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Aims and Objectives

The Great Public Schools' Association of Queensland Inc. (commonly referred to as the GPS) was established with the following objectives:

a) to promote and conduct various forms of activities between member schools with a view to fostering a spirit of fellowship, sound educational practice and mutual support and assistance among schools;

b) to promote the welfare and best interests of the Great Public Schools of Queensland

c) to consider, deliberate upon and deal with educational matters and questions of common policy and principle concerning the Great Public Schools of Queensland;

d) to contribute to and influence the formulation and advancement of educational policy in Queensland;

e) to exercise general supervision and control over the joint activities of the Great Public Schools of Queensland; and

f) to do all such other things as are conducive or incidental to the attainment of the aims and objects set forth above or any of them.

Member Schools
The GPS Schools which are members of the Association include:

  • Anglican Church Grammar School;
  • Brisbane Boys' College;
  • Brisbane Grammar School;
  • Brisbane State High School ;   
  • St Joseph's College - Gregory Terrace;
  • Ipswich Grammar School;
  • St Joseph's Nudgee College;
  • The Southport School; and
  • Toowoomba Grammar School

Current Activities

Sixteen GPS interschool sports and activities are included in the annual program :
Academic Day of Excellence, Basketball, Chess, Cricket, Cross Country, Debating, Football, Gymnastics, Music, Rowing, Rugby Union, Sailing,  Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, and Volleyball.

LATEST RESULTS

TrophyFor the latest results for Term 3 activities follow the links below:

Chess

Basketball [New Page Under Construction - trial in 2015]

Rugby [New Page Under Construction - trial in 2015]

Gymnastics

The Trophy Room

 

2015 GPS CALENDAR - Term Summary

 

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Swimming

Football

Rugby

 Day of Academic Excellence [Y6-7] 

Cricket

Debating

Basketball

Track and Field

Rowing

Cross Country

Chess

Gymnastics

Volleyball

Tennis

Gymnastics

Sailing

Debating

Music Showcase

Track & Field

Pre-season T1 Activities 

Sailing

 

Music Day of Excellence