The Agnew School is a registered and accredited private multi-campus school established to provide a quality education to the Australian community and, in particular, to Brethren students. The Agnew School provides a unique learning environment for students, guided by a focus on “Learning to Learn”. A self-directed approach to teaching and learning provides a foundation for lifelong learning, and prepares students for tertiary education and the workplace. The school is committed to achieving the highest levels of teaching from staff and academic potential from students. This focus on high standards and student-driven learning has resulted in achievement levels for students that are well above the national average in Australia.
Primary education on the Sunshine Coast is continuously growing, just like the wonderful little students that attend primary school across the region! With a range of primary schooling options available; including independent, christian and public, the Sunshine Coast has something to suit the individual needs of each and every family and their children.
- 251 Bridge Creek Road, Maleny QLD 4552, Australia
- +61 7 5494 3559
The Ananda Marga River School provides a community of learning for children from Pre-Kindy to Year 6. The River School teaches and nurtures through a holistic approach embracing a global education movement within a unique environment. The Primary School and Early Childhood Centre are located in a beautiful rainforest setting five minutes from Maleny township on the Sunshine Coast.
- 30 Baringa Drive, Baringa Qld 4551, Australia
- +61 7 5390 2333
Baringa State Primary School plays a significant role in the lives of children as they grow and develop. In partnership with parents and other members of the community, the school provides students with a world class education that equips them with the knowledge, skills and attributes needed to be successful in the future as lifelong learners.
- 8 Beerburrum Road, Beerburrum QLD 4517, Australia
- +61 7 5439 5222
Beerburrum State School has a reputation of being a small, caring school, which caters for the needs of each and every student. The school motto ‘Do Your Best’ describes the ethos engendered at Beerburrum State School. Each and every child is encouraged to strive for high standards in all avenues of academic and social life. The school offers a diverse range of programs within a supportive and caring environment.
- 551 Nambour-Mapleton Rd, Kureelpa, QLD 4560
- +61 7 5441 5227
Founded in 1975, the Blackall Range Independent School is a fully accredited, non-denominational and co-educational school teaching grades prep through year 12. Nestled amongst the beautiful hills of Kureelpa in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, the school is small by design and the educational model is very much enhanced by the rural setting. The school seeks to meet the emotional, social and educational requirements of all students, and foster ‘a community of learners’ that incorporates students, staff and parents.
Bli Bli State School offers a unique environment where children can draw on the experience and heritage of an institution strongly connected with its community. They will be inspired with innovative, modern thinking and global best practice. The school offers a unique environment where children can draw on the experience and heritage of an institution strongly connected with its community as well as be inspired with innovative, modern thinking and global best practice. The school offers regular Principal’s tours followed by morning tea and a chat with staff.
- 20 Dianella Drive, Mountain Creek QLD 4557, Australia
- +61 7 5438 3111
The Brightwater State School is one of seven Public Private Partnership schools within Queensland. The school has a clear vision for the school’s learning and behaviour agenda which underpins the 21st Century teaching methods staff employ every day allowing students to flourish and succeed. In 2013 the school was successful in gaining Independent Public School status and have established a School Council group who liaise with the Principal to ensure the school continues to provide students with a high quality education.
- Corner Tumut Street & Iluka Avenue, Buddina QLD 4575, Australia
- +61 7 5477 8888
Buddina State School offers a safe, supportive environment in a school with a reputation for excellence. In partnership with parents and other community members, the school provides experiences and opportunities to equip the children with the skills, attributes and dispositions to be successful now and into the future. The school’s values of caring for people, learning and for the school guide everything staff do at Buddina State School and these are values that students can take into further schooling and into their adult lives.
- 8 - 42 Main Street, Buderim QLD 4566, Australia
- +61 7 5477 2777
At Buderim Mountain State School children experience learning opportunities in a caring, friendly and success orientated teaching environment. For over 100 years the school has helped children develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes that enable them to lead fulfilling lives. As a large primary school with over 1,000 students, the school offers a vast array of extra-curricular activities and support programs to ensure learning can be individualised to suit each child’s interests, progress and needs. The school grounds stretch over 14 spectacular acres and the facilities include air-conditioned Wi-Fi enabled classrooms, multiple playgrounds, a heated 25-metre swimming pool, two tennis courts and a large oval.
- 51 Blaxland Road, Nambour QLD 4560, Australia
- +61 75441 0888
Burnside State School aims to provide a happy, healthy and supportive learning environment through their three core principles of safety, respect and learning.The school positively recognises good manners, friendliness, kindness and courtesy. The school’s core business is learning and they aim to provide students with the skills necessary to develop a desire for lifelong learning, leading to becoming a valued member of society. The school integrates the social, emotional and academic needs of students into the school environment.
Caloundra Christian College provides children with Christ-centred education and strong foundations for life and learning. Education at Caloundra Christian College is about partnering with families as they raise your children. The school encourages students to strive for excellence and ‘big-heartedness’ and they provide a quality, diverse schooling experience that prepares students to meet all the challenges of life.
- Pelican Waters Blvd, Caloundra, QLD 4551
- +61 7 5437 5800
Caloundra City Private School is located within the beautiful natural environment at Pelican Waters near Pumicestone Passage, Sunshine Coast. The young school is well positioned to service the community with all of the benefits independent schooling in Queensland offers for girls and boys. The classroom learning environment is carefully designed to be high, light and airy, catching the best of the Sunshine Coast’s northerly aspect. Combined with innovative room designs, the school has invested in contemporary eLearning equipment, including individual devices for each student, and complementary software allowing twenty four hour access to learning resources.
