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Futsal provides a gateway to the world

13th November 2018

Year 9 student Mitch McGrath has been selected to play Futsal for Australia during an upcoming tour of Brazil. In the tour of Brazil Australia’s...

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Remembrance Day Commemoration – Aviation’s Chinook landing on school oval

13th November 2018

Townsville Grammar School is as much a part of Townsville’s history as the Australian Defence Force.   Townsville Grammar School is th...

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Pre-Prep students run Paper Horse Race for Melbourne Cup

6th November 2018

With fascinators and outfits ready, teachers at Townsville Grammar School are looking forward to a fun day at the green this Tuesday. No, not the Melb...

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United Nation Voice State Finalist

2nd November 2018

Townsville Grammar School Year 8 student, Barnabas Juhasz, will this weekend compete in the Queensland State Finals of the United Nations Youth Voice,...

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Rowing Champions - Head of the River and State Champions

25th September 2018

Queensland Schools State Rowing Championships - Our Open Boys Four of Shaun Bell, Oliver Jhinku, Jackson Green, Lachlan Donnell-Wales, coxed by Jamie ...

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Sony Camp

24th September 2018

On Monday, 24 September Townsville Grammar School’s Sony Foundation Children’s Camp will come to a close with a Family Fun morning and Car...

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2018 Singapore STEM Tour

24th September 2018

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2018 New Zealand Ski Tour

24th September 2018

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2018 Year 7 Melbourne Tour

24th September 2018

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Grandparents return to School

19th September 2018

Our Grandparents are invited to return to school at Townsville Grammar School’s North Shore Campus on Thursday morning this week. As a fitting e...

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One person?s trash becomes another person?s treasure

17th September 2018

STEM is a big buzzword in education right now.  What does STEM then look like when applied in real life?  A great example is starting this w...

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Sony Camp Training Days

6th September 2018

Whilst most Townsville students are counting down this week towards School holidays, senior students at Townsville Grammar School are gearing up as th...

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This is why we have Sunflower Day...

6th September 2018

There are hungry cattle, dry dams, and endless whirly winds and nothing as far as the eye can see but one of the worst parts of the drought is the Com...

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Townsville Grammar School supports drought stricken farmers through sunflower seeds

6th September 2018

Students across Pre-Kindy to Year 12 will all wear free dress today in support of Aussie Farmers. The fundraiser was initiated by the Year 1 classes t...

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Proud of all of our Students

29th August 2018

Naplan scores for 2018 have been released to schools Australia wide.  The detailed analysis is yet to begin, however, the preliminary results pro...

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Townsville Grammar School donates ute loads of non perishable goods to Townsville Food Relief NQ

27th August 2018

Thousands of non-perishable food items have been crowding the rooms of Townsville Grammar School for the last few weeks, as students have been contrib...

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Townsville Grammar School Hosts AFCM Winterschool

2nd August 2018

Townsville Grammar School is proud to be involved in the development of musical talent of the youth of North Queensland.  Last weekend, as a prel...

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Two Year 12 TGS students win a trip to Italy in state wide Italian Competition

30th July 2018

Year 12 Townsville Grammar School students, Lillian Carson and Dylan Anger recently were announced as winners of the StudiataliA Prize, awarded to stu...

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Grammar - Second in Queensland in QUT Media competition

26th July 2018

Last Friday, thirteen creative Townsville Grammar School Drama students competed in the ADSPACE High School Advertising Challenge. This competition is...

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Twenty-two intrepid Year 10 Students embark on the South Passage

24th July 2018

Twenty-two intrepid Year 10 boys and girls from Townsville Grammar School will this week set sail on a South Passage trip. They will board a...

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McKimmin Mile ? A historic sporting tradition at Townsville Grammar School

23rd July 2018

On Wednesday, the annual McKimmin Mile will be run at Townsville Grammar School. The run is open to any student in Years 7 to 12 and all staff members...

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Celebrating 100 days of Learning at Townsville Grammar School?s North Shore Campus

19th July 2018

On Friday, Townsville Grammar School’s Prep students will be celebrating 100 days of learning this year at the North Shore Campus – the be...

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Year 6 students donate to Townsville Hospital?s Children?s Ward

20th June 2018

On Wednesday 20 June, the Townsville Grammar School Community Service group will present a cheque for $650 to the Townsville Hospital’s Children...

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Thomas Gray (Year 9) finalist in Queensland wide music competition

19th June 2018

Townsville Grammar School student, Thomas Gray, has been selected as a finalist in the Queensland Music Festival Film-scoring competition, ScoreIT! Th...

