Aspley East State School

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Principal's Welcome

​Welcome to Aspley East State School. 

Queensland, in particularly Brisbane’s north side, is the perfect place to enjoy all life has to offer. Living and immersing yourself in our culture, experiencing our thirst for learning and our love of sport is the ultimate opportunity offered by enrolling your child in our school.

Aspley East State School celebrates a diversity of cultures with students coming from over 60 countries across the globe. Our school becomes a home away from home for all students. Staff work tirelessly to ensure each of our over 700 students not only learn but actively engage in their education.

We welcome you to our amazing school and know that by enrolling your child in our school your child will experience our commitment to implementing exemplary inclusive practices, valuing diversity and focusing on social development and academic growth.

We are looking forward to meeting you and sharing in your learning journey.

Three reasons to choose Aspley East State School

  1. A highly regarded school with impressive academic results, community atmosphere and a rich curriculum delivered through classroom and extracurricular experiences
  2. The Learning Advancement Program hosted by Aspley State High School provides extension learning in a range of subjects including philosophy, English, maths, the arts and science, for selected students in Years 5 and 6
  3. Inclusive educational practices and strong English as an Additional Language program

School Information

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Aspley East State School is a large, co-educational school 13 km north of Brisbane’s central business district, and close to shops and transport facilities.

Our school is a pleasant, caring and encouraging community where we will help you to achieve excellent academic results and enjoy your stay.

While you are here you can participate in school trips to see local nature areas such as Nudgee Beach, the Boondall Wetlands and Bunyaville Conservation Park.

You can also join in academic competitions, drama performances and our talent quest.

We look forward to welcoming you.

Contact details


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

  • Library Resource Centre
  • Music classrooms
  • Airconditioned classrooms
  • Tree-lined oval
  • Shaded playground areas
  • On-campus after hours school care
  • Modern multipurpose tennis court

Extracurricular activities

  • Outside school-hours care
  • Senior and junior choirs and Instrumental music program
  • Performing arts and cultural activities
  • Harmony Day
  • ‘A’ Factor Talent Quest (performing arts)
  • External competitions such as: Brisbane Curriculum Leaders Mathematics Tournament, International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS) academic competitions and the Australian Mathematics Competition
  • Literacy Olympics
  • Science Week

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.


  • ​Mandarin Chinese

Special programs

  • Aspley State High School Learning Advancement Program (extension learning in a range of subjects including philosophy, English, mathematics, the arts and science, for selected students in Years 5 and 6)
  • Instrumental music, band and choral programs
  • Strings orchestra
  • Visual arts
  • Student leadership and support programs
  • Programs to challenge students (chess club, Opti-MINDS, writing club)
  • Enrichment Program for Year 4–6 students
  • Social Media Club
  • EarlyAct Club
  • Lego Robotics
  • Inclusive Education Program


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 20 June 2022