- 56A Queen St, Caloundra, QLD 4551
- +61 7 5439 4200
Caloundra State School is a medium sized school of around 600 enthusiastic and respectful students where teachers know the students and parents know the teachers. This creates an open and friendly atmosphere where people want to be. The school’s ports program is diverse and strongly committed to by the teaching and coaching staff so young people get to experience and enjoy a variety of activities; the Arts program is packed full of opportunities in Music, Dance and Visual Arts to extend the creative minds; and the extension programs cater for the high achievers through Robotics, Optiminds, a concentration on problem solving within mathematics and before school enrichment classes.
- 164 Sippy Downs Dr, Sippy Downs, QLD 4556
- +61 7 5453 3222
Chancellor State College is located centrally on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, Chancellor State College is a five-minute drive to Mooloolaba, and is a one-hour drive north of Brisbane. The college enjoys a partnership with the University of the Sunshine Coast to deliver world class educational opportunities to all in the Sippy Downs Educational Precinct. This unique agreement offers an incredible richness to their highly regarded programs that are delivering outstanding achievements in the academic, cultural, leadership, community and sporting pursuits of students from prep through year 12 into university.
- 460 Chevallum Road, Chevallum QLD 4555, Australia
- +61 7 5453 2333
Chevallum State School is a school of 500 students from Prep to Year 6. It is the only community building in Chevallum and their multi-age philosophy and practices attract families from all parts of the Sunshine Coast. The school implements the national curriculum which is delivered with an intellectually rigorous, transdisciplinary futures orientated focus. Chevallum State School is focused on developing a community of learners. In a caring, inclusive climate children take responsibility for their own learning and become autonomous learners. In the cooperative family grouped classroom continuity facilitates an individualised, child-responsive approach, making learning an enjoyable experience to be shared.
- 1700 Maleny-Kenilworth Road, Conondale QLD 4552, Australia
- +61 7 5435 1333
Conondale State School pride themselves on their positive school culture and environment. Their students enjoy a caring and supportive school environment where a sense of family and togetherness thrive. The school staff are outstanding role models for the students, encouraging each student to reach their full potential. The caring and dedicated staff provide students with a rich, exciting learning environment where students feel comfortable to grow and share ideas. The school implements a full curriculum for all students from Prep right through to Year 6.
- Cnr Yandina-Coolum Rd & Arcoona Rd, Coolum Beach, QLD 4573
- +61 7 5446 4780
Coolum Beach Christian College is a seamless K – 12 independent coeducational school based on the Sunshine Coast. The school places value on academics, but not as sole evidence for success.The school teaches the holistic values that build compassionate and informed citizens and are widely known for their character building curriculum, ‘Heart and Brain Matters’. An exciting recent addition to the school campus is Little Joeys Early Learning Centre. Little Joeys is open long day care hours and runs a kindergarten program as per the National Early Childhood / Kindergarten guidelines.
- School Road, Coolum Beach QLD 4573, Australia
- +61 7 5471 9300
Coolum State School is located in a growing coastal community with long stretches of sandy surf beaches. The school operates in partnership with the community and plays a vital role in providing high quality public education. Their focus is on the students and the school’s energy, passion and commitment go into providing students with the best possible opportunities to succeed.
- 31 James Street, Cooran QLD 4569, Australia
- +61 7 5480 8333
Cooran State School is located in the picturesque Noosa Hinterland, surrounded by rolling hills and farmland. Cooran is one of the oldest towns in the Noosa Region and Cooran State School is the oldest school in the district. Cooran State School is a dynamic school with a team of dedicated teachers and support staff working to meet the individual needs of all students. The school offers a modern approach to education including interactive whiteboards and computers in every classroom, combined with traditional values.
- 59 Elm Street, Cooroy QLD 4563, Australia
- +61 7 5472 2100
Cooroy State School is located in the Sunshine Coast hinterland and services the long established township of Cooroy and surrounding rural communities. Originally a timber and dairy town, Cooroy is now a growing rural residential area characterised by a mix of professional and trades people, farmers and rural workers. Cooroy State School is focussed on developing excellence in their students and nurturing their creativity through delivering high quality instruction, building strong bonds with the local community and fostering learning partnerships between the child, teacher and parent.
- 17 Buderim Street, Currimundi QLD 4551, Australia
- +61 7 5436 6888
Over the past forty years, Currimundi State School has established an excellent reputation. The school ensures that each child is given every opportunity to reach his or her full potential. They maintain a strong focus on literacy and numeracy to ensure the students maintain a high academic standard. Currimundi State School students are also known for their team spirit, hence the school motto, ‘Riding the Waves to Success’.The school enjoys one important advantage over most other schools… a great beachside location, situated just behind the Dicky Beach sand dunes.
- Corner Rosebed Street & Highlands Road, Eudlo QLD 4554, Australia
- +61 7 5458 0333
Eudlo State School is a small school where great things happen – great students, great curriculum, great teachers, great facilities and surroundings. Eudlo State School is situated in the beautiful hinterland of the Sunshine Coast. In sending your child to Eudlo State School, not only will they receive a well balanced curriculum with a focus on improved literacy and numeracy outcomes, they will be educated in a happy and caring small school environment.
