Calamvale Community College, Calamvale

Name: Calamvale Community College
Type: Primary and Secondary School
Address: Hamish Street
Town: Calamvale
Postcode: 4116
State: Queensland
Region Greater Brisbane
Phone: (07) 3712 6333
Fax: (07) 3712 6300
Pupils: 1975

Calamvale Community College opened in 2002 with 1170 students ranging from P-8 (Prep to Year 8). In 2007, the enrolment, P-12, is 1970. The design of the College buildings has created precincts so that students operate day-to-day within smaller communities.

At Calamvale Community College, the College Principal oversees the strategic direction of the college while the Associate Principal manages whole of College programs such as Sport, the Arts and the Integrated Support Services program (ISS). ISS has been developed to cater for the diverse learning needs of students with a disability, with a learning difficulty and those with a language background other than English.

The College operates under a whole school team philosophy. This philosophy underpins a seamless curriculum from Prep through to Year 12, promoting the concept of lifelong learning. The development of the individual as a creative problem solver and a confident lateral thinker is paramount in school actions and activities.


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