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The Springfield Anglican College



Springfield Greenbank Arterial & Springfield College Drive

Springfield QLD4300

Tel: 07 3814 8100

Fax: 07 3814 8199

Email: info@tsac.qld.edu.au

Website: www.tsac.qld.edu.au

Key Details

Type: Independent

Level: Combined

Gender: Coed

Religious Affiliation: Anglican

Scholarships: Yes

Who we are

The College is a Co-educational independent Anglican school with a strong emphasis on the holistic development of young men and women. Underpinning this balanced approach to education is an understanding that students achieve their best when they are supported and encouraged in a safe and caring environment where each student is given the individual attention they deserve. The College opened its doors in 1998 with 12 students; our enrolment in 2013 stands at 850 students from Kindergarten to Year 12. The College has a capped upper limit of 1 students Prep to Year 12. We are located in the heart of Greater Springfield just over 25 kilometers from the centre of Brisbane and adjacent to the Springfield train station site due to open in November 2013. Our Senior campus is located on Springfield Greenbank Arterial; while the Primary campus is a 5minute drive from the Senior campus on Springfield College Drive. Major developments are in construction and planned for the Middle & Senior Campus in the coming years. This year construction will begin on a new Multi-Purpose Centre while it is planned in 2014 to commence construction of the new Creative Arts precinct and Sports change facilities. In 2015 the College will add an additional Year 7 class in line with the State Governments movement of Year 7 to High School in 2015. Planning is well underway for the construction of an additional classroom block to support this growth.

Our Philosophy

The Springfield Anglican College is a Christian faith community that nurtures life giving relationships and spiritual awareness. Our graduates are well educated resilient creative compassionate and respectful people of influence. The educational philosophy of the College is focused on the whole child – intellectual cultural physical social and spiritual. A key element of a TSAC education is a clear focus on the individual and a strong desire to assist all students to develop their talents and realise "Their Future". The College adopts an Open Door Policy and values the input of parents in the shared education of their children.

Spiritual Development and Pastoral Care

Christian values form the basis of the pastoral care programme at The Springfield Anglican College and the safety and care of our students is of utmost importance to us. In addition our teachers value the partnership they have with parents in seeking to provide children with the skills they need to relate to others to be resilient when they face difficulties and to develop self-confidence.

Academics and Co-Curricular Program

Academic success is important and high achievement is and always will be a priority. At the same time however the College recognises the intrinsic value of student participation in cultural and sporting programmes which are designed to assist students to discover and fulfil their potential. A strong emphasis on personal development challenges students to acquire the skills needed for life beyond school.

Performing and Visual Arts

The Springfield Anglican College's extraordinary Creative Arts programme gives all students from Prep onwards the opportunity to learn to play a musical instrument as part of the classroom music program. In addition there is a wide range of extra-curricular opportunities such as Drama dance private Tuition ensemble and Bands.

Sport

The College has developed an integrated Health and Physical Education program which combines regular fitness sessions with the development of sporting skills. The College actively participates in The Associated Schools (TAS) and Junior TAS (JTAS) sporting competitions. Good sportsmanship aspirit of fair play and healthy competition participation and improved health and fitness and a desire to achieve one's best are the main priorities of the College's sporting program. The College also provides curriculum flexibility to students to enable pursuit of sporting and cultural interests to the highest level.

Announcements:

At The Springfield Anglican College we believe sport can and should play an important part in the lives of all of our students. Our mission then is to provide avenues to develop sporting potential by ensuring access to elite sporting opportunities.

With this philosophy in mind the College is proud to announce the introduction of a sporting Centre of Excellence with a specific focus on athletics swimming tennis and golf.

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