Brisbane Secondary and High School Open Days

Deciding which high school your Brisbane kid should attend is one of the most important educational decisions a parent will make. We are blessed with a wide range of great schools in Brisbane and surrounding areas, so it isn’t always an easy choice. There are state, religious and independent schools, many offering specialist areas and excellence programs. Other things to consider include location, cost, performance, sport and other activities, and subjects offered. Although you can glean a lot of information from a school’s website or via oneschool, nothing beats attending an open day or tour to get a feel for whether a school is right for your child.

Booking a School Open Day

Most open days do require bookings, so the best thing to do is head to the school website or ring the general administration number to find out the times of the open day and book a place. Some schools conduct regular tours while others will offer one–on-one tours. If you can’t attend an open day, check if the school is willing to accommodate you for a tour at another time. Another opportunity to see what a high school has on offer is to attend a school fete, which will give you a great indication of the school spirit and community.

Brisbane High School Open Days for 2020

For a complete directory of all schools in Queensland, visit https://schoolsdirectory.eq.edu.au/

The following Brisbane high schools will be hosting open days in 2020 –

All Hallows School – Fortitude Valley

Catholic Girls’ School Yr 5 – Yr 12  www.ahs.qld.edu.au 

SCHOOL TOURS:  Tuesday 3 August, Tuesday 7 September, Thursday 16 September. Book online here 

Anglican Church Grammar School (Churchie) – East Brisbane

Anglican Boys’ Prep-Yr 12  www.churchie.com.au

OPEN DAY:  Wednesday 28 April registration required or book a Headmaster Tour here.

Australian Trade College – Scarborough

Co-ed Yr 11 and 12  www.tradecollege.com.au

INFORMATION EVENING: 4 August. RSVP here 

Aviation High – Clayfield

Co-ed Yr 7-12  www.aviationhigh.eq.edu.au

OPEN DAY: 6 March

Brigidine College – Indooroopilly

Catholic Secondary Girls’ School.  www.brigidine.qld.edu.au

WEEK OF WONDER TOURS:

Brisbane Adventist College – Mansfield

Co-ed Christian Prep-Yr 12  www.bac.qld.edu.au

OPEN DAY: School tour via appointment

Brisbane Boys’ College – Toowong

Independent Boys’ Prep-12 Boarding and Day School  www.bbc.qld.edu.au

MIDDLE SCHOOL AND SENIOR SCHOOL TOURS: (8:40am-10am) : Wednesday 26 February, Monday 23 March, Tuesday 28 April, Tuesday 19 May

Brisbane Christian College – Salisbury

Co-ed Christian Pre-prep-Yr 12  www.brisbanechristiancollege.com.au

OPEN DAYS: Book an individual tour here 

Brisbane Girls Grammar School – Spring Hill

Independent Yrs 7-12 Girls’ School www.bggs.qld.edu.au

OPEN DAY: TBA

Brisbane Grammar School – Brisbane

Independent Yrs 5-12 Boys’ Schoolwww.brisbanegrammar.com

OPEN DAY: TBA

Calvary Christian College – Carbrook Campus

Co-ed Childcare-Yr 12  www.calvarycc.qld.edu.au 

OPEN DAY: Book tours online.

Cannon Hill Anglican College, Cannon Hill

Co-ed Prep -Yr 12. www.chac.qld.edu.au

OPEN DAY: Saturday 6 March. 9am. Book online here 

Canterbury College– Waterford

Independent Co-ed Kindy-Yr 12.  www.canterbury.qld.edu.au

PRINCIPAL TOURS:  Thursday 18 March bookings can be made here

Carmel College – Thornlands

Catholic Coed Yrs 7-12  www.carmelcollege.qld.edu.au

OPEN DAYS: Book a tour 

Citipointe Christian CollegeCarindale

Independent Co-ed Prep-Yr 12.  www.brisbane.coc.edu.au

TOUR: Tuesday 2 March

INFORMATION SESSION: Tuesday 9 March

Clairvaux MacKillop College – Mount Gravatt

Catholic Co-ed Yrs 7-12 www.cvxmck.edu.au

OPEN DAYS:  Virtual tour currently available

Clayfield College – Clayfield

Independent Pre-Prep-Yr6 Boys and Pre-Prep-Yr 12 Boarding and Day Girls  www.clayfield.qld.edu.au

