Forest Glen, Queensland

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Forest Glen
Sunshine CoastQueensland
StateLibQld 1 132452 Motor vehicle travelling along the North Coast Road, 1935.jpg
Motor vehicle travelling along the North Coast Road, 1935
Population1,390 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)4556
Location10 km (6 mi) WSW of Maroochydore
LGA(s)Sunshine Coast Region
CountyCanning
ParishMooloolah
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s)Fairfax
Suburbs around Forest Glen:
Kiels Mountain Diddillibah Kunda Park
Woombye Forest Glen Buderim
Chevallum Tanawha Mons

Forest Glen is a rural residential locality in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Forest Glen had a population of 1,390 people.[3]

Geography[edit]

Forest Glen is part of the Buderim urban area. The western boundary of Forest Glen follows the Bruce Highway.

Eudlo Creek, a tributary of the Maroochy River is the main waterway in the area.

History[edit]

Montessori International College opened in Sippy Downs in 1995 with 13 children and one teacher. In 2007, the land being leased for the school was scheduled for development and the school had to relocate. In 2015, the school purchased on 22 hectares (54 acres) in Florest Glen and re-opened the school.[4]

Sunshine Coast Grammar School opened in 1997.[5] It is owned and operated by the Presbyterian and Methodist Schools Association (PMSA), which also operates Clayfield College, Somerville House and Brisbane Boys’ College (all in Brisbane).[6]

Education[edit]

Montessori International College is a private primary and secondary (Prep-12) school for boys and girls at 880 - 932 Maroochydore Road (26°40′16″S 153°00′27″E / 26.6711°S 153.0075°E / -26.6711; 153.0075 (Montessori International College)).[7][8] In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 235 students with 24 teachers (20 full-time equivalent) and 21 non-teaching staff (16 full-time equivalent).[9]

Sunshine Coast Grammar School is a private primary and secondary (Prep-12) school for boys and girls at 372 Mons Road (26°41′10″S 153°00′15″E / 26.6861°S 153.0043°E / -26.6861; 153.0043 (Sunshine Coast Grammar School)).[7][10] In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 1,241 students with 97 teachers (93 full-time equivalent) and 74 non-teaching staff (60 full-time equivalent).[9]

Attractions[edit]

It is the home to the Moonshine Valley Winery, and it is near the Forest Glen Deer Sanctuary in Mons, Queensland.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Forest Glen (Qld) (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 18 April 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Forest Glen - locality in Sunshine Coast Region (entry 50105)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 15 November 2019.
  3. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Forest Glen (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  4. ^ "Our History". MIC – Montessori International College. Archived from the original on 15 November 2019. Retrieved 15 November 2019.
  5. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
  6. ^ "Grammar Principal's Welcome". Sunshine Coast Grammar School. Archived from the original on 15 November 2019. Retrieved 15 November 2019.
  7. ^ a b "State and non-state school details". Queensland Government. 9 July 2018. Archived from the original on 21 November 2018. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  8. ^ "Montessori International College". Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  9. ^ a b "ACARA School Profile 2017". Archived from the original on 22 November 2018. Retrieved 22 November 2018.
  10. ^ "Sunshine Coast Grammar School". Retrieved 21 November 2018.

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