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Springfield Central State High School

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Principal's Welcome

​It is a pleasure to welcome you to our wonderful school. Our school has great pride in our strong school values, our high expectations, and our drive towards academic excellence.

As the school principal who also lives in the Springfield area and has my three children also attending my school, I know that our school and community is safe, is supportive and strives to ensure our students reach their potential.

International students at Springfield Central State High School are very important to us and do receive that extra care and attention they deserve. Our family values at school and with our homestay families are our strength. Each international student is individually mentored to ensure their grades, their study and their next pathway is successful.

Our broad study options and growing university partnerships also place our students well for their future.

I look forward to being a part of you and your child’s future schooling.

Three reasons to choose Springfield Central State High School

  1. The school sits within the community of Greater Springfield which embraces globalism
  2. Strong partnership and close proximity to the Union Institute of Language, Springfield
  3. Staff, school and homestays are upskilled and committed to the wellbeing and success of students

School Information

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Springfield Central State High is located southwest of Brisbane only 35km from the CBD. Our school is culturally diverse where our international students are valued for their contribution.

We provide a complete education in a safe and supportive environment where our teachers will mentor you individually to ensure you are successful, happy and prepared for your future.

We offer students an integrated student lounge with kitchen facilities – a perfect space to focus.

We have a robotics lab, gym, drones and virtual reality racing equipment.

High-achieving students can join our science, maths and technology program or our health careers program, and we also have a business ideas competition called ‘ Shark Tank’.

For further English practice and to make new friends, we have quite a few clubs our students can join including the Homework club, Tech club, Robotics club and Chess club.

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

  • Links with University of Southern Queensland (USQ) Springfield Campus
  • Easy access to The University of Queensland (UQ) campus
  • Links to the UQ ‘Young Achievers Program’
  • Queensland University of Technology (QUT)
  • Mater Health Alliance Program

School facilities

  • Dedicated space for International Education
  • Modern Performing Arts Centre
  • Brand new multipurpose Sports Hall
  • Separate study building for senior students
  • Robotics laboratory
  • Eight professional science laboratories
  • Industry standard hospitality kitchens
  • Art gallery and modern studios
  • Film and television editing rooms and green room
  • Industry standard workshops for multiple career pathways
  • Junior Secondary and whole school canteen facilities
  • Outdoor sports courts and ovals
  • Lecture theatre
  • Well-equipped modern music centre
  • Large open-plan library
  • Current technology, including drones and 3D printers
  • Dedicated Junior Secondary Study space

Extracurricular activities

  • Robotics club
  • Homework club
  • Leadership programs
  • Dance club and troupe
  • School, district and regional sport
  • Choir and performance troupes
  • Instrumental music program, including bands and ensembles
  • Debating and public speaking
  • Chess club
  • Reading club
  • Media club

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.

Languages

  • ​Japanese
  • Chinese
  • Access to study a range of other languages through schools of Distance Education

Special programs

  • Mathematics and Science Excellence Program
  • Music Excellence Program
  • English and Humanities Excellence Program
  • Health Alliance Partnership for careers in the health sector

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 updated 18 March 2021