Hubbard's School offers a more intensive, but less formal way, for Year 11 and 12 students to graduate successfully from secondary school and progress to Tertiary education or employment.
The teaching style and assessment requirements are different from most schools.
Students respond well to casual dress and considerable personal freedom, as well as responsibility. They enjoy the ‘university’ style environment and are generally successful reaching their goals.
With an academic focus Hubbard's School strives to prepare young people for success at the tertiary level, with a balanced lifestyle. Students have time for part-time work, or to pursue other interests.
Students currently needing a different school environment for Years 11 and 12 are usually highly successful at Hubbard's School.
The QTAC offer rate for students at Hubbard's School approaches 100% annually.
In 2012, all students will be offered a double program enabling them to exit with two sets of results and two Tertiary ranks.
Using syllabuses designed and assessed by the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority, Hubbard's School offers a range of programs that lead to completing secondary education and which suit differing needs of students.
Hubbard's School is best known for this core program of completing Years 11 and 12 in ONE year.
Students can enrol after Years 10, 11 or 12.
In another program, available evenings throughout the year and daytime in November and December, eligible tertiary applicants can complete a prerequisite via intensive internally assessed programs in time for the QTAC January offers.
Mathematics B, Chemistry and Biology are offered in evenings. English, Maths A, Maths B, Chemistry, Physics and Biology are offered in November/ December.
January vacation school options, private or small group tutoring and QCS preparation are available for Years 8 to 12.
Hubbard's School experienced specialist teachers assist students to learn as efficiently as possible.
Hubbard's School teachers are registered, enjoy working with teenagers and are passionate about their subject.
Our straightforward approach makes learning pleasant, effective and affordable.
Hubbard's has a particularly stable staff and almost zero absenteeism from teachers.
Communication:'I have found the staff at Hubbard’s to be really helpful and responsive as well as providing excellent core level teaching. There seems to be a genuinely caring attitude, and with the small school numbers there is a real opportunity to get to know and understand the students.'
'The Parent/Teacher Interviews were both timely and informative. The teachers were very accommodating and their feedback was most welcome. They did not rush us out the door but were more than willing to answer our questions and explain to us their work.'
'Hubbard's has provided more than I expected from a school. It is the amazing, caring staff that make it the facility that it is. Each staff member seems to genuinely be concerned for the welfare of each student and that is something that is unique to Hubbard's. My son has been given the opportunity to succeed in life now and for that we will be forever grateful.'
'Very kind and caring staff, made it enjoyable coming to school each day.
The ladies at admin are absolutely amazing ….. The principal is super involved……(teachers) amazing!!'
'The staff are unreal. The teachers here are some at the best I've ever had and the reception ladies are switched on and always ready to help.'
'I love Hubbard's. It changed my attitude to school. '
2014 Student survey summary: Approximately 90% of students were satisfied with the way their physical and emotional well-being was monitored, with the level of involvement of their parents, and with the way teachers made their subjects interesting. Between 60% and 70% of students felt that their confidence had improved and that they had developed better time management and study skills.
'I was encouraged to believe in my abilities and supported the whole way up until final exams.'