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Aquinas College, Ashmore – Parent Fact Sheet

Thinking about sending your child to Aquinas College in Ashmore? Read our parent fact sheet to help gather the information you need.

Why choose Aquinas College in Ashmore?

Aquinas College in Ashmore, Gold Coast, is one of the Gold Coast’s leading Catholic colleges that caters for the learning needs of each individual. It promotes the practice of highly effective and innovative teaching and learning and seeks to develop each student to their full potential.

The vision statement of Aquinas College in Ashmore speaks of: the pursuit of academic excellence, the expression of mercy and justice, the values of faith and courage, engaging in proactive service and the display of compassion.

What sporting and co-curricular options are there at Aquinas College in Ashmore?

Students can participate in the following sporting activities:

  • AFL
  • Basketball
  • Rugby League
  • Oztag
  • Soccer
  • Touch Football
  • Tennis
  • Netball
  • Volleyball
  • Futsal
  • Cricket
  • Human Powered Vehicle
  • Equestrian
  • Kokoda Challenge

Students can participate in the following co-curricular activities:

  • Public Speaking
  • Debating
  • Community Service
  • Social Justice Groups (St Vincent’s De Paul, Rosies)
  • Masterminds
  • Concert band and choir

What are the public transport options to Aquinas College in Ashmore?

A number of public buses service Aquinas College. Look for route numbers 375, 739, 3130, 3132, 3137, 3150 and 742 – these all stop within 500m of the College.

What are the school fees per year?

The following figures include general tuition fees only. Discounts apply for subsequent students from the same family. There are other associated costs such as levies and assessment fees.

  • Year 7: $3867
  • Year 8: $3867
  • Year 9-10: $3867
  • Year 11-12: $4312

What are the boarding options at Aquinas College in Ashmore?

There are no boarding options at Aquinas College in Ashmore.

Does Aquinas College offer scholarships and how do we apply?

Aquinas College does not currently offer scholarships.

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Private schools nearby:

If you are looking for private high schools that are near Aquinas College, check out:

State schools nearby:

If you are looking for state high schools that are near Aquinas College, check out:

  • Benowa State High School
  • Nerang State High School
  • Keebra Park State High School

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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

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