Sophia College, a new co-educational secondary college, opening at Plainland in 2021.
Sophia College will open with three classes of Year 7s and continue to expand each year until 2026 when the first cohort of Year 12 students will graduate.
The college is framed around the Franciscan charism in honour of both St Francis and Pope Francis, whose letter “Laudato Si’ provides a clear statement on how we need to develop an ‘integral ecology’
Construction commenced in March 2020, and includes the administration building, general learning areas, and specialist classrooms for science, design and technologies and the arts. Stage One also includes the development of the multi-purpose space for sport and community gatherings and celebrations. Student and other amenities such as the marketplace, with cafe and retail centre, will be available for 2021.