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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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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2016 PMSA Teacher Education Scholarships Program

The PMSA is offering a limited number of Teacher Education Scholarships to current and past students of PMSA schools. Please click here for more information. Applications must be received by the PMSA by Friday ,16 October 2015. APPLICATION PROCESS Forward your application (marked confidential) by the due date to: Attn: Executive Manager-Corporate ServicesPMSAPO Box 298Toowong, 4066 Or by email …

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Chairman’s Communique – PMSA Strategic Plan 2015-2018

On behalf of the PMSA Council, it is with great pleasure that the PMSA Chairman announces the public release of the PMSA 2015-2018 Strategic Plan. This four year plan provides an over-arching framework that will encourage further innovation and continuous improvement in the PMSA’s educational services, while strengthening our strong Christian culture. The PMSA Strategic …

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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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Leadership luncheon inspires young captains

Sunshine Coast Grammar welcomed the secondary school leaders from their associated PMSA (Presbyterian and Methodist School’s Association) Schools; Brisbane Boys’ College, Somerville House and Clayfield College for the annual PMSA Captains Luncheon on Tuesday, February 24. It was a wonderful opportunity for the leaders from the four schools to get to know each other, learn …

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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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SCGS Principal 2014 Outstanding Business Person of the Year

Sunshine Coast Grammar School Principal, Mrs Maria Woods has taken out the 2014 Outstanding Business Person of the Year at the Sunshine Coast Business Awards.  This achievement follows hot on the heels of her win in the Sunshine Coast Business Women’s network Awards in August, where she was named 2014 Outstanding Business Woman of the …

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