The Ipswich State High School has adopted Howard Gardner’s “Five Minds for the Future” as the basis for its curriculum framework. The school is one of the first three schools in the world to use the framework, and anticipates even greater success in transitioning graduates to further education or the work force as a result of its approach to whole-of-person education.

Sport: Football, netball, soccer & volleyball.

Extracurricular activities: Drama – Toishs Theatre Club, camps and excursions.

Welfare and personal development: Student Welfare Staff, Guidance Officers, Head of Special Education Services (HOSES), School Based Youth Health Nurse (SBYHN), School Based Police Officer (SBPO), Community Education Counsellor (CEC), Pregnant & Parenting Students (P&P) Programme Coordinator, School Chaplain, Ipswich Community Youth Service (ICYS) Youth Support Coordinator (YSC), Defence Transition Mentor (DTM), Special Programmes Coordinator.

Special features: Gifted and talented programs.

School Information

  • Type: Government
  • Coeducational or single-sex: Coeducational

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: Year 7 - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Interview Required Upon Enrolment: No
  • International Baccalaureate Programs offered:
  • ESL Support: N/A
  • Scholarships Available: No
  • Gifted and Talented Program: N/A
  • Preschool or Early Learning Centre:
  • After School Care/ OOSH Options:
  • Fees: Free (Government School)
  • Address:1 Hunter Street, Brassall Qld 4305
  • Email:office@ipswichshs.eq.edu.au
  • Phone:07 3813 4488
  • Fax:07 3813 4400

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