Bundamba State Secondary College seeks to continue its journey to achieve the best possible outcomes for all students. The addition of new facilities and upgrades throughout the school enables it to respond to the needs of students in a rapidly changing world.
Specifically, Bundamba State Secondary College will focus on increasing pathways for students, improving student outcomes and further connecting with the community. The school has an explicit focus on Learning, Engagement and Relationships, with students, parents, staff and the wider community.
Facilities: World class performing arts complex and a leadership centre with “Challenge by Choice” Rock Climbing facilities.
Subjects/Electives Years 7 to 10: All students study English, Mathematics, Science, Study of Society and Environment, Physical Education, Bundamba Development Program and a choice of electives.
Subjects/Electives Years 11 and 12: In years 11 and 12 there are three types of subjects which can be studied: Authority Subjects, Authority Registered Subjects, and Vocational Education and Training (VET) Subjects.
Sport: Sport at the college is an important part of the school’s culture, with numerous teams participating in one day carnivals and weekly interschool competitions. All district interschool sporting competitions are played after school hours and the school has a proud history of producing district champion teams which go on to represent our college and district in Metropolitan Finals. Students also compete in swimming, cross-country and athletics carnivals.
The Bundamba Training and Development Squad (B-Tads) aims at improving and providing specialist swimming and athletic technique training along with overall fitness, health and wellbeing. It equips all its members with the skills to lead an active and healthy lifestyle as well as strategies to cope with stress (such as exam pressures, assignment deadlines and daily homework). Students in B-Tads train twice a week after school (from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm), carry out two gym sessions and are required to attend one lunch-time meeting every Wednesday.
Extracurricular activities: Student council, Sport and The Bundamba, Training and Development Squad (B-Tads), Clubs such as debating and Pedal Prix, Instrumental music, Choir, College show/musical, Tech team, Battle of the Bands, Talent Quest, Arts Night, School dances.
Welfare and personal development: Middle School Co-ordinator (Years 8 and 9), Senior School Co-ordinator (Years 10, 11 and 12), Pastoral Care Teachers, Student Support services, Special Education Program, Guidance Officer, Learning Support teachers, Attendance Team, Community Education Counsellor (indigenous) and Indigenous Teacher aides, Pacifica Liaison Officer and Pacifica Tutor, Refugee and ESL Tutors, Youth Health Nurse, School Chaplain.
Special features: Student Council, Compulsory uniform.