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bribie island state high school logoNumber of Students: 1000

Why choose Bribie Island State High School?

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Bribie Island State High School offers the only secondary education facility to the Island community of 16,000, which first opened in doors in 1989. 300 students registered for the first school intake in January 1989, and since then, the school has grown to a population of over 1000 students and 100 employees. Bribie Island State High School has formed strong relationships with the only two primary schools on the Island; Bribie Island State School and Banksia Beach State School, which include ongoing transition programs from primary to secondary school. Students of Bribie Island State High School become members of four learning communities, with an aim to build long lasting relationships with teachers and fellow peers. The innovative school also incorporates an international focus to its curriculum, by organising study tours to Cambodia, Rome and Japan, and also hosts international students from Asia, Europe and America.

Additional activities offered:

Students at Bribie Island State High School take part in academic competitions in science, chemistry, English, Mathematics and Indonesian.

Other extra-curricular activities include:

· Public speaking
· Debating
· Lions Youth of the Year
· Queensland Debating Union
Students can take part in the school’s arts program, which includes:
· Guitar groups
· Vocal groups
· Instrumental music
· Visual Arts Academy
· Performing Arts and Junior School Academy
· School productions
· Minister’s Awards for Art
· Murals and productions for the local community
The Bribie Island State High School’s sports program covers carnivals in swimming, cross country, athletics and beach activities. The school also takes part in competitions including; cricket, touch, triathlon, futsal, rugby league and netball.

Facilities at Bribie Island State High School:

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As well as a number of excursions and camps, there is a ski tour and international travel opportunities (e.g. Indonesia, Cambodia and New Zealand)

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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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