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Kedron State High School: Parent Fact Sheet

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Number of Students: 1400

Why Choose Kedron State High School?

Kedron State High School is an entrusted school for a large number of parents.  The school offers a multicultural, academic and disciplined education using traditional methods.  A wide range of opportunities are presented to students in academics, cultural studies, sports and citizen engagements.

Each student at Kedron State High School is given the opportunity to develop life-long skills and encouragement throughout their education.  Kedron State High School students are left with rich experiences, strong friendships and fond memories of their schooling years.

Kedron State High School invites interested families to visit the school and talk to past and present students that reflect its vision and success.

Additional activities offered:

Kedron State High School’s curriculum and extra-curricular activities are vast and meet the desires of all students.

The school’s curriculum is based on the eight key learning areas.  Year 8’s experience all key learning areas.  Once students reach year 10 they are aligning with that of senior years.  The senior curriculum covers Authority and Authority registered subjects, with each student selecting any six subjects.   Extensions are available for English and music for senior levels, plus there are school-based traineeships and the Start QUT/Enhanced Studies Program (UQ).

Every student has the opportunity to participate in a sport at Kedron.  The school participates in a range of region and state sporting competitions and has its own athletics track which is also by local primary schools.  Kedron State High School is also fortunate to have a cross-country course which is used for district competitions.

Inter-house school carnivals, swimming, cross-county and athletics are organised by a house basis. Kedron houses are named after early governors of Queensland: Bowen, Griffith, Lutwyche and Wickham.

Students can join after school sports teams in softball, hockey, netball and rugby league.

The extra-curricular program offered at Kedron State High School is large and varied, and includes:

Extra-curricular program

  • Student leadership program
  • Music – instrumental music; 3 Concert bands, 2 Percussion ensembles, String and Symphony orchestras, and lessons in Woodwind, Strings, Brass, Percussion and Harp
  • Kedron singers and Acapella group
  • Sound and lighting crew
  • Theatre
  • Committees and clubs
  • Competitions (debating, robotics, language and cultural, and subject specific (eg. Westpac Maths)
  • Sports
  • Excursions and international travel. Kedron State High School links with schools in Japan, China and France and co-ordinates a student trip every second year.  Senior students are also offered an option to join a ski trip, and Spain has been added as an overseas cultural visit.
  • The Kedron Interacters visit the Children’s Hospital at Easter time
  • Creative Industries for senior students have access and training to use the Studio Q5 facility, which has professional digital and analogue audio recording software and hardware, green screen and film production suite.
  • Performance opportunities in music
  • Fanfare
  • Music camp
  • Formal occasions – Prefect Investiture, Kedron Week, Year 12 Awards Ceremony; Anzac Service
  • Local primary school events, fetes and fundraisers
  • Tours to local feeder schools
  • Scholarships (limited scholarships for instrumental and vocal program students) by audition.
  • Infuse music enrichment program for a small group of primary school students

Facilities at Kedron State High School:

Kedron State High School provides the following facilities:

  • General classrooms
  • 7 science labs
  • 9 computer rooms
  • 4 computer pods
  • 3 art rooms
  • Dark room
  • Assembly hall
  • 2 music rooms
  • Resource Centre (with computers)
  • 2 drama rooms
  • 3 music practice rooms
  • 2 kitchens
  • Sewing room
  • Senior workshop
  • Junior workshop
  • Canteen
  • Clothing shop
  • Learning support rooms
  • ESL rooms
  • Overseas program rooms
  • Special education rooms
  • Indoor sports centre and gymnasium
  • Language centre

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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 “Kedron State High School: Parent Fact Sheet”

  1. This School sounds wonderful, i would love to go there and all of my friends are there as well so i would love to go there. it sound like a very sensible school.


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