Balmoral State High School


Balmoral State High School overview

Reasons to choose Balmoral State High School

  • Gateway Aerospace School, in partnerships with Boeing Australia Limited and the University of Queensland
  • Education Queensland Excellence in Educational Leadership Award, National Literacy Award


  • Aerospace Studies
  • Film & Television
  • Fine Arts and photography
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Recreation Studies
  • Mathematics.


  • Boeing Enterprise Team
  • Instrumental program
  • Annual student multimedia performance
  • Magazine committee languages
  • Japanese
  • Italian


  • Creative Arts Precinct
  • Film & Television Editing Suite
  • Extensive sporting fields
  • Industry standard Hospitality facilities
  • Modern Library & Resource Centre
  • Metalwork & Woodwork shop
  • Photography darkroom
  • Two tennis courts, two basketball courts
  • Networked computer labs. tertiary path ways
  • Griffith University Partner School


  • Outstanding OP results
  • Annual ski trip
  • Annual Wildwords festival
  • Strong culture of student support and integration
  • International students selected for national volleyball team and futsal squad.
 Academic Program

Balmoral High offers international students access to quality Australian secondary education. They offer :

  • Year 8 Studies
  • Years 9 & 10 Studies
  • Years 11 & 12 Studies
  • QSA Studies
  • Vocational Studies
  • Recreation Studies & Tourism
  • Extra-Curricular Programs

Emphasis is placed at Balmoral on learning in a variety of different ways such as :

  • Music Competitions (including singing groups, tours/camps & workshops)
  • Sporting Activities (students can represent the school at the state level)
  • School Magazine (produced annually with contributions from fellow students)
  • Australian Mathematics & Science Competition
  • Oratory for those interested
  • Hospitality & Catering practice courses
  • Snow Ski Adventure
  • Fine Arts

Balmoral High is about 5km away from the Brisbane CBD. The school is serviced by an efficient public transport system.

Balmoral's State of the Art Facilities

  • Cutting edge Science labaratories
  • Computer labs with internet access throughout the school
  • Visual Graphics Lab
  • Industrial workshops
  • Arts Academy
  • Cricket Oval
  • Basketball & Tennis Courts

Student Support Services

Balmoral High offers international students a wide range of support services. These include :

  • Guidance Officer Support
  • Year Coordinators
  • School Chaplain
  • School Community Health Nurse Support
  • These services provide a coordinated response to managing student welfare & support in order to ensure positive student outcomes.

Balmoral International Student Program

Balmoral's International Student Program comprises of students from Europe and Asia. There are about 25 international students currently enrolled in the program. The school truly benefits from this multicultural mix.

Balmoral offers international students :

  • Homestay Support services
  • Specialist English as a Second Language (ESL) Support
  • Balmoral High offers international students an interesting educational experience.