An independent, co-educational, non-denominational

College located in Brisbane's Bayside


Committed to its philosophy of Love, Laughter and Learning, Sheldon College caters for children from 15 months of age through to Year 12. 

Our College campus is located on 56 acres in a semi-rural setting in Taylor Road, Sheldon. The College was established in 1997 and is committed to providing a quality education for all students in a safe, secure learning environment which is characterised by high standards for both staff and students in the areas of dress and appearance, behaviour and individual scholarship and work habits.

"We see education as a partnership between the home and the school and we believe fundamentally that what the homes are, the schools will be, and what the two are the future will be."

Dr Lyn Bishop Founder and Principal/CEO, OAM, BAHons (Psych), MEdAdmin, MEdStud, MBA, PhD(QLD), MAPsS, MACE, FACEL, FAIM, JP(QUAL), AIM Professional Manager of the Year 1999, Queensland and Australian Entrepreneur of the Year 2002 (Social, Community, Not-For-Profit Organisation)

OUR VISION TRADITIONAL VALUES AND PROGRESSIVE THINKING FOR QUALITY LEARNING AND LIVING.

Sheldon College provides a first class curriculum in the academic, sporting and cultural arenas.  

The primary focus is on educating the whole child and understanding that our children must be adequately prepared to not only live in, but also contribute to, an inter-connected global community.  Students must learn the essential skills for success in today's world, such as creativity and innovation, critical thinking and problem solving, communication, social skills, emotional intelligence and collaboration.  Sheldon College has a proven record in delivering these outcomes to its students and it strives to ensure that students make a real contribution to their world.

OUR MISSION TO PROVIDE A QUALITY EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE IN AN ENVIRONMENT THAT ENCOURAGES AND ENABLES OUR STUDENTS TO SUCCEED IN A CONSTANTLY CHANGING WORLD.

OUR VALUES

  • Student success
  • Excellence in teaching and learning
  • A safe, orderly and supportive learning environment
  • Collaborative home-College-community partnerships
  • Shared decision making
  • Recognition and Reward
  • Service Orientation
  • Continuous Improvement
  • High standards in dress and appearance, behaviour and work habits
  • Supporting individual needs – intellectual, emotional, social, spiritual and physical

OUR PHILOSOPHY A COLLEGE ENVIRONMENT CHARACTERIZED BY:

  • Warm and caring teacher student relationships
  • A genuine concern for people
  • Respect and tolerance for others
  • Positive school / community relationships
  • Staff commitment and enthusiasm
  • A safe, orderly learning environment
  • A place where learning is fun
  • A collaborative partnership with parents

OUR STUDENT EXIT OUTCOMES

  • Self-Directed Learners
  • Creative Thinkers/Problem Solvers/Innovators
  • Effective Communicators/Collaborators
  • Information and Media Literate
  • Skilled in the Core Literacies
  • High Self-Esteem