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Clayfield College

Teaching & Learning

Clayfield College is justifiably proud of its academic record and achievements. The College is recognised within the wider community as a school that encourages its students to strive for academic success, whilst remaining a non-selective school.

A stimulating and engaging curriculum that incorporates a variety of learning opportunities, including an advanced thinking skills program, translates into consistently high achievement among our students.

Pastoral Care

Clayfield College is proud of its genuinely caring environment, in which active responsibility is taken for the welfare of every student. Pastoral care permeates all stages and levels within our College community and is implicit in all teaching and learning environments.

The College is committed to recognising and respecting the individuality of each child, an each and every teacher is charged with a pastoral role. Students are encouraged to develop values of respect for others, commitment, self-discipline, self-motivation and social and civic responsibility.

Visual, Creative & Performing Arts

Visual, Creative & Performing Arts at Clayfield College takes the form of a rich and varied program of classroom and extra-curricular activities.

The world famous Kodaly music teaching method with its associated lateral thinking, is used from Pre-Prep to Year 12. Students have access to the full range of musical opportunities such as concerts and musicals, orchestras and stage bands and individual voice and instrumental tuition.

Drama students are provided with a variety of opportunities to perform creatively while Visual Art provides students with the opportunity to gain an insight into the various elements of art combined with the principles of design.


Unique to Clayfield College is our Language Program that offers languages from Prep through to Year 12. Languages offered are Chinese, Japanese and Spanish.


Clayfield College is proud of its tradition and success in the QGSSSA (Queensland Girls’ Secondary School Sports Association) and in the Andrews Cup (Primary Schools) competitions for girls. Participation in sports activities is encouraged for all students from Pre-Prep through to Year 12.

A range of sport is offered in the Primary and Secondary Schools including: artistic gymnastics, athletics, cross country, netball, softball, swimming, tennis and touch football. Within the Secondary School Program, cricket, hockey, soccer, volleyball and badminton are also offered.

Boarding Life

Clayfield College has a proud and reputed tradition as a boarding school for girls with boarding accommodation available for girls from Year 5 through to Year 12.

Our boarding complex, The Carolyn Hauff Boarding House, accommodates over one hundred girls in a purpose-built, state-of-the-art, self-contained boarding facility. The Boarding House provides a variety of accommodation styles ranging from single ensuited rooms and twin share facilities, to small dormitory style accommodation for the younger girls.

All girls become part of smaller ‘families’ within the Boarding House. The older students assist younger members and all care for each other in an empathic, tolerant, understanding and friendly manner.

Clayfield College

23 Gregory Street
Clayfield, QLD 4011
Phone: 07 3262 0262



Key Details:

  • Type: Independent
  • Level: Combined
  • Gender: Coed
  • Religious Affiliation: Uniting Church
  • Boarding: Yes


Please join us for one of our many Open Mornings throughout the year to find out what makes Clayfield College such a special place. Viisit our website for at for dates and times. Otherwise, a personal tour can be arranged to inspect our campus at your convenience - every day is open day at Clayfield College. To book a personal tour, please contact our Enrolments Office on 3262 0220 or


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