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Funky Hair Day

19th June 2018

Hair, glorious hair! Community service wears many different hats, and this week it will wear many different hair colours! Townsville Grammar School s...

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Year 7-9 students to learn about money management

12th June 2018

Year 7-9 Townsville Grammar School students will be learning how to be smart with their money on Thursday this week.  The students will learn how...

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Chairman recognized in Queens Birthday Honours List

12th June 2018

Townsville Grammar School is proud to congratulate the Chairman of our Board of Trustees,  His Honour Judge Stuart Durward, on his acknowledgemen...

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e-Safety Week this week

21st May 2018

Townsville Grammar School students will have the opportunity to learn about digital safety online as part of the School’s e-Safety week next wee...

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Mothers Day

14th May 2018

Mothers’ Day comes early to Townsville Grammar School Townsville Grammar School students will be celebrating Mothers’ Day a few days earl...

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Come along to our Open Day

8th May 2018

Come along to our North Ward Campus Open Night on Thursday!Middle and Senior School (Year 7 - 12)Open Night45 Paxton Street, North WardThursday, 10 Ma...

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Prep to Year 3 Dads Book and BBQ Night

2nd May 2018

Dads and their children will be heading to Townsville Grammar School on Tuesday and Wednesday night with their favourite books in hand for the annual ...

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Tour de Cure Visits Townsville Grammar School

1st May 2018

On Monday, the Tour De Cure group of bike riders, raising awareness and funds for cancer research, visited Townsville Grammar School. The charity orga...

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Staff news - Chris Wilson

1st May 2018

This week I announced the retirement of our Head of Boarding and International Baccalaureate Co-ordinator, Mr Chris Wilson. Chris will retire at the e...

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Princeton invites Past Grammarian student to study Economics

23rd April 2018

Kajsa Souter, a Townsville Grammar School Alumni (2017) has received an invitation to study at Princeton University in New Jersey. The University rece...

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130th Anniversary of Townsville Grammar School

16th April 2018

On 16 April 1888, the very first staff and 23 students of Townsville Grammar School walked into the building named, ‘School House’, for th...

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Talented young sportsman attends Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Reception

9th April 2018

In April, Townsville Grammar School student, Nikolas Mitchell, will be attending the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Reception in Townsville. Nikol...

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Grandparents return to School

28th March 2018

Grandparents will return to school for the day at Townsville Grammar School’s Annandale Campus on Thursday morning this week.  As a fitting...

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Year 3 Reef HQ Sleepover

20th March 2018

On Friday the 23rd March, Townsville Grammar School’s Year 3 students will commence a night of adventure and learning at Reef HQ.  The slee...

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International Day of Happiness

20th March 2018

This Tuesday, 20 March is the International Day of Happiness. The day was first officially recognized in 2012 by the United Nations, with the first ev...

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Bullying Awareness Week

11th March 2018

This week,  the Townsville Grammar School community will participate in their annual diarised TGS Bullying Awareness Week.  Bullying has bee...

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Past Grammarian & 3D artist to visit Coding@Grammar

26th February 2018

Bryce Szandro, a past student of Townsville Grammar School (12/2014), will visit with current students tomorrow and share tips for success as a 3D art...

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Top marks for Townsville Grammar School

19th February 2018

Townsville Grammar School was the highest performing school for OP results in the Townsville area last year.  With 42.71% of our students receivi...

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Yrs 7-12 Swimming Carnival - Friday 16 February

13th February 2018

The 2018 Senior School Swimming Carnival is on this Friday, 16 February.With gloriously warm weather, perfect for a swimming carnival, the Year 7-12 s...

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Valentines Day - Wednesday 14th February

9th February 2018

Townsville Grammar’s Year 12 students have given up their free time to get crafty, creating gifts of love for Valentine’s Day this week. &...

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Class of 2017 Results

10th January 2018

Congratulations again to our 2017 Year 12 students. This week results for the 2017 Year 12 IB students were released. Our Year 12 International Baccal...

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Congratulations to our Year 12 Students

19th December 2017

Townsville Grammar School congratulates our 2017 Year 12 students on their outstanding OP results. In total, nearly 30% of the OP cohort achieved an O...

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Year 11 student awarded diploma with distinction from Trinity College London

1st December 2017

Year 11 Townsville Grammar School student, Michael Carroll, has been awarded a Diploma with distinction from the Trinity College London – an exc...

