Feburary 2016 Agent Training e-News

EQI welcomes new schools 

EQI schools provide innovative, world class education with a strong international focus. EQI accreditation is awarded to schools that meet high standards in teaching practice and school management, accommodation, health and safety, student counselling and guidance, and school facilities.

We are delighted to welcome five new accredited schools to the EQI network, giving your clients an even greater choice of schools and locations across Queensland.


1. Aspley East State School

Aspley East State School is highly regarded for its impressive academic results, community atmosphere and rich curriculum delivered through classroom and extra-curricular experiences.

This Prep to Year 6 school is renowned for its inclusive educational practices and strong English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EAL/D) program. Talented students can participate in a number of enrichment programs that develop and encourage critical thinking and creativity.

An extensive music program includes woodwind, brass and percussion lessons, string instrument music program, junior and senior choirs and concert and marching bands.
Visit Aspley East State School Website. View school location on Google Map.


2. Kenmore State School

Located in the leafy suburb of Kenmore, 10km from Brisbane’s CBD, Kenmore State School aims to develop motivated and capable learners become active and successful participants in their community. Built in 1900, Kenmore State School has a strong tradition in quality education for Prep to Year 6 students.

The school offers a varied curriculum and activities, including an innovative German language program, music program, extensive sports facilities, adventure playground and 25m swimming pool.

A specialist EAL/D teacher supports international students in developing their English language skills. 

Visit Kenmore State School Website. View school location on Google Map.


3. Redlynch State College

Located 10km north of Cairns and close to the Barron Gorge National Park, Redlynch State College provides a picturesque and safe learning environment for Prep to Year 12 students.

The college has a proud history of academic success, sporting prowess and community support.

An extensive curriculum includes Media Studies, Live Production, Theatre and Events, Marine and Aquatic Practices, French and Japanese.

The Senior Science Subjects of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Science 21 and Marine and Aquatic Practices provide students with a pathway into university courses and Science careers.

Visit Redlynch State College Website. View school location on Google Map.


4. Southport State High School

Southport State High School is situated on Queensland’s popular Gold Coast, close to Sea World and just 6 minutes from Surfers Paradise.

The school’s wide variety of programs include art, instrumental and vocal music, dance and the performing arts. Budding entrepreneurs are encouraged to turn their ideas into reality through the Startup Apprentice program, providing them with 21st century project - based learning skills.

Extension opportunities are available to gifted students, literacy and numeracy support programs are offered to students who need extra assistance, and vocational programs give students the chance to develop work - related knowledge and skills.

Visit Southport State High School Website. View school location on Google Map.


5. Whitfield State School

Whitfield State School has a reputation for providing high quality primary education in a safe and caring environment. The school offers a diverse curriculum that includes Japanese and Chinese language programs. Gifted athletes have the opportunity to learn from regional and state coaches as part of the school’s excellence in sport program.

Whitfield’s Gifted Education program attracts students from across the Cairns region. The program enables talented students to undertake intensive study in sport, music, singing or technology. These signature programs are unique in the Far Northern Region and many of the school’s students receive recognition at regional, state and national level.

Visit Whitfield State School Website. View school location on Google Map.


If you would like to know more about these schools please follow the links above. For information about other EQI Schools please visit the find a school page on our website.

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Last reviewed 05 September 2016
Last updated 12 December 2016