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Windsor State School

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Why Choose Windsor State School?

Windsor State School is the fourth oldest state school in Brisbane, and caters for students from Prep to Year 6.

The school provides an inclusive and caring learning environment, and works in close partnership with parents to develop the potential of each child. Values are founded on respect for self, for others and for the school.

Curriculum and Extracurricular activities offered:

The school follows the Australian Curriculum for English, Maths and Science, and complies with the Queensland Curriculum expectations for all learning areas.

There are many extra-curricular activities designed to develop social, sporting and cultural capacities. Students can take part in drama, music, debating and chess. The Windsor Seawolves Swimming club operates from the school’s pool and is open to all students from Pre-Prep to High School age.

Facilities at Windsor State School:

Windsor State School main building

The school’s centrepiece is a heritage-listed main teaching block built in 1915. There is a well-stocked library, and more than 80 work stations connected to Education Queensland’s local area network.

Sports facilities include a heated pool, cricket and football oval, and adventure playgrounds.

Their tuckshop operates five days a week for both breaks.

Support and resources

Windsor State School is proud of the school’s diversity and inclusive culture. They believe every child is capable of successful learning; therefore differentiation of learning is a major focus and is obvious in every lesson in every classroom. Students, teachers and parents have access to a wide variety of support programs.

Examples of support available at Windsor are:

  • A Special Education Program supporting students with Intellectual Impairment, Autistic Spectrum Disorder and Speech Language Impairment
  • Counselling from our Guidance Officer
  • Access to our Speech Language Pathology program
  • Learning support for Literacy and Numeracy difficulties
  • Intensive language support for English as a Second Language

Request for access to support programs is made through the School Leadership Team, the Principal, Deputy Principal, and Head of Special Education Services.

Enrolment at Windsor State School

If you are in the Windsor State School catchment you are welcome to complete an enrolment form for the school. If you are outside of our catchment area you should enrol at your nearest State School.  You may, if you wish, complete an enrolment application to include your name on a waiting list.  Limited spaces may be available.

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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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