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
- Redcliffe Peninsula Surf
Life Saving Club
- Redcliffe Leagues
- Redcliffe Leagues Club
and Redcliffe RSL
- Dragon Boat Racing Club
- Peninsula Futsal
- Redcliffe Tennis
- Redcliffe Raceway
- Redcliffe Golf Club
& North Lakes Resort Golf Club
- Bramble Bay Bowls Club
- Peninsula Cricket Club
- Redcliffe Leagues
- 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
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.