John Paul College

John Paul College

Daisy Hill QLD, Brisbane Southern Suburbs

Built by the community for the community, our values are defined in our school motto, Unity | Christ | Learning, and remain as strong today as they were when we first opened in 1982.

Located 20 minutes south of Brisbane's CBD, John Paul College (JPC) features extensive natural bushland and modern facilities to support a cutting-edge technology program and wide-ranging cultural and sporting opportunities. JPC's close proximity to the CBD ensures convenient and local bus routes are available in your local area for students.

JPC delivers a contemporary co-educational curriculum grounded in traditional values from Early Learning to Year 12. Our students are at the heart of all we do, and this is reflected in our purpose: To Educate, To Inspire, To Make a Difference.

We know that being prepared for the future — setting goals, choosing a pathway, overcoming obstacles and conquering challenges — gives your child a head start for their life ahead. JPC presents your child with the ultimate preparation for that future, for the pursuit of their future self. We are proud to help prepare our students for their personal quest to change the world, to make a difference.

Our learning community provides your family with the opportunity to reach their individual potential for living a contributing and fulfilling life, one where Christian Ecumenism is foundational, where our values are embraced, where mutual respect demands a hospitality that reaches out and welcomes people of all cultures and faiths, and where excellence in every endeavour is sought and applauded.

To help you realise your child's goals, we offer a wide range of subjects and VET pathways to explore. We continually strive to tailor an individual journey for each one of our students with the delivery of our Academic Welfare programs, which support and aid students in all aspects of their social, academic and co-curricular journeys.

Our extensive co-curricular programs in Performing Arts and Sport and Activities offer students endless opportunities to grow, develop confidence and become specialists in their own fields.

Key Facts

School uniform

The uniform is compulsory

Number of students

Total enrolment: 1594
Up to Year 6: 675
In high school: 919
In Year 12: 157

Gender in depth

Female: 50%

Male: 50%

Other Requirements

Boarding school

Offers IB

Accepts international students

Our Curriculum

Subjects Overview

Math classes: vertical and mixed
English classes: mixed
LOTE taught:
Chinese, English, English as a second language, German, Japanese, Spanish

Activities & Support Staff


Activities (8)


Extra-curricular (2)


Music (12)


Sports (21)

Support Staff

Support Staff (9)

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School Details









Principal: Mrs Karen Spiller


John Paul Drive Daisy Hill Queensland 4127

Tel: (07) 3826 3333

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