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    QLD - Sunshine Beach State High School
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    QLD - Sunshine Beach State High School


Sunshine Beach State High School is a progressive international school located in a biosphere reserve, recognised by the United Nations. The school focuses on positive relationships between students, teachers and the community, with a strong academic focus complemented by courses in marine science, hospitality and visual arts.

A cutting-edge network of laptops delivers computer-based learning, ensuring a 21st century education for our students. With links to several universities and the Headstart program, Sunshine Beach High offers a flexible pathway to higher education and vocational opportunities.

Strong Focus Area
  • Rugby
  • Tennis
  • Cricket
  • Football
  • Graphics
  • Design
  • Surfing Program (by invitation only)
  • Photography
  • Film and Television
  • Marine Studies
  • Performing Arts
3 Reasons To Choose Us

  1. Live and learn near the famous Noosa beaches; recognised as one of the most attractive schools in the state
  2. A choice of 44 subjects
  3. Marine Studies and certificate courses
Special/Excellence Programs
  • Elite program in music
  • Elite program in Italian
  • Elite program in surfing (invitation only)
  • Photography, film and television
  • Italian exchange program
  • Marine science (boat licence)
  • Hospitality
  • English as a second language support
  • Italian
Extracurricular Activities
  • Marine research project on the Great Barrier Reef (Heron Island)
  • Beginners surfing lessons – learn from a champion (on demand, additional costs apply)
  • Scuba diving for students holding Professional Association of Diving Instructors certificate (PADI) (on demand)
  • Bar course – hospitality
  • Year 12 leadership camp




Term 1
  • Badminton
  • Lawn bowls
  • Netball
  • Surflifesaving
  • Triathlon
Term 2
  • Australian Rules (AFL)
  • Basketball (girls)
  • Basketball (boys)
  • Cross country
  • Golf
  • Rugby leagueRugby union
  • Soccer
  • Touch football
Term 3
  • Athletics
  • Basketball (girls)
  • Basketball (boys)
  • Fishing
  • Netball
  • Rugby league
  • Soccer
  • Touch football
  • Water polo
Term 4
  • Badminton
  • Surflifesaving
  • Triathlon
  • Water polo
All-round sports include: Dance, Fitness, Gym, Rwing, Surfing / body boarding, Swimming, Volleyball


* Sports offered are subject to change from term to term as not every sport might have enough students interested

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