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Our Colours: Our Future

Our Colours: Our Future

HOW IS YELLOW SHAPING HILLBROOK'S FUTURE? Hillbrook is an ever changing and evolving community and 2019 has seen more changes than most, from the students’ new look uniform to the new design of the school grounds. But perhaps the most talked about change this year is...

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University Myths Debunked

University Myths Debunked

The Five Most Common University Myths Debunked There are popular myths about university study some of which are: First year uni doesn’t count – False. At most universities, first year results contribute to your final grade point average (GPA). Your GPA is of...

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Climate Change Open Letter

Dear Everyone Think Globally and Act Locally Hillbrook began with a strong focus on sustainability and it has remained a vital part of our philosophy. It is expressed in our curriculum, outdoor education program and many student environmental groups and initiatives....

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Bye, Leisa. With love … your hair.

Bye, Leisa. With love, your hair ...  Hillbrook’s Receptionist and Student Support superstar Leisa Bye is shaving her head at assembly on 26 April 2019 to raise money for Ovarian Cancer. We had a chat with her to find out why this cause is so close to her heart and...

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How Green is our Tuckshop?

How Green is our Tuckshop We truly believe everyone wants to be kinder to the environment, but just how many of us regularly stick with our good intentions? It’s not because we don’t care, it’s mostly because we are busy. Many of us are working full time, bringing up...

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Digital Access Pass on the ABC

On Safer Internet Day, Hillbrook launched its Digital Access Pass on ABC Radio Brisbane with the Head of Digital Education Mrs Miriam Scott. If you would like to listen to the interview you can listen below. You can visit the Digital Access Pass here and sign up as a...

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Uniform Shop has moved

The Uniform/Stationery shop has now moved in preparation for the buliding works due to commence in December. If you need to visit the shop, it is now located in the Marcellin Centre, 340 South Pine Road, Enoggera. You can access the shop from the main school entrance,...

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QUT Awards 2018

Congratulations to Year 11 student Ryan Best for his amazing efforts and commitment to his studies in Engineering Technology this year. Ryan has impressively, attained A level results on all pieces of assessment and so has been awarded with the QUT Dean’s Award for...

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School TV – Exam Stress

Exam Stress - Special Report Students in their final year of school are considered a high-risk group for depression and anxiety. Sleep deprivation, diet and social media are some of the biggest issues faced by this group of teens. Therefore it is vitally important...

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Silver medal for Casey Atkins

Voted by her peers on the last day of school to be the most likely to win gold medal at the Olympics, Casey Atkins (Hillbrook 2016 graduate) was selected in the Australian team in 2018 for the Triathlon World Championships held in September and podiumed with the...

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School TV – The Anxiety Issue

In term 3, we hosted an informal EAC Unplugged evening where parents in our school community were invited to come along and explore the topic of anxiety and share how families navigate through these times. Most young people today experience anxiety at some point in...

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Mooting Mentors

It was wonderful to see Hillbrook parent, lawyer and mooting coach Mark Boge and University of Southern Queensland lecturer and mentor Julie Copley attend our assembly last Friday to help our mooting teams celebrate their success in this year’s USQ mooting...

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Excellence in Education Leadership

Congratulations to Hillbrook Principal Geoff Newton and teacher Tegan Baumgartwho have been recognised for their outstanding contribution to excellence in education at the 2018 Australian Council for Educational Leaders - Queensland Branch annual awards on Wednesday...

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School TV – The Sleep Issue

This month's edition of SchoolTV is ‘Sleep'. Students today have extremely busy schedules, with ever increasing responsibilities at school and at home. Many kids, especially adolescents, are going to bed later and later and are at risk of sleep deprivation. This...

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Hillbrook 2020

We are pleased to announce plans for Hillbrook 2020 that will support the future growth and development of our school. In consultation with BSPN Architecture, the School will embark on an exciting stage of growth with plans for new learning facilities and...

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What is the future of Philosophy in Schools?

During the recent school holidays, we headed to the beautiful and historic city of Fremantle to represent Hillbrook at The Future of Philosophy in Schools 2018 FAPSA Conference. Keynote speakers included Peter Worley (CEO and Co-founder of The Philosophy Foundation...

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Ready to Enrol?

Choosing your child’s secondary education is a big step in the life of a parent. If you are ready to take that step you can start your application now, however you don’t have to complete it all in one sitting. Once you start, it will be uniquely saved for you to return and complete when convenient. 

You can also find out more about our enrolment process, including our Enrolment Policy and Entry Year Guide.

 

Visit Hillbrook in Action OnlineThere's a place for you here

Hillbrook In Action Online is now officially open. Please come in and have a look around. Students, Annisia Dent and Christian Sorensen-Bews, have a warm welcome for you, along with our Principal Geoff Newton and past students Lydia Jensen and Angus Cottrell. Take a tour of the campus, visit Outdoor Ed and enjoy looking around our brand new website. 

Visit Hillbrook in Action Online