Mansfield High School is a school with traditions of the past and a vision for the future. The entire school community takes pride in the fact that students are given every opportunity to achieve or exceed their potential academically, culturally and socially. The school applauds its high academic standards, high standards of behaviour, high standards of presentation, and pride in the School.
Students are to be congratulated on their achievements through their own efforts, as well as the efforts of staff, and the efforts of the students’ families and the wider community. In encouraging each student to achieve his/her personal best through promoting individual self-esteem, and by encouraging and developing achievements in the areas of cultural activities, sport, service, leadership and teamwork, the school offers the very best foundation and opportunities for great rewards for every student.
The school has a proven record of academic, cultural, service and sporting achievements and a high level of interaction with its community. Students are well motivated with a positive attitude towards education. Outstanding academic performance is encouraged. The school is regarded as a traditional school with very high standards of personal presentation and behaviour. These standards are strongly endorsed by the Parents & Citizens’ Association.
Subjects/Electives Years 9 to 10: Year 9 – English, Mathematics, Science, History, HPE, Computing & Technologies. Year 10 – English, Mathematics or Maths Advanced, Science, Science – Core or Advanced.
Subjects/Electives Years 11 and 12: In Years 11 and 12 students study six subjects. In addition to an English subject and a Mathematics subject, students choose four more subjects from a large range of subjects. Students may study Queensland Studies Authority subjects or select from a range of Authority-registered subjects.
Sport: Mansfield High’s reputation as a tenacious sporting school is known throughout the Metropolitan East region. Accommodating a vast range of disciplines from athletics to ultimate disc, the school boasts a number of Metropolitan, State and National representatives. From basketball to badminton and from swimming to soccer, the school enjoys many successful sporting seasons.
Extracurricular activities: Swimming, cross country, athletics and field, events, instrumental music program, school musical, debate, reading group, rauchle club, environmental club, competitions, excursions, camps, snow trip, and cultural exchanges.
Welfare and personal development: Gifted and Talented Program, Back-to-Basics Support, ESL Support and Special Provision, Special Needs support.
Special features: French Immersion Program, Technologically-Integrated Curriculum Classes.