Brisbane Grammar School’s main campus is located on the edge of the CBD at Spring Hill. Off-site facilities include:
Spring Hill Campus
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Academic learning is Brisbane Grammar’s highest priority and its facilities reflect this. The Lilley Centre, opened in 2010, was driven by a vision to create powerful new 21st century learning experiences for our students. The Lilley Centre accommodates:
The Senior Library
Flexible learning classrooms
Breakout learning spaces
Professional development library for staff
Experimental teaching laboratories allowing for the ongoing review and innovation of our teaching and learning practices.
The Lilley Centre is complemented by ample general classroom spaces throughout the School. Other specialist learning facilities include well-equipped science and language laboratories.
The Middle School has its own classroom precinct including a library, music room and flexible learning spaces which mirror the technological capacities of those in The Lilley Centre.
A centrally-located Arts precinct serves the performing and fine arts. A spacious music building with air-conditioned practice rooms and a rehearsal gallery provides the ideal environment for music. The Centre for Art provides a strong presence for the visual arts on campus and reflects its important contribution to developing students’ creative thinking.
The Centre for Art has four studios, galleries for displaying student art and a number of specialist areas, including a well-equipped dark room for photography. A nearby theatre plays host to many school productions and drama performances.
The School provides outstanding facilities for its sport programs. On campus there are tennis courts, cricket nets and two ovals as well as the Indoor Sports Centre which features:
A large sports hall with a multi-purpose floor capable of accommodating two full basketball or indoor soccer courts, three volleyball courts, or 6 badminton courts. The 1200 square metres of Canadian maple flooring is an A2 International standard surface affording protection to all athletes from high impact sports with its unique flexion properties. Concealed special fittings allow for the set-up of gymnastics equipment. A tiered grandstand, seating up to 300 people, overlooks the courts. The hall is used extensively throughout the day for Physical Education and extracurricular activities, while external clients book the hall in the evening.
Indoor cricket nets provide three indoor wickets contained within fully retractable netting and with a specially designed rubber compound surface, enabling coaches to use bowling machines and simulate wicket conditions at varying speeds.
A well-equipped Weights Room with commercial grade free weights, pin-loaded machines, lifting platforms and spin bikes, in addition to a range of supplementary training tools such as medicine balls, plyo boxes and TRX Slings. Specialised absorbent rubber compound flooring protects both athlete and weights. The facility is fully supervised by qualified strength and conditioning coaches and sport science graduates.
Two air-conditioned classrooms with the latest ICT and data projection technology. The sports laboratory houses the School’s fitness testing equipment and enables boys to test and correlate data.
A ten lane, 25m FINA standard swimming pool which is used year round. The water is heated to 28°C and caters for a wide range of aquatic activities from swimming squads through to water polo, lifesaving and kayaking. A viewing gallery accommodates up to 200 spectators.
A purpose built gymnastics hall fitted out with all the requirements for Men’s Artistic Gymnastics. The equipment includes an Olympic standard fully sized sprung floor, vaults, rings, parallel bars, high bars, trampoline and a large foam pit area with dismounts from all apparatus. The gymnastics facilities in the Centre are recognised as some of the best in the country. Up to 200 spectators can view proceedings from a viewing gallery.
Northgate Playing Fields
Brisbane Grammar School’s Northgate Playing Fields are an extensive complex of six ovals incorporating specialist coaching facilities, a covered grandstand and function room, and a fully equipped canteen and undercover barbecue. Just 11.8km from our Spring Hill campus (about 20 minutes drive), the fields are located at 773 Nudgee Road, Northgate (bordered by Toombul Road, Nudgee Road, and the Gateway Motorway).
Used extensively by BGS students for cricket, rugby and football, the fields are also available for hire.
Please note that pets are not allowed at Northgate.
For more information contact the Director of Sport Mr Ron Cochrane.
Tel: (07) 3834 5200 Fax: 3834 5202 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Outdoor Education Centre
Pepperina Hill is Brisbane Grammar’s Outdoor Education Centre on the shores of Lake Moogerah, located about 1 hour and 15 minutes west of Brisbane. Facilities include dormitories, industrial kitchen, dining room, amenities, visiting staff accommodation, outdoor eating areas, workshop and laundry. On-site adventure components include the boat shed (with canoes and kayaks), climbing tower, a low ropes course, high ropes and flying fox.
In close proximity to Pepperina Hill is Mount Alford and Pulpit Rock, located on BGS owned property. This property substantially enhances the bushwalking, rock climbing and camping experience of our students. Pulpit Rock is an imposing volcanic plug which provides a unique opportunity for our students to participate in rock climbing challenges under the strict supervision of our experienced outdoor education team.
Pepperina Hill location map
CAUTION: Pulpit Rock is situated at Lot 181, Lake Moogerah Road, Moogerah on private property. Access to this property by members of the public is at their risk. Rock climbing is a dangerous recreational activity. Brisbane Grammar School accepts no liability for any personal injury or death arising from members of the public using this property or climbing Pulpit Rock. Brisbane Grammar School does not give any warranty to members of the public as to the suitability of Pulpit Rock for climbing, the state of Pulpit Rock and any climbing fittings installed on Pulpit Rock. There is a risk of rocks dislodging and rocks falling from Pulpit Rock.
The Brisbane Grammar School Rowing Boatshed is one of Australia’s premier rowing facilities. Situated on Milton Reach of Brisbane River at West End it is just 10 minutes from the Spring Hill campus. Housing a state-of-the-art fleet, the Boatshed has been home to many of the country’s top rowers; from state and national representatives to current and former Olympians. The facility boasts a dedicated pontoon, multi-bay shed, and is staffed by a full time boatman. During the rowing season, the Boatshed is often open seven days a week for both morning and afternoon training.
Boatshed location map
The Brisbane Grammar School Tennis Centre is bound by Victoria Park Road and the Inner City Bypass. It can be accessed by travelling north along the ICB towards the RBWH exit left (after Kelvin Grove Road flyover). They can also be accessed by travelling south along Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove (QUT precinct); the Tennis Centre will be visible on your left; take the left exit before the ICB.
Tennis Courts location map