Choosing the right school to fit your son or daughter is an important decision for your family. Â At Downlands, the average class size ranges from 22 students perÂ class in Years 7-10, down to 15 students per class in Years 11 and 12. Find how your family would fit in the Downlands College family at our action-packed annual Open Day on Sunday 17th May.
Meet current students and teachers and go on personalised tours of the buildings, the grounds and Downlands Rural Centre, a fully functioning farm. A sausage sizzle will also be operating at lunchtime.
Downlands is a Catholic school, owned and conducted byÂ the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart. We are an independentÂ school, not run by the Catholic Education Office; however,Â we do work closely with our local colleagues and support theÂ Catholic primary schools throughout the diocese.Â At Downlands, 58% of our students are Catholic, with anotherÂ 25% from Christian denominations.
Downlands has over 530 day students, mainly from ToowoombaÂ and Highfields, with families travelling from Pittsworth, Oakey,Â Millmerran, the Lockyer Valley, Dalby, Clifton, Southbrook,Â Allora, Greenmount, Nobby, Cambooya, Geham, Crows Nest,Â Goombungee and Withcott. We also have over 200 boardersÂ with many from rural properties throughout Queensland,Â northern NSW and NT. Boarding students also come from PapuaÂ New Guinea and Asia as well as from city areas such as BrisbaneÂ and Sydney.
Downlands is “the school of choice” offering a greater choice of subjects than any other school on the Darling Downs Â (Subject Choices).
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72 Ruthven Street / PO Box 250, Toowoomba 4350
Tel 07 4690 9500Â Â Â Fax 07 4690 9610