Somerville House, South Brisbane

Somerville House is a Prep to Year 12 day school for girls, with boarding available from Years 6 to 12 and a co-educational Pre-Prep program.
School Founded
Student Numbers
Independent, Presbyterian, Uniting Church
Year Levels
$4,260 - $5,670

17 Graham Street
South Brisbane

Our teaching and learning programs set the foundations for resilient, empowered and capable young leaders, who strive to make a lasting difference in their chosen fields. Consistently performing among the top schools in Australia, Somerville House provides students with a first-class education and a well-rounded schooling experience, inspiring and encouraging them to become the best they can be.

Somerville House provides a comprehensive, balanced educational environment that recognises the importance of academic excellence as well as psychological, physical and spiritual wellbeing.

This is reflect in the School’s rich and varied academic, sporting, cultural and social pursuits and our proud history of developing well rounded, confident and capable students.

The central location of Somerville House means students have the cultural heartland of Queensland on their doorstep, with access to South Bank Parklands, the Queensland Performing Arts Centre, the Queensland State Library, Museum and Art Gallery, the Botanical Gardens, and much more.

Somerville House main intake years are Pre-Prep, Prep, Year 3, Year 5 and Year 7. Additional places may become available, and we welcome you to contact our Admissions Office.

Learn more about the opportunities for your child at Somerville House. Book a personalised tour of our campus and facilities via or phone 07 3248 9267

The School’s academic program is underpinned by the unique Curriculum Framework, fostering a strong learning community.

Four key principles provide the foundation for all teaching and learning: engagement, excellence, empowerment and diversity.

With Christian values at its core, the School’s curriculum ensures each student from Pre-Prep to Year 12 is provided with rich opportunities for rigorous, independent learning and developing critical, creative thinking. The School’s curriculum encourages students to continually further their expertise as learners and strive for standards of excellence. Teachers optimise opportunities to engage students with emerging digital technologies and provide a broad range of educational activities to both consolidate and extend classroom learning to meet individual student needs.

Performing Arts
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths)
Tennis Courts
Heated Swimming Pool
Boarding House
Sporting Oval
Performing Arts Centre

Somerville House and the Somerville House Foundation offer a range of scholarships for students in Years 7 to 12 who demonstrate excellence in academic, music, sports or the arts.

Visit to join us for an upcoming Open Day or Open Morning.

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