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Thinking of applying for a teaching position at CBSHS? See the information below about our school and local area.

Clontarf Beach State High School is located in the Moreton Bay area around 37.5km from Brisbane CBD and under 10 minutes’ walk to Suttons Beach.  The beachside towns of Margate, Woody Point, Redcliffe, Sandgate and Scarborough are also located nearby.

The growing communities of North Lakes, Mango Hill, Newport and Rothwell are around a ten to fifteen minute drive away with the new Translink station at Kippa Ring reachable in only five minutes.  Travel time by train to Kippa Ring is around an hour from Brisbane CBD.

The beaches of the Sunshine Coast can be reached in just over an hour and the Gold Coast is around 90 minutes away.

Our part of Moreton Bay area has a thriving and diverse range of clubs and activities on offer including -

Redcliffe Peninsula Surf Life Saving Club

Redcliffe Leagues Softball Association

Redcliffe Leagues Club and Redcliffe RSL

Dragon Boat Racing Club

Peninsula Futsal

Redcliffe Tennis Association

Redcliffe Raceway

Redcliffe Golf Club & North Lakes Resort Golf Club

Bramble Bay Bowls Club

Peninsula Cricket Club

Redcliffe Leagues Netball

Moreton Bay Boat Club

 

House Structure and Care Classes

Our House structure is named after the star constellations of Leo, Argo, Orion and Pegasus.  During the school term students take part in House Challenges including weekly indoor and outdoor activities.  These help foster a sense of belonging, teamwork and community and cumulate in a House Rewards Day at the end of Term 1,2 and 3 and an excursion for the winning house overall at the end of the year school year.

Students also compete for their respective houses in school events such as the athletics carnival, swimming gala and cross country event.

We pride ourselves on knowing our students and creating a family environment where students feel safe and valued.  Our care program is run around our House structure.  Dedicated teachers look after a group of Year 7-12 students supported by a House Leader and House Dean. Morning lessons for each student start with a Care Class where the Care Class teacher will support students in their academic progress, monitor attendance and attend to the overall welfare of their students. 

Student Expectations

A cultural of student leadership is fostered from Years 7 and 8 with the Student House Council; through Junior Secondary leadership in Year 9; to the Interact Club and school leadership in senior years.  Our students are held to high expectations to uphold our school values.

We operate a Pride, Passion and Pathways Enrichment Program across the school and have high expectations of performance, attendance, uniform and behaviour.

With a diverse range of students from many different backgrounds we organise activities designed to celebrate cultural differences and allow for all students to participate in activities which promote an understanding of Aboriginal culture and heritage.

Our students also participate in the ‘Respect Project – Commit to it! Initiative which is a scheme adopted and promoted by schools in the local area to promote respect both within schools and the wider community. 

Signature Programs & Subjects

Aquatic Practices

CBSHS is the only State School in the region offering Marine Science and Aquatic Practices to Seniors.  Our teachers’ have many years of experience in all aspects of Marine and Aquatic Studies and also have experience of working for organizations such as the North Keppel Outdoor Education Centre and also serve as ambassadors for organizations such as Coral Watch.

The school has unique eco-science marine facilities complete with fully functioning hydroponics gardens and fish breeding program.  We also have a marine annex at Woody Point with a range of watercraft including canoes, boats, snorkelling gear and direct access to Hays Inlet.

Students travel regularly to some of our areas standout spots for marine diversity such as Stradbroke Island, The Tangalooma shipwrecks and Moreton Island.

Senior students can also obtain their boat license as part of their studies as well as learning to dive.

Dance Programs

CBSHS has a respected dance program and offers students the chance to join both a Junior and Senior Dance Excellence Team.  Both regularly compete in regional events such as the Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, Beenleigh and Redcliffe Dance Eisteddfod’s as well as the Murrumba District Dance Challenge.  We also have an active Pasifika Dance Troupe who perform at cultural and community events in the area.

Engineering Technology Studies

We offer Engineering Technology Studies to Year 9 and Year 10.  STEM is the combination of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics into one subject with a project based ideology.  Our students also have access to state of the art 3D printers and other high tech equipment.

Sporting achievement

Our sport development programs provide an intensive physical and mental development program of Netball, Rugby, Futsal and Soccer, supported by high quality coaches.

Our students compete in annual intrastate sports tours where students participate in various sports including Rugby Union 7’s, Futsal, Netball and Basketball against high schools around the state.  As part of their studies they can also attend courses in fitness training, exercise science, sports officiating and recreational studies.

French Language Studies

Unique French language studies with a specialized program, overseas travel to Noumea and an exchange program where students have the chance to travel to Switzerland. 


 
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