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St Aidan's Anglican Girls' School


11 Ruthven Street, 
Queensland 4075

General Overview

Girls day school
Founded in 1929
Number of Students: 750               
Number of International Students:  25
Nationality mix of international students:  China, England, Europe, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan
CRICOS Provider Code: 01194K

Website: www.staidans.qld.edu.au

St Aidan's Anglican Girls School was founded in 1929, by the Sisters of the Society of the Sacred Advent.  St Aidan's strives to provide excellence in education, in a caring, friendly environment, where each individual, nurtured and shaped by the values of the Christian Faith, has the opportunity to achieve her full potential and to develop a passion for life and for learning.

St Aidan's has around 850 students who are involved in over 34 subjects, play 17 different sports, 350 play an instrument and that’s just the start.  St Aidan's staff share the ups and downs, the joys and the challenges and are very proud of their graduates – many thousands since 1929.

 St Aidan’s students performed very well with 27% of students receiving an OP 1-3 (State average: 9.84%). 39% of St Aidan’s students achieved an OP in the 1-5 range compared with 19% of students in the state. 100% of St Aidan’s students received an OP of 1-15, compared with 76% of the state. In QCS test, 80% student got A and B.  These results are particularly noteworthy as the vast majority of the total cohort of graduating St Aidan’s students were OP-eligible.

St Aidan's is adjacent to Corinda Railway Station with direct access to the city.  A public and private transport network; including bus and train, provides convenient access to the School.  The St Aidan's Sports Fields, "Ambiwerra", comprise 10 hectares of parkland surrounded by Oxley Creek.  These fields are approximately 10 minutes walking distance from St Aidan's.

An outstanding school for your daughter: Top 10 reasons why Australian families choose St Aidan's

  • One of the most sought after, prestigious girls' schools in Brisbane
  • Outstanding academic results every year
  • 52% students achieved an OP in the 1-6 range
  • Wide curriculum offering 34 subject choices to students
  • Excellence in education
  • 100% St Aidan's students progress to tertiary institutions
  • 80 % St Aidan's students got A & B in QCS test statewide
  • 100 % St Aidan's students got OP between 1-15, no student between 15-25 in OP
  • Direct access to Brisbane CBD
  • Conveniently located in Brisbane's beautiful Western suburbs

School Facilities

•    Fully Air Conditioned School   
•    Language and Computer laboratories
•    Visual Art, Textile &  Design studios   
•    Computerised Graphics Classroom
•    Art, Drama, Dance and Music Studios  
•    Senior and Junior Libraries
•    Wireless Networked School;   
•    Science and Technology Centre
•    Auditorium   
•    Swimming Pool
•    Physical Education and Fitness Centre
•    Athletics Oval   
•    ‘Ambiwerra‘ Sporting Fields  comprising 10 hectares of sporting facilities

Curriculum at St Aidan's

Year 11-12 subjects offered (subject to change)

Business Organisation & Management
Information Processing & Technology
Information Technology Systems
English Extension (Literature)
Physical Education
Home Economics
Mathematics A
Mathematics B
Mathematics C
Biological Science
Modern History
Study of Religion
Study of Society and Environment
English Communication
Literacy & Numeracy (Practical Numeracy)
Music Extension (Performance)

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.  Over 96% of St Aidan's students progress to Tertiary Education each year.


•    Equestrian   
•    Cricket; Softball, Basketball;
•    Touch Football, Soccer   
•    Swimming
•    Artistic and Rhythmic Gymnastics   
•    Hockey
•    Tennis, Volleyball, Rowing,   
•    Track and Field Athletics, Cross Country