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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, Ms Sharon Barker, was appointed in July 2018.
  • 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 August 2019 (PDF, 1.4MB).

Project update

  • A contract for the design and construction of the Brookes Street and St Pauls Terrace Precints was awarded to Hutchinson Builders in October 2018.
  • Landscaping and roadway works in the Brookes Street precinct are progressing.
  • Balustrading, sheeting and wall cladding works are underway for various levels of the junior learning building.
  • Construction of the terraced seating near the oval will be completed soon and piling works on the oval will commence in the coming weeks.
  • Tiling has commenced in the Performing Arts Centre in the Brookes Street Precinct.

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.

Download the final catchment map (PDF, 2.8MB).

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

The school will operate with an Enrolment Management Plan (PDF, 40KB).

To enrol your child at the school, parents and caregivers are encouraged to email the Enrolments Officer at or telephone the school on (07) 3016 8888.

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New State High School in Fortitude Valley
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Last updated
15 October 2019