Mitchelton State High School

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Principal's Welcome

Congratulations! You have made the decision to study with us at Mitchelton State High School and at our HSP Centre. You have made an excellent decision.

As Principal of Mitchelton State High School, I would like to warmly welcome you to our school. One of the many features that I love about this school is the beautiful, natural environment that surrounds us. Our school is small but the opportunities to excel are huge. We offer a full range of academic subjects across the Junior and Senior phases of learning. Our HSP Centre also offers students an excellent teaching and learning experience as well as a supportive and caring introduction to life in the mainstream. Our school values are Participation, Accountability and Respect and these working with these values will open up many opportunities for you, both within our school and when you graduate. The goal of our school is to provide high quality curriculum, powerful teaching and learning and the best outcomes for every child, every day, in every classroom.

We look forward to meeting and working with you, in order for you to also achieve your goals.

Three reasons to choose Mitchelton State High School

  1. ​A safe and supportive school environment providing flexible learning pathways with rigorous academic programs leading to tertiary entry
  2. 100% seniors graduated with Queensland Certificate of Education
  3. Highly trained and dedicated International Student Support team including a Chinese speaking teacher aide and access to a Japanese speaking teacher.

School Information

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​Mitchelton State High School – Small enough to care, big enough to excel.

As an Independent Public School, with excellent teaching staff, highly trained international student support and modern technology, your child will be given every opportunity to achieve his or her goals.

Mitchelton is a student and community centred school that offers a broad academic curriculum. We cater to individual student needs by offering a traditional academic pathway, as well as a vocational pathway or a mixture of the two strands. Senior classes are small. Therefore, students have access to more teacher time. Our core school values are participation, accountability and respect. These values underpin all that we do and they create an environment that is welcoming and supportive of international students, encouraging them to become an integral part of the school. Mitchelton State High School is located in the north-west of Brisbane, only nine kilometres from the City CBD and is well serviced by public transport.

Remember, Mitchelton State High School – small enough to care, big enough to excel.

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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

  • Early start university courses – Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Griffith University (GU) and The University of Queensland (UQ) 
  • Certificate II and III courses based at school, including Cert II Trade Training courses​

School facilities

  • ​Modern science facilities
  • Industrial standard Trade Training Centre and kitchens
  • Performing arts complex
  • International Centre Hub
  • Basketball and tennis courts
  • Wireless internet access
  • Learning hub
  • Dedicated area for Year 7 / 8 students

Extracurricular activities

  • Maths Team Challenge competition
  • Maths, science and English competitions 
  • Public speaking competition
  • Year 11 Leadership Camp
  • The Tech Team
  • Leos Service Club
  • Lions Youth of the Year
  • Music, Art, Dance (MAD) night
  • Guitar group, clubs
  • Community service group
  • Homework club
  • Constitutional Convention
  • The University of Queensland (UQ) Science Ambassador Program
  • Instrumental music 
  • New Zealand ski trip (2017)
  • China trip (2017)

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

  • ​Japanese

Special programs

  • ​Maths Team Challenge competition
  • Maths, science and English competitions 
  • Public speaking competition
  • Year 11 Leadership Camp
  • The Tech Team
  • Leos Service Club
  • Lions Youth of the Year
  • Music, Art, Dance (MAD) night
  • Guitar group, clubs
  • Community service group
  • Homework club
  • Constitutional Convention
  • The University of Queensland (UQ) Science Ambassador Program
  • Instrumental music 
  • New Zealand ski trip (2017)
  • China trip (2017)

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 10 April 2017
Last updated 10 April 2017