OPEN DAYS: Wednesday 3 March 2021 at 9:00am, Wednesday 9 June 2021 at 11:00am. Register here 

Faith Lutheran College – Victoria Point

Independent Prep-Yr 12 Coed.  www.faithlutheran.qld.edu.au

OPEN DAY:  Contact school to book a tour

Genesis Christian College – Bray Park

Independent Co-ed Prep-Yr 12 www.genesis.qld.edu.au

OPEN DAY:  Virtual Tours available and school tours by appointment only

Grace Lutheran College – Rothwell and Caboolture

Co-ed Secondary College.  www.gracecollege.com.au

OPEN DAYS: Online Family Tours currently available

Hillbrook Anglican School – Enoggera

Co-ed Yrs 7-12 School www.hillbrook.qld.edu.au

OPEN DAY: Thursday 5 August10.00am-2.00pm

TOURS: online tours currently available or book a tour here 

Iona College – Wynnum West

Catholic Boys’ College www.iona.qld.edu.au

OPEN DAY: TBC- online tours currently available

Ipswich Girls’ Grammar School – East Ipswich

Independent Girls’ Prep-Yr 12  www.girlsgrammar.com.au

OPEN DAY:  Saturday 13 March, register online

DISCOVERY TOURS: (8:45am – 10:30am) Tuesday 25 May, Tuesday 27 July and Tuesday 12 October book online

Ipswich Grammar School – East Brisbane

Independent Boys’ School Prep – Yr 12. www.ipswichgrammar.com

OPEN DAY: 27 May book online

School tours can be booked online

Islamic College of Brisbane – Karawatha

Independent Co-ed Prep-Yr 12 www.icb.qld.edu.au

OPEN DAY: Contact school.

John Paul College – Daisy Hill

Co-ed Early Yrs-Yr 12  www.johnpaulcollege.com.au

OPEN DAYS:  Thursday 27 May and Wednesday 11 August (Ekka holiday) 

Book online here 

Online tours also available. 

Loreto College – Coorparoo

Catholic Girls’ Yrs 7-12 www.loreto.qld.edu.au

TOUR DATES: Friday 19 February, Wednesday 3 March, Wednesday 17 March, Wednesday 24 March, Friday 30 April, Thursday 13 May, Wednesday 26 May, Wednesday 2 June, Wednesday 9 June. Register here 

Lourdes Hill College – Hawthorne

Independent Catholic Girls’ Yrs 7-12  www.lhc.qld.edu.au

OPEN DAY: TBA

Marist College – Ashgrove

Catholic Boys’ Boarding and day Yrs 5-12  www.marash.qld.edu.au

TOURS: Friday 19 March: 9:15 am – 11:30 am, Friday 14 May: 9:15 am – 11:30 am, Friday 30 July: 9:15 am – 11:30 am, Friday 15 October: 9:15 am – 11:30 am

Mary MacKillop College – Nundah

Catholic Girls’ Yrs 7-12 www.mmc.qld.edu.au

PRINCIPAL’S GUIDED TOURS:  Friday 26 February

ENROLMENT INFORMATION NIGHT:  Tuesday 2 March 5.30pm- 7.30pm

McAuley College – Beaudesert

Catholic Co-ed Yrs 7-12 www.mcauley.qld.edu.au

OPEN DAYS: Contact school.

Moreton Bay College – Manly West

Independent Girls’ Prep-Yr 12   www.mbc.qld.edu.au

OPEN DAY: 26 February

PRINCIPAL’S TOUR:  Friday 5 May, 9am – 11am booking details are here 

Moreton Bay Boy’s College – Manly West

Boys’ Prep-Yr 12   www.mbbc.qld.edu.au

PRINCIPAL’S TOUR: (9am – 10:30am) Wednesday 24 March, Friday  30 April register here 

