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    QLD - Coolum State High School


Coolum State High School is a well resourced, progressive secondary school located at the centre of the beautiful Sunshine Coast. Our focus is excellence in academic, vocational, cultural, sporting and community endeavours, delivered in a supportive educational environment. We have a wide range of academic and vocational education and training programs.

Students develop personal leadership skills through their involvement in a range of committees and councils, which are supported by our committed, experienced and caring staff. Our focus is on care, respect and excellence in every facet of school life.

Strong Focus Area
  • Information Technology
  • Surfing Program
  • Geospatial
3 Reasons To Choose Us

  1. Every student undertakes a “personalised learning” journey through secondary schooling to future employment, further training or university
  2. A broad range of subjects, for example, marine, aquatics, business, hospitality, manual arts, dance
  3. Strong emphasis on values and leadership
Special/Excellence Programs
  • Surfing excellence program
  • Extensive vocational and training programs
  • Strong technology base in all teaching and learning – e-learning Macbook program and laptop program
  • Certificate courses offered by outside providers, for example, Children’s Services, Allied Health, Sport and Recreation and Justice Studies
  • Multimedia studies
  • Children’s services
  • Japanese
Extracurricular Activities
  • Year 12 retreat
  • Debating and public speaking
  • Snow trip
  • Learn to surf program
  • Stage band and instrumental music program
  • Extensive range of academic competitions
  • Project music studio and jam sessions
  • School-based work experience program
  • Annual ANZAC day tour to Canberra
  • Year level leadership development programs
  • Biennial musical production
  • Sporting programs: Surfing, AFL, oztag and netball

This is Giovanna from Brazil, one of our student success stories. 


Term 1
  • Beach volleyball
  • Board Games
  • Cricket
  • Netball
  • Swimming.
Term 2
  • Australian Rules
  • Badminton
  • Cross Country
  • Netball
  • Orienteering / outdoor activities
  • Rugby league
Term 3
  • Athletics
  • Rugby league
  • Track and field
Term 4
  • Beach volleyball
  • Board games
  • Oz Tag
  • Softball
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