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PALM BEACH-CURRUMBIN STATE HIGH SCHOOL


As a large school, Palm Beach-Currumbin State High School has the distinct advantage of offering a wide range of opportunities to target the interests and ability levels of every student. To ensure every student engages with these opportunities the school is organised into two smaller schools.

The middle school (Years 7-9) is focussed on ensuring each student has the prerequisite skills and knowledge for senior school and gains exposure to a broad range of experiences which positions them to make specialisation decisions in the next phase of their schooling.

The senior school (Years 10-12) is focussed on connecting every student to their preferred post-schooling pathway. It features comprehensive curriculum offerings that include OP, school based and vocational educational courses.

Both the senior and middle school have an administration team who lead dedicated and highly trained staff in the quest to unlocking the potential of each and every student.

Facilities: Technology enhanced classrooms, cutting-edge science labs, video conferencing theatre, engineering workshops, aqua culture research centre, arts facilities including a 300-seat raked theatre, two dance studios, recording studio, extensive video and media equipment, fully-sprung sports hall, gymnasium, tennis courts, basketball courts, sports oval, boat shed right on the estuary for kayaking, canoeing and surfing, Olympic swimming pool next door, Pathway Centre, Education Access Centre, new Middle School precinct, Trade Training Centre.

Subjects/Electives Years 7 to 10: Students in Years 7, 8 and 9 study core and elective subjects. All students complete studies in the core subjects of English, Maths, Science, Study of Society and the Environment (SOSE), HPE/Sports Excellence and Foreign Language.

The Middle School Electives Program allows students to select subjects that they study alongside core subjects, to explore their personal interests and sample, to help them decide if they would like to study in further depth as a senior.

Subjects/Electives Years 11 and 12: In Senior School, students must study a minimum of six subjects. This must include a Maths and an English subject. Students then choose an OP Pathway (students must study a minimum of five authority subjects), a RANK Pathway (students must choose a minimum of one vocational education and training (VET) certificate and can only choose one authority registered subject and up to four authority subjects) or a VET Pathway (students must choose a minimum of two certificate-two qualifications, or be undertaking a school based apprenticeship or traineeship).

Welfare and personal development: Guidance Officer, Student Support, Psychologist, Nurse, Report Bullying, Year Coordinators.

Special features: Excellence Programs – provide exciting pathways for gifted and talented students in the fields of Academia, Creative Arts and Sport. Education Access Centre – support programs in the areas of literacy and numeracy are offered to those students needing extra input. Pathways Centre – a job resource facility that provides vocational opportunities for students to develop a diverse range of work related knowledge and skills. International Program – International students participate in Study Tours, High School Programs, Study Abroad Programs and International Student Programs at PBC. Unique marine studies and aquatic practices programs featuring more than 100 water craft which takes advantage of the adjacent Currumbin estuary.

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Years Year 7 - Year 12
Enrolment Approximately 2500 Students
Fees: Free (Government School)
Phone
07 5525******* 07 5525 9333
Fax
07 5525******* 07 5525 9300
Address Thrower Drive, Palm Beach Qld 4221
Email
info@pb*******
info@pbc-shs.eq.edu.au
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