- 22 Caplick Way, Eumundi QLD 4562, Australia
- +61 7 5472 6333
Eumundi State school offers a comprehensive and inviting curriculum based on an inquiry approach to learning. This approach aims to stimulate each student’s curiosity and creativity culminating in a love of learning. Active citizenship, the development of responsibility and self-discipline are an integral part of the school’s supportive, caring environment.
- 40 Middle Creek Road, Federal QLD 4568, Australia
- +61 7 5480 8600
Federal State School is a small school with big results and is a special place to learn and teach. The school takes great effort to create a learning environment that is friendly and safe and happy, while still maintaining academic integrity.The school features great, modern facilities with the advantages of a quiet, rural location in the Noosa Hinterland. Federal State School is committed to helping every student enjoy learning and thereby reaching their full potential.
- 58 Coonowrin Road, Glass House Mountains QLD 4518, Australia
- +61 7 5439 3222
Glass House Mountains State School is situated in the foothills of the beautiful Glass House Mountains on the Sunshine Coast. The school community was proud to be able to celebrate the school’s Centenary in 2006. With year levels from Prep to Year 6, the school has a population of approximately 380 students. The school is privileged to share a successful and rewarding relationship between students, staff, parents and the wider community.
Glasshouse Christian College is a Prep to Year 12 Sunshine Coast private school, leading the way in innovation through technology. As one of the leading Sunshine Coast independent schools, they care about every aspect of a student’s educational journey. Students are nurtured in a warm and stimulating Christian school environment and encouraged to pursue academic, cultural and sporting excellence to reach their full potential. Glasshouse Christian College has recently been named as one of ‘Queensland’s most innovative schools’ and recognised by Apple as an ‘Apple Distinguished School’, the only Apple Distinguished School in the Sunshine Coast region.
- 6 Leeding Road, Glenview QLD 4553, Australia
- +61 7 5439 6777
Glenview State School is well known for its supportive school culture, its engaging, exciting teaching programs and for educating students for a world of change. The goal is for our students to leave Glenview State School with the confidence, skills and abilities to be citizens of the world of the 21st century. The school’s philosophy is that education is a role shared between home and school and parent opinion is highly valued.
- Gregory Street, Golden Beach QLD 4551, Australia
- +61 7 5437 4333
Golden Beach State School aims to provide a comprehensive education of the highest quality; developing the intellectual, social, emotional, physical, cultural and creative potential of every student. The school is situated within walking distance of the famous Pumicestone Passage Marine Park and Caloundra on the Sunshine Coast and the school takes great pride in the natural bushland setting. Visits to the school provide the best opportunity to see teachers and students in action.
- 115 Eumundi Road, Noosaville QLD 4566, Australia
- +61 7 5455 8600
Good Shepherd Lutheran College is a Prep-Year 12 community serving the families of beautiful Noosa and surrounding districts. Drawing on more than 25 years of academic success and Christian care, Good Shepherd offers a comprehensive education which equips students to be compassionate, skilled leaders of tomorrow. Good Shepherd Lutheran College’s dedicated and skilled teaching and non-teaching staff work with parents to provide an educational experience that will bring out the best in each student.
- 126-142 Wises Road, Buderim QLD 4556, Australia
- +61 7 5477 3444
Immanuel Lutheran College is a P-12 co-educational school located in Buderim on the Sunshine Coast . Situated on 23 picturesque hectares and surrounded by rainforest, innovation is at the core of the programs offered, blending classroom, mobile and online experiences seamlessly throughout the learning journey. Facilitating connections between students, staff, parents and the wider community is an integral part of our approach and a key point of difference. A new Environmental Centre opened in 2018 and is designed to foster connections between students from across the Sunshine Coast as well as our local university.
- 119 Sportsmans Parade, Bokarina, QLD 4575
- +61 7 5436 9366
Kawana Waters State College is a co-educational Queensland Government State School offering quality education from Prep to Year 12 (P-12). Students, parents and staff value its warm, supportive atmosphere and its focus on academic excellence and ‘Learning for life’. The campus is next to the world-class sports and rowing precincts of Stockland Park and Lake Kawana. Some of the best beaches of the beautiful Sunshine Coast are within easy walking distance. The College’s varied academic and sporting facilities reflect the breadth of the College’s educational offerings. The spacious grounds include an environmental wetland area. Kawana Waters State College is a partner of the Sunshine Coast Technical Trade Training Centre which provides vocational qualifications and tertiary pathways for students in year 11 and 12 preparing them for the workplace or further education and training.
- 3717 Maleny-Kenilworth Road, Kenilworth QLD 4574, Australia
- +61 7 5440 0555
Kenilworth State Community College was established in 1924 and is located amongst attractive and well-maintained grounds. Kenilworth State Community College is a co-educational school offering a range of educational/learning opportunities for a wide variety of students from Prep through to Year 6. The delivery of a quality curriculum is a driving force at Kenilworth State Community College which is achieved through the foundation of a developmental approach to Literacy, Numeracy, Thinking and Research Skills. Kenilworth State Community College is proud of its productive partnerships between parents/caregivers, teachers and students as well as with the local community.
