Kenmore State School

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Principal's Welcome

Kenmore State School is a highly regarded Independent Public School situated in the western suburbs of Brisbane. We have a strong, proud tradition and have been providing high quality education for children from the Preparatory Year to Year 6 since 1900. Our school vision; Strive - Create - Achieve drives the work that we do in our school each day with the goal of ensuring every student is succeeding.

The school has a strong direction that is underpinned by our four core priorities. We aim to build successful leaners through great teaching and setting high expectations. We also aim to build strong partnerships with our parents and school community forging a genuine sense of trust with our community.
Kenmore has a positive, welcoming feel and a tolerant and accepting school culture. We have dedicated programs that accelerate learning in the English language.

We look forward to welcoming your child to our school.

Three reasons to choose Kenmore State School

  1. A strong academic curriculum catering for all learning needs within a highly inclusive framework  
  2. High expectations for our students both in their school work and behaviour
  3. We are committed to achieving the best for our students in academic, sporting, artistic and cultural fields

School Information

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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

Extracurricular activities

  • Annual multicultural festival
  • Year 5/6 camp to Canberra
  • After school learning programs
  • Drama club
  • Instrumental music program
  • Community-based learning programs
  • Sport at district, state and national level
  • Swimming program (swimming pool on-site)
  • Outside school hours care
  • Chess club 
  • Brisbane bands festival
  • Eisteddfods and ‘Fanfare’ for instrumental music students
  • International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS) competitions
  • Mathematics team challenge
  • Interschool sports

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

Languages

  • ​German
  • English
  • Specialist English as an Additional Language/Dialect (EAL/D) program

Special programs

  • Instrumental music, band and choral programs
  • Reading to Learn literacy program to accelerate English learning
  • Junior engineering extension program
  • Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) specialist teacher
  • International study tours​
  • Professional visits from international delegations
  • Honours program for extension students
  • Specialist education support programs
  • Learning support programs

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 reviewed 03 April 2017
Last updated 03 April 2017