About St Brendan’s College
Located on 120 hectares of the Capricorn Coast hinterland, St Brendan?s College boasts a proud tradition of providing a quality education for the children of regional Queensland. The brilliant physical resources available assist in the provision of a wonderful living environment for our boarders and the delivery of first class outdoor and sporting programs.
We are a vibrant and welcoming community founded on the values of the Gospel. Our core mission is to create an environment for young men to grow in faith, values and learning. St Brendan?s College is confident that by providing a well-rounded quality education, the young men of our College will enter the world with the knowledge, values and skills to make a difference.
The faith life of St Brendan?s College underpins all our endeavours. The liturgical life of the College has always been deeply respected and has provided the rich experience that has led to a strong commitment to reaching out to others in the community in a spirit of justice and solidarity.
Excellent Academic Program
St Brendan?s College has a reputation for producing friendly, hard working and down to earth young men who are generous in serving the community. St Brendan?s College has a strong academic program that has provided the foundations for many students to pursue tertiary education courses successfully. Many of our graduates also go into trade-based careers having studied vocational courses while at school. St Brendan?s College is a community that strives for excellence in education and seeks to open pathways to a successful future for the young men of our College.
Extra Curricular Activities
St Brendan?s College boasts a broad and extensive sporting program. The sporting prowess of the College is well-known throughout Queensland as St Brendan?s is a powerhouse for Rugby League talent. In the Multi-Purpose Hall students can enjoy such sports as basketball, gymnastics, volleyball and badminton. The Hall also has an indoor running track and weights gym. St Brendan?s College has expansive sporting fields, a 25 metre heated swimming pool, rodeo arena, turf cricket pitch and a challenging 6 kilometre cross country course all within the confines of the property.
The growth in recent years of the cultural life of St Brendan?s College has been a remarkable achievement, particularly with the introduction of the Instrumental Band Program into the curriculum. There is a comprehensive instrumental program allowing students the opportunity to study any instrument and voice training with quality tutors. Young men’s social graces are developed through social contacts with students from other schools, at inter-school dances and at formal dinners.
The Residences for boarding students at St Brendan?s College are modern and comfortable and can cater for up to 350 boarders. The Waterford Dining Complex provides satisfying nutritional meals. The students? educational needs are well catered for with individual and group areas for study.