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    QLD - Kirwan High School (Townsville)


Kirwan State High School is one of the largest in Queensland, and offers an unrivalled range of academic, cultural, sporting and vocational programs. The school takes pride in its strong sense of community and its well-established student support programs and structures.

The school is located in Townsville, the administrative and educational hub for North Queensland. Kirwan is a leader in information and technology and science, and has been accreditated with the Council of International Schools.

Strong Focus Area
  • Basketball
  • Hockey
  • Netball
  • Rugby
  • Soccer
  • Marine Studies
  • Biotechnology
  • Mining Engineering
  • Touch and Volleyball
3 Reasons To Choose Us

  1. Innovative and rigorous academic program with strong student results
  2. Unparalled range of high quality academic, performing arts, sporting and vocational programs
  3. The educational support services of a large, well-resourced school coupled with the safe and friendly environment of a regional city
Special/Excellence Programs
  • Accelerated Top Scholar program for gifted students
  • Specialised science programs in biotechnology, marine science, research and technology, sports and science, and mining engineering
  • Sports Excellence Programs
  • French
  • Japanese
Extracurricular Activities
  • Choirs, orchestras and music ensembles
  • Highly acclaimed annual school musical
  • Music camp
  • Debating and public speaking
  • Photography
  • Film and television
  • Interact club and community service initiatives
  • Lunchtime activities, including zumba
  • Chess club
  • Science club


Term 1
  • Fishing
  • Swimming
Term 2
  • Athletics
  • Cross-country
  • Futsal
  • Kayaking
  • Oz Tag
  • Rugby union
  • Surflifesaving
  • Track and field
Term 3
  • Beach volleyball
  • Oz Tag
  • Rock climbing
  • Track and field
Term 4
  • Rock climbing
  • Swimming
All-round sports include: Aerobics (Zumba), Australian rules (AFL), Basketball (girl), Basketball (boys), Board games,Dance, Fitness, Gym, Hockey (boys), Hockey (girls), Netball, Orienteering / outdoor activities, Recreational sports, Rugby league, Soccer, Touch football, Volleyball
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