Campus Redevelopment Program

Hillbrook 2020

Stage 2 Completed March 2021

Stage 2 of the Master Plan provides a new Digital, Art and Technology precinct, (formerly G Block) and a refurbished Recreational Centre. 

Digital, Art and Technology Precinct includes:

  • General learning areas
  • Technology Centre
  • Engineering and Design learning areas
  • Art studios and gallery spaces
  • Refurbished and additional Industrial Technologies teaching spaces
  • Under cover area and an open roof forecourt
  • Solar panel installation.

Refurbished Recreation Centre provides:

  • New amenities and PE staff room
  • First Aid room
  • First floor tiered seating
  • Resurfaced courts and new line markings for multi sports courts
  • Big Band practice room, percussion room and a new covered walkway for direct access to and from the Performing Arts Centre (PAC)
  • Additional smaller music practice rooms
  • Spring floor gymnasium multi use sports room.

Stage 1 Completed April 2020

Stage 1 provided Hillbrook with an integrated learning community including a new Science and English precinct (D Block), new landscaped forecourt areas, commercial kitchen and cafe, Tiered Learning Centre (TLC) and Administration Building. This Upper Campus Precinct won the 2020 Award for Excellence in the Educational Facility Design Program at the Queensland LEA Awards. The landscaped forecourt area also won the 2021 Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) Award for the Health and Education category.

English and Science Precinct (D Block) includes:

  • Seven state-of-the art Science laboratories including breakout spaces and EEI rooms
  • Six new English classrooms
  • Large undercover deck
  • A new Cafe and Uniform Shop
  • A commercial kitchen
  • End of Journey Bike Facility
  • New amenties block
  • Garden areas and seating

Other Stage 1 works included:

  • A new front entrance and administration building
  • A Tiered Learning Centre (TLC)
  • A Library extension
  • Philosophical Inquiry Training Room
  • A new staff room and storage areas
  • Forecourt landscaping providing natural spaces for students and staff

All building projects at Hillbrook maintain a focus on environmental sustainability, including:

  • 50,000 litre water storage tanks for irrigation and amenities
  • A state of the art Building Management System to maximise energy efficiencies with air conditioning
  • All classrooms built to maximise ventilation and light
  • Solar panels 
  • Insulation
  • LED lighting throughout.

Stage 1 – Completed

Stage 2 – Completed

The design concepts for Hillbrook are always developed around Hillbrook’s vision and values:

  • In Balance We Grow;
  • Provide quality, engaging learning spaces that are consistent with Hillbrook’s strong academic results;
  • Continue to develop a high-quality campus while remaining a moderate fee school;
  • Retain the core philosophy of Hillbrook as a school centred around adolescence and thinking, quality teaching and learning and a sense of community;
  • Provide larger spaces that provide contact with the natural world.

Community Consultation

Throughout the design process, consultation with the School and the wider community has been extensive. The project team meets regularly with, and reports to School Leadership Team, Parents & Friends Association and Student Representative Council to give insight and direction of the needs of the school.

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