Brisbane Boys’ College is an independent, Presbyterian and Uniting Church, day and boarding school for boys. It is located in the Brisbane-based suburb of Toowong, in Queensland.
Brisbane Boys’ College (BBC) enrols roughly 1500 students. Up to 150 boarders reside at the college and the boys are between Years 7 to 12. BBC’s aim for each student is to be nurtured and educated to develop his talents to the best of his ability. The college ensures this through academic, spiritual service, sporting and cultural involvement.
The college produces men who have the confidence to change the world- a boy who can move forward, strive into the future and cope with change.
BBC knows that quality teaching facilitates quality learning and experiences that are tailored to support students as individuals. Boys are taught how to think, not what to think – learning is based on the pedagogical framework from the Marzarno and Kendall’s Dimensions of Learning and the New Educational Objectives.
Regular surveys of students at the college show the positive relationships the boys have with their teachers as one of the greatest strengths of the school.
At BBC, boys enjoy as range of competitive, cultural, service and academic activities that reflect the diversity of interests within the student community. A personal approach is taken to spirituality and faith. Boys are encouraged to be part of a team and take on leadership roles.
Brisbane Boys’ College boast outstanding facilities including ovals, tennis courts, library, multi-games courts and weights area of the Barbara Helen Thomson Sports Complex, swimming pool and the outstanding music of Hall. Boarders have access to all facilities for recreational purposes.
The Old Collegians’ Association establishes life-long connections between Old Boys and the college. The college prides itself on their Old Boys, many of whom feature prominently in fields of endeavour internationally.