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Balmoral State High School | Parent Fact Sheet

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Why Choose Balmoral State High School?

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Established in 1858, Balmoral State High School is situated on ten hectares in Morningside, approximately 6 km from Brisbane’s CBD, easily accessed via public transport. The well-established school holds pride in providing decades of great secondary education to thousands of students to prepare them for their future careers.
The school’s committed teachers and support staff provide guidance to students to help them grow socially and emotionally to achieve academic success.

Additional activities offered:

Year 10 students have the opportunity to enter into 27 authority and 10 authority registered subjects in Year 11 and 12. Such subjects, supported by vocational certificates in include Engineering Construction Information Communication Technology Tourism and Business Justice Studies.

Extra-curricular activities:

  • Boeing Enterprise Team – students who work on real life science, aerospace and business enterprises
  • School Musical
  • Robotics Club
  • Cheerleading and Dance Ensemble
  • Debating and Youth speaking competitions, Public speaking courses
  • Australian Mathematics Competition
  • Concert Band and Stage Band
  • Gateway Learning
  • Community combined bands
  • Inter-school and recreational sporting activities

Facilities at Balmoral State High School:

Balmoral State High School offers an array of facilities for student learning, including:

  • Science laboratories
  • Industrial design technology facilities
  • Five eLearning laboratories
  • eLearning one2one laptop program
  • Wireless school coverage
  • Air-conditioned performing arts theatre
  • Fully equipped kitchens and textiles learning zone
  • Tennis, volleyball and basketball courts
  • School ovals
  • Assembly hall
  • Resource centre

Other info about Balmoral State High School:

The Balmoral State High School Touch Football Excellence Program provides students with the opportunity to develop touch football skills to compete at a representative or elite level.

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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

1 thought on “Balmoral State High School | Parent Fact Sheet”

  1. I can not establish through my on line searches if the 2019 open day at Balmoral State Secondary College is actually on Thursday 28th March and the times. Can you please advise thank you.

    regards Karen


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