- 26-32 Main Street, Kin Kin QLD 4571, Australia
- +61 7 5485 4168
Kin Kin State School has a strong sustainable living program that ensures that students are nurtured for today and tomorrow. The staff believe that all students should experience continual improvement in their learning development. The school’s practices stem from their values of understanding, co-operation and initiative, believing that all students can learn and should belong to a safe, caring and happy learning environment. The united focus within the school and local community is what makes Kin Kin State School such a great school.
- Tallow Wood Drive, Kuluin QLD 4558, Australia
- +61 7 5477 3777
The Kuluin School is a band 9 metropolitan school located on the Sunshine Coast near Maroochydore. The school has a population of approximately 613 students in P-6 and offers an inclusive approach to the Special Education Program (SEP). Kuluin has a strong identity in the community and is known for providing a range of programs to ensure students reach their learning potential.The school has high expectations of staff and students to ensure that everyone performs to the very best of their ability. Staff endeavour to develop the whole child – intellectually, socially, emotionally, physically, culturally and creatively to ensure that each child at the school is given the opportunity to reach his/her full potential.
- 41 Gympie Street North, Landsborough QLD 4550, Australia
- +61 7 5436 2777
Landsborough State School offers a safe supportive environment with 21st century learning opportunities. They hold strong partnerships with parents and the community members to help equip students with the skills and attributes to be successful teachers and learners. Landsborough State School seeks for their teachers to be ‘the teacher’ for every student by providing the most significant, motivating and effective curriculum possible. Central to this is for students to learn not what to think but how to think, constructing their own meaning by learning to reflect, to raise essential questions, to see connections, to discover patterns, to make good decisions and to work cooperatively with others.
- 16 Bunya Street, Maleny QLD 4552, Australia
- +61 7 5499 8333
Maleny State School is the school of choice for countless generations of local families on the Range. With an enrolment of 403 students the school is just the perfect size. This year the school celebrated 100 years of educational excellence and tradition in Maleny, proudly welcoming back over 1000 past students, staff and community members. At Maleny State School staff strive to make sure that the students school days in Maleny will be forever remembered as “the best days of their lives”. Maleny State School values family ideals and strive to create a warm, supportive, school climate that promotes a sense of belonging and encourages students to be motivated self-regulated learners.
- 24 Flaxton Drive, Mapleton QLD 4560, Australia
- +61 7 5456 3333
Mapleton State School has delightful students, cheerful, dedicated teachers, caring and committed support staff, and enjoy the ongoing support of our parents and community. Recent School Opinion Survey results showed that the students, staff and parents rated Mapleton State School as being above the State average in all areas. The school maintains an excellent reputation in the community and works together to achieve the best possible learning outcomes for our students, as well as creating a safe and caring environment for all students and the school community.
- 56-68 Primary School Court, Maroochydore QLD 4558, Australia
- +61 7 5475 1555
Maroochydore State School, established in 1924, is the hidden gem of Maroochydore, where you will find a supportive school community with warm smiles, helping hands, willing minds, strong caring hearts and active involvement. Maroochydore State School caters for students from a diverse range of cultures across Prep to Year 6 classrooms. The small school feel is enhanced by excellent facilities and large open areas for play and physical development. Staff are committed to enhancing the supportive and caring school environment by knowing every student and creating opportunities for the modern learner to further develop their skills and knowledge.
Mary Valley State College is an Education Queensland State School offering schooling from Preschool to year ten. The goal of ‘Preparing today’s students for tomorrow’s world’ is aimed at every individual and guides all that is done within the College. The college has a current enrolment of approximately 200 students and is situated in the township of Imbil (population 469) in the heart of the Mary Valley. The school offers an engaging relevant curriculum and whole school activities that develop students as active, responsible citizens and lifelong learners.
- 1-47 Stringybark Road, Buderim QLD 4556, Australia
- +61 7 5477 3200
Matthew Flinders Anglican College is an independent Prep to Year 12 co-educational school located in Buderim, on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. The school seeks to enrol students who are able to make a positive contribution to the life of the College and who will benefit from its academic and co-curricular programs. Set on a beautifully treed and landscaped campus approximately 10 minutes’ drive from the coastal beaches, Flinders is well-known for its state-of-the-art Performance Centre, the unique and magical Early Learning Centre and the superb flood-lit sports ovals, among other impressive facilities, such as the brand new Aquatic Centre. Our students benefit from having all of the facilities on-site and readily accessible, not only during school hours but also beyond the school day via our extensive co-curricular program.
- 214 Parklands Blvd, Meridian Plains, QLD 4551
- +61 7 5490 2666
Meridan State College is an Independent Public School situated in the fast-growing western suburbs of Caloundra on the beautiful Sunshine Coast. Meridan is a Prep-Year 12 College and boasts a distinctive subschool structure which fosters the education of this broad age range of students in modern campuses which have been purpose designed to cater for each cohort at their specific age of development. Each phase offers a diverse and rich curriculum supported by quality teaching that gives our students a seamless progression through their 13 years of schooling. A dense rainforest divides the site creating an attractive environment, providing unique learning experiences for students in a beautiful, natural environment.
- 880-932 Maroochydore Rd, Forest Glen, QLD 4556
- +61 7 5445 3483
Montessori International College is an independent, non-denominational school renowned for its innovative learning spaces and highly experienced and dedicated teachers. Situated in the heart of the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, just 10 minutes from the Maroochydore CBD, the school caters to young people from 15 months through to 18 years of age. The school’s new campus is located on 22 hectares of bushland and is developing into an international benchmark for quality Montessori education. Surrounded by nature, learning occurs in beautifully designed eco-friendly learning spaces under the guidance of highly skilled teachers. Students at Montessori International College enjoy a learner-centered education. They experience hands-on, independent and purposeful learning as well as the support of a caring and inclusive community.
