Mansfield State High School, Mansfield
Name: Mansfield State High School
Type: Secondary School
Address: Broadwater Road
Region Greater Brisbane
Phone: (07) 3452 5333
Fax: (07) 3452 5300
Mansfield State High School is a co-educational, state high school located on the corner of Broadwater and Ham roads in Mansfield, Brisbane. The school caters for year levels 8 through 12 and has a total enrolment of approximately 1520 students. Whilst offering mainstream academic subjects, the school excels in the fields of Music, LOTE, IT and Sport. This includes:
* French Immersion groups that study Maths, Science, SOSE and French in the French language from years 8 through 10, along with a French extension class in year 12 for talented students.
* The music department partnership with Griffith Conservatory of Music to establish the QLD School of Music for outstanding musicians. Also offered is a music extension class in year 12 for talented music students.
A vast range of extra curricular activities are offered to students, ranging from Summer and Winter sporting groups, School Musical production each year and a variety of Orchestral and Choral groups. The Mansfield Activity Program (MAP) is run alongside weekly sports and offers students the opportunity to participate in activities such as Self Defence, Dance, Art, Cooking, Computer Games Development and Debating.
Mansfield SHS fosters a warm and caring approach to student interactions with the provision of year level co-ordinators, year level based form classes, a Prefect system, TIP (The Interyear Program) that uses a buddy system between year 12 and year 8 students, and finally ELP (enhanced Learning Program), a pastoral course undertaken by year 9 to 12 students.