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    QLD - Pimlico High School (Townsville)


Pimlico State High School is located in Townsville, North Queensland. Pimlico is committed to providing all students with a quality educational experience. The school aims to achieve excellence in teaching and learning within a safe and supportive school environment.

Pimlico has a strong emphasis on academic excellence, and is well known for its outstanding performing arts and instrumental music programs. The school also has well developed links with James Cook University and the Barrier Reef Institute of TAFE. 

Strong Focus Area
  • Engineering and Manufacturing related trades
  • Performing Arts
  • Music
  • Film and Television
  • Dance
3 Reasons To Choose Us

  1. A commitment to academic achievement and the Performing Arts
  2. A strong commitment to internationalism to prepare students for global citizenship
  3. Close-knit, friendly and safe environment for all students
Special/Excellence Programs
  • Musical Instruments
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Athletics
  • French
  • German
  • Japanese
Extracurricular Activities
  • Participation in a wide variety of school music ensembles including: symphony orchestra, chamber strings, string orchestra, wind symphony, wind ensemble, concert band, stage band, junior and senior choirs, percussion ensemble, guitar ensemble, and a variety of smaller woodwind, string and brass ensembles
  • Music camps and tours
  • Annual variety concert 'Pimlico Presents'
  • Regular music performances and play-outs in the community
  • Fanfare and music eisteddfods
  • Student council
  • Debating
  • Optiminds
  • One Act Play Festival
  • Xdance
  • Creative Generation art competition
  • Athletics program
  • Cross-country training
  • Many inter-school sports
  • Leadership camp
  • Senior formal
  • Ski trip
  • Subject area excursions
  • Excursions for EQI students including scuba diving
  • Snorkelling and billabong sanctuary and other local attractions


Term 1
  • Cricket
  • Cross country
  • Rugby league
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball
Term 2
  • Cross country
  • Hockey (boys)
  • Hockey (girls)
  • Netball
  • Rowing
  • Rugby union
Term 3
  • Basketball (girls)
  • Basketball (boys)
  • Netball
  • Rowing
  • Soccer
  • Touch football
Term 4
  • Australian Rules (AFL)
  • Water polo
All-round sports include: Athletics, Badminton, Dance, Diving, Gym, Snorkeling, Tennis, Track and field
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