Clayfield College News

Clayfield College Students Support Water for Life

Earlier this year, when Seqwater invited primary school students across the region to create posters that showcased ways to use water wisely, our Clayfield College students rose to the challenge. The Water for Life school poster competition was held in line with National Water Week, which ran from 16 – 22 October with the aim …

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Clayfield College Shining with the Reserve Bank of Australia

Clayfield College Year 12 Economics students appearing in the Annual Report of the Reserve Bank of Australia in the Community Engagement section after attending a lecture delivered by Dr Karen Hooper addressing our current development in the Australian economy. http://www.rba.gov.au/publications/annual-reports/rba/2016/pdf/community-engagement.pdf

Clayfield Teacher recognised as a state leader in her field.

After just one-and-a-half years’ teaching, Carole Berry is already recognised as a state leader in her field. The popularity of Spanish has soared at Clayfield College under Miss Berry, who has been selected as part of the Expert Writing Team in the current redevelopment of Queensland’s senior language syllabuses. This year, more than half of …

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Clayfield College in The Search for the Next Tech Girl Superhero competition

Clayfield College was featured on the ABC News, Friday 16 September, for its entry in the “Search for the Next Tech Girl Superhero” competition run by the Tech Girls Movement. This is an initiative to encourage women into information technology jobs.  http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-09-16/stem-girls-compete-develop-apps-techology-jobs/784747 Our Year 10 “Study Buddy” team of Brigette Bloom, Rebekah Meyer and Fleur Wrakuale …

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Appointment of Clayfield College Principal

The Presbyterian and Methodist Schools Association has today announced the appointment of Mrs Kathy Bishop as the Principal of leading independent school, Clayfield College. Mrs Bishop has over 35 years’ educational experience including recent roles as Acting Principal at Clayfield College and executive positions at Ipswich Girls’ Grammar School and St Margaret’s Anglican Girls’ School.  In …

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Clayfield College Resignation of Principal

Ms Melissa Powell, Principal of Clayfield College, has tendered her resignation, effective 17 January 2016. Melissa has accepted appointment as Principal of Seymour College (formally Presbyterian Girls’ College) in Adelaide, one of Australia’s leading day and boarding schools for girls. The PMSA and the Council sincerely appreciates the energy, professionalism and dedication with which Melissa …

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New Clayfield College Principal Commissioned

On Friday 13 March 2015 the Clayfield College community celebrated the official commissioning of the fifth Principal in Clayfield College’s 85 year history, Ms Melissa Powell MEd, Post Grad Dip Ed Studies, BEd (Dist), Dip Teach (Dist), MACE, MACEL. Many special guests attended the commissioning including Mr Tim Nicholls MP, Member for Clayfield; Cr David McLachlan; …

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Clayfield College Tribute to a Visionary Principal

Former longstanding Clayfield College Principal, Ida Kennedy (1964 – 1990), has been remembered as a visionary who dedicated her life to supporting girl’s education. As Principal of Clayfield College for 26 years, Miss Kennedy was instrumental in creating the school’s flagship performing arts programs.  “She was a gracious, quietly spoken woman who dedicated her whole life …

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