- 2 Bicentennial Drive, Sunshine Beach QLD 4567, Australia
- +61 423 655 519
Education for Generations Ltd is a Montessori primary school in Noosa with strong links to the artist and cultural community on Noosa. Situated 8 minutes from Noosa National Park and Main Beach, the school is perfectly positioned being walking distance from ovals, Noosa Aquatic Centre, the Noosa Tennis Club and Gymnastics Centre, whilst surrounded by bushland, which will strengthen children’s interest in the Noosa biosphere.
- 149-157 Main Street, Montville QLD 4560, Australia
- +61 7 5452 1333
Montville State School is situated high in the Blackall Ranges, in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. The school is situated in the main street of Montville village. The school was founded in 1896 and with the introduction of the Prep year in 2006 offers quality education for Prep to Year 6 for approximately 100 students. Montville State School is a community school that encourages open and effective communication among teaching staff, students and parents.The school offers a diverse curriculum that covers all key learning areas as well as specialised subjects such as japanese, music and instrumental music. The school also has a comprehensive physical education program and provides religious education.
- 15 Meta Street, Mooloolaba QLD 4557, Australia
- +61 7 5457 7222
Mooloolaba State School is one of the founding schools on the Sunshine Coast, celebrating over 80 years of quality education. Over the years it has made a significant contribution to its community through developing children’s knowledge and skills enabling them to be active, participating and valuable members of the community.The school provides an exciting curriculum in a supportive environment and strives to have all students develop their ability to self manage their behaviour and learning with the guidance of an experienced and professional staff. With a strong sense of community, a rigorous curriculum, and a caring, nurturing professional teaching team, Mooloolaba State school is the perfect setting for students to begin a fantastic future.
- King Road, Mooloolah QLD 4553, Australia
- +61 7 5413 6333
Mooloolah State School is set in the rolling hills of the Sunshine Coast hinterland and takes pride in its standing as a caring centre of education in the Mooloolah community with strong links to various local associations. The school provides a comprehensive education for all students in a safe, supportive and positive learning environment. The experienced and talented teaching staff ensure students are engaged in meaningful, interactive learning designed to cater to their diverse needs with integrated, well planned programs designed by year level teachers in consultation with a Head of Teaching & Learning, Specialist and Inclusion teachers.
- Lady Musgrave Drive, Mountain Creek QLD 4557, Australia
- +61 7 5452 3444
Mountain Creek State School is one of the most exciting educational communities you will find anywhere in the world. Mountain Creek State School is well known for its high educational standards, supportive school culture, its engaging educational programs and a wide range of student achievements. Since opening in 1994, their motto of ‘Caring, Sharing and Learning Together’ has underpinned all aspects of school life at Mountain Creek State School. The school strives to ensure that students leave Mountain Creek State School with the confidence, skills and abilities to be able to contribute as valuable citizens of our global community, to have a healthy respect for themselves and others, and a burning desire to make a difference.
Nambour Christian College makes sure that students are equipped with all the necessary knowledge and information to fulfil their potential. The school provides a dynamic learning environment that covers all bases, from academic endeavours, to sporting and artistic opportunities and a supportive Christian community that aims to provide guidance and support throughout their formative years. This ensures that every student receives a well-rounded, comprehensive education that enriches them intellectually, culturally and spiritually.
- 70 Windsor Rd, Burnside QLD 4560
- +61 7 5444 9333
Situated in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, Nambour Special School delivers quality education for students with a range of disabilities in a supportive environment. The school is divided into four cohorts -Junior Primary (Prep – Yr 2), Senior Primary (Yr 3 – 6), Junior Secondary (Yr 7 – 10) and STEP (Yr 11-12). Class groupings are generated with consideration to age, educational and social needs. The Australian Curriculum forms the basis of Nambour Special School’s Curriculum Framework. Information and Communication Technologies are embedded in all learning areas, which include laptops, tablet devices, augmentative communication systems, picture exchange systems, Makaton, PODDS and personal electronic communication devices.
- Coronation Avenue, Nambour QLD 4560, Australia
- +61 7 5459 0333
Nambour State College was founded in 2016, resulting from the amalgamation of Nambour State High School and Nambour State School. Two of the oldest schools on the Sunshine Coast had co-existed for decades and decided to join forces to help provide the best possible education for their students. Students enjoy extensive facilities and resources in this large campus in the heart of Nambour. Whatever age your child joins the college, they will benefit from common teaching and support programs that run from prep through to year 12. Literacy and numeracy development will run seamlessly for the 13 years of schooling and students can easily accelerate their learning.
- 20 Cooroy Belli Creek Road, Cooroy QLD 4563, Australia
- +61 7 5447 7808
Noosa Christian College is a small school with a big heart. They believe that the success of each child is dependent upon the development and nurturing of positive and proactive relationships and partnerships between staff, parents and students.The college provides students with opportunities to pursue success along a variety of pathways, be they spiritual, academic, physical, artistic, emotional or social. Noosa Christian College, Cooroy is set on a beautiful rural campus in the hinterland of the Sunshine Coast. Offering a co-educational stream of classes from Kindergarten to Year 12 and the College is known for its strong community and a secure, nurturing environment for students.
