Somerville House News

Sharing the Plan for the Future

In addition to PMSA Open Day, our PMSA CEO Sharon Callister and several Board Members have been meeting with our school staff, P&Fs executives and members, Foundation members and alumni groups at our four schools over the last few months to share and discuss our Strategic Plan. Last night, we presented to a group before …

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Clayfield / BBC / Somerville ISCF Camp

Over the May long weekend, students from Brisbane Boys’ College (BBC), Clayfield College and Somerville House combined to attend an Inter-School Christian Fellowship (ISCF) camp in the beautiful Gold Coast Hinterland. Enjoying the fabulous weather together, students met new friends and joined to get to know God better and ventured into the rainforest and the …

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Seeking a Somerville House School Council Member

Somerville House School Council is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified members of the community to serve on a voluntary basis on the School Council. The School Council is responsible for the governance of Somerville House and works with the Principal to maintain the proper and efficient running of the School. For more information …

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The Greatest Debate

Clayfield College and Somerville House inspirationally started the 2019 debating season last night with a friendly debate on the proposition that robot teachers are the way of the future. Speaking to hundreds of excited audience members from both Clayfield and Somerville, the Year 12 debaters thrashed out well-founded arguments with a witty approach to give …

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Welcome new Somerville House School Council member

The PMSA is pleased to welcome Peter Thompson who has recently been appointed to the Somerville House School Council. A UK qualified chartered accountant and investment banker, Peter studied philosophy, politics and economics at St John’s College, Oxford. He spent most of his career in investment banking providing financial advice to international companies and was …

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SCGS final day

Farewell to our graduating Year 12s

In tradition and fanfare, our four great schools today said farewell to the graduating Year 12 students as they head off on their own journey. We look forward to all they will achieve today, tomorrow and long into their futures. We wish our the Class of 2018 all the very best. Take care of yourself …

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A heartfelt thanks to our 1000 PMSA staff – Celebrating World Teachers’ Day

World Teachers’ Day was joyfully celebrated at all of our PMSA schools on Friday 26 October with various breakfasts, morning teas and lunches hosted by school Parent Support Groups and P&F Associations.  In appreciation of all our dedicated teachers and staff, the PMSA delivered a special gift of ‘heartfelt thanks’, giving each staff member a delicious heart-shaped …

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Art Competition winners announced

After much deliberation over more than 200 entries from students in the PMSA Student Art Competition, judges today have announced the winners of the four age categories at each of the PMSA schools.  The competition was judged by PMSA board member and art enthusiast Professor Jennifer Radbourne, PMSA chairman and architect Greg Adsett and past …

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Somerville celebrates Commemoration Day

Somerville House today celebarates 119 years of history and a fine reputation of educating girls in Brisbane. Established in 1899, the Brisbane High School for Girls was purchased by the Presbyterian & Methodist Schools Association  in 1918 and moved the school from its leased premises ‘Ernton’ on Wickham Terrace to the current South Brisbane location in …

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