John Paul College is one of Queensland’s largest and most progressive private, independent, co-educational schools with a reputation for offering Kindergarten to Year 12 students a contemporary learning experience, supported by comprehensive co-curricular performing arts and sporting programs and a leading Notebook Computer Program.
Our campus is located in Daisy Hill, south-east of Brisbane and north of the Gold Coast.
The aim of John Paul College is to develop well-balanced students who are real world ready. To ensure we deliver a consistently high standard of education to all age groups, our College is divided into a number of "schools within a school".
We have a strong sense of community and a proud sense of family. John Paul College focuses on mutual respect and provides students with the freedom to grow as individuals within our Christian ecumenical community.
The John Paul College journey begins as early as Kindergarten when our youngest students begin to explore, questions, experiment and play.
This continues through the Junior School years with a blend of the Primary Years Program (PYP) and the Australian Curriculum, giving priority to foundation skills, knowledge and understanding in the context of a caring community.
Year 4 marks the beginning of the notebook computer program at John Paul College, integrating technologies into a student's everyday learning environment.
The specialist middle years' pastoral and learning programs at John Paul College aim to engage each student in learning while challenging them to grow. Building relationships and creating confidence helps to shape the person that is yet to be, recognising that academic progress during these early adolescent years depends on students feeling emotionally and socially connected.
Whatever their destination, John Paul College offers exceptional choice for their Senior students as they prepare for tomorrow and make decisions about life after school.
As an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, learning for life in our global community is very much a reality for our students. John Paul College aims to provide each child with an innovative education and internationally-oriented curriculum that delivers real world learning.
And with a variety of pathways to prepare them for the real world, our students really are REAL WORLD READY.
Students are encouraged to participate in one of the most extensive co-curricular sporting programs of any Australian school, in a wide range of team and individual sports. John Paul College maintains a proud record of sporting achievements, both nationally and internationally.
John Paul College has also sustained an outstanding record of high achievement in the Performing Arts. Within the School of Performing Arts, students can participate in group or private instrumental, vocal, dance and drama lessons on a weekly basis. Each student's talent is further enhanced by involvement in an extensive and highly profiled performance program.