- 86 Nyell Rd, Doonan, QLD 4562
- +61 7 5471 0199
Noosa Pengari Steiner School offers a classic Steiner/Waldorf curriculum, which meets the evolving academic, creative and social needs of students from Kindergarten to Class 12. The beautiful and sustainably designed campus is located on sixteen hectares in the lush Noosa Hinterland. By balancing social, intellectual, emotional and ecological needs, the school provides stress free, yet rigorous learning. They foster an approach based on respect and responsibility and all students are given room to grow and flourish naturally. The size of the school means that our inspirational teaching staff can provide individual focus and attention to each child. The school has been built with outstanding environmental considerations and sustainability practices support the harmony of the school community.
- 75 Beckmans Road, Noosaville QLD 4566, Australia
- +61 7 5440 3222
Noosaville State School aims to encourage all students to “Be the Best You Can Be.” The school’s ethos is one of CARING; where the 4 Cs – Care for yourself, others, the school and learning are embedded into the students’ daily lives. Noosaville is a supportive, community school where students receive a quality primary education in prep through to year six classes. Experienced professional staff work tirelessly in the pursuit of excellence, creating inclusive, engaging and challenging learning environments for each individual student. The classrooms are modern, climate controlled and complemented by the latest technology. Beautiful well maintained, child friendly play spaces and playgrounds, undercover areas and extensive sporting facilities also add to the positive learning environment.
- Fairhill Road, Yandina QLD 4561, Australia
- +61 7 5472 9888
North Arm State School is a community school with a strong orientation towards caring for each other with a focus on academic outcomes. Students, staff and parents consistently provide positive feedback about their experience at the school and students also consistently demonstrate very high levels of academic achievement in the National Assessment Program for Literacy and Numeracy annual tests. The school also has a strong reputation in the social and cultural areas, through extra-curricular opportunities such as our Marimba Program the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Program and our suite of cultural pursuits such as Drama classes, Art classes, the Instrumental Music Program, school choir and rock band. Many students are also taking advantage of the Coding Programs offered for both beginners and experienced coders.
- Corner Edmund & Alfred Street, Caloundra QLD 4551, Australia
- +61 7 5491 4522
Our Lady of the Rosary offers students a sound academic education in a Catholic environment. They are a co-educational Catholic Parish School situated on the Sunshine Coast, in the picturesque beachside city of Caloundra. Being a small school of 335 students in Prep to Year Six (14 classes) enables the school to be a tightly-knit community, sharing with students and parents a welcoming family atmosphere, great community spirit and an active parent body. The school has a caring, progressive staff and offers a dynamic, evolving curriculum, based on academic excellence, gospel values and spiritual awareness.
- Woodlands Blvd, Meridan Plains, QLD 4551
- +61 7 5436 7300
Pacific Lutheran College is a coeducational Kindergarten to Year 12 independent private school of the Lutheran Church of Australia, serving the Caloundra, Kawana and Hinterland communities on the Sunshine Coast. The Pacific Lutheran Early Learning Centre is co-located on site.Pacific Lutheran College’s values are based on the following principles, which are deeply embedded across all aspects of our community: People, the Focus – Learning, the Purpose – Christ, the Way. The school believes that these principles not only stand as valuable sign posts for the years of schooling but also for life as a whole.
- 14-24 Menzies Drive, Pacific Paradise QLD 4564, Australia
- +61 7 5457 2333
At Pacific Paradise State School, the students are friendly and welcoming and the staff are focused on the well-being of every student, building upon their natural abilities to ensure opportunities for all.The school is a ‘beautiful’ school, in every sense of the word. It is situated in an ideal location – one that truly makes its name appropriate! Close to Twin Waters’ community and home to many golfing enthusiasts, it is also very near Marcoola with easy access to a stunning stretch of white sand and surf and neighbouring Mudjimba which includes ‘Old Woman’ island, just off the shoreline. The school welcomes all students and their families, values diversity and embraces the idea that we all share responsibility for each other, our learning and our community.
- 111 Palmwoods-Montville Road, Palmwoods QLD 4555, Australia
- +61 7 5453 2444
Palmwoods State School is located in Queensland’s Sunshine Coast hinterland and services the community of Palmwoods and surrounding rural areas. They focus on harnessing the collective capacity of the school community to ignite the potential of every student.The school has a co-educational enrolment of about 490 students from Prep to Year 6. In addition, many parent and community volunteers work in the school supporting students and the school with a variety of learning experiences. Parents and caregivers are valued as an integral component of the school’s activities and as positive contributors to the success of your child’s school life.
- 966 Peachester Road, Peachester QLD 4519, Australia
- +61 7 5439 5111
Peachester State School is located in Peachester, Queensland, nestled in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. Opened in 1892 it has a solid history of providing high quality education for students in years Prep – 6. Their commitment is to continue supporting students in developing a strong foundation of learning skills. The school is situated on 8 acres and includes extensive play grounds, sport areas, vegetable gardens and Bush Tucker Track. Staff at Peachester State School are dedicated, and motivated encouraging a positive learning experience for young children. All students participate in the Australian curriculum through Education Queensland’s Curriculum into the Classroom lessons in English, Mathematics, Science, History and Geography.
