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INDOOROOPILLY STATE HIGH SCHOOL


Indooroopilly State High School is a co-educational Independent Public School with an excellent tradition and reputation for student success. It is a school for young adults where students are expected to develop self-discipline and social responsibility within a nurturing environment. High standards of academic and vocational learning are fostered, and the school seeks to motivate and enthuse students to enjoy balanced academic, artistic, cultural, sporting and community service experiences as they forge meaningful future pathways.

Indooroopilly State High School is proud to celebrate the multicultural and socio-economic diversity of its school community and it proudly stands for learning, caring for one another and discipline based on reciprocal respect.

Indooroopilly High’s curriculum is wide and varied, offering choices in Queensland Studies Authority and Vocational Education subjects, as well as the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. The school’s cutting-edge learning experiences, enriched by a strong international focus, ensure the talents and interests of all students are able to be recognised and cultivated. The school attained Council of International Schools accreditation in 2003.

The school’s vision and values guide its strategic direction and every day actions. As a community of forward thinkers, students are prepared for a global future which they will help to shape as productive, ethical citizens. The school’s four core values are each person’s dignity, the community’s diversity, open communication, and quality learning.

Facilities: The Peter Doherty Theatre (seating capacity 200), Assembly Hall (seating capacity 800), Dance Studio, Film, Television and New Media suite, 1:1 Laptop program, Whole school wireless network coverage, Flight Simulator, Industrial Technology workshops, Cisco Networking Academy, Resource Centre (Library), Sporting Fields, Tennis Courts.

Subjects/Electives Years 7 to 10: English, Mathematics, Science, History, Geography, Health and Physical Education, The Arts and Sport, with continued emphasis on numeracy and literacy. Further, students study a semester of Technology (Industrial Technology and Home Economics) and a semester of LOTE (Chinese and Spanish).

In Year 9, students choose three elective subjects.

In Year 10, all students study the Core Subjects of English, Mathematics, Science, Studies of Society and Environment, and the Lifestyle and Personal Development program. In addition, Year 10 students will study three Elective Subjects.

Electives Years 11 and 12: In Years 11 and 12, students study an English course (English, English Communication or English for ESL Learners) and a Mathematics course (Mathematics A, Mathematics B, Pre-vocational Mathematics). Students select from a comprehensive range of subjects to build their course of study in line with their future plans and interests.

Sport: Cricket, Softball, Volleyball, Touch Football, Tennis, Basketball, Australian Rules Football, Soccer, Rugby League. Interhouse carnivals lead to district competitions in swimming, cross country and athletics.

Extracurricular activities: Educational excursions, competitive and recreational sport at various levels, Interact Club, special camps.

Welfare and personal development: Guidance and Counselling, school-based Youth Health Nurse, learning support, chaplaincy, gifted & talented programs.

Special features: Spanish Immersion and Chinese Acceleration language courses, Maths and Engineering Acceleration Program, additional qualifications including CISCO Certified Networking Associate course and Aviation Learning programs.

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Years Year 7 - Year 12
Enrolment
Fees: Free (Government School)
Phone
07 3327******* 07 3327 8333
Fax
07 3327******* 07 3327 8300
Address Ward Street Indooroopilly QLD 4068
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