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    QLD - Caloundra State High School


Caloundra State High School is located on the coast, at the southern end of the Sunshine Coast, within walking distance to six local beaches. The school has a distinct junior secondary and senior school curriculum. The school offers a broad curriculum catering for students’ interests in academic and vocational areas, including a wide range of sporting, community and cultural activities. Subjects including tourism and marine studies provide students with immediate links to employment.

An excellent arts program includes visual and performing arts, dance and drama extension, music, stage/concert bands and vocal groups. French and Italian are the language options in Year 8. Significant information and communications technology capacity is provided in the school, with laptops for all students in Years 10, 11 and 12.

Strong Focus Area
  • Marine Studies
  • Aerospace
  • Surfing Program
  • Volleyball Program
  • Dance Excellence Program
3 Reasons To Choose Us

  1. Experienced staff delivering a broad curriculum that caters for academic and vocational pathways
  2. A positive school culture, with an atmosphere of tradition and high achievement
  3. Programs to nurture excellence in academic, cultural and sporting achievement to ensure students reach their full potential
Special/Excellence Programs
  • Volleyball excellence
  • Early Childhood studies
  • Performing arts – dance, dance extension, music, vocal group, instrumental music, stage band, string ensemble, concert band
  • Marine studies
  • Film and television
  • Tourism and hospitality
  • Outdoor education programs
  • Year 8 and 11 camps
  • I Achieve academic support program
  • Certificate in Fitness, Sport and Recreation
  • Science including biology, chemistry and physics
  • Legal studies
  • Digital media and technology
  • Manufacturing/furnishing
  • French
  • Italian (Year 8)
Extracurricular Activities
  • Performance groups – string ensemble, concert band, stage band, vocal group, dance extension groups (EDGE), and (JET)
  • Debating and public speaking
  • Leadership program – senior and junior leader investiture
  • Local sports clubs
  • Learn to surf classes and surf lifesaving clubs
  • Gym/health clubs
Caloundra Surroundings

Here you can find an aerial photo which gives you all a great indication of how close our school is located not only to the Caloundra Aquatic Centre, but also to the Sunshine Coast Regional Tennis Centre, the YMCA (gymnastics programs), city of Caloundra Hub (main street & shopping centre) and of course our wonderful beaches.



Term 1
  • Cricket
  • Netball
  • Surflifesaving
  • Swimming
  • Touch football
Term 2
  • Cross country
  • Netball
  • Rugby league
  • Touch football
Term 3
  • Athletics
  • Basketball (girls)
  • Basketball (boys)
  • Rugby league
  • Track and field
  • Water polo
Term 4
  • Basketball (girls)
  • Basketball (boys)
  • Surflifesaving
  • Water polo
All-round sports include: Badminton, Dance, Gym, Recreational Sports, Surfing/Body Boarding, Volleyball
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    Caloundra Surroundings