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Blackheath & Thornburgh College

King Street, Charters Towers, Queensland
  • $5,740 - $9,700 / yr *
  • CO-ED | K3 - Year 12
  • Non-Denominational

About Blackheath & Thornburgh College

Blackheath & Thornburgh College is an independent co-educational college for Day and Boarding Students from Kindy to Year 12 located in Charters Towers, 130km from Townsville in North Queensland.

We are a small school and pride ourselves on our ability to offer a well-rounded, individualised and relevant education for each and every student.

At BTC we offer a rigorous academic programme, a broad range of Vocational Education and Training opportunities, extensive cultural and sporting programmes and a caring and nurturing residential environment.


  • Air-conditioned classrooms
  • Specialised Science Laboratories including an Observatory on-site
  • Computer Labs
  • Specialised Drama, Music and Manual Arts buildings
  • Modern Library with separate senior student study area
  • Excellent Sporting Facilities including a Multi-purpose Undercover Sports Area and Swimming Pool
  • Comfortable Boarding facilities (new construction commencing in 2019)

Before and After School Care

After school care is available for students from Year 1 to Year 6.

Public Transport Options

Public Transport options are available for local residents

Discounts and Flexible Payment Options

Sibling discounts are available for the 2nd sibling (10%), 3rd sibling (25%), 4th sibling (50%) and any subsequent siblings are free. A 2.5% discount is offered for prepaid fees. Fortnightly or monthly payment options plus payment plans can be discussed with the school's Business Manager as appropriate.