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Beenleigh State High School | Parent Fact Sheet

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Number of Students: 1010

Why choose Beenleigh State High School?

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With a proven academic record of achievement, Beenleigh State High School offers a supportive learning environment to its students.
The school offers acceleration programs in Mathematics, Science and English as well as unique programs in Music, Agriculture and Sport for all students. The school’s Careers Support Officer works with students to organise traineeships and apprenticeships to help with the transition into the workforce. Additionally, the Jigsaw education provision supports students in the fields of Learning Support (Literacy/Numeracy), ESL (English as a second language), Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander programs, Gifted and Talented, Enrichment/Challenge programs, Group work – Team Up (PCYC) and Living Relationships Beenleigh State High School is proud of its strong community focus, with an active Parents and Community Association. The school also has an active and supportive Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander unit called Mibunn Jinndi.

Additional activities offered:

The school offers programs that are tailored for School Based Apprentices and School Based Trainees, and all year 11 and 12 students get to choose from 25 Authority and 14 Authority Registered and VET subjects.

Additional activities and programs also include:

Mibbin Jindi (ATSI group), debating, Pedal Prix, agricultural show team, interschool sports, Variety Concert, Air Force Cadets, student council, titration competition, dance troupe, homework club and theatre club.

Facilities at Beenleigh State High School:

Beenleigh State High School introduced a student laptop program in 2011, allowing students access to their own laptop/tablet on which they can use to study at home and online. School classrooms have interactive whiteboards or fixed data projectors.

Other info about Beenleigh State High School:

Beenleigh State High School follows a Positive Behaviour for Learning (PBL) system based on the school’s motto: ‘We Care, We are Responsible, We Achieve’. PBL works by setting consistent rules that are clearly set out for each area of the school and are expected to be followed.
Rules are taught in the classroom, with teacher’s consistently ensuring students adhere to expectations. There is a PBL reward system in place for students that comply with school rules.

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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.

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