School days in Moggill


The School’s Enrolment Register from 1934 reflects the farming community of the time; some surnames will be familiar as local street names.

In 1935, the headmaster’s residence was destroyed by fire, and in 1968 the school building was moved next door to become the Anglican Church.

The original school building with teacher's residence (courtesy of Lenore Easterly)
Many familiar Moggill names appear on this 1924 Moggill State School photo of Classes 4 and 5

Moggill State School celebrated its centenary in 1966 with a small souvenir booklet (this will open a new tab).

A more complete history was published for the School’s 150th birthday, in 2016. You can purchase of a copy of the book ‘Moggill State School – Celebrating 150 years’ here.

From its humble beginnings in the mid-1860s, Moggill State School survived plagues of white ants, the threat of closure due to low attendance numbers and a devastating fire to emerge as a flourishing school in the heart of a thriving community.

Where is Moggill State School located?

Moggill State School is located at 3417 Moggill Road, Moggill Queensland 4070

Grid reference: 27034’07.53” S; 152052’36.36” E


Pullenvale State School opened in 1874. Some Moggill children attended Pullenvale State School, and are listed in the admissions register 1902-1935.

The school celebrated its 1974 centenary with publication of a history booklet (this will open a new tab). You can find out more about the schools history here.

Where is Pullenvale State School located?

Pullenvale State School is located at 120 Grandview Road, Pullenvale Queensland 4069

Grid reference: 27031’59.55” S; 152053’45.34” E