Virginia is a medium sized school located in the Metropolitan Region. From a small beginning in 1920 with 135 pupils, we now have approximately 460 students attending.
Our school has more than 23 general learning areas as well as a fully networked computer laboratory. Each classroom is air conditioned, has a data projector, networked computers with most rooms also containing interactive white boards. 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 with the concert band and choirs performing at numerous community events including the music tour of south-east Queensland schools in November each year. Our school also has an international education program hosting Japanese students throughout the year whilst our students also particpate in an outbound study tour to Japan in September every second year.