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Parent Fact Sheet: Watson Road State School, Acacia Ridge

Is Watson Road State School (Acacia Ridge) the school for you? Read on to find out more!

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Why Choose Watson Road State School?

Watson Road State School has a strong curriculum focussed on literacy and numeracy. The school has a diverse student base representing many cultures and 20 language groups. Students are encouraged to work, learn and play together in harmony, and value each other’s unique experiences.

The school is part of the School Wide Positive Behaviour Support program, and its expectations are: Be Safe, Be Kind, Be Responsible, Be a Learner.

What curriculum and extra-curricular activities are offered at Watson Road State School?

The school has implemented the Australian Curriculum in English, Mathematics, Science, History, Geography, the Arts, and Languages (Year 6). Students also learn Studies of Society and the Environment, Health and Physical Education, and Technology.

Watson Road State School has a high-quality Prep program that incorporates the Queensland Studies Authority Early Years Curriculum Guidelines and the emerging Australian Curriculum. Teachers are dedicated to providing a happy, nurturing environment for the first year of school. This important work in the first year is followed throughout every year at the school as students are nurtured and supported on their ongoing educational journeys.

The school also offers a transition to Prep program (Koala Joeys) on Friday mornings in Term 4.

Excursions are incorporated as part of some learning programs, and the school also provides the opportunity for Year 6 students to attend a camp. Musical, sport and community activities are offered to students at various times throughout the school year.


Website: https://watsroadss.eq.edu.au/Pages/default.aspx

Address: 210 Watson Road, Acacia Ridge, Queensland, Australia

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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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