Brisbane Girls Grammar School is one of Australia’s leading girls’ schools. An academically non-selective independent school, Girls Grammar provides a broad, liberal education for 1380 girls from Years 7 to 12.
Established in 1875, Girls Grammar is a leader in exceptional scholarship, exemplified by its curious, adventurous and principled students, dedicated expert staff and supportive community of parents, alumnae and friends who value the finest traditions and aspirations in education.
Students have access to diverse and balanced experiences to develop their unique academic abilities, as well as strengths in co-curricular areas of sport, culture, service, leadership and the arts, including music.
The School has a long history of students pursuing careers in music, including: internationally renowned composer, Cathy Milliken (1973); opera singer, Tarita Botsman (1988); Second Violin in the Australian String Quartet, Francesca Hiew (2004); and former First Violin in the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Louise Cottone (2001).
Brisbane Girls Grammar School is the only girls’ school in Queensland to be named as one of Australia’s 40 most innovative schools (The Educator, 2017) and one of the world’s 100 most innovative education institutions (Cambridge Strategies, 2018).
The School’s unique Education Partnership with Queensland Symphony Orchestra, established in 2018, provides students the opportunity to be mentored by, and perform with, some of Australia’s finest musicians.