North Lakes State College

Three reasons to choose us

  1. ​​​A seamless transition between each phase of learning within the one school
  2. Student-centred teaching and learning that incorpor​ates project-based learning
  3. A whole-college (Prep to Year 12) focus on student engagement and wellbeing​
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School overview

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We inspire you to reach for your dreams and succeed now and into the future. We offer quality education as well as university pathway and career planning assistance. Our teaching focuses on you and includes real-world problem solving. We offer excellence programs in Dance, Italian, Basketball, Golf and Rugby Union, as well as extracurricular options of music and robotics.

Our Junior Secondary Inspire Academy and PURSUIT programs offer students the opportunity to undertake complex problem-solving and higher order thinking skills in areas of entrepreneurship, global citizenship and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).

Our college starts in Prep and finishes in Year 12. We have two campuses – Years Prep–9 and Years 10–​12.

Our facilities include an auditorium, sports stadiums, performing arts and dance studios.

EQI programs offered

High School
High School Study Abroad
Primary School

Special programs

  • Signature golf
  • Signature basketball
  • Signature rugby
  • Signature dance
  • Italian immersion (Years 7–9)
  • PURSUIT (Years 7–​9)
  • DIAMOND (Primary)
  • Enrichment and extension programs
  • International Competitions and Assessment for Schools (ICAS) in mathematics, science, English and computing
  • Instrumental music program and competitions
  • Regional, state and national robotics competitions
  • Dance, music and choir performances
  • Comprehensive range of vocational education courses (Years 10–12)
  • Inspire Academy (Year 7)

Extracurricular activities

  • School camps
  • Instrumental music program
  • Robotics
  • Outdoor education camps
  • Sister-school exchanges
  • Get Smart homework program
  • Subject tutorials

School facilities

  • Auditorium
  • Virtual-reality room
  • Robotics laboratory
  • Performing arts complex
  • Dance and drama studios
  • Hospitality kitchens
  • Library
  • International student room
  • Year 12 student commons area

Tertiary pathways


  • Italian
  • Chi​nese

Homestay and accommodation

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.

Students have their own bedroom with study facilities, three meals a day, and access to transport to and from school, and to school activities.

Read more about homestay and accommodation options.

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