Ashmore State School

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Principal's Welcome

​​​Welcome to Ashmore State School. We take great pride in our school and the way in which we continuously work together in an inclusive learning environment

We focus on four key areas of learning:

  • Aspirational Learning ensuring that all children set goals to reach their highest level of achievement

  • Personalised learning that honors each student as an individual learner

  • Connected Learning through immersion in digital technologies linking students with peers and teachers, experts and places within the classroom and beyond and

  • Precision Teaching and Learning through the uniquely accurate deep teacher knowledge of the subjects taught.

Our curriculum caters for personalised learning designed to suit every child's needs and which includes our distinctive International Student Program. (ISP)

Together we continue to build a school based on positive values and attitudes preparing our students today for a successful life tomorrow.

Three reasons to choose Ashmore State School

  1. ​A personalised, precise and aspirational curriculum that caters for each learner’s individual needs
  2. A consistent whole-school approach to responsible behaviour embracing the Ashmore values of Acceptance, Self-Discipline, Honesty, Manners, Opportunity, Respect and Excellence – ASHMORE
  3. An inclusive philosophy that values the differences and similarities of a multicultural society.

School Information

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​Ashmore State School is an exciting, innovative educational establishment that caters for children (four years to 12 years) who live in the northern Gold Coast region. Our students study the Australian Curriculum in English, Mathematics, History, Science, Health and PE. Technology and The Arts are taught within the QLD Curriculum Framework.

We ensure students' studies within the classroom embody indigenous and international perspectives. Our students' lives are shaped by caring and qualified teachers who are well trained to take up the challenges of modern school education. Indeed, our entire school community plays a major role in the success of our school where everyone is Proud to Shine!

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Homestay* enables EQI students to truly experience Australia's famous lifestyle.

By living with an Australian host family international students become part of the local community and have a fantastic opportunity to practise their English in a safe and caring home environment. International students often develop lasting friendships with their homestay families.

  • Students have their own bedroom with study facilities, three meals a day, and access to transport to and from school, and to school activities
  • Host families are carefully selected from within the school community and undergo a police check as required by Queensland law

Standard Homestay fees have been set and these are listed on the EQI program fees page.

Read more about accommodation and welfare.

* Students enrolled in Primary School must live with a parent or close relative as defined by the Australian Immigration Regulations.

University or vocational pathways

School facilities

Extracurricular activities

  • Computer club incorporating a wide range of technologies, including the multimedia centre for film and sound production
  • Performing arts including dance, drama, choir, band and instrumental music 
  • Fitter Faster Stronger – health and fitness for the whole family
  • Horticultural club in partnership with Gold Coast City Council
  • Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden program
  •  Sunshine Club – before school fun and fitness 
  • International Competitions and Assessment for Schools (ICAS)
  • Gold Coast Eisteddfod
  • Opti-Minds Creative Sustainability Challenge

Holiday adventure programs

EQI Holiday Adventure Programs are an exciting and safe way for International Students to travel and sightsee during school holidays.

There's an EQI adventure to suit every taste - from visiting city landmarks and riding camels on an unforgettable Australian 'outback' adventure, to exploring ancient rainforests and swimming with turtles off Queensland's pristine white sand beaches.

All EQI Holiday Adventures are fully guided and escorted by qualified Queensland Government teachers and staff to ensure student safety. These programs are open to international students enrolled in an EQI high school, and additional fees apply. To find out more visit the holiday programs page


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Special programs

  • Link It! Numeracy – a whole-school intervention approach to improving and extending literacy and numeracy skills
  • UniFY (University for You) – an accelerated learning program for students with a particular interest in English, maths and science
  • Kids Matter program assisting in the emotional growth of students
  • Secondary school immersion that supports the transition of students to junior secondary school


The information and data in this webpage is subject to change without notice. Before submitting your application, if you are interested in:

  • a particular subject, sport, program or extracurricular activity offered by an EQI school; or
  • particular school facilities;

please contact EQI or the school directly to confirm it will be offered and/or available in the year you intend to study.

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Last reviewed 31 July 2018
Last updated 31 July 2018