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Corinda State School | Parent Fact Sheet

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Why Choose Corinda State School?

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Corinda State School focusses on the individual child, and embraces the integral role parents, staff and the wider community play in creating a safe and supportive learning environment.

The school offers a wide range of academic, sporting, music and social development programs, which are constantly reviewed to keep pace with developments in education and the changing needs of the students.

Corinda State School is a co-educational school for Prep to Year 6.

Curriculum and Extracurricular activities offered:

Sport offered at Corinda State School:

Children at Corinda State School can take part in both competitive and fitness-based sporting programs.

In years 5-6, teams compete against other local schools on Friday afternoons in baseball, softball, basketball, AFL, netball and soccer. There’s also competition in athletics, swimming and cross country, with students able to advance to district, regional or state representation.

For students not taking part in Interschool sports, the Cool Sports program is an alternative that encourages a positive attitude towards sport and exercise.  Cool Sports begins in year 4 and provides modified games and sports aimed at improving skills and promoting fitness.

Sports house competitions are held in athletics, swimming and cross country.

Swimming is a part of the school curriculum. Classes are held at the Dunlop Park Swimming Pool, beside the school, in terms 1 and 4.


Corinda State School has instrumental programs for percussion, strings, woodwind and brass, along with performance ensembles and bands. There is also a choral music program with a Junior Choir (Years 1-3) and a Senior Choir (Years 4-6).

All students in year 5 learn to play a musical instrument. Students have a half-hour lesson each week which is provided free for the first year.

A strings program starts in year 3 and, from year 4, every child learns to play the recorder.

Children can also learn the ukelele, and join the ukelele club.

Clubs and societies at Corinda State School:

The school also provides access to a wide selection of clubs and societies:

  • Craft Club
  • Art and Craft activities
  • Green Squad
  • Garden Club
  • HOT Club
  • Higher Order Thinking
  • Reading Bugs
  • Rotary
  • Rotary Junior Community Award programme
  • Science Club
  • Hands on Science

Facilities at Corinda State School:

Corinda State School has three hard-surface tennis courts that can be hired before and after school hours.  There is an adjoining undercover area with seating and a water bubbler, but no toilet facilities available.

Other info about Corinda State School:

The Support Teacher – Literacy and Numeracy recruits and trains volunteer aids to provide extra support for children having difficulties. The volunteers attend for at least one hour a week, and work with one child or a small group, building a caring relationship that benefits both the volunteers and the children.

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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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