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Our school

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Lowood State High School delivers high quality educational opportunities and outcomes that enable all students to experience success.

Lowood State High School is a large rural Queensland school educating students from Year 7 through to Year 12. The school was established in 1983 and is located 32 km north-west of Ipswich. Our students' primary school experiences range from one teacher schools to large primary schools. A large percentage of our student population travel to school by bus.

Lowood State High School is committed to providing high quality education which encourages students to achieve to the best of their ability, 'Creating the future'.  

Our focus is on preparing students with 21st Century Skills, attributes and qualifications that allow them to progress successfully to the next phase of their life; university, an apprenticeship or traineeship, further training or employment. We are determined to provide successful learning opportunities, in a manner that is consistent with recent research on effective adolescent learning.

We provide a diverse range of curriculum opportunities to cater for all students, by offering academic and vocational pathways. We develop and empower students to be healthy and confident young people who can successfully navigate a more complex world. A range of opportunities are provided throughout the school year to enrich learning. We cater for all students using an inclusive model, whilst addressing individual needs.


Our values

Maintaining high expectations and standards as per our school code.

  • A safe, caring, orderly school within a supportive, pleasant environment.

  • A quality, responsive curriculum that is flexible, relevant, challenging, enjoyable and rewarding to prepare students for the ever-changing future.

  • Purposeful teaching and teachers who are highly skilled, positive, enthusiastic and able to realize student potential through catering for individual needs

  • Students as productive citizens who:

    • display self-worth, self-discipline, integrity, pride and respect

    • are active learners with an ongoing commitment to learning

    • take individual accountability for their decisions/actions

    • show initiative and have problem-solving ability.

  • Positive and productive partnerships between the school, family and local community through information-sharing and involvement.

  • Effective and efficient use and management of all available resources (human, financial, physical) to maximise outcomes.

  • Acknowledging and respecting the achievements of all members of our school community.

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Last reviewed 21 April 2020
Last updated 21 April 2020