The Glenleighden School will soon become Mancel College

Marking the twentieth anniversary of its founder’s retirement, The Glenleighden School will be renamed Mancel College on 11 July 2022.

The current website will remain online until we launch our new website in upcoming weeks.
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  • New Adventure Playground

    We are delighted to have commissioned the construction of a new adventure playground for The Glenleighden School. The $500K investment reflects our commitment to the importance of play in children and young people’s development and learning. We aim to open this new and exciting space in Term 2 2022. This…

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  • $2.55mil Federal Grant for new building

    We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded $2.55mil through the Australian Government’s Capital Grants Program (CGP), to part fund the construction of the second building in The Glenleighden School master plan. This building will provide new specialist facilities for food and hospitality, design technology and ‘engineering’;…

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  • SALDA announces FDC appointment

    On 21st September, we reached an important milestone in our master plan, as we appointed FDC as the contractor for the first building of the project. Mark Yeowell, SALDA CEO, and Peter Seldon, Chair of the Board, signed the contract. The designers of the building, Giarola Architects, will oversee…

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  • The Glenleighden Campus Master Plan receives the green light

    The Queensland Government has granted us a Ministerial Infrastructure Designation for the Glenleighden Campus Master Plan. The Master Plan will see the total transformation of our Fig Tree Pocket campus to provide the very best contemporary educational facilities for our students and to double the number of students we…

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  • Edison’s story

    Edison is a happy, friendly 13yr old who loves sport. She is an active member of our hockey club and also enjoys rugby league, soccer and cricket. She has a twin brother, Isaac, and the most gorgeous cat, Cherry-Evans. Edison also has a severe Language Disorder. We knew from…

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  • Glenleighden joins the ‘Fiver for a Farmer’ Campaign

    TGS students are proud to have raised $712.35 for the “Fiver for a Farmer” campaign. Students and staff dressed as farmers to support those families who are doing it tough at the moment. Well done everyone!

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  • Measuring Language Progress in Students with Developmental Language Disorder while attending The Glenleighden School

    Recently, the demographic and multidisciplinary assessment data of 245 students who attended The Glenleighden School from 2005- 2015 was extracted. The research team (SALDA & Griffith University) investigated whether students with Developmental Language Disorder demonstrate improvement in receptive and/ or expressive language skills on the Clinical Evaluation of Language…

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We put the interests of others above our own and actively seek out opportunities to help.


We love what we do and show this through our enthusiasm, energy and positive mindset.


We have high expectations of ourselves and each other, and continually strive to be better tomorrow than we were today.


We accept responsibility, do what is expected of us and are answerable to each other.


We are friendly, generous and considerate in everything we do.


We deliberately enable others, develop their agency and voice, and are committed to their success.


We show through our everyday actions that we value others as unique individuals, entitled to our high regard and dignity; honouring their difference and contribution.

Our partners

  • Non Schools Organisation
  • QLD Government
  • Independent Schools QLD
  • Griffith University