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  • Welcome to The Cathedral School

    Townsville's only Independent Anglican School for boys and girls from Early Childhood (including Kindergarten) to Year 12 and boarding students from Year 7 to 12.

    At Cathedral, we are 'educating for life-long success'. We know that this requires a well-rounded education - to develop the "whole person" by nurturing the body and spirit as well as the mind.

    Learn more about The Cathedral School.

  • Start Year 10 at Cathedral in 2018

    Be prepared for the 2019 changes in curriculum and assessment and enrol to start Year 10 in next year.

    At Cathedral we aim to give students strong foundations for the future by combining academic studies with the development of skills and attitudes essential for life and work in the 21st century..

    Click here for more information about our Senior School program.

  • Celebrating 100 years in 2017

    In July 2017 The Cathedral School will celebrate 100 years of educating in a caring, Christian community and to celebrate this significant milestone, we have launched our Centenary website.

    The website will be your go to place for all things Centenary such as a History Timeline, News and Events, Past Student Stories and an update on our Centenary Project “The Connection Place”.

    Click here to explore our Centenary website.

Bona to represent North Queensland at State Japanese Speaking Competition Featured

 

Year 12 student, Bona Obiri-Yeboah is the only student from the North Queensland region to be selected for the Modern Language Teachers’ Association of Queensland (MLTAQ) Japanese Speaking Competition on the Gold Coast this weekend.

The 17 year old has been studying Japanese for six years, and recently won the Senior Division of the regional competition held in Townsville last month and due to his exceptional results MLTAQ has offered to cover travel and accommodation for Bona.

Excelling in Japanese competitions, last December Bona was also the winner of the Iwaki-Townsville Sister City Exchange program and was awarded with an all-expense paid trip to Japan to tour Iwaki.

Head of Languages at The Cathedral School, Mrs Linda Pradhan said this was the first time that our local competition is offering the winner of the Senior School Division the opportunity to participate in the event down south.

“This gives regional students the opportunity to compete at larger events. It is a credit to our local language programs and wonderful to see our students competing on a larger scale” continued Mrs Pradhan.

Mrs Pradhan said it is important that students learn another language whilst at school. 

“In an increasingly global market, the ability to speak another language is the one thing that gives you an advantage in any chosen career. Regardless of whether you choose a career in science, engineering, government or defence, speaking a foreign language provides an advantage that sets you apart from others.” 

“Language students are also more culturally sensitive and will become true global citizens of the future” added Mrs Pradhan. 

 

 

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