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Fortitude Valley State Secondary College

  • A new state secondary college in Fortitude Valley will open to Year 7 students for 2020.
  • It will be located on the corner of Brookes Street and St Pauls Terrace.
  • The school will be delivered in collaboration with the Queensland University of Technology (QUT).
  • The Foundation Principal is Ms Sharon Barker.
  • The school will open in 3 stages:
    • Stage 1: Brookes Street precinct ready for the start of Term 1, 2020
    • Stage 2: St Pauls Terrace precinct during 2020
    • Stage 3: Delivered for the start of the 2023 school year.
  • The local catchment area is now available on EdMap
  • Visit the Fortitude Valley State Secondary College website and Facebook page.
  • Read the latest newsletter November 2019 (PDF, 292KB).

Project update

  • A contract for design and construction of Brisbane’s newest state secondary college was awarded to Hutchinson Builders in October 2018.
  • Brookes Street Precinct construction has been completed and furniture has been delivered ready for the start of school.
  • The scaffold is being removed from the junior learning building in the St Pauls Terrace Precinct with internal works continuing, including wall sheeting and joinery.
  • Find out more about the new school and Meet the Foundation Principal Sharon Barker.

School design and construction

Hutchinson Builders have been awarded the design and construct contract for Stage 1. The concept design (PDF, 10MB) was developed by Cox Architecture.

Catchment and enrolment

The local catchment for the school was finalised in May 2019 after community consultation.

To find out if your property is within the catchment please use EdMap.

For more information on enrolments or to enrol your child, visit the school website.

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New State High School in Fortitude Valley
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Last updated
14 January 2020