Ashmore State School

Three reasons to choose us

  1. ​​A personalised, precise and aspirational curriculum that caters for each learner's individual needs 
  2. A consistant 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.​

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 4 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
  • 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.

School overview

Number of students

Year school established

School website

School vision: Working together to ensure every student is understood, engaged and successful. Going on to live a life of choice, not a life of chance.

Ashmore State School, centrally located on Queensland's beautiful Gold Coast, is situated on 6 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.

The Ashmore values include: Acceptance, self-discipline, honesty, manners, opportunities, respect and excellence.

EQI programs offered

Primary School

Special programs

  • Ashmore Shine program includes Smiling Mind, Zones of Regulation and Social Skills to support whole school community wellbeing and emotional growth
  • Secondary school immersion supporting the transition of students to secondary school
  • Link It!—a whole-school intervention approach to improving and extending literacy/numeracy skills
  • Instrumental music
  • English as an additional language/dialect targeted support
  • Student leadership program
  • Incursions, excursions and camps
  • Gifted and talented program
  • Dance curriculum
  • Pre-Prep, playgroup
  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)

Extracurricular activities

  • Performing arts (choir, instrumental music and ensembles, Gold Coast Eisteddfod)
  • Fitter, Faster, Stronger Club—health and fitness for the whole family
  • Clubs: wellbeing, breakfast, chess, robotics and coding
  • Queensland Academies Maths Challenge
  • Community garden
  • Opportunities: Opti-MINDS (team problem-solving), Premiers Reading Challenge, Modern Language Teachers Association of Queensland (MLTAQ) Language Competition, Sumo (robotics) Challenge

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
  • Music centre
  • Yarning circle and bush tucker garden
  • Australian native gardens
  • Pathways: inclusive education support including a sensory and therapy room
  • Peace garden

Tertiary pathways


  • Japanese (all year levels)

Holiday adventure programs

Holiday adventure programs are an exciting and safe way for students to travel and sightsee during school holidays.

All holiday adventures are fully guided and escorted by qualified teachers and staff to ensure student safety.

Find out more about our holiday adventure programs.

Contact details


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.

Last updated 29 May 2023