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Year 10 student awarded scholarship for prestigious musical programme in Seattle

30th November 2017

Townsville Grammar School student, Jessica Stobie, has been awarded a scholarship for the renowned Pacific Honours Ensemble Programme (PHEP)...

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Grammarâ??s youngest students graduate

28th November 2017

In the world’s cutest ceremony, the 4 year olds crossed the stage complete with cap and gown, ready to take their next step into schooling. Cong...

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Year 10 student awarded scholarship for prestigious musical programme in Seattle

26th October 2017

Townsville Grammar School student, Jessica Stobie, has been awarded a scholarship for the renowned Pacific Honours Ensemble Programme (PHEP)...

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Jillianâ??s Day â?? Sun-smart Free Dress Day

5th October 2017

This week is Townsville Grammar School’s annual Sun-smart Week. The week concludes on Friday with ‘Jillian’s Day’, a sun-smart...

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Grandparents head back to school for Grandparents and Special Friends Day

14th September 2017

Grandparents will return to school for the day at Townsville Grammar School’s North Shore Campus this Thursday.  As a fitting end to the th...

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Townsville Grammar School students to travel the world these school holidays

14th September 2017

While a majority of the School is preparing for a well deserved break from class work, over 100 Townsville Grammar School students are experiencing ou...

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Musicians without Borders is paying a special visit to Townsville Grammar School.

14th September 2017

Laura Hassler, the Founder and Director of Musicians without Borders, is paying a special visit to Townsville Grammar School, today.  Musicians w...

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R U OK? - TGS Mental Health Awareness Week

1st September 2017

Townsville Grammar students will participating in our annual Mental Health Awareness Week, next week, 4th to 8th September. Our Mental Health Awarenes...

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Fathers Day comes early to Townsville Grammar School

31st August 2017

Townsville Grammar School Pre-Kindy and Pre-Prep students will be celebrating Fathers Day a few days early this year with a special Fathers Day Dinner...

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Townsville Grammar Students win QAMT competition

31st August 2017

Congratulations to all students involved in the Year 7/8 QAMT (Queensland Association of Mathematics Teachers) competition, held earlier this mon...

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Mathematics Enrichment

31st August 2017

Congratulations to the following Mathematics C students who were selected to attend the 2017 QAMT Mathematics Camp on Magnetic Island: Kara Banks, Fu...

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STEM students - giving the gift of light

10th August 2017

Townsville Grammar Junior School students are giving the gift of light to communities in PNG that have limited or no electricity.  As part of Tow...

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Food Appeal NQ

8th August 2017

Hundreds and hundreds of non-perishable food items have been crowding the rooms of Townsville Grammar School for the last few weeks, as students have ...

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Local Geography Student wins first place in Australian Geography Competition

4th August 2017

Year 10 Townsville Grammar School student, Ziying Ni, has won first prize in Queensland in the Australian National Geography Competition.  Geogra...

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Townsville Grammar announces new Principal

27th July 2017

Dear Townsville Grammar School community, It is with great pleasure that I introduce Mr Timothy Kelly as the incoming Principal of TownsvilleGrammar S...

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Dance will be part of the Year 10 Curriculum in 2018

25th July 2017

In 2018 Townsville Grammar School will be introducing Dance as part of the Year 10 Curriculum offerings in 2018. This new curriculum offering will com...

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100 days of learning at Townsville Grammar School North Shore Campus

21st July 2017

Townsville Grammar School is celebrating 100 days of learning at its newest campus (North Shore) on Monday 24th July.   To mark the occasion, the...

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Our track stars shine at Oceania Champs in Fiji

19th July 2017

(as appeared in the Townsville Bulletin 18 July, 2017) A PAIR of Townsville athletes have impressed at the recent Oceania Athletics Championships in ...

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Readers Cup Champions from Townsville Grammar School

9th June 2017

Townsville Grammar School Students were amongst the avid readers who gathered to compete in the regional Readers Cup Competition held in Townsville la...

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Headshave for Shedspace for Headspace

8th June 2017

Headshave for Shedspace for Headspace Townsville Grammar School’s Year 10 students all undertake a  community service activity during the c...

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Zootopian games for Prep to Year 2 students

1st June 2017

Herding cats and playing Elephant Soccer (with a Jumbo sized ball) are just a few of the fun activities in the Zootopia themed Infant Sports Carnival ...

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First all-girls team to win NQ Chess Competition

25th May 2017

Townsville Grammar School primary students have set their eyes on Brisbane following their success at the NQ Chess Competition.  On Wednesday, la...

