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Toowoomba Anglican College & Preparatory School

Is Toowoomba Anglican College and Preparatory School (TACAPS) on your shortlist? Read our parent fact sheet to find out more!

Why choose TACAPS?

TACAPS is an independent co-educational kindergarten to year 12 educational facility that is part of the Brisbane Anglican Diocese. It has both day and boarding facilities. The school itself is styled almost as a small village – filled with people who live and learn together and who interact positively to form a beautiful, peaceful community. For over one hundred years, TACAPS has provided fine schooling to students from the area and further abroad.

There is high importance placed on the growth of the student as a complete individual. Academia, cultural pursuits, sporting achievements, spiritual development and the building of social capital are crucial to each individual’s development as a whole person. Staff here are dynamic, creative individuals focused on providing an engaging, exciting education for students in state-of-the-art facilities.

What sporting and co-curricular options are there at TACAPS?

Students can participate in the following sporting activities:

  • School carnivals (Swimming, Athletics, Cross Country)
  • Regional and State Carnivals
  • Inter-House Games
  • Toowoomba Secondary Schools Sporting Association Competition
  • Sporting Program of Activities

Students can participate in the following co-curricular activities:

  • College leadership program
  • Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award
  • Student Representative Council
  • Year 7 and 8 College Play Showcare
  • College Years Musical
  • College Years Play
  • Performing Arts Program of Activities
  • Woodwork Club
  • Art Club
  • Chess
  • Cooking Club
  • Robotics
  • Opti-Minds
  • Debating
  • Rostrum Voice of Youth
  • Dancing

What are the transport options to TACAPS?

Follow this link to a detailed overview of bus services running to and from TACAPS.

What are the school fees per year?

These fees relate to general tuition only. There will be other charges.

  • Kindergarten (2 days): $3400
  • Kindergarten (3 days): $5100
  • Kindergarten (3 days): $8456
  • Prep to year 1: $7836
  • Year 2: $8400
  • Year 3-5: $10,076
  • Year 6: $11,192
  • Year 7-12: $13,984

What are the boarding options at TACAPS?

TACAPS offers boarding facilities of an extremely high calibre.

Does TACAPS offer scholarships and how do we apply?

You can find information about applying for a scholarship at TACAPS on their website.

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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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