The Glennie School is an Anglican Community where Tomorrow’s Women Learn. As unique individuals,Glennie girls are encouraged to develop the intellectual, physical and spiritual potential to be ‘all she can be’.
The Glennie School was founded in 1908 and named after Archdeacon Benjamin Glennie who, in the 1800’s, was an Anglican Priest on the Darling Downs, in Queensland, one of the richest agricultural areas of Australia.
At the Glennie School we value:
• The Christian faith grounded in the Anglican Church.
• Friendships that are genuine and lasting.
• Opportunity that opens a range of options now and for the future.
• Respect and understanding of others and ourselves.
• Achievement, excellence and success as individuals and as a team in all aspects of our endeavours.
• Community characterised by engagement with and participation in the School and general Community.
• Our Heritage that influences our view of the School and life.
• Quality education and not to settle for less.
• Endeavour and participation to try your best and persevere.
• Balance in life between work, rest and play.
• Innovation that leads to educational "best practice".
• Environmental sustainability evident in our stewardship of resources and education programs.
The Glennie School offers the core literacy and numeracy subjects whilst providing learning and living experiences through full time programs specific to the:
Junior Years from Year 1 to Year 6
Middle Years for Year 7 to Year 9
and Senior Years from Year 10 to Year 12.
The Glennie School is a leader among Australian girls' schools, particularly in Performing and Fine Arts, Information Technology through notebook computers that are integrated in the Middle and Senior Years curriculum and Languages with our renowned French Immersion Program for Years 8 to 10.
There are many opportunities in the extra curricular subjects and activities offered at the Glennie School. Among these are debating, orchestras, ensembles, choirs, hospitality training, school based apprenticeships, work experience programs and a variety of competitive sports. The Glennie Equestrian Team continues to perform at the top level in the School’s and open competitions.
The Glennie School has many modern facilities in all Year levels including an Aquatic Centre based on an indoor 10 lane heated pool, a synthetic running track for athletics, a Performing Arts Centre as well as multi-purpose courts for tennis, netball and basketball. There are modern classrooms, an Information Resources Centre as well as modern and comfortable boarding and dining facilities. The Science and Technology Centre is now complete and includes six laboratories, preparation rooms, student and staff amenities. The Centre is a continuation of the eastern end of the Knapp Building. The Centre will enable Science teachers to further improve the programs and new laboratories will improve the STEM experience for the girls, allowing more challenging experimental programs and greater use of innovative technology.
There are many opportunities for students to enrich their learning and living experience at the Glennie School. These opportunities range from special support for learning and language (international students) to pastoral and health care. There are opportunities for cultural enrichment that span music tours within Australia, drama performances, musicals and overseas / immersion visits to France and Japan.