MATTHEW FLINDERS ANGLICAN COLLEGE
Matthew Flinders Anglican College is a leading co-educational, independent school at Buderim on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland. Providing a dynamic education for 1,300 students from Kindergarten to Year 12, our mission is to educate for excellence in learning and life.
The College is affiliated with the Anglican Church and achieves its mission by providing a nurturing environment in which all students are encouraged to realise their academic potential, build their character, be effective leaders and collaborators, and contribute to their community.
Outstanding OP and NAPLAN results have seen Flinders named in local, state and national media as one of the top 100 schools in Australia, top 10 schools in Queensland and highest-achieving school on the Sunshine Coast.
Flinders students achieve impressive results in sports, art, music and drama and the College's varied co-curricular programs are renowned for their exceptional quality, expert teachers and tutors, and high achievements.
Sports honours include reigning Sunshine Coast Premiers at A team level for Junior, Intermediate and Senior Netball, Under 15 Rugby, Senior A Boys AFL-X, Senior Girls Touch Football, Intermediate Boys Volleyball, Senior Girls Soccer and Team sailing, as well as being Independent District Champion School for Swimming and Athletics. In 2018, Flinders had more Regional School Sport representative than any other P-12 school.
With 12 OP1s in 2017 and 7 OP1s in 2018, as well as more than 50% of the Year 12 cohort receiving an OP1-7, Flinders is the top academic school in the Sunshine Coast. It has been named in the media as one of the top 100 schools in Australia and one of the top 10 schools in Queensland.
Opportunities to Excel
Both in class and beyond, students at Flinders are offered extraordinary opportunities to maximise their potential and explore their interests. Extensive co-curricular options encourage students to develop a passion for the arts, drama, music, sport and service learning. Students are also able to develop global perspectives through our College’s comprehensive program of international tours and exchanges.
Impressive Learning Environment
Located in Buderim at the heart of the Sunshine Coast and surrounded by rainforest, Flinders provides an impressive learning environment where students are motivated to excel. Our outstanding College facilities include a state-of-the-art performance centre, aquatic centre and floodlit sports ovals, all conveniently located on-site.
The Flinders Way
Flinders values courage, respect, integrity and compassion and welcomes students, parents and staff with diverse backgrounds and cultures in accordance with our Christian principles.
Our vision is to be a dynamic learning community that provides our students with an outstanding contemporary education to prepare them for tertiary study and beyond.
As one of the pre-eminent schools in Queensland, Matthew Flinders Anglican College is proud to provide excellence in education in a co-educational setting.
All fine schools look to engage the heart and soul, the body and mind. One of the very best things about Flinders is the positive climate for learning present throughout our College. Students are at the heart of our work, and their breadth and depth of involvement is extraordinary. The staff at Flinders are professional and dedicated, and demonstrate a shared commitment to our students’ education. Our values of Courage, Respect, Integrity and Compassion are developed and nurtured in an environment of safety, happiness and mutual respect.
Set among trees, on a beautifully landscaped campus, and approximately 10 minutes’ drive from the coastal beaches, Flinders is well-known for its impressive facilities. Among them a state-of-the-art Performance Centre, a unique and magical Early Learning Centre, superb flood-lit sports ovals, an Aquatic Centre, the Flinders Farm, and an Outdoor Classroom. Our students benefit from having all our facilities onsite and readily accessible, not only during school hours, but also beyond the school day via our extensive Co-Curricular program.
There is so much to see and enjoy at Matthew Flinders Anglican College – I invite you to visit and experience it for yourself. Our personalised tours are a wonderful way to explore our campus and meet our College community.
Mr Stuart Meade
(as voted by site visitors)