Teaching & Learning
Clayfield College is justifiably proud of its academic record and achievements. The College is recognised within the wider community as a school that encourages its students to strive for academic success, whilst remaining a non-selective school.
A stimulating and engaging curriculum that incorporates a variety of learning opportunities, including an advanced thinking skills program, translates into consistently high achievement among our students.
Clayfield College is proud of its genuinely caring environment, in which active responsibility is taken for the welfare of every student. Pastoral care permeates all stages and levels within our College community and is implicit in all teaching and learning environments.
The College is committed to recognising and respecting the individuality of each child, an each and every teacher is charged with a pastoral role. Students are encouraged to develop values of respect for others, commitment, self-discipline, self-motivation and social and civic responsibility.
Visual, Creative & Performing Arts
Visual, Creative & Performing Arts at Clayfield College takes the form of a rich and varied program of classroom and extra-curricular activities. The world famous Kodaly music teaching method with its associated lateral thinking, is used from Pre-Prep to Year 12. Students have access to the full range of musical opportunities such as concerts and musicals, orchestras and stage bands and individual voice and instrumental tuition. Drama students are provided with a variety of opportunities to perform creatively while Visual Art provides students with the opportunity to gain an insight into the various elements of art combined with the principles of design.
Clayfield College is proud of its tradition and success in the QGSSSA (Queensland Girls? Secondary School Sports Association) and in the Andrews Cup (Primary Schools) competitions for girls. Participation in sports activities is encouraged for all students from Prep through to Year 12.
A range of sports is offered in the Junior and Senior Schools including: artistic gymnastics, athletics, cross country, netball, softball, swimming, tennis and touch football. Within the Senior School program, cricket, hockey, soccer, volleyball and badminton are also offered.
Clayfield College has a proud and reputed tradition as a boarding school for girls with boarding accommodation available for girls from Year 5 through to Year 12.
Our boarding complex, Turrawan, accommodates over one hundred girls in a purpose-built, state-of-the-art, self-contained boarding facility. The Turrawan complex provides a variety of accommodation styles ranging from single ensuited rooms and twin share facilities, to small dormitory style accommodation for the younger girls.
All girls become part of smaller ?families? within the Boarding House. The older students assist younger members and all care for each other in an empathic, tolerant, understanding and friendly manner.