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Jamboree Heights State School

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Why Choose Jamboree Heights State School?

Jamboree Heights State School has a significant commitment to improving the literacy skills of its students. The school values the ability to read as an important cornerstone in life, and promotes the creed “If you can read, you will succeed!”. Spelling Mastery is also a key focus across all years.

The school has been implementing the Fleming model of explicit teaching, to ensure the education of students is relevant and effective. A strong focus is also placed on engaging parents and strengthening the home/school partnership to improve learning outcomes.

Jamboree Heights provides learning support with programs for Literacy and Numeracy, English as a Second Language, and students with a disability.

Curriculum and Extracurricular activities offered:

The school has implemented the National Curriculum for Maths, English, Science and History. Chinese is offered as a Language Other Than English (LOTE) subject.

Jamboree Heights’ distinctive curriculum also incorporates the Early Years Phonics Program, Early Years Global Development Program and an Enrichment and Extension Program.

Students can learn instrumental music, take part in Inter-school sports, and become involved in a number of external activities including Maths Olympiad, OptiMinds, Premier’s Reading Challenge and debating.

Facilities at Jamboree Height State School:

All classrooms and general learning areas have modern split system air-conditioning units that provide a comfortable learning environment all year round. There are interactive whiteboards in all classrooms, wired and wireless connectivity throughout the school, class sets of iPads and computer labs in various buildings.

The school has a new multi-purpose centre and has extended the library. There’s also a swimming pool, oval and playgrounds.

Other information:

Jamboree Heights State School has excursions and annual camps to Sydney/Canberra and outdoor recreational camps.

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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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