Yeppoon State High School

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Principal's Welcome

​Welcome to Yeppoon State High School!
Yeppoon is a township of approximately 15000 people located on the coast of Central Queensland, 700km north of Queensland’s capital city, Brisbane.
Yeppoon State High School has approximately 1000 students from Year 7-12. We have a sister school relationship with a school in Japan and we have hosted many exchange and international students over the years. Our school’s International program will only accept ten students at a time so you can be assured of personal, quality care and homestay.

Students and staff at our school live by four key values: Responsibility, Active Participation, Manners and Safety. Our international students have the option of studying an extensive range of academic subjects and being involved in our many sporting and cultural programs.
I thank you for choosing Yeppoon State High School as your Study Abroad destination.

Three reasons to choose Yeppoon State High School

  1. ​A record of high academic achievement 
  2. A range of cultural and sporting opportunities
  3. Pristine coastal environment on the Great Barrier Reef

School Information

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​Yeppoon State High School operates under five core values: respect, participation, safety, honesty and responsibility. The school goal is to help students develop a range of academic and personal strategies that will enable them to become active, informed and responsible citizens. Many of our programs have been recognised throughout the state for their excellence, which is due to our blend of experienced and youthful staff. Yeppoon State High School homestays are closely connected to the school and community events, helping to create an active caring home experience.

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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

  • ​Central Queensland University
  • Capricorn Coast Institute of TAFE

School facilities

  • ​School hall
  • Arts precinct
  • School farm
  • Performing Arts complex
  • International Student room

Extracurricular activities

  • ​School band
  • School sport
  • Amnesty International Club
  • Peace 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 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

  • ​Marine Studies
  •  Recreation Studies
  • Information Technology (Computer Gaming)
  • Agricultural Science
  • Arts precinct
  • Decorated school band

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 27 May 2016
Last updated 27 May 2016