Years 5 and 6

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On this page you will find information about Year 5 and 6 enrolments at Nudgee College. Years 5 and 6 are part of the College's Junior School.

Answers to some of our common questions are below. These should give you a good idea about the way Years 5 and 6 at Nudgee College operates. If you have any additional questions, please email

What is the philosophy of Nudgee College's Junior School?

Junior Schooling is an educational concept, philosophy or approach to teaching young adolescents. It's a concept that is gathering momentum, both nationally and internationally, and aims to meet the unique needs of children in that age group.

Where will my son's classrooms be located?

Years 5 and 6 classrooms are located in the O’Neill Building. The O'Neill Building contains general purpose classrooms and science facilities. Sport and recreation spaces are located close by. A convenient drop-off area is positioned at the front of the building as you enter the College.

What will my son study?

The curriculum is similar to that offered in other Junior Schools and includes the range of subjects listed below. For specialist classes, such as Technology, students use general College facilities.

  • Religious Education
  • English
  • Health & Physical Education
  • LOTE
  • The Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Humanities
  • Technology

What uniform will my son wear?

Year 5 and 6 students wear the same uniform currently worn by other students. The summer uniform is worn in Terms 1 and 4 while the winter uniform is worn in Terms 2 and 3.

What sports will my son be able to play?

Nudgee College participates in the GPS competition. Sports in the GPS competition are:

  • Term 1 - Swimming, Cricket
  • Term 2 - Cross-country, Football, Tennis, Debating, Chess
  • Term 3 - Rugby Union, Basketball
  • Term 4 - Athletics

Does Nudgee College offer After School Care?

At this point in time, Nudgee College is still investigating after school care options.

What are the fees?

Detailed Fee information for both day and boarding students can be found in the prospectus or on the Fees page.

At what Year level will you take boarding students?

The youngest Year level for acceptance into boarding is Year 6. There will be limited spaces in Year 6 boarding students.

Can I apply for Years 5 and 6 for calendar years beyond next year?

Yes. Simply complete the existing Application for Enrolment Form, clearly stating which year level (e.g. Year 5) and calendar year you which to commence in (e.g. 2020).

How do I apply?

To be considered for Years 5 or 6, please complete the Enrolment Application forms available from the Enrolments page.