Varsity College

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Varsity College Australia
Varsity College Logo.jpg
Location
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Australia
Coordinates28°04′41″S 153°24′40″E / 28.078°S 153.411°E / -28.078; 153.411Coordinates: 28°04′41″S 153°24′40″E / 28.078°S 153.411°E / -28.078; 153.411
Information
School typeIndependent public school
MottoDare to Dream
EstablishedJanuary 2001 (2001-01)
Executive principalSharon Schultz
GradesP–12
Enrolment3,500
LanguageEnglish
Colour(s)Navy, gold, and grey
              
Website

Varsity College is a primary and secondary school in Varsity Lakes, Queensland, Australia.

History[edit]

Varsity College opened in January 2001, with Julie Grantham as principal and an initial cohort of 354 preschool to Year 3 students. Since then, the school has grown to a two-campus school with an enrolment of more than 3,500 students from Prep to Year 12.

The school has had multiple principals since its opening:

  • Julie Grantham (2001–2002)
  • Tracey Cashman (2002–2004)
  • Mike Kelly (2004–2005)
  • Jeff Davis (2005–2015)
  • Steven McLuckie (2015–2018)
  • Sharon Schultz (2018–present)

Culture[edit]

During the school year, students participate in cross country, track and field, and swimming carnivals. Age champions are awarded for students who excel in these fields.

Varsity College has four sporting houses that are named after Gold Coast beaches. These houses are:

  • Rainbow
  • Burleigh
  • Kirra
  • Miami

Popular culture[edit]

The college has appeared in Sea Patrol, and most notably The Sleepover Club.[citation needed]

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