Cairns School of Distance Education, Manunda Cairns

Name: Cairns School of Distance Education
Type: Primary and Secondary School
Address: Hoare Street
Town: Manunda Cairns
Postcode: 4870
State: Queensland
Region Far North Queensland
Phone: (07) 4080 9111
Fax: (07) 4080 9100
Pupils: 385

Caboolture State High School is located within 50 minutes of the Brisbane CBD to the south, the Sunshine Coast to the north, the surfing beaches of Bribie Island to the east and the pastoral areas of Kilcoy to the west. Caboolture is well serviced by arterial roads and public transport to these centres.

At Caboolture, all students are encouraged to achieve their personal best and strive for excellence in all they do. Emphasis is placed on Making the Difference for each student, whilst developing a positive work ethic, integrity and commitment.

Students at Caboolture State High School are offered an exciting initiative in the use of Laptop computers across the curriculum. The LearnIT program is at the leading edge of technology use in the delivery of education.


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