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Why choose our school?

At Glenden State School we strive for excellence in all areas of curriculum and have numerous innovative programs. Listed below are some of the highlights.

 Academic:  

  • Showcase Awards for Excellence State Finalist 2010, 2011, 2012
  • An extensively equipped Library Resource Centre
  • Networked computer rooms
  • Maker Space 
  • Work experience for Year 10 and 11 students, Vocational Education Program including work placement in industry

  • Programs for Gifted and Talented and students and Special Needs

  • Bring Your Own Device (BYOx) Program for years 7 - 12.

 Social/Personal:  

  • Student Council
  • Annual Awards Presentation Evening

  • Year Level Programs

  • Wellbeing Program

  • Peer Support Group linking Year 10 and 11 students to Year 7 students

 Personnel: 

  • Dedicated, friendly and approachable teaching, and ancillary staff
  • Guidance Officer

  • Special Needs teachers

  • Administration Staff, School Facilities Officer, Grounds person, Cleaners, and other support staff

  • School Nurse

  • Tuckshop convenors and voluntary helpers

  • Access to visiting staff for Hearing, Visually and Physically impaired students, migrant education, and other special services

 Communication and Support: 

  • Active Parents and Citizens Association
  • Fortnightly Newsletters

  • Interim and End of Semester Reports

  • Parent/Teacher interviews

  • Annual School Magazine 

  • Parent participation in school committees