School News & Blog

April 3, 2019

Independent Schools Queensland recently ran a two day workshop on school wellbeing, attended by principal Shane Power and Secondary Coordinator, Judy Funder from our school. The workshop was facilitated by Professor Donna Cross from the University of Western Australia who has an international reputation for...

March 14, 2019

We recently received an unexpected call from Dr Andrew Laming MP, the chair of the House of Representatives Education committee, congratulating the school on the academic performance of our senior class of 2018. This cohort was apparently placed in the top 1% of all Queensland...

November 8, 2018

The Science Centre opening on Saturday was a very special day for many reasons. There was a gathering of many old friends and colleagues of Roy Fox as well as some who may know of him only by name and reputation. Past teacher Anne Casley was...

October 25, 2018

Earlier this year, SOTE’s Grade 12 students gave a talk to the Combined Parents Meeting on the topic of “Social Media and Me – Helpful or Harmful?”. The students engaged enthusiastically with the topic, with many addressing both sides of the argument. Between them, the students provided a range of...

July 24, 2018

Medieval Day On Friday May 25, the whole school had a wonderful day of medieval activities, games and food. There was a vast array of costumes from lords and ladies, kings and queens to executioners, knights, rangers to witches, wizards and peasants! Older students assisted younger...

December 12, 2017

We were privileged to have Dr Ali Black, senior early childhood lecturer at Sunshine Coast University, speak at our graduation ceremony this year. Our graduations are a little different than many in that as well as it being a celebration of our graduates, it also doubles as...

December 5, 2017

Last week we were privileged to have Dr Derek Chong visit the School. Derek had just spoken at the International Men's Day breakfast hosted by the school's psychologist, Mark Cary, and was interested in seeing the campus. Derek is Queensland's first indigenous psychiatrist. He has worked...

February 22, 2017

Outdoor Education classes commenced for 2017 this Tuesday at The School of Total Education, with the Year 9 class accompanied by Mrs Collins and Mr Licence, the Outdoor Education Teacher, visiting the School’s Outdoor Education Centre at Upper Freestone. During the class, the students were presented...