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Brisbane Boys College Toowong | Parent Fact Sheet

Brisbane Boys’ College is an independent Presbyterian and Uniting Church School for boys from Prep to Year 12. Located in Toowong, Brisbane Boys’ College is a day and boarding school.

Why choose Brisbane Boys’ College in Toowong

Brisbane Boys’ College is all about the boy. As part of their initiative ‘A New School of Thought’, Brisbane Boys’ College believe in using each boy’s innate sense of curiosity and drive for competition as a basis for their learning. At Brisbane Boys’ College, students are encouraged to question the status quo and solve real problems so they can make the world a better place.

Brisbane Boys’ College provides boys with a variety of activities they can take part in so they can broaden their minds and help change the world. These include service trips to Cambodia, Wesley Hospital Internship programs, feeding the homeless at Rosies Food Van, participating with Amnesty International, collecting sports equipment for indigenous communities and creating herb gardens around the school.

Outdoor Education and active learning both play a big role at Brisbane Boy’s College. Not only does this involve more chances to work as a team outdoors, it also provides students with the hands on, practical learning  that benefits the growing mind of a young, energetic boy.

What are the sporting/extra-curricular options at Brisbane Boys’ College?

The Co-curricular activities provided by the college reflect the school’s motto – all about the boy. Boys at Brisbane Boys’ College are provided with over 30 co-curricular choices which will allow them to grow and gain life skills.

Term based activities  include Cricket, Rowing, Swimming, Cross-Country, Gymnastics, Football, Water Polo, Basketball, Chess, Debating, Rugby and Sailing.

There are plenty of year round activities students can be a part of as well, including Interact, Music, Pipe Band, Photography Club, Robotics Club, Science Club, Writer’s Club and Theatre Club.

What are the public transport options to Brisbane Boys College?

Toowong Train Station is a walk away from the school. There are also several public bus stops and ferry terminals near the school grounds. The school also provides 5 chartered bus services which go as far as Wooloowin, The Gap, Stafford Heights, Wilston and West Lake.

What are the school fees per term?

School fees, on a per term basis, are within the range of $1000-$5000.

What are the boarding options at Brisbane Boys College?

The College offers fully air conditioned facilities, including accommodation, common rooms and study areas. Boys are provided with Saturday Sports and weekend activities during their stay at Brisbane Boys’ College. For more information, check out their website here.

Does the College offer scholarships and how do we apply?

A variety of scholarships are offered at Brisbane Boys’ College. These include academic scholarships and sports and music excellence scholarships. For more information about scholarships in Brisbane click here.

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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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