His prior experience at boarding schools in Australia and the United Kingdom will also prove highly beneficial at Clayfield College, which currently has almost 100 boarding students. The Presbyterian and Methodist Schools Association (PMSA) has appointed Brian Savins as new Principal of Clayfield College. “Mr Savins was selected because of his extensive experience in both the independent and State sectors, his demonstrated capability in guiding an independent Christian school and his previous tenure at a leading Brisbane girls school,” Rev Gilmour said. In addition, students elect to study four other subjects ranging from Arts, Business, Languages, Sciences, Social Sciences, Health & Physical Education and Technology. Opened the same year, the college library was named after her. The Presbyterian and Methodist Schools Association (PMSA) has appointed Brian Savins as new Principal of Clayfield College. Brian Savins holds a Master of Education, a Bachelor of Education and Diploma of Teaching and is a member of the Australian Heads of Independent Schools (AHISA).  It is operated by the Presbyterian and Methodist Schools Association, as a joint mission of the Uniting and Presbyterian Churches in Queensland. Mrs Carolyn Hauff AM became the third principal in 1991, retiring in 2006. Clayfield College continued expansion to the east of Sandgate Road by buying the Turrawan Private Hospital and converting it into a new boarding facility. October 17, 2019 1:30pm. He is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, an Associate of Music Australia (The Australian Music Examination Board) and served on the Board of Governors at Cromwell College at the University of Queensland. Clayfield College is an independent school located in Brisbane, Queensland, with a proud heritage of more than 75 years of educational excellence.
01/07/2006 The college chapel was built in 1985. The development included a tunnel under Sandgate Road providing safe access to the east. Our Principal, Mrs Bishop, with the Years 7, 8 and 9 Softball teams at Downey Park. In Year 9, and again in 10, students may choose electives from within languages, the arts and technology as well as continuing to study in the other core learning areas. Dr. Cousins has an outstanding reputation as an education leader. The secondary school was established in 1935 and Clayfield was separated from Somerville House. Announcing the appointment today, Clayfield College Council Chairman, Reverend John Gilmour, said Brian Savins was the outstanding first choice for the position following a comprehensive national search that attracted high-level applicants. in Queensland Synod News The PMSA is a joint mission of the Presbyterian and Uniting Churches in Queensland and offers education of excellence in a Christian environment at Clayfield College, Somerville House, Brisbane Boys College and Sunshine Coast Grammar School. “The education of the whole child and providing students with the opportunity to discover their talents have been of particular interest to me for a long time and formed the basis for my PhD in education,” Dr. Cousins said. Elite Brisbane private school Clayfield College reveals new principal. Independent, day and boarding school in Clayfield, Queensland, Australia, Presbyterian and Methodist Schools Association, Junior School Heads Association of Australia, Queensland Girls' Secondary Schools Sports Association, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission, "Elizabeth Perkins OAM – Teacher PGC (1958–61)", Presbyterian and Methodist Schools Association Colleges, Georges River College (Penshurst Girls Campus), https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Clayfield_College&oldid=986809961, Educational institutions established in 1931, Junior School Heads Association of Australia Member Schools, All Wikipedia articles written in Australian English, Short description is different from Wikidata, Infobox mapframe without OSM relation ID on Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Subscriber only. In 1906, BBC moved to Bayview Terrace, Clayfield, moving again in 1930, to its present location at Clayfield, as the school had outgrown the campus.Subsequently, in 1931 Clayfield College was founded on BBC's former site, as the primary school department of Somerville House. St Mary Star of the Sea College, Wollongong, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart College, Bentleigh, This page was last edited on 3 November 2020, at 03:40. From 2007 to 2014, Brian Savins served as the fourth principal of the college. Dr. Andrew Cousins commenced as the seventh Principal of Clayfield College in Queensland in January 2020.
Mr Savins will take up the appointment from 1 January 2007, as a result of the retirement later this year of Clayfield College’s incumbent Principal, Mrs Carolyn Hauff AM, who has served the independent girls school with distinction since 1991. Stephanie Bennett, Education Reporter, The Courier-Mail.