Helensvale State High School, Helensvale

Name: Helensvale State High School
Type: Secondary School
Address: 243 Discovery Drive
Town: Helensvale
Postcode: 4212
State: Queensland
Region South Coast
Phone: (07) 5573 8555
Fax: (07) 5573 8500
Email: office.hshs@helensvaleshs.eq.edu.au
Website: www.helensvaleshs.eq.edu.au
Pupils: 1969

Welcome to Helensvale State High School. Our highly successful school seeks to inspire and develop students in a learning environment which has a futures focus.

Helensvale State High School has a vibrant culture of achievement and opportunity. This culture is cherished and enriched by enthusiastic and talented students, professional and supportive staff and a school community supportive of student aspirations and dreams. The energy that draws us together is the pursuit of our vision - preparing Students for the future and providing futures for our Students.

As an educational community, we are committed to searching for and developing that inner talent or hero that lies within each student. It is through enriching and supportively challenging studentsí personal learning experiences that we focus upon the development of skilled, optimistic and socially aware young adults.

Pursuing excellence with integrity underpins learning and teaching in all curriculum and co-curricular endeavours. Learning and teaching at Helensvale State High School is enhanced by its connectedness to the real world, relevant and futures oriented.


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