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International Baccalaureate

IB logoTownsville Grammar School is an accredited International Baccalaureate (IB) World School and offers students entering Year 11 the choice between this internationally recognised two year pre-tertiary course of study and the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority.

The IB Diploma focusses on preparing graduates for tertiary studies and life after school through a balanced liberal educational model. It emphasises high academic standards, critical thinking, intercultural understanding and respect for others and is accepted by universities around the globe with many (both national and international) universities offering dedicated scholarships, bonus entrance points, subject credits and even advanced placement to IB Graduates.

Unrivalled Excellence

Townsville Grammar School is renowned for its unrivalled academic outcomes in
North Queensland. In 2015:
• 100% of IB Diploma graduates were successful in gaining entry into their first preference
course at University.
• 98% of students in Year 12 were offered their 1st or 2nd preference course at University.

Since the introduction of the OP system in 1992, Townsville Grammar has shown unrivalled improvement in its OP outcomes. The graph below demonstrates the exceptional achievements of students over the past two decades.


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Our High Achievers 

The Townsville Grammar School 2015 Year 12 results can be summarised as follows:

  • Townsville Grammar has received 154 OP 1’s since the introduction of the OP system in 1992.

  • Townsville Grammar is the only accredited school in Townsville to offer the highly acclaimed International Baccalaureate Diploma

  • 83% of students received an OP 1-12 in 2015.

  • 28 Townsville Grammar students ranked in ‘Top 500 in Australia’ (1991 - 2015).

For further information about the International Baccalaureate and its programmes, visit

International Baccalaureate Scholarship

Townsville Grammar School offers an International Baccalaureate Scholarship. Students undertaking the IB Diploma Programme in Year 11 the following year are encouraged to apply. Click here for more information.

More information?

To find out more about the IB Diploma Programme, visit 

International Baccalaureate Co-ordinator, Mr Chris Wilson
P: (07) 4722 4930