About Us

About Us

Principal's Welcome

At St Hilda's School, we aspire to be a world leader in primary and secondary education. To do this, we have created a culture where students and staff can dream and achieve, without limits.

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Assemblies

Middle and Senior School Assemblies are held every fortnight. Assemblies are a platform for students to deliver speeches and present items that are close to their hearts. We would like to give you the opportunity view some of these special moments.

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NIDA Open Program

St Hilda’s School is pleased to announce a new partnership with the prestigious, National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), to be the host venue for a series of short courses and workshops to be held during the June/July holidays as part of the NIDA Open program.

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Anglican Faith Connections

St Hilda’s School, an Anglican day and boarding school for girls, was named after Saint Hilda, the seventh century Abbess of Whitby. Hilda was a scholar who established a monastery for women and men at Whitby, located on the coast of England. She was an advocate of equal rights for women and demonstrated compassion for others.

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Open for Learning

St Hilda’s School is pleased to present a special program for students from Years 7 to 12 which offers our families more flexibility regarding times for study, training, rehearsals and travel arrangements. Day Girls have the opportunity to continue enjoying the innovative learning spaces in the new Jennifer Reeves Library for extended hours.

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St Hilda's Ethics Centre

There is increasing recognition that young people today are growing up in a world characterised by multi-cultural, multi-ethnic and multi-religious plurality. Many commentators contend that such rapid change, particularly within the western world, has resulted in societies with little social cohesion and a diminishing sense of common purpose and vision for greater community good.

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Visual Cultures and Possible Futures Symposium

A visual art symposium offering a series of presentations and workshops by some of Australia’s renowned arts practitioners and educators will be a key event for 150 senior secondary girls from Queensland schools this year.

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Why a Girls' School

A high percentage of women who have become leaders in their field were educated at girls’ schools. Girls perform better at school and in life if they are educated at single-sex schools.

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'Design' in Modern Education

St Hilda’s School opened a $9 million four-tier complex with ground-breaking designs that are key in delivering a ‘modern education’ on Friday 20 March 2015. Guest of Honour was His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia.

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St Hilda's Learning Institute

With more than 100 courses and collections freely available to the education community via our iTunes U site, St Hilda’s is one of the world’s leading K-12 course providers. The St Hilda’s Learning Institute is about sharing our love for education with the world.

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St Hilda's STEM Institute

In an inspiring first for girls’ education, St Hilda’s senior students are reaping the rewards of participating in programs offered by the innovative St Hilda’s STEM Institute (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). The STEM Institute, founded in 2014, provides numerous pathways that enable girls to explore and forge a career in the multi-faceted fields of STEM.

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Global Learning

St Hilda’s School offers opportunities for students to experience a range of educational and real-life adventures in Australia and around the globe. Australia’s largest exchange program, language exchanges, World Challenge, national and international conferences enable our students to travel and see the world!

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Partnerships

Partnerships with organisations and people in the wider community are important connections which we nurture and value highly. We seek to develop a wide range of opportunities for interaction and support between our partners which also benefits our girls and staff in broadening their own experiences.

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iPad and Macbook Initiatives

St Hilda’s was one of the first schools in Australia, indeed worldwide, to adopt the iPad as a student-owned device for learning. Such a bold, ground-breaking initiative has quickly evolved into an integral part of St Hilda’s remarkable education offering.

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Non Nobis Solum

The spirit of St Hilda’s shines when the actions of students of all ages reflect their school motto, Non Nobis Solum – Not For Ourselves Alone. Each year, selfless acts include raising funds for the Anglicare Crisis Centre at Surfers Paradise, Abri Aged Care, Paradise Kids and the Cancer Foundation, to name a few. Students also strive to be global citizens, raising awareness of marginalized communities and participating in global aid and community projects.

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The Chaplaincy Project

One of the great projects of St Hilda's School has been to act in the belief that every girl has a voice. The Chaplaincy Project has been about creating time, place and content for that voice, that it might reflect the school's values of Love, Compassion, Forgiveness, Hope and Grace. We are immensely proud of the way the girls have become involved in leading worship within the school.

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TEDx St Hilda's School

St Hilda’s School was one of the first schools in the world to organise and host a TEDx conference.

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Houses and Pastoral Care

St Hilda’s House structure supports leadership learning and pastoral care. Inter-House musicals, plays, debating and sporting events pave the way for friendship, teamwork and generosity of spirit.

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Love, Compassion, Forgiveness, Hope, Grace