Coorparoo Secondary College is founded upon a proud tradition of promoting academic excellence, excellence in the arts and sporting prowess.
Over the past three years the college has undergone many exciting changes including a multi-million dollar upgrade which is reflected in the magnificent new state-of-the-art facilities including a science centre, an arts and multi media centre, technology and hospitality centre, e-learning centre, library and senior learning centre. These new facilities have the latest technology and are functional and aesthetically pleasing.
The Principal of the school has very high expectations of students with regard to work ethic, achievement, behaviour and uniform standards. As a college community, the school has recognised “What Matters” and has developed a mantra for the college as a whole: Every student, every classroom, every day; In class, on time, on task; Actively learning, actively working.
The college is a community of students, staff and parents, working together to achieve the best possible outcome for each individual student. This is achieved through a dynamic partnership with parents and caregivers, with the focus always being the student.
Coorparoo Secondary College takes a holistic approach to developing young people’s learning. The junior and senior school curriculum is supportive, progressive and innovative. The college shares a campus with Brisbane School of Distance Education creating unique opportunities to deliver blended curriculum delivery models.
Facilities: Science laboratories, multi-media centre, Resource centre (library), commercial-grade kitchens and hospitality centre, creative arts centre, designated precinct for junior secondary students, all students have access to computers and IT devices within a wireless environment.
Subjects/Electives Years 7 to 12: The curriculum at Coorparoo Secondary College is organised under the Queensland Department of Education’s P-12 curriculum framework. This framework is a structure for delivering the Australian Curriculum in the subject areas of English, Mathematics, Science and History for Years 7 to 10. It also covers the other key learning areas and Queensland Studies Authorities syllabi in Years 11 and 12.
Sport: Coorparoo Secondary College offer a wide variety of intra and interschool sporting opportunities. As well as our usual Swimming, Cross Country and Athletics carnivals students can participate in many different sporting activities including, but not limited to, Hockey, Basketball, Netball, Touch Football, Volleyball, Soccer and Badminton.
Extracurricular activities: Music, Dance Troupes, Vocal Groups, Camps, Ski Trips.
Welfare and personal development: Pastoral Care Program, Guidance Officer, School Based Youth Health Nurse and Chaplain.
Special features: Small school, 1:1 Laptop Program for Year 7 & 8 students, scholarships are available for students entering into Year 7 in the fields of Academic, Cultural (music, dance, visual arts), Sporting.