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A tribute to Australiaâ??s Coastline

19th May 2017

Townsville Grammar School students have been immersed in the Australian coastline’s history through their love of performing arts. Their biennia...

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Boarders Run Australia

18th May 2017

This week is National Boarding Week across Australia! As part of this exciting week, Townsville Grammar School is joining in with Australian Boarding ...

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Melbourne Comedy Festivalâ??s Class Clown

5th May 2017

Townsville Grammar School student, Callum Fisher has earned the title of one of the funniest teenagers in the schoolyard upon his return from the Nati...

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Our School stops to remember

24th April 2017

At 10.20am today, Townsville Grammar School students, staff and members of the community will gather at the North Ward campus to pay tribute to Past G...

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Year 12 student, finalist for the 2017 Somerset National Poetry Prize.

31st March 2017

Year 12 Townsville Grammar School student, Brendan Pierotti, has been announced as a finalist for the 2017 Somerset National Poetry Prize. The IB stud...

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Grandparents and Special Friends Day

30th March 2017

Grandparents will return to school for the day at Townsville Grammar School’s Annandale Campus on Friday morning this week.  As a fitting e...

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Living the American Dream

14th March 2017

From Winton to the USA, this Cowgirl is living the dream!  Holly Forster, (Year 9) has recently qualified in all 4 of her events to compete in th...

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Dads return to School

1st March 2017

Dads will return to school for the evening at Townsville Grammar School’s Annandale Campus this evening - Wednesday March 1. Junior School Prep ...

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TGS Drug and Alcohol Awareness Week

27th February 2017

Commencing today (Monday February 27) Townsville Grammar School students will participate in our annual TGS Drug and Alcohol Awareness Week.  At ...

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Townsville Grammar leads the way in teaching resilience for children

23rd February 2017

Positive Education was first introduced to the Townsville Grammar School Community in 2013. Since then Townsville Grammar has been recognised as a le...

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Dads are heading back to school!

16th February 2017

Dads are heading back to school on Tuesday for our Prep Dad’s Night at Townsville Grammar School North Shore Campus. (Dads from ...

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Townsville Grammar is proud of the achievements of all of our Year 12, 2016 students.

10th January 2017

The Seniors of 2016 have achieved very impressive OP and International Baccalaureate (IB) results, headlined by 21.8% gaining an OP 1-3 result compare...

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Pre-Prep Graduation

30th November 2016

Townsville Grammar’s youngest students will graduate from Pre-Prep with a Graduation Ceremony held at the Annandale Campus. In the world’s...

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A year in the making â?? the Year 3 Strings Concert

22nd November 2016

On Friday, the entire year level of Year 3 students at Townsville Grammar School will perform in a Strings concert for their parents to demonstrate th...

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Year 9 students celebrate the end of Middle School in style

22nd November 2016

On Wednesday, the Year 9 Townsville Grammar students will be going to a special dinner to celebrating the end of Middle School. While a very common te...

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From the Chairman, Judge Stuart Durward

12th November 2016

From the Chairman, Judge Stuart Durward  Mr Richard Fairley has been Principal of our School since 1998. His appointment was the first task I was...

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Year 11s Sizzle Sausages for Good Cause

9th November 2016

Today at lunchtime, Year 11 students at Townsville Grammar School will be cooking sausages in order to raise funds for the charity of ‘Youth off...

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Pre-Prep students run Paper Horse Race for Melbourne Cup

1st November 2016

With fascinators and outfits ready, teachers at Townsville Grammar School are looking forward to a fun day at races this Tuesday. No, not the Melbourn...

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Chess Success â?? Townsville Grammar Schoolâ??s Primary and Secondary Chess Teams to head to state finals in Brisbane

11th October 2016

After winning the North Queensland Primary Schools and Secondary Chess Championships in August, the Townsville Grammar School Chess Teams are set to g...

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Townsville Grammar School students to travel the world these school holidays

14th September 2016

While a majority of the School are counting down the days to a sleep in and well deserved break from class work, over 100 Townsville Grammar School st...

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Grandparents and Special Friends Day - Early Education Centre

13th September 2016

Grandparents will return to school for the day at Townsville Grammar School’s North Shore Early Education Centre this Thursday. As a fitting end...

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Townsville teacher invited to travel to Chinese school to help establish their Positive Education Programme

8th September 2016

Townsville Grammar School Head of Senior School, Mrs Susie Ahern, was recently invited to spend time at a school in China to help develop their Positi...

