The Southport School (TSS)
About The Southport School (TSS)
As an all-through, independent Anglican day and boarding school for boys, The Southport School serves students aged 5-18, which boarding available from year 7 onwards. Located in Southport in southern Queensland, its student body numbers approximately 1500, with a teaching staff of approximately 130.
The school promotes the benefits of this low student-to-teacher ratio, with more personalised, monitored learning. As an all-boys school, they have a gender-specific curriculum focusing on learning modes identified as most beneficial for boys.
Mr Greg Wain
The school has two campuses serving its primary and secondary students separately, with the senior campus housing boarders across five accommodation buildings. The school’s sporting facilities include 9 ovals, a swimming pool and tennis court complex, and a sports centre including a weights room, basketball courts and a gymnasium. Other facilities include a 600-seat drama and music theatre, 220-seat chapel, commercial kitchens, classrooms all with updated technology, adaptable learning spaces and rowing/sailing facilities on campus. All areas of the school have access to wireless technology.
The Southport School focuses on developing mature and well-rounded students through individualised learning and access to teaching staff to cater to the specific needs of maturing boys. Outside the core curriculum, students are offered a range of practical, special interest, social and personal development subjects to extend or support their learning. These include Lego robotics, emotional intelligence courses, outdoor education, religious education, Vocational Education and Training courses and access to university subjects. In addition to these, the school’s expansive co-curriculum activities include; Duke of Edinburgh, a wide range of sporting teams/competitions, involvement in music ensembles and performance opportunities/clubs, an engineering club, chess team, cadet program, business program, public speaking and leadership opportunities.
The school believes its broad range of student-centred school and wider community involvement helps students develop academically, socially and emotionally.