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Somerville House Student Tops the State in 2015

In 2014, the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA) introduced an award to recognise and reward Queensland’s top-performing senior students for outstanding academic achievement. These prestigious awards, known as the Queensland Certificate of Education Achievement (QCE) Award, were presented by the Minister for Education last Saturday, in a ceremony acknowledging Queensland’s top Year 12 students …

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Mary Somerville set to be honoured with image on £10 notes

Mary Somerville set to be honoured with image on £10 notes The Royal Bank of Scotland has announced that Mary Somerville will appear on its new polymer £10 notes, set to be issued in the second half of 2017. Originally founded as The Brisbane High School for Girls, Somerville House was renamed to honour Mary Somerville, …

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Somerville House celebrates opening of new building with a visit from the Governor

On Wednesday 11 March 2015 the Somerville House community celebrated the official opening and naming of The Somerville House Foundation Building by the Governor of Queensland, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, accompanied by Mrs Kaye de Jersey. This building is the latest addition to the Somerville House campus and accommodates the School’s …

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The Boys are Back at Somerville House

It’s been almost 20 years since boys have taken up desks in Somerville House classrooms but all that’s about to change as the iconic ‘girls’ school launches its Pre-Prep Program for both boys and girls, following the Easter break. The school’s brand new, co-educational early learning facility will open its doors on Tuesday 22 April, catering …

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