Kelvin Grove State College

Kelvin Grove State College

Only three kilometres from Brisbane City’s CBD, Kelvin Grove State College is a distinctive educational community adjoining Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and the developing Kelvin Grove Urban Village. Convenient to public transport, Kelvin Grove SC is characterised by quality academic learning, schools of excellence, extension courses and seamless transitions from Kindergarten to Year 12.

  • Kelvin Grove State College together with QUT is part of a unique precinct that provides a focus on excellence in learning
  • Over 50 subject choices in senior school, providing multiple pathways to tertiary courses
  • Highly qualified and supportive international student program staff


  • Queensland Dance School of Excellence, Year 11 and 12, leading to a career in Dance
  • Queensland Golf School of Excellence, Year 8 to 12
  • Queensland Music School of Excellence program at Conservatorium of Music.
  • School of Excellence in Tennis Year 6 to 12
  • School of Excellence in Soccer, Year 8 to 12


  • Chaplaincy
  • Cheer Squad
  • Chess Club
  • College Choir
  • Dance Troupe 
  • Debating
  • Performing Arts
  • Fashion Parade
  • Formal
  • Guitar Club
  • Lap Club (Swimming)
  • Magazine
  • Multicultural
  • Art/Animee
  • SRC Senior Leaders
  • Social Justice
  • Volleyball
  • Weights & Fitness Club
  • Yoga
  • Connexions (Meeting people)
  • Music including Orchestra, choir, ensembles, bands


  • New state-of-the-art performing arts building
  • Specialist dance studios
  • Sports facilities including a new gym and swimming pool
  • Business education centre
  • New visual arts building
  • Instrumental music building

tertiary pathways

  • Strong and established links with the adjoining
  • Queensland University of technology, Queensland
  • Conservatorium of Music and other tertiary institutions,
  • Vocational Pathways, apprenticeships and traineeships
  • Excellence Bachelor of Aviation at Griffith University


  •  QETI Innovation and Creativity in the Learning Environment Award Highly Commended
  •  Peter Doherty Award for Outstanding Primary and Middle Phase of Learning Teachers of Science Award: Karen Gosney
  •  Winners State wide Football Competition, Red Lion Cup
  •  Winners Intercollegiate Golf Competition

Other highlights

  • Australia Day Awards: Mr Greg Heidke, College Principal awarded OAM for contribution to Education.
  • Australia Day Awards: College Captain Aden Gutman, awarded OAM for Student Citizenship.
  • National Mathematics Summer School Invitee and Dux of KGSC: international student Lucy Xiao
  • College Captain Damian Rua awarded OAM for Student Citizenship.
  • College Captain: International student, Han Woo Park

Yr 11 and 12 students at Kelvin Grove State College are involved in a variety District and Regional sporting teams throughout the year as well as competitions offered through our
Schools of Excellence in Tennis, Golf and Football. Year 10 students do one 70 minute sport lesson a week and can choose from a variety of activities
including volleyball, basketball, swimming, walking and many others.


School Policy
Kelvin Grove State College has a "Responsible Thinking Program" which states that every student is responsible for his/her own actions. It also states that rules exist for everything and that no student has the right to violate the rights of others by disobeying the rules.

Computer Usage Guidelines
In order to have email and internet access, students must have prior parental permission and must agree to abide by computer usage guidelines. The student is responsible for his/her own actions and any breach of computer guidelines could have severe repercussions.

Kelvin Grove State College caters to students from pre-school to senior school. In addition, the school offers Excellence programs in Aviation, Tennis, Soccer, Golf & QDSE.

Kelvin Grove offers students academic programs including:

  • Business & Commerce
  • English
  • Health
  • Home Economics
  • Maths
  • Science
  • The Performing & Visual Arts

International Students
The school offers international students specialist English As A Second Language (ESL) support that is designed in keeping with their needs as individual students. In addition to the offshore program in Shanghai, China, Kelvin Grove State College welcomes international students from countries including Germany, Japan & Indonesia.

For more information contact AA Education