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Virginia is a medium sized school located in the Metropolitan Region. From a small beginning in 1920 with 135 pupils, we now have approximately 450 students attending.

Our school has more than 23 general learning areas as well as a fully networked computer laboratory. Each classroom has a data projector, networked computers and some rooms contain interactive white boards. 70 percent of classrooms are fully air conditioned. A new prep building was built in 2009 to cater for enrolment growth. A new hall and library was opened in 2010 under the Building the Education Revolution Program.  

We have an outside school hours care (OSHC) program run by YMCA. A new building was opened in May 2013 to cater for 121 students each day. Vacation Care is also provided during school holidays.

Spread over 5.8 hectares, our school boasts large shade trees, 2 ovals, 2 tennis courts and a heated swimming pool. An active swim club offers learn to swim, stroke correction, squad training and adult classes. Friday night is club night. The swim season operates during terms 1 and 4. The pool was fully heated in 2013. 

As a school of excellence in music, Virginia has won many awards including the Metropolitan Showcase Awards for Excellence in Schools Competition in 2011. Our school has been a State Finalist in the Showcase Awards for Excellence Competition in 2006, 2008 and 2010.