Academic Charter

At Townsville Grammar School we believe that teaching and learning is our core purpose. We believe that the achievement of enhanced academic outcomes and personal best performance is a product of shared values, practices and commitment to excellence.

At Grammar we believe:

  • Excellence is a product of personal best effort.
  • Academic honesty and integrity are not negotiable.
  • Students must accept responsibility for their own performance.
  • Excuses for academic underachievement are always unacceptable.
  • Teachers play a pivotal role in the management of optimal student learning experiences.
  • Girls and boys learn differently and teaching practices must recognise not only differences in what boys and girls can do, but what boys and girls want to do.
  • Engaging and authentic teaching and learning practices will integrate learning technologies to enable our students to be more fully prepared for life beyond school.
  • Families and the boarding environment play a key role in enhancing student learning outcomes.
  • The School accepts responsibility for reporting to parents in a manner that is both timely and meaningful.
  • The School accepts responsibility for promoting an academic culture where learning and scholastic achievement are highly valued.

Contact our Campuses

North Ward Campus
45 Paxton Street
Townsville QLD 4810
(07) 4722 4900

Annandale Campus
1 Brazier Drive
Annandale QLD 4814
(07) 4412 4800

North Shore Campus
Erskine Place
Burdell QLD 4818
(07) 4412 6600


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Title The Board of Trustees of Townsville Grammar School trading as Townsville Grammar School.
CRICOS No:00564 ABN No:21 565 628 438
Mr Timothy Kelly

Mr Timothy Kelly

Townsville Grammar School Principal

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