed within a beautiful heritage listed building include single ensuited rooms, twin share and dormitory style accommodation, small and large recreational rooms, a computer and study area and music practice rooms.
Boarders are cared for by friendly, supportive and experienced staff who are required to have a blue card as well as First Aid and CPR qualifications.
Our professional chefs provide a varied and plentiful menu for the boarders to enjoy.
As the cognitive development of students is linked with their emotional and physical weel-being, education at Clayfield College is concerned with the whole person. Of importance is the provision of opportunities for support and guidance, along with learning experiences to develop skills necessary in our to live effectively in our complex society. Helping to develop resilience in our young people is at the forefront of our Pastoral care Program. The comprehensive proram of pastoral care recognises the needs of each individual student. Significant opportunities for each student's spiritual, social, emotional, physical, cultural and academic growth are provided. A caring and supportive environment at Clayfield College is accomplished through eight pathways: 1. daily routine in the classrooms and in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities 2. Chapel Worship and Christian Education Program 3.The House system 4. Assemblies 5. Personal Development Program 6. Outdoor Education Program 7. Community Service 8. Student Leadership Through the eight pathways of the Pastoral Care Program which creates a supported environment for Clayfield College students, differences are celebrated rather than separteness emphasised.
Clayfield College is located on the major arterial road, Sandgate Road, which flows from the CBD to the northern suburbs and the Sunshine Coast. There are bus stops located just outside the school. Red and White buses offers a bus service that collects students from a large area around northern and north-western Brisbane.
Clayfield College is also loacted near the Brisbane rail network with both Eagle Junction and Clayfield railaway stations only a short walk away.
Clayfield College participates in the annual ACER Scholarship program which is conducted in February each year.
Clayfield College offers a number of scholarships - Academic Scholarships, Excellence Scholarships, Boarding Scholarships and Music Scholarships.
For more information on the Scholarship program at Clayfield College contact the Director of Enrolments on 07 3262 0220 or firstname.lastname@example.org.