States for Year 4 Gymnast

Ethan in Year 4 has had a highly successful gymnastics competition season this year.  He recently competed in the Brisbane North Regionals events, followed by the Junior State Championships.  He competed in the events of Floor, Pommel, Rings, Vault, Parallel Bars and Horizontal Bars, within the Level 3 under 10’s division.

First Place for Hayden

Hayden in Year 4 competed in the Taekwondo under 9 boys division and achieved first place in the categories of  Traditional Forms, Weapons Forms, Traditional Sparring and Combat weapon Sparring. Hayden has been learning Taekwondo for four years now and will be testing for his black belt in December.

Addison, Dual Gold Medalist

On Sunday 18 July 2021, Addison was crowned State Champion 12yrs Girl for 3km school cross country. After running together with her rival at the front of the 70 competitors for the entire race, Addi won a thrilling sprint to the line by just two metres. She was named in the QLD honorary schools team—due…

Success at Half Marathon

Talitha in Year 11 stunned our community, placing 1st in her age group and 6th in the Women’s Queensland Half marathon on Sunday 20th June. This was Talitha’s first ever half marathon, undertaking the gruelling 21km run in just 1:43.48. We are all so proud of her efforts and can’t wait to see her efforts…

Basketball Championship Win!

Our senior basketball team competed against Mt Maria Petrie in the final game of the BOSBL tournament last night. The boys had lost to this team only two weeks beforehand, so they knew they had a challenge on their hands. It was an exciting game with Mt Maria trailing by only a few points heading…

Georgia, 8th in Australia

Congratulations to Prince of Peace student Georgia Hopwood who recently competed in the 2021 Australian Track and Field Championships at Sydney Olympic Park. Georgia, who only started sprint and hurdles training in the lead up to Christmas completed an amazing run and qualified for the u14 girls 80m hurdles final where she finished 8th in…

Sam Awarded Dickson Young Sportsperson of the Year

On Australia Day, Year 12 Prince of Peace student and College Captain Sam Short was awarded the Dickson Young Sportsperson of the Year Award from the Honourable Peter Dutton. For many high-level athletes such as Sam, 2020 was a very frustrating year with cancelled competitions and under-utilised training, so it was wonderful for Sam to be…

Lara Awarded ICAS Medal

Every year over a million students around the world participate in ICAS Assessments, which recognise and reward academic excellence. A number of Prince of Peace students challenged themselves this year by competing in ICAS Assessments. We are thrilled to announce that Year 7 student Lara Savaille was awarded with an ICAS Medal for Spelling Bee…

Brisbane Schools’ Aquathlon Champion

Another outstanding result from Addison in Year 5, winning the All Schools Aquathlon held last month.  The competition comprised a 1km run followed by a 200m swim and finally another 1km run. This event was the combined selection event for the three Brisbane school sporting regions – Met North, Met East and Met West, with…

Youngest Black Belt in Australia

Amber Granzien in Year 8 is ranked the youngest Australian student of Tae Kwon Do (Moon Lee) to achieve Black Belt status—at the unprecedented age of 7. Amber, now at age 14 has earned her 3rd Dan level in the sport, and remains the youngest in Australia to achieve this position. Amber is one of…

QLD Record Holder for Fundraising!

Congratulations to the Prince of Peace community for being the new Queensland record-holder for fundraising for the Jump Rope for Heart program. $32,820.22 is the highest amount ever raised by a Queensland school in one programme! A huge thank you to our generous sponsors, in particular Kylie Birt of QH & M Birt and Rob…

Monte Takes Out Youth Regatta

Monte in Year 4 competed at the 2020 Queensland Youth Week Regatta on 11-12 July, taking out first place overall (out 12 competitors); he was also awarded the Sportsmanship Award for weekend. Smooth sailing Monte, what an achievement! Monte’s coach had these words to say…. The racing across all fleets this weekend was fantastic to…

ANZAC Day 2020

ANZAC Day 2020 Today Prince of Peace students commemorated ANZAC Day in a service of community remembrance for those who gave their lives in war. We remember and acknowledge their values of courage, endurance and mateship.

Devoted to Dance

Jasmine in Year 10 has been learning Irish Dance since she was seven, and now competes all over Australia. She is an Open Dancer—the highest achievable level within Irish Dance, and holds over 100 medals and trophies. Jasmine is completing her Diploma of Irish Dance which will allow her to become a qualified Irish Dance…

Sky’s the Limit for Our 10 Year Old Author

After winning the College’s Literacy Project and Student Book of the Year, Hamish, Year 5 student at Prince of Peace published and professionally printed his first book—Mercury Saves the Day. The College held a book-signing event for his launch where Hamish was kept busy signing his name then offered words to his fellow students about…