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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, centrally located on Queensland’s beautiful Gold Coast, is situated on six hectares of attractive, landscaped grounds, with very well-resourced facilities, including performing arts, media and digital technology rooms, and numerous outdoor learning and sporting areas.

We aim to create a learning community where students can become productive young citizens in their local and global communities.

We ensure that studies in our classrooms include Indigenous and international perspectives.

Our caring and qualified teachers are well-trained for the challenges of modern school education and will prepare your child for life after school.

Everyone in our school community is ‘Proud to Shine’ and all contribute to shared success.

Contact details

Homestay

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

  • Air-conditioned buildings and classrooms
  • Computer lab, projector and interactive whiteboard, laptops and iPads
  • Oval, multipurpose courts and playgrounds
  • Assembly hall
  • Green room for multimedia
  • STEM rooms
  • Performing arts building
  • Yarning Circle and bush tucker garden
  • Australian native gardens

Extracurricular activities

  • Technology Club (accessing the multimedia centre for film and sound production, robotics and programming)
  • Performing Arts (drama, choir, instrumental music and ensembles, Gold Coast Eisteddfod)
  • Fitter, Faster, Stronger Club – health and fitness for the whole family
  • Community garden
  • Competitions: Opti-MINDS (team problem-solving), International Competitions and Assessment for Schools, public speaking, Reader’s Cup 

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 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 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. Find out more about our holiday adventure programs.

Languages

  • ​Japanese (all year levels)

Special programs

  • Student wellbeing (and Smiling Mind) program - assisting emotional growth of students
  • Secondary school immersion supporting the transition of students to secondary school
  • Link It! – a whole-school intervention approach to improving and extending literacy skills
  • Instrumental music program
  • English as an additional language/dialect program
  • Student leadership program
  • Incursion, excursion and camp program
  • Gifted and talented program
  • Dance program
  • Pre-Prep, Playgroup
  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)

Disclaimer

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 updated 22 March 2021