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Open days

Students and families interested in learning more about the range of programs offered through Cavendish Road State High School are welcome to attend our annual Open Day held in March for our Year 7, 2020 intake.
A range of sessions including tours of the school's specialist facilities, musical performances, talks from school staff and opportunities to ask questions of students will provide you with the complete picture of what our school can offer students seeking enrolment.

​​Open Days scheduled for 2019

Semester 1:
  • Tuesday, 12 March, 4:00pm-8:00pm.  Entry will be off Elgar Street with marquees on basketball courts and Y Block presentations from faculties. 

Cavendish Road State High School – Where Tradition Embraces Innovation

Our school:
  • An Executive School and experienced leadership and teaching staff recognised as one of the top 5 State High Schools in Brisbane.
  • A community of values and high standards that fosters a positive, disciplined and caring environment through our Peer Support and Pastoral Care Programs which includes a focus on positive psychology, mindfulness and respectful relationships.

  • Belonging and differentiation. Specialises in innovative Academies of Excellence in the areas of Academic Explorers (Mathematics, Science), Netball, Touch Football, Football and Instrumental Music (Jazz) to maximise student’s special talents.

  • Fostering excellence and challenge.  Academies of Excellence enjoy extensive partnerships with The University of Queensland, Griffith University and Queensland University of Technology to ensure Year 7 to University pathway success, through our school based University programs.

  • 21st century skills. Students in Years 7 and 8 study Philosophy, learning how to think critically and creatively and have the opportunity to study Philosophy through to University. Project Based Learning and creative problem solving for 21st century skills.

  • High Achievement. Year 7 students (approximately 50%) achieved in the Upper Two Bands in all areas of NAPLAN in 2018.  70% of students achieve A or B consistently across program and >95%, A-C pass rate.

  • Globally connected. Years 9, 10 and 11 students are the first in Australia to tour world class Universities in America to pursue post-school scholarship opportunities including Columbia University and New York University. A thriving International Student Program returns dividends back to the school. Global student connections including overseas excursions, altruistic projects and community engagement.

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