The Southport School
TSS is an Anglican day and boarding school on the Gold Coast for boys from Preschool (Kindergarten) to Year 12 with boarding available from Year 7. TSS provides a balanced and holistic approach to boys’ education, with integrated programs of academic and co-curricular with a low student-to-staff ratio.Established in 1901 by The Right Reverend Horace Dixon and built upon a firm foundation of Christian values, TSS has a long and proud history enriched by timeless traditions.International students have been a welcome addition to the TSS community for over 50 years. There are approximately 1500 students enrolled at TSS and 300 of these are residential boarders.
Renowned for their strong academics and balanced and holistic approach to boys’ education, they recognise that boys think and learn differently from girls. Cutting-edge educational practices include Leadership Development, Emotional Intelligence, and Thinking Skills. They also provide integrated programs of co-curricular and academic, with a low student-to-staff ratio. Students also participate in an extensive leadership development program within the School.
TSS offers a comprehensive academic program designed to prepare students for university and other tertiary studies. Whilst the School has a history dating back over 106 years, the progressive approach to boys’ education enables them to prepare for life after School.Whilst providing the advantages of a new English-speaking culture for international students, their local and country students are also able to interact and learn from a diversity of cultures. This arrangement provides an invaluable experience for both International and Australian students.
TSS campus ranks as one of the finest and most unique in the country. The serene and welcoming site on the banks of the Gold Coast’s Nerang River immediately sets it apart, while the blend of grand heritage buildings and their modern counterparts and extensive facilities projects a reassuring ambience of proud tradition mingled with contemporary relevance.The School’s facilities are extensive and impressive, providing for every pertinent academic, sporting, cultural and social aspect of a boy’s education and development in the fullest sense. TSS has two campuses, the Preparatory School is located on Lupus Street houses our Preschool to Year 6 students and the Senior School Campus on Winchester Street accommodates Year 7 to Year 12 and five boarding houses.
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