Wavell State High School is situated between Wavell Heights, Kedron and Chermside in a residential environment. The school is seven kilometres from the Brisbane central business district. The school offers a wide range of opportunities available for students, both within the school curriculum and through extra-curricular activities.

Wavell State High School is a large highly sought-after school characterised by outstanding achievement in the academic, cultural and sporting arenas. The school comprises a junior school (years 7, 8 and 9) and a senior school (years 10, 11 and 12). The staff are extremely committed towards ensuring students achieve to their highest potential. State High School’s P&C is very supportive and has worked hard to ensure students have access to excellent facilities and programs.

Facilities: Assembly Hall, Sports Centre, Library and specialist facilities for Art, Business Education, Computing, Film and Television, Gym, Home Economics, Industrial Technology and Design, Music, Performing Arts, Science, Junior Secondary building and Special Education, Swimming Pool, Sports Centre, Dance Studio and a Band Rehearsal Studio.

Subjects/Electives Years 7 to 10: Core subjects – English, Health and Physical Education, Languages other than English (LOTE), Mathematics, Science, Social Science – Geography, History, Technology, The Arts.

Subjects/Electives Years 11 and 12: Since the introduction of the Queensland Certificate of Education or QCE there has been increased flexibility in the options available to students in Years 11 and 12. Some of these are offered by the school and others by Registered Training Organisations outside the school.

Sport: Athletics, Australian Rules, Baseball, Basketball, Cricket, Hockey, Netball, Rugby League, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Touch Football, Volleyball.

Extracurricular activities: School Productions, Debating, Activities Organised by the School Chaplain, Student Representative Council.

Welfare and personal development: Chaplain.

Special features: Schools of Excellence in: Dance, Drama, Music, Netball and Rugby League.

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:Telopia Avenue, Wavell Heights Qld 4012
  • Email:the.principal@wavellshs.eq.edu.au
  • Phone:07 3350 0333
  • Fax:07 3350 0300

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