- 41 Old Emu Mountain Rd, Peregian Beach, QLD 4573
- +61 7 5448 1722
Peregian Beach College is a non-faith based, truly independent College educating students from Kindergarten to Year 12 on the one site. Peregian Beach College aims to enable each of their students to realise their full academic, social, cultural, sporting and community potential, and to assist them in becoming valued members of their communities. The College aims to provide an educational environment which gives students a strong sense of personal worth and belonging and which attempts to reflect and promote the positive values of its families.
- 191 The Avenue, Peregian Springs QLD 4573, Australia
- +61 7 5351 2222
Peregian Springs State School is an innovative primary school catering for children from Prep to Year 6 located midway between the coastal communities of Coolum and Noosa. The school opened in 2010 with 264 students and has grown to include over 1000 students whom live in the catchment of Peregian Springs and Peregian Beach at the northern end of the Sunshine Coast.The school strives to treat everyone with care, dignity and respect. A strong emphasis on pastoral care and social learning ensures that students are supported to do their best and reach their potential in academic and social areas.
- 74 Station Road, Pomona QLD 4568, Australia
- +61 7 5480 8222
Pomona State School is an award-winning campus, situated near the majestic Mount Cooroora in the Sunshine Coast’s Noosa hinterland. The school is an integral part of the local Pomona community – maintaining a small, rural school atmosphere, whilst also being an exciting and innovative establishment which offers an extensive range of modern facilities and resources. Pomona township is a popular destination for families seeking a “tree change”, and many of the school’s new enrolments come from families who have moved to the area from interstate and other parts of Queensland. Pomona State School is recognised as a school that provides a holistic, quality education for all students.
- 58 Sippy Downs Drive, Sippy Downs QLD 4556, Australia
- +61 7 5445 3399
Siena Catholic Primary School is an Archdiocesan school and part of the Brisbane Catholic Education System. Siena offers a comprehensive and quality curriculum within a caring and nurturing environment. The Catholic faith is at the core of their teaching ministry and Catholic values expressed through their mission and vision statement are evident in the daily teaching and relational interactions of the school. At Siena Catholic Primary School staff recognise the unique talents and learning needs of each student and look forward to a productive partnership of support assisting with each student’s educational journey.
- 40 Peregian Springs Dr, Peregian Springs, QLD 4573
- +61 7 5471 5555
St Andrew’s Anglican College is an award winning Independent private school achieving excellence on the Sunshine Coast. With current enrolment of 1260 students, the College caters for students from Prep through to Year 12. The College has been fortunate to attract a high calibre of staff who seek each day to provide unique, engaging and broad educational opportunities for the children in their care. Little Saints is the College’s Early Learning Centre and Day Care catering for children from 6 weeks through till school age.
- 177 Currie Street, Nambour QLD 4560, Australia
- +61 7 5441 9222
St Joseph’s has a strong reputation in the wider community for our focus on both student well being and student achievement. Inclusive education is more than just jargon at this school, rather it is the philosophy that underpins their approach to everyday life. The needs of each student are the starting point of all planning, pedagogy and professional development of staff. While the core business of the school is learning and teaching, they appreciate that this happens best when the child’s well being is given priority and to this end, work closely with families and in partnership with community organisations.
- Ben Lexcen Drive, Sunshine Beach QLD 4567, Australia
- + 61 7 5449 2022
St Thomas More is a Catholic School, and parents by enrolling children here are affirming their commitment to Catholic Education, and to the values and belief system that it upholds. Saint Thomas More School seeks to educate the whole person and endeavours to cater for the wide range of needs of the children – religious, moral, social, intellectual, physical, emotional and aesthetic; and in doing so hope to provide a secure learning environment where children have the opportunity to achieve their potential. The school promotes in a special way the ideals of respect, honesty, tolerance, cooperation, and a genuine concern for the welfare of others.
- McKenzie Drive, Maroochydore QLD 4558, Australia
- +61 7 5409 8900
Stella Maris aim to be an inclusive, high quality learning community in which faith inspires action. The school provides a collaborative learning community which seeks to include every single person – student, parent, staff member and clergy – in the important work of educating children spiritually, academically, physically, culturally and social / emotionally. Staff at Stella Maris commit to working in partnership with parents, students and each other and to actively pursue professional excellence. The learning and teaching approach is holistic, rigorous, well-resourced and responsive to student needs and the school environment is inviting, well-maintained and meets the needs of the community.
- Cnr Schubert & Kiel Mtn Rd, Woombye, QLD 4559
- +61 7 5451 3600
Suncoast Christian College (a ministry of Suncoast Church) is a Prep to Year 12 Christian co-educational College with Pre-Kindy and Kindergarten, located in Woombye on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. Established in 1979, the College is known for its sense of community and true commitment to excellent Christian education for Sunshine Coast families. At Suncoast they understand the educational journey for your child is unique and believe in guiding your child to achieve their personal best in an environment where a love of learning is valued. Students benefits from a team of dedicated Christian teachers who believe in developing your child’s academic potential and character with high quality pastoral care and attention given to the wellbeing of every student.
- David Low Way, Sunshine Beach QLD 4567, Australia
- +61 7 5474 6333
Sunshine Beach State School has been opened since 1982 and throughout this time they have created a successful school that has a strong focus on developing each learner in a challenging yet supportive environment. The school has undertaken a thorough accreditation process with the William Glasser Institute and as a result has achieved the ‘Quality School’ status, being Australia’s first accredited school. This accreditation examined and assured Sunshine Beach State School has in place a quality curriculum, quality teaching and quality relationships amongst staff, learners and the school community. Another element of a quality school is the enjoyment that learners and staff should experience at school. School should be fun and learning is fun at Sunshine Beach!
