Broadbeach State School

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Principal's Welcome

​Welcome to Broadbeach State School – Independent Public School of Excellence. Our mission statement is “Excellence for all in a supportive environment”. We aim to achieve this by employing the best teachers and utilising the very best programs while having high expectations of our students and ourselves. Our modern facilities and fabulous location are truly world-class and provide a marvellous environment for our students. Our diverse student population from all over the world prides itself on coming together in our uniform as “Broadbeach Students.”  We welcome new students and families and look forward to continuing to deliver excellence in education. 

Three reasons to choose Broadbeach State School

  1. An inclusive school with a strong sense of community and commitment to inclusiveness and quality education
  2. A wide choice of excellence programs, extracurricular activities and pathway opportunities
  3. Demonstrated academic performance and achievement

School Information

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Broadbeach State School is an independent public school located in the heart of the Gold Coast, close to surf breaks at beautiful Kurrawa Beach. 

The school has a reputation for excellence and success, 

achieved through a strong focus on highly structured English and mathematics programs. Academies and excellence programs are available to gifted students in music, sport, dance and football. Students can choose from an extensive range of extracurricular sports, clubs and activities that take place before and after school.   

Broadbeach has a diverse student population with links to over 60 countries, including Japan, China, India and the United Kingdom, and has many years’ experience hosting international study tours. A full-time English as a Second Language/Dialect (EAL/D) teacher provides students with specialist English language support.   

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

  • Computer laboratory, laptops and iPads
  • Modern airconditioned library, community room and science room
  • Dance studio
  • Large air conditioned auditorium
  • Sports oval
  • Student resource centre

Extracurricular activities

  • Instrumental music: strings, woodwind, brass, percussion, ukulele, guitar
  • Choir
  • Art classes and cartooning
  • Chess
  • Robotics club
  • Eco-Warriors
  • Camps, excursions and domestic and international study tours
  • National Capital Tour (Canberra)
  • Japanese Sister School exchang

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


  • ​​Japanese (Prep to Year 6)

Special programs

  • Academic Academy for students who excel in Years 3 to 7
  • Junior Academic Academy for gifted students (Prep to Year 2)
  • Senior and junior Japanese Excellence Programs
  • Music Excellence
  • Instrumental music (band and strings)
  • Australian Music Examination Board (AMEB) Theory of Music
  • Health and Physical Education (HPE) Excellence Program
  • Dance Excellence Program
  • Outside hours school care service
  • English as an Additional Language /Dialect (EAL/D) support


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 24 March 2017
Last updated 24 March 2017