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St Joseph’s College (Gregory Terrace) | Parent Fact Sheet

The history of St Joseph’s College, Gregory Terrace, finds its roots back in 1875 as the first Christian Brothers school in Queensland. This esteemed and prestigious College has well and truly moved with the times and now presents a 21st century perspective on learning and growth to its current cohort of students.

The curriculum covers lower middle (years 5 and 6), middle (years 7 and 9), Waterford (year 10) and senior school (years 11 and 12). Boys are presented with structured learning designed to help them build foundations in their formative years which are then built upon as they mature.

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Why choose St Joseph’s College, Gregory Terrace?

This is schooling offered within the context of Catholic values. There is a commitment to helping the poor and marginalised members of society as well as respecting the rights and dignity of every individual. The four main tenements at Terrace are excellent, stewardship, relationships and respect.

There is a strong sense of culture and history at St Joseph’s College which can be seen in all aspects of school life. Students are embraced in a highly supportive and connected pastoral network that recognises the unique learning and development needs of boys.

What co-curricular options are there?

  • CULTURAL (Chess, involvement in the College production, debating, music, public speaking, speech & drama, Terraflicks, theatresports, music festivals, performances, camps, touring events)
  • SPORT (Basketball, cricket, cross country, football, gymnastics, rowing, rugby, swimming, tennis, track & field, volleyball) St Joseph’s College students are expected to participate in at least one sport to encourage self-discipline and team work.

How will my son get to St Joseph’s College?

Blessed with an inner-city location in Spring Hill, there are a plethora of public transport options for your son. There is a ‘drop off’ zone but due to the busy nature of city traffic finding a parking spot can often prove difficult. There are school bus options for students as well.

What are the school fees?

Please note that fees are subject to change. These fees do NOT include a range of fees and levy charges (Family Capital Contribution, Bookhire, Camp, QCS kits, Christian Brothers Levy or any other optional extras)

These are the term-based school fees as at September 2017.

  • Tuition for students in years 5 and 6: $3090
  • Tuition for students in years 7 to 12: $3420

Does St Joseph’s College offer scholarships?

You can find information about the St Joseph’s College Gregory Terrace scholarship program at this link. 

See the St Joseph’s College difference for yourself

Keep an eye out for the next St Joseph’s College Open Day. If you would like to try to arrange for a personal tour outside of Open Day hours, contact the College .

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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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