OPEN DAY: 9 June register here 

Mount Alvernia College – Kedron

Independent Catholic Girls’ Yrs 7-12 School www.mta.qld.edu.au

OPEN DAYS: Sunday 16 May. Register here 

Mount St Michael’s College – Ashgrove

Catholic Girls’ Yrs 7-12  www.msm.qld.edu.au 

OPEN DAY: Contact the school

Mt Maria College – Mitchelton

Catholic Co-ed Yrs 7-12  www.mmcp.qld.edu.au 

OPEN DAY: Check website, to be held in May, date to be confirmed

PRINCIPAL TOURS: Friday 4 June, Friday 23 July Friday 27 August, Friday 15 October. Book here 

Mueller College – Rothwell

Co-ed Childcare-Yr 12  www.mueller.qld.edu.au

OPEN DAY:  Book a tour online

Music Industry College – Fortitude Valley

Independent Co-ed Music Yr 11-12 www.mic.org.au/

OPEN DAY: 22 May

North Lakes State College – North Lakes

Co-ed Prep – Yr 12.  www.northlakescollege.eq.edu.au

OEPN DAY: Contact college.

Northpine Christian College – Dakabin

Independent Co-ed Kindy-Yr 12   www.northpine.qld.edu.au

GROUP TOUR DATES:  Wednesday 3 March, Thursday 29 April, Tuesday 15 June, Wednesday 28 July, Thursday 2 September, Tuesday 12 October, Thursday 11 November. Book online here 

OPEN NIGHT: Wednesday 26 May

Northside Christian College – Everton Park

Co-ed Kindy-Yr 12   www.northside.qld.edu.au

COLLEGE OPEN MORNING:  Thursday, 4 March 2021 9:00 – 12:00 pm

PRINCIPALS TOUR (Secondary School) – Tuesday, 7 September 2021 9:00 – 11:00 am 

Ormiston College – Ormiston

Co-ed Pre-Yr 12.  www.ormiston.qld.edu.au

HEADMASTER’S TOURS:  register online here 

Our Lady’s College – Annerley

Catholic Girls’ Yrs 7- 12 www.ourladyscollege.qld.edu.au

OPEN DAY: Saturday 15 May

COLLEGE TOURS: last Friday of the month at 8am. Register here

Padua College – Kedron

Catholic Boys’ Yrs 5- 12 www.padua.qld.edu.au

OPEN DAY: Sunday 16 May, 10am-1pm. Register here 

Prince of Peace – Everton Park

Co-ed Kindy-Yr 12 www.princeofpeace.qld.edu.au

OPEN MORNING: 5 May

TOURS: can be booked here 

Queensland Academies Creative Industries Campus – Kelvin Grove

Independent Co-Ed yr 10-12. https://qa.eq.edu.au

OPEN DAYS: Saturday 29 May. Register here 

Queensland Academiy for Science Mathematics and Technology – Toowong

Independent Co-Ed yr 10-12. https://qa.eq.edu.au

OPEN DAYS: TBC

Redeemer Lutheran College – Rochedale

Co-ed Prep-Yr 12.  www.redeemer.com.au

OPEN DAY:  Friday 7 May

Redlands College – Wellington Point

Co-ed College Prep-Yr 12. www.redlands.qld.edu.au

 PRIVATE TOURS by appointment only

San Sisto College – Carina

Girls’Yrs 7-12  www.sansisto.qld.edu.au

OPEN DAY: Sunday 16 May

COLLEGE TOURS: Thursday​​ 11 March 2021 from 9 am until 10.30 am,  Friday 23 July 2021 from 9 am until 10.30 am, ​Tuesday 14 September 2021 from 9 am until 10.30 am, Thursday 4 Novemb​er from 9 am until 10.30 am

