Dunwich State School, Dunwich Stradbroke Island

Name: Dunwich State School
Type: Primary and Secondary School
Address: Bingle Road
Town: Dunwich Stradbroke Island
Postcode: 4183
State: Queensland
Region Greater Brisbane
Phone: (07) 3409 6333
Fax: (07) 3409 6300
Email: the.principal@dunwichss.eq.edu.au
Website: www.dunwichss.eq.edu.au
Pupils: 225

The Dunwich State School consists of three (3) campuses.

The Primary Campus, which was opened in 1904, is situated in Bingle Road, Dunwich. The grade 8 was added in 1983.

The Pre-School Campus was opened in 1976. In 2007 it was converted into a Prep facility which is across Welsby Street from the primary school.

The Secondary Campus which opened in 1992, is 500 m across a wetland boardwalk.

Dunwich State School  is a warm and friendly school, where there is a major focus on developing support structures around each and every student to cater for their academic, social, emotional, spiritual and physical needs, best describes us.

This involves the development of many productive partnerships between staff at the three campuses, parents and the wider Island community.


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