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Townsville students headed to Seattle for the Pacific Honours Ensemble Programme

8th September 2016

Ten Townsville Grammar School students have been selected to be part of the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University’s State Honours E...

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Year 6 Community Service group to visit Good Shepherd Nursing Home

7th September 2016

On Wednesday afternoon, a large group of Year 6 students will travel to Good Shepherd Nursing Home to spend time with the residents, playing bingo, bo...

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Year 10 students volunteer for community service projects

29th August 2016

The entire Year 10 cohort at Townsville Grammar School will be spending their day tomorrow undertaking community service projects around Townsville. T...

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QLD Firebirds & Australian Diamonds Netball Captain, Laura Geitz, to visit Townsville Grammar School

24th August 2016

On Friday, Townsville Grammar School students, in particular keen netballers, will be lucky enough to meet and chat to Queensland Firebirds and Austra...

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Townsville Grammar School announces inaugural Head of Campus for newest campus at North Shore

17th August 2016

Townsville Grammar School’s newest campus at North Shore opened in 2015, offering Pre-Kindy and Pre-Prep. Next year, the school will add additio...

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TGS Interact Club gives hope to Ethiopian Mothers

15th August 2016

Townsville Grammar School’s Interact Club is preparing 200 Birthing Kits for soon to be mothers in less developed countries to help safely deliv...

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Grammar Rugby Teams to Wear Pink Socks for McGrath Foundation

9th August 2016

Townsville Grammar’s Rugby boys will be putting their pink socks on for this year’s Grammar@Home weekend on Saturday. All rugby teams, fro...

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Junior School students get crazy hair for Funky Hair Day to fundraise for Ethiopian school

4th August 2016

Hair, glorious hair! Townsville Grammar School students will don a wild array of coloured hair tomorrow for its annual Funky Hair Day at the Annandale...

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TGS student announced as young adult winner of the Townsville City Council Short Story Competition

29th July 2016

Year 7 Townsville Grammar School student, Phoebe Evans, has been awarded the 2016 Young Adult winner of the Townsville City Council CityLibraries Shor...

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McKimmin Mile â?? A historic sporting tradition at Townsville Grammar School

27th July 2016

This Friday, 29 July, the annual McKimmin Mile will be run at Townsville Grammar School. The run is open to any student in Years 7 to 12 and all staff...

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Townsville students awarded prizes at Australian Concerto and Vocal Competition

26th July 2016

Four Townsville Grammar School students were recently awarded prizes at the internationally recognised competition of the Australian Concerto and Voca...

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Students to receive high praise for academic achievement

22nd July 2016

A grand total of 346 students will receive a Cum Laude Award at Townsville Grammar School’s annual Cum Laude Award Ceremony on Monday. Chancello...

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South passage to take to the seas

21st July 2016

THE South Passage trip will leave the marina this afternoon for 4 days, sailing along the east coast of Australia taking students on an adve...

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Townsville Grammar Schoolâ??s primary campus to host Winter Art School

20th June 2016

Over three days at the end of June, Townsville Grammar School is hosting its eighth annual Winter Art School for all budding artists in the region agi...

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Townsville Grammar donates thousands of non-perishable goods to Townsville Food Relief NQ

30th May 2016

Hundreds of non-perishable food items have been crowding the rooms of Townsville Grammar School for the last few weeks, as students have been contribu...

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Olympics comes to Townsville early for Prep to Year 2 students with Olympic themed Sports Carnival

24th May 2016

Move over Rio – the Olympics are coming to Townsville this week! Prep, Year 1 and Year 2 students at Townsville Grammar School’s Annandale...

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Townsville teacher to ride from Brisbane to Sydney to support Motor Neurone Disease

23rd May 2016

Townsville Grammar School’s Director of Sport, Mr Peter Christie, is headed to Brisbane next week to participate in the Million Metres for Motor...

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Paul Jenningsâ?? Round the Twist to come to life on the stage

23rd May 2016

Have strange things happened, are you going ‘round the twist?  Australian children’s author, Paul Jennings’ famous crazy tales ...

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Olympic Swimmers to visit Townsville Grammar School at the Schoolâ??s annual Open Night

23rd May 2016

Townsville Grammar School will host two Olympic swimmers this Thursday afternoon for their training session. Olympic swimmers, Mack Horton and Koti Ng...

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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
70-90 North Shore Bvd
Burdell QLD 4818
(07) 4412 6600

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Mr Timothy Kelly

Mr Timothy Kelly

Townsville Grammar School Principal

Welcome from Mr Timothy Kelly, Principal

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