Sunnybank State School

Three reasons to choose us

  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​

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School overview

Number of students

Year school established

School website

Sunnybank State School is a vibrant and inclusive Prep to Year 6 campus, located in the heart of Sunnybank.

We offer the ideal learning environment to nurture your child, with a range of stimulating indoor and outdoor learning environments; small enough to facilitate a caring community feel and big enough to give your child a wide range of quality educational experiences.

Great things happen every day at Sunnybank, which is evident in the smiling faces of joy amongst our students, who come from all over the world.

EQI programs offered

Primary School

Special programs

  • Evidence-based practices for the teaching of reading and writing
  • Synthetic phonics program in the early years
  • Heggarty phonemic awareness program
  • International student support program
  • Senior student leadership program
  • Physical education program
  • Library and advanced technology skills (weekly specialist lesson)
  • Online extension program with IMPACT Centre, e.g. technology, writing, mathematics
  • Extension program with nearby secondary school
  • Languages Other Than English (LOTE) program, i.e. Chinese Mandarin
  • Whole-school wellbeing and support programs
  • Student support services including social worker, school chaplain and guidance officer
  • School funded one-to-one iPad classes
  • Inclusion teachers, incorporating English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EAL/D) support
  • Instrumental music opportunities ​(Years 3–6)—strings and band

Extracurricular activities

  • Camping program (Years 5 and 6)—alternate years: bush or beach
  • Range of incursions and excursions across year levels, planetarium, wildlife experience
  • Homework club
  • Dance program
  • Swimming program for all year levels
  • Sunny Starters program—pre-Prep children
  • Under-8's Day Celebration
  • Sunnybank Has Talent show
  • Harmony Day celebrations
  • Student council
  • Gala Sports Days where teams compete against other schools (Years 5–6)—football (soccer), netball, basketball, rugby league, touch football
  • Mighty Mentors program
  • Choir

School facilities

  • Wireless networked classrooms with smartboards and access to tablets, and desktop and laptop computers
  • Two adventure playgrounds
  • Large oval
  • Outdoor learning environmental area
  • Multipurpose hall
  • Resource centre with interactive smartboards, tablets, and desktop and laptop computers
  • Basketball courts
  • Tennis and netball courts

Tertiary pathways


  • Chinese (Mandarin)​

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