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Tours & Visits

The best way to learn about us is to visit our school so you can truly experience The Cathedral School. We offer a range of opportunities but if you are unable to attend on these dates, please contact the Registrar, Mrs Toni Lanphier by phone 47222 2000 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to arrange a more suitable time.

School Tours | The first Tuesday of every month (term time) | 10am - 11am

New and prospective families are invited to enjoy a tour of The Cathedral School. The tour is an opportunity to observe classrooms in action and to see our extensive facilities. 

Families take a guided tour of the classrooms and facilities (in the Junior School, Middle School and Senior School), allowing them to have a first hand experience of life at The Cathedral School.

The tour also allows family to ask many and varied questions about the educational options available to their child. These include questions about the extensive opportunities available to a student of The Cathedral School, including curriculum, academic excellence, scholarships, pastoral care, Chapel, music and sport.

2018 Dates

Tuesday 6 February
Tuesday 6 March
Tuesday 1 May
Tuesday 5 June
Tuesday 7 August
Tuesday 4 September
Tuesday 6 November

Bookings for the monthly School Tour are essential, please click here to register.

Open Day | Saturday 19 May | 9am - 12noon

Join us at our Open Day to meet the staff and students, learn about the academic curriculum, discover the range of extracurricular opportunities, find out about our pastoral care program and enjoy the music and drama performances.

There will also be a variety of hands on and interactive workshops that parents and children of all ages get involved with. 

Click here to register your attendance at our Open Day!

Other Events and Information Sessions 

 

Middle School Experience | Monday 30 July

Students entering Year 7 in 2019 are invited to experience Cathedral’s Middle School program first-hand. Prospective students will be immersed into a Year 7 classroom and encouraged to get involved in engaging class activities. The Middle School Experience will be a great way for students to get a feel for our school, make new friends and to get to know the Year 7 teachers.

Prospective students will be assigned a Cathedral buddy to ensure that they feel comfortable and a part of the school community straight away. Students may attend in casual clothes and bring a bag with some basic stationery items such as a note book and pens. 

Time - Friday 16 March - Monday 30 July - 8.30am - 11.00am

Bookings for the Middle School Experience are essential, please click here to register.

Boarding Experience | Sunday 29 July

Come along to the Boarding Experience which will offer a great taste of boarding life and a chance to meet some of our wonderful staff and friendly boarders. Bookings are essential; please register online using the Middle School Experience link.

Middle School Information Session | Tuesday 28 August | 6.30pm

The Head of Middle School and senior staff will give a detailed presentation about Cathedral's Middle School (Year 7 - 9) program, and will be available to answer any questions you may have.

More information about this session will be released later in the year. Stay tuned for more details!

Regional and International Visits

The Cathedral School has a proud record of ensuring that communication between parents, students and teachers is open and productive. For families living in rural and remote areas, and even overseas, maintaining the level and quality of communication is even more important.

As a result, the school's senior staff embark on an extensive visit of regional Queensland every year. Staff spend time talking with current families about their child’s academic progress and social well being.

Parents are encouraged to discuss any concerns that they may have and discuss pathways to ensure that their child is able to perform at their best.

During these visits the staff also take the time to meet with prospective families to discuss the benefits of a Cathedral education.

Regional visits are held throughout the school year, with meetings organised by the Registrar prior.

For more information on the regional visits during 2018, contact the Registrar Mrs Toni Lanphier on 4722 2000 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

2018 Regional and International Visit Schedule

Hong Kong | 8 to 13 March

Greenvale, Georgetown, Croydon, Normanton and Karumba | 8 to 11 May

Hughenden Show | 2 June

Winton ICPA Conference | 13 & 14 June

Cloncurry Show | 15 & 16 June

Richmond Field Days | 15 & 16 June

Hughenden, Richmond, Julia Creek, Cloncurry and Mount Isa | 13 to 17 August

Japan | 15 to 19 October