Moreton Bay Boys' College
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|Moreton Bay Boys College|
|Manly West, Queensland, Australia|
|Type||Independent, Day school|
|Denomination||Presbyterian and Uniting Church|
|Principal||Ms Jennifer Haynes |
|Staff||78 (Full & Part-time)|
|Key people||Head of College, Mr Tony Wood, Registrar Mrs Emma Campbell|
|Enrolment||510 (2009) (P-11)|
|Slogan||Life adventurers. Life achievers.|
Established in 2003 by the Presbyterian and Uniting Church, it opened in 2003 on the grounds of its sister school, Moreton Bay College, with years Prep and Year 1. In 2004 it moved to its permanent location and has expanded ever since. In 2013 the MBBC celebrated 10 years as a school.
The college was established in 2003, with Prep and Year 1 on the grounds of its sister school, Moreton Bay College. In 2004 it opened at its permanent spot, adding Year 2. Ever since it has expanded with Years 3 to 5 opening in 2005, Years 6 to 9 were opened in 2006, Year 10 in 2008 and Year 11 in 2009. Year 12 graduated from the College in 2010. The College will continue to grow until it reaches it maximum capacity of 800 students.
Moreton Bay Boys College has four houses;
- Dr Peter Doherty; House colour: Green Doherty House named after
- Sir Douglas Nicholls; House colour: Yellow Nicholls House named after
- Reverend John Flynn; House colour: Red Flynn House named after
- Sir Edward Dunlop; House colour: Blue Dunlop House named after
The college is set in bushland a 13 hectare block backing on to a nature reserve. Classrooms have computers, data projectors and interactive whiteboards as well as mini IT laboratories within or between classrooms. In 2009, Moreton Bay Boys College added six new classrooms, IT and science labs and a shaded amphitheatre. Recently a lecture theatre and a senior studies was built along with a multi-purpose hall and weights studio. The college has sporting facilities of a basketball court, tennis courts, football and soccer fields and synthetic cricket pitches.