Sunnybank State High School is a vibrant, high achieving, coeducational school located in the multicultural suburb of Sunnybank to the south of Brisbane city. The school caters for a wide range of student abilities and has enjoyed an outstanding history of success in academic, vocational and sporting programs since opening in 1963.
The school vision of “many ways to excellence” is underpinned by strong values and the strengths of the diverse talents of students and staff across all fields of endeavour.
The school’s accredited International Student Program is linked to Education Queensland International and offers outstanding education opportunities to students from throughout the world.
Facilities: Comprehensive computer facilities, kitchens, textile rooms, metal and woodwork workshops, graphics room, art rooms, training office and eight science laboratories, upgraded school library, assembly hall, tennis courts, gym, outdoor basketball and volleyball courts, well-maintained oval, tartan tracks for jumps competitions, school canteen, uniform shop.
Subjects/Electives Years 7 to 10: Core subjects – English, Health and Physical Education (including Sports Specialisation Programs), Mathematics, Science, Humanities (History and Geography), Languages Other Than English (Chinese or Japanese.
Subjects/Electives Years 11 and 12: Students must select an English and at least one Mathematics subject and may then choose four elective subjects.
Sport: Swimming carnival, Cross country carnival, Field carnival, Track carnival.
Welfare and personal development: Guidance counsellor, Chaplain, School-Based Police Officer, School-Based Youth Nurse, Youth/Indigenous Support Coordinator, Community Liaison Officer, Youth Support Worker.
Special features: Sunnybank State High School offers students both academic and vocational pathways and we have been a recipient of the Education Queensland Showcase Awards for Excellence in the Senior Phase of Learning and again this year a regional winner in the Community and Industry Partnerships category. Students in years 11 and 12 have the opportunity to jointly enrol at University or TAFE while also undertaking their school program of study.