Register for all events here 

Seton College – Mt Gravatt East

Catholic Co-ed Yrs 7-12 Specialist Learning Needs www.seton.qld.edu.au

OPEN DAY:  TBC

Sheldon College – Sheldon

Independent Co-ed Prep-Yr 12 www.sheldoncollege.com.au

VIRTUAL OPEN DAY: onlibe expereience

Somerville House – South Brisbane

Girls’ Prep-Yr 12.  www.somerville.qld.edu.au

TOUR MORNINGS:  Saturday 20 March register here  

Springfield Anglican College – Springfield

Co-ed Kindy-Yr 12.  www.tsac.qld.edu.au

BOOK A TOUR online here 

St Aidan’s Anglican Girl’s School – Corinda

Anglican Girls’ Kindy-Yr 12 www.staidans.qld.edu.au

OPEN DAY: Tuesday 2 March

St Eugene Catholic College – Burpengary

Co-ed Prep-Yr 12.  www.steugene.qld.edu.au

TOURS: Tours by appointment only

St James College – Brisbane

Catholic Co-ed Yrs 7-12 http://www.stjamescollege.qld.edu.au/

TOURS: Tours by appointment only

St John’s Anglican College – Forest Lake

Co-ed Kindy-Yr 12.  www.stjohnsanglicancollege.com.au

OPEN DAY:  Tuesday 9 March. Register here 

St John Fisher College – Bracken Ridge

Catholic Girls’ Yrs 7-12 www.sjfc.qld.edu.au

OPEN DAY: Date TBC

St Joseph’s College – Gregory Terrace (Spring Hill)

Boys’ Catholic Yrs 5-12 www.terrace.qld.edu.au

OPEN DAY: Monday 10 May, 3.30pm – 6pm

St Joseph’s Nudgee College – Boondall

Catholic Boys’ Boarding and Day Yrs 512 www.nudgee.com

OPEN DAY: Saturday 22 May

St Joseph’s – Nundah

Co-ed Prep-Yr 12.  www.stjosnundah.qld.edu.au

OPEN DAY:  Contact school

St Laurence’s College – South Brisbane

Catholic Boys’ Yrs 5- 12  www.slc.qld.edu.au

OPEN DAY: Thursday 11 March

St Margaret’s Anglican Girl’s School – Ascot

Anglican Girls’ Prep-Yr 12 www.margarets.qld.edu.au

OPEN DAY: Sat 6  March 9.30am – 12.30pm

St Mary’s College – (Woodend)

Catholic Girls’ School Yr 7-Yr 12. www.stmarys.qld.edu.au

OPEN EVENING: Monday 15 March

St Patrick’s College – Shorncliffe

Catholic Boys’ Yrs 5-12  www.stpatricks.qld.edu.au

OPEN DAY: TBC

TOURS: Book a tour here 

St Paul’s School – Bald Hills

Co-ed Pre-Prep-Yr 12  www.stpauls.qld.edu.au

OPEN DAY:  TBC- you can register your interest here 

TOURS: Register here 

St Peters Lutheran College – Indooroopilly & Springfield

Independent Co-ed Prep-Yr 12.  www.stpeters.qld.edu.au

INDOOROOPILLY OPEN DAY -TBA

SPRINGFIELD OPEN DAY: TBA

St Rita’s College – Clayfield

Catholic Girls’Yrs 7-12 www.stritas.qld.edu.au

OPEN DAY: Sunday 25 July ,  10:00 am–12:00 pm

TOURS: Monday 10 May, Monday 14 June, Monday 8 August, Monday 30 August, Monday 11 October, Monday 22 November. Book here 

St Thomas More College – Sunnybank

Catholic Co-ed Yrs 7-12 www.stmc.qld.edu.au

OPEN DAY: Contact school

Stuartholme School – Toowong

Girls’ Catholic Yrs 7-12 www.stuartholme.com

OPEN DAY: Saturday 13 March, 10am – 1pm

The Glenleighden School – Fig Tree Pocket

Independent Co-Ed Prep-Yr 12 School for Children with Speech and Language Disorders www.glenleighden.org.au

OPEN DAY: Sunday 28 March 10am – 12pm

The Lakes College – North Lakes

Independant Co-ed College Prep-Yr 12.  www.thelakescollege.com.au

OPEN MORNING: Saturday 6 March. Register here 

Villanova College – Coorparoo

Catholic Boys’ Yrs 5-12  www.vnc.qld.edu.au

OPEN DAYS: Virtual Open Day here 

West Moreton Anglican College – Karrabin

Independent Co-ed Prep-Yr 12 School  www.wmac.com.au

OPEN DAY: Saturday 13 March- 11am – 3pm. Register here 

Westside Christian College – Goodna

Co-ed Pre-prep-Yr 12. www.wcc.qld.edu.au

OPEN DAY TOURS: Thursday 25 February, Tuesday 23 March, Thursday 10 June, Thursday 29 July, Tuesday 24 August, Thursday 14 October 

OPEN NIGHT: 7 May 

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