Senior School News

ConocoPhillips Science Experience

During the last week of the January school holidays, we had the opportunity to attend the ConocoPhillips ‘Science Experience’ at the University of Queensland. We both had a great time! Over the course of three days, we participated in a variety of workshops in different areas of the university, including chemical engineering, microbiology and palaeontology.
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Agricultural Science – what’s happening in 2018?

We are so excited about another amazing year in Agricultural Science! A fresh batch of Year 10 students have joined our program and are immersing themselves in plant nutrient requirements and will be investigating nutrient deficiencies in hydroponic plants. Our Year 11 students will be working for local growers with the latest technology, including drone
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Help with Middle and Senior Maths

My name is Neil Capps and I have the privilege to be leading the GCC Maths Department this year. Students from Years 7 to 10 will be graduating on the new Queensland system of external exams that will be worth 50% of their result in Year 12. Our current Year 11 students will be the
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DeLorean showcase

The DeLorean students of 2017 have had quite the excellent adventure. The culmination, of which, took place last Thursday evening. The flexible learning space of L8 was transformed into a market style arena, with each group manning their own booth promoting their project. Parents, Staff, Year 9 students and mentors from across the community were
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Graduation and clap out photo gallery

As always, Year 12 graduation and clap out was moving and emotional. We are proud of the class of 2017 and wish them all the best with their future.  

Year 12 Formal – photo gallery

Flaxton Gardens was the perfect setting for the beautiful young women and handsome men to celebrate the end of their school years.  

Legends of speed

Year 10 engineering students competed in the GCC CO2 Drag Racing Championships. Students designed and constructed their own CO2 powered balsa wood dragsters, based on their studies in the aerodynamics of high speed car design in Formula 1 and drag racing cars. Vapour trails burst from each machine as many close battles were fought with only hundredths
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Presentation Night 2017 – photo gallery

What a fantastic night of celebration. We are proud of all our students and Presentation Night was the perfect way to acknowledge their achievements over the last year. A special thanks to all our guests on the night and to our wonderful parents and caregivers for their support. Introduction and Middle School academic awards Senior
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Brisbane Food and Wine Show excursion

Brisbane Food and WIne Show

Year 11 Hospitality students had an educational day at the Brisbane Food and Wine Show, looking at new innovations in food ideas. They watched several celebrity chefs demonstrating culinary skills and they also managed to get a photo with Matt Sinclair which was exciting for these girls.

Hospitality excursion to Secrets on the Lake

Year 12 Hospitality students enjoyed a lovely lunch up at ‘Secrets on the Lake’.This restaurant was established by a former home economics teacher and been operating for the last 20 years. It was a good opportunity for the students to experience the Hospitality industry and be waited on for their hard work over the last
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