Lockyer District High School was created in 1917 as Gatton High School and became Lockyer District High School when it was opened at its present location in 1961. Since that time, the school has developed with the town in establishing a positive and respected reputation and is recognised as a leader in the fields of academic, sporting and cultural excellence. The school has produced many of the community’s local leaders and today is home to 950 students.

Lockyer District High School’s mission is to provide a safe, tolerant and disciplined environment within which young adults prepare to be active and reflective Australian citizens with a will for lifelong learning. This is sought through the following values and beliefs:

  • A positive organisational culture
  • Having trust and credibility
  • Effective communication
  • Innovation through risk taking
  • Orientation to action
  • Accepting personal responsibility
  • Whole school problem solving
  • A commitment to training and development
  • Celebrating success and
  • Responsible management.

Lockyer District High School has a highly respected reputation, within the Lockyer Valley and abroad, that is built on success and excellence. This has been achieved through a dedicated staff who respect individual students and through a highly supportive community.

Subjects/Electives Years 8 to 10: All Year 8 students study a selection of core subjects and complete one semester of specialist, practical subjects. Students in Years 8 – 10 also access HRE, careers and religious education (optional).

Students in Years 9 and 10 study a combination of subjects including core studies in English, mathematics, science and SOSE as well as elective subjects. The second semester of Year 10 provides students with a “Step Into Senior” program which provides a transition from the middle years to the challenges of senior schooling.

Subjects/Electives Years 11 and 12: Senior students study 6 subjects offered from a wide range of academic (Authority) subjects, Authority Registered (SAS) subjects and vocational (VET) subjects. The Queensland Studies Authority accredits these subjects. Vocational units of competency are included in a variety of VET subjects so school leavers can gain practical, work related skills.

Welfare and personal development: ESL Support, Guidance Officer, Indigenous Support Worker, school-based health nurse, school-based Police Officer, School Chaplain.

Special features: A highly successful enrichment program caters for gifted and talented students. Students with learning difficulties are supported in distinct programs. A fully-resourced Special Education program supports students with disabilities. Uniform School.

School Information

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

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: Year 8 - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: Approximately 950 Students
  • 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:100 William Street, Gatton Qld 4343
  • Email:the.principal@lockdistshs.eq.edu.au
  • Phone:07 5466 2333
  • Fax:07 5466 2300

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