Sunshine Beach State High School, 16shine Beach

Name: Sunshine Beach State High School
Type: Secondary School
Address: 45 Ben Lexcen Drive
Town: 16shine Beach
Postcode: 4567
State: Queensland
Region Sunshine Coast
Phone: (07) 5440 4222
Fax: (07) 5440 4200
Pupils: 1210

Sunshine Beach State High School is a modern progressive High School located in beautiful Noosa at the northern end of the Sunshine Coast. The school caters for students from year 8 through to year 12 and is an inclusive school with highly academic students, vocationally oriented students and students who participate in our Sunshine Learning Centre. The school has a strong academic focus and has links with several Universities. Vocational areas include a focus on hospitality and retail and the marine industry. School directions over the next few years include a focus on developing positive relationships with students and the community, pathways for students, teaching, learning  and innovation.

A well developed, high speed computer network ensures students undertake an education which will prepare them for the modern challenges. Students are able to access the internet via the wireless network from their Personal Pocket Computers anywhere in the school grounds. Sunshine Beach High is a registered International School and part of the Sunshine Coast Alliance of International Schools. With an experienced, professional and caring staff Sunshine Beach High is able to proudly boast a quality education in a quality setting.


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