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Find an independent school

The independent sector provides parents a choice of education institution based on their values, community and culture. With more than 200 Queensland independent schools to choose from, you are sure to find a learning environment that best suits your child's needs.

Independent schools make a significant contribution to education in Queensland, educating 121,000 students. More than half of all independent schools in Queensland are either operating or are co-located and affiliated with an early childhood service.

ISQ Search Tool

To find an independent school or early childhood service that best serves your child’s needs, we invite you to use the Independent Schools Queensland search tool bar (to the right) to search for:

  • Independent Schools
  • CRICOS Registered Schools
  • Early Childhood Services

For a full list of Queensland independent schools, click here.
For a Glossary of Terms, click here.

Resources

Choosing the right school for your child can be a difficult decision. The additional resources listed below may help you in your decision-making process.

 

 

Latest News & Events

Back to School 2021

Queensland independent schools are expected to welcome about 130,000 new and returning domestic students in 2021. Four new independent schools and three new campuses have also been approved to open in Term 1, 2021.

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New Federal Education Minister Announced

18 December 2020 - Independent Schools Queensland today thanked outgoing Federal Education Minister Dan Tehan for his political leadership of the education portfolio over the past three years while also welcoming Alan Tudge to the role.

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ISQ Briefings, Nov/Dec 2020

In the final issue of Briefings for the year, Executive Director David Robertson looks back at the challenges and achievements in 2020, discussing the impact of home learning, new funding legislation and the introduction of external exams for Year 12 students. Director (Strategic Relations) Shari Armistead presents research on transformational and transactional leadership in times of change.

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