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    HIGH SCHOOLS IN AUSTRALIA

    QLD - The Gap State High School

Overview

The Gap State High School's focus is “educating the whole person in a supportive local school community”. The school boasts a strong tradition of academic, cultural, citizenship and sporting excellence. Located at the foothills of beautiful Mt Coot-tha, the school is just 15 minutes by bus from Brisbane’s central business district. There are modern facilities and a unique leadership training centre, with 24 adventure challenge activities, an impressive performing arts centre and extensive computing facilities.

A new multimillion dollar indoor sports centre has just been opened. English as an Additional Language/Dialect students can extend their English listening, speaking, reading and writing skills with lessons conducted by qualified Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) teachers.

Strong Focus Area
  • Sport
  • Outdoor and Leadership Programs
  • Graphics Design
  • Film and Television
  • Drama
  • Visual Arts
3 Reasons To Choose Us

  1. Strong tradition of academic excellence in a supportive school community
  2. Beautiful landscaped grounds with modern computer, arts and sporting facilities and programs
  3. Unique leadership, adventure and personal development programs, with a state-of-theart adventure training centre
Special/Excellence Programs
  • The Gap Outdoor Adventure and Leadership Studies (GOALS)
  • Instrumental music program and choir
  • Clubs – chess, graphic design, climbing and mathematics
  • Art excellence and art academy
  • Debating and public speaking
  • Theatrical and dramatic presentations
Languages
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
Extracurricular Activities
  • Instrumental music program and choir
  • Clubs – chess, graphic design, climbing and mathematics
  • Art excellence and art academy
  • Debating and public speaking
  • Theatrical and dramatic presentations

Sports

Term 1
  • Cross country, Swimming
Term 2
Term 3
  • Track and field
Term 4
All-round sports include: Athletics, Badminton, Basketball (boys), Fitness, Futsal, Gym, Netball, Power walking, Rock clibing, Rugby league, Rugby league (girls), Rugby union, Soccer, Touch fottball, Volleyball, Yoga
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