Murrumba State Secondary College opened its doors in January 2012, welcoming its first cohort of Year 7 and 8 students. Located in the growing and vibrant area of Murrumba Downs, the College features first-class learning facilities and surrounds.

Murrumba State Secondary College is proud to be the first state school in Queensland to welcome Year 7 students into a secondary setting. Its students study the Australian Curriculum, which is taught by supportive and highly-skilled teaching staff.

Facilities: Administration building, 3 general learning buildings, staff centre, specialised science and applied technology centre, specialised information services centre, specialised food technology centre, purpose built canteen and uniform shop, 2 general learning buildings, Specialised Music, Art and Performing Arts buildings, 2 new staff centres, and specialised movement studies and sports centre.

Electives Years 11 and 12: Authority subjects – English, Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Modern History, Ancient History, Geography, Hospitality Studies, Physical Education, Health Education, Graphics, Technology Studies, Engineering Technology, Business Management, Business Communication and Technologies, Legal Studies, Information Processing Technology, Information Technology Systems, Visual Art, Dance, Drama, Music, Film, Television and New Media, Spanish.

Authority Registered subjects – English Communication, Prevocational Maths, Social and Community Studies, Science in Practice, Hospitality, Physical Recreation, Manufacturing (Graphics and Plastics), Manufacturing (Engineering and Furnishing), Business, Information and Communication Technology, Visual Art Studies, Dance Studies, Drama Studies, Music Studies, Multimedia Studies.

Vocational Education & Training – Certificate II in Hospitality, Certificate II in Engineering Pathways, Certificate II in Business, Certificate III in Fitness Certificate III in Active Volunteering.

Extracurricular activities: Culinary Club, Girls Touch Training, Otiminds, Rock & Water, SciConnect, Spanish Tutorials, Student volunteering and community service programs.

Welfare and personal development: Guidance Officer, Special Education Program, Youth Health Nurse.

Special features: Engineering Excellence, Football Academy, Spanish Acceleration, Spanish Immersion, Uniform school.

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:201-207 Goodfellows Road, Murrumba Downs, Qld 4503
  • Phone:07 3490 3222
  • Fax:07 3385 0831

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