Sunnybank State School

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Principal's Welcome

Three reasons to choose Sunnybank State School

  1. Sunnybank caters for a wide range of abilities. Many students come from around the world and enjoy learning English in a supportive environment
  2. We offer a wide range of extracurricular activities and students have many opportunities to take part in sporting and academic events
  3. The range of cultures in our school helps students to understand and support diversity​

School Information

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Sunnybank State School is a medium-sized coeducation school for Prep to Year 6 students. It has a highly supportive environment with teachers, pastoral coordinators, and support staff working together to offer the students a well-rounded academic and cultural experience. The school enjoys strong links with Sunnybank State High School and Griffith University (GU). 

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

  • Middle school linking programs with Sunnybank High School, including: food technology, drama, maths, science and digital technologies

  • Dance program Term 2

  • Swimming program Term 4 for all year levels

  • ‘Early Starters’ program – pre-Prep children

  • Under 8s day program

  • Harmony Day celebration

  • Student Council 

  • High level of sportsmanship and skills 

  • An active parents and citizens’ committee that conducts out-of-school activities

  • Access to high school for enrichment programs

  • Camping program for Year 5 and 6 students (alternate years beach and bush)

  • Homework program

  • Academic competitions in English, mathematics, computers, spelling, writing and science

  • Eisteddfods and Fanfare for instrumental music students

  • Area mathematics competition

  • Interschool sporting competition​

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

  • ​Chinese (Mandarin)

Special programs

  • Senior Student Leadership Program 
  • Instrumental music, including brass, woodwind and strings
  • Physical education 
  • Library and advanced technology skills
  • iPad classes

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 14 August 2017
Last updated 14 August 2017