School News

August 23, 2021

Some Y9 Discovery students choose to undertake the gorge walk challenge which sometimes meant swimming during their Rites of Passage camp last week....

August 2, 2021

Our Year 11 and 12s had an amazing camp white water canoeing down the Clarence River last term. A big challenge but great friendship, courage and grit with moments of sheer exhilaration, beautifully captured by Y11 student Sophie Collins in this clip.   Please Click Here to...

October 16, 2020

We would like to acknowledge the passing earlier this year of David Mander who contributed much of himself to the work of The School of Total Education, The Yoga Education Centre and the Total Health and Education Foundation and to honour his part in their...

May 14, 2020

On the 90th anniversary of the birth of Vijayadev Yogendra, the Founder of The School of Total Education     “There is a tremendous amount of beauty in ‘just being’ – where you have withdrawn from automatically reacting, responding to, and suffering other’s reactions.”     Vijayadev Yogendra – Overcoming...

February 15, 2020

The 2019 Annual Parent Seminar on Sunday November 17  was an enjoyable evening with guest speaker Madonna King delivering valuable information, tips and anecdotes about parenting in the 21st Century. Madonna, who is a parent, author and award-winning journalist, touched on 10 issues that parents face...

August 17, 2019

On Friday 14 June students, staff, families and guest came together to celebrate NAIDOC Day. It was an enjoyable day that started off with a passionate Welcome to Country, by Githabul Elders Uncle Robert and Aunty Gloria Williams, along with their daughter Jennifer. Uncle Roger...

June 14, 2019

Your name: India Peel   When did you commence study at SOTE? 2003   When did you leave study at SOTE? 2015 Tell us a little about yourself - what work are you doing now, what do you enjoy doing outside of work, do you have a partner/children? I'm two subjects away from graduating...

May 22, 2019

The whole performance and production of Mulan wasn’t perfect, which is a good thing: instead it was excellent and, thus, it embodied one part of the School’s motto. The students excelled in their story-telling, obviously inspired by spirited support from an enthusiastic group of parents...

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...