From the moment you drive through the school’s gates along the tree-lined roads, across their natural spring fed lakes and into the 100 acre rainforest playground you feel a sense of belonging in their learning community where staff and students are connected to a central purpose.
Sunshine Coast Grammar School is a leading co-educational, Christian school Sunshine Coast for students from Prep to Year 12. Their on-site Grammar Early Learning Centre caters for children from 6 weeks to school age and their Outside School Hours Care program provides the complete learning journey for all students.
At Grammar they constantly strive for excellence ensuring their staff and students are fit for the future. Sunshine Coast Grammar School offers an engaging and challenging curriculum. The school vision: Where Passion Meets Purpose, reflects the strength of their belief that students who have a love for learning, will have greater success.
Talara Primary College, situated in Currimundi on the Sunshine Coast, is a P-6 Education Queensland State Primary School which caters for over 1100 keen and enthusiastic students eager to learn. Talara has earned an impressive reputation for its innovative curriculum which is recognised by both the school community and the wider educational community. The school is committed to high standards in all areas of education. It is well served by dedicated, enthusiastic, caring and committed staff who most willingly and ably share their talents and abilities with students and other professionals. Talara Primary College enjoys the support of a number of local business and community groups. The school employs an open and positive approach to parent volunteers which ensures the parent community feel welcomed to participate in their child’s learning experiences.
Tewantin State School is situated at the northern end of the Sunshine Coast, approximately 10km up river from the tourist destination of Noosa. The school has served the local community for over 125 years, and has a proud tradition of community involvement and academic achievement. Their teaching and non-teaching staff are very experienced, dedicated and have developed a strong loyalty to this school and its children. The school aims to inspire the community of learners and over the years a great deal of effort has gone into promoting the dignity and potential of each student in the school.
- 47 Lomond Cres, Caloundra West, QLD 4551
- +61 7 5490 5777
Unity College is an ecumenical P-12 College owned and administered by Brisbane Catholic Education working in partnership with both the Caloundra Catholic and Uniting Churches. As an Ecumenical College, Unity College is committed to the teachings of both the Catholic and Uniting Churches for students and their families through a rich worshipping Christian community and responsive, pastoral care experiences.Built upon 11 hectares of land in Bellvista Estate with three distinct phases of learning – Junior Phase (Years P-6) Middle Phase (Years 7-9) and Senior Phase (Years 10-12), the College hosts a current enrolment of over 1400 students. Unity College is committed to delivering high quality teaching and learning initiatives, as well as providing innovative contemporary resources to meet the perse needs and capacities of learners. The College boasts state of the art facilities and extensive grounds for students to enjoy.
- 73-175 Old Maryborough Rd, Gympie, QLD 4570
- +61 7 5482 4317
Located in the beautiful rural surrounds of Gympie, Victory College is an independent Co-educational Christian College for students from Prep to Year 12. Founded in 1980, the College is set on 26 scenic and well-maintained acres and, today, home to nearly 600 students. Victory College has separate precincts for Prep, Primary and Secondary students and a range of modern facilities including library, language centre, sports stadium, science labs, ovals, equestrian centre and more. Students have the opportunity to learn sports, music, dance and drama and also benefit from after school sport and ‘Tute time’ (optional after-school tuition). Caring and supportive teachers guide the students with a values-based education enabling them to explore, play and learn to the best of their potential.
- 171 Archer St, Woodford, QLD 4514
- +61 7 5422 5333
The school’s vision of ‘Today’s effort, tomorrow’s success’ epitomises the attributes of a lifelong learner. The school and wider community is committed to working collaboratively and professionally so that all students can achieve their personal best, academically, socially, emotionally and physically whilst attending Woodford P-10 State School. The schools’ curriculum is aligned with the Australian Curriculum with a solid foundation in Literacy and Numeracy being a priority. Overlying the distinctive learning groups, consisting of Prep-2 (Early Phase of Learning), Years 3-6 (Middle Phase of Learning), Year 7-10 (Junior/Secondary/Prep for Senior) and Students with Diverse Needs (P-10) is the whole school approach to teaching, learning, assessing and reporting.
Woombye State School is a vibrant school with an absolute focus on students and their learning. The teachers are committed to planning and preparing thoroughly in order to actively engage students in all curriculum areas. Staff are supportive of one another, the students and the community and a sense of pride in the school is enhanced by the genuine care and compassion displayed by all staff. The co-educational school caters for students from prep to year 6, averaging 20 classes in 2018. The school motto: ‘Achievement with Friendship’ reflects the quest for excellence in terms of academic, sporting, spiritual, cultural and personal development. The school recognises the importance of working with parents and the confidence to approach things differently to other schools in the district.
Yandina State School is situated on the outskirts of the rural township of Yandina, in a quiet area bordered by natural bushland and the gardens of the famous Ginger Factory. The school was established in 1884 and takes pride in its place in the area’s history. The level and beautifully treed grounds cover an area of 5.3 hectares. The school offers a coeducational learning environment for 271 students. Being a small country school, close relationships exist between staff, students and parents. The class teachers and teacher aides are well experienced and offer a range of expertise to meet the educational and social needs of our students.