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Lourdes Hill College


86 Hawthorne Road


Queensland 4171


General Overview

Girls day school
Year commenced: 1916
Number of Students:     1220               
Number of International Students: 2
Nationality mix of international students: China, Japan
Day School for girls
CRICOS Provider Code:  00503K

Website: www.lhc.qld.edu.au

Lourdes Hill College (LHC) was founded in 1916 by the Sisters of the Good Samaritan.  Located only 5 kms from the Brisbane central business district, LHC is a Catholic secondary school offering Year 7-12 for girls.  With above State average academic results, LHC has an enviable reputation as a high quality school for girls

Ten top reasons why you should choose Lourdes Hill College for your daughter

  • Outstanding academic results
  • Excellent pastoral care (House System)
  • Extensive curriculum
  • Outstanding organisation of pastoral care and academic area for international students
  • Technology  (online learning, every students has a laptop, use of technology in all teaching areas, excellent equipment)
  • Language learning (Chinese, Japanese, German and extra-curricular French)
  • Extra-curricular activities (sport, music groups, cultural clubs, service clubs, performing arts, visual art)
  • Located only 5kms from the city centre
  • Water sports
  • Extensive learning support (Free tutorials, homework club, extra classes)
  • Competitive price
  • Three foreign languages taught (German, Japanese and Chinese)
  • A glorious 98 year old tradition of quality education for girls

School Facilities

Facilities include the Good Samaritan Centre, a high quality indoor sports facility accommodating netball, basketball, volleyball, badminton and many recreational activities. Outdoor tennis courts encourages students to practice and provides an on campus facility for coaching. The College is fortunate in its position along the Brisbane River with the development of water sports including Kayaking, Sailing and Rowing, and a water sports facility that provides boat storage and rooms for the three water sport clubs, a classroom for teaching and function/ conference room. A fully equipped kitchen and shower amenities have been included so students can maximise their time training before, during and after school. The College also has a 25m swimming pool, a fully equipped weights room with cardio equipment, synthetic long/ triple jump track, grass netball and riverside basketball/ tennis court.

Curriculum offered at LHC

Year 9 and 10

Religious Education
Social Science

It's Business@LHC
Health & Physical Education

Home Economics

Years 11 and 12

Ancient History
Business Communication & Technologies

Home Economics
Legal Studies
Mathematics A
Mathematics B

Mathematics C
Modern History
Music and Music Extension
Physical Education
Study of Religion
Visual Art

*Subjects offered may change

Tertiary Pathways

The process of subject selection for senior secondary students enables them to access a number of pathway options leading to tertiary studies or employment on completing Year 12.  A range of of opportunities are available to students for university studies, work placements, school-based apprenticeships and traineeships.  The school counsellors assist students in the subject selection process to maximise their tertiary sector opportunities in accordance with their career goals, interests and capabilities


There are a variety of sports available at the College. These sports include Aerobics, Athletics, Australian Rules, Badminton, Basketball, Cross Country, Hockey, Kayaking, Life Saving, Netball, Orienteering, Rowing, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Touch and Volleyball. Lourdes Hill College competes in many State wide knockout competitions including Uhlsport Soccer, Vicki Wilson Netball, Golden Circle Hockey, Qld School Aerobics, Schools Cup Volleyball and Knowles Cup Tennis. Outside professional coaches are brought in to assist with coaching.

The College sports program focuses on the physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual development of our students and maximises participation with the intent to encourage a healthy lifestyle and a life long enjoyment of sport.


Tuition per year (Year 7-10)

Tuition per year (Year 11-12)

Core program fees and levies

Administration fee

QSA levy (Year 11, 12)

(Excludes costs such as OSHC, uniforms, stationery and other school activities)


Homestay fees

Homestay rent per year)

Homestay placement fee (once only)

Homestay holding fee





$ 369






$ 280