Charters Towers Tourism : Charters Towers Holiday Guide 2017
40 Blackheath and Thornburgh College Established 1919 Charters Towers ◆ Kindy to Year 12 ◆ Academic and vocational pathways ◆ An Arrowsmith School ◆ Excellent subject choices More than a school. Providing a home away from home. 55 King Street, Charters Towers, QLD, 4820 Telephone: 07 4787 5100 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.btc.qld.edu.au The first schools arrived on the goldfields in 1872, private schools operating in Millchester. Within a short time educational facilities grew into several state-controlled schools, among them one of the earliest high schools in Queensland. Today Charters Towers is a well- recognised education centre, with three private co-education boarding schools providing educational support for grazing and town families. These facilities educate students from Pre-Prep through to Year 12 - All Souls St Gabriels School, Blackheath and Thornburgh College and Columba Catholic College. There are three state primary schools in the city and one in each of in the townships of Ravenswood, Greenvale, DISCOVER Education Homestead and Pentland, as well as one Charters Towers high school servicing the district. The Charters Towers School of Distance Education was the first opened in Queensland and today uses mail, phone, audio- teleconferencing, video and internet to educate students. Several of the school campuses feature heritage listed buildings, including Blackheath and Thornburgh College’s Thornburgh House, built as a stately home by EHT Plant in 1890. It was established as a school in 1920. Columba Catholic College’s St Mary’s School building on Mary Street was erected in 1892 and recently underwent major refurbishments to extend the life and use of the property.
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