Palm Beach-Currumbin State High School

Palm Beach-Currumbin State High School overview

3 reasons to choose palm beach -currumbin state high school

  • Special programs that develop your unique talents and enhance your education
  • An opportunity to improve your English while studying with new friends
  • The best location on the Gold Coast and great educational facilities

About Us

The school is commonly known as PBC High. It is a co-educational secondary school on the Gold Coast in sunny Queensland. The school is renowned for its' sporting, cultural, academic & vocational prowess.

Special Programs

  • Academic Excellence
  • Sports Excellence
  • Performing Arts
  • Industry Pathways


PBC High warmly welcomes international students and values their contribution to the life of the school community. The school has a wide range of study and homestay programs for international students.


The school offers access to a gymnasium, computing facilities, a library and science labs amongst many other facilities.

Curriculum and Facilities:

  • Fully-sprung sports hall
  • 300 seat theatre
  • 2 dance studios
  • Gymnasium
  • Recording Studio
  • Video-conferencing theatre
  • Olympic swimming pool next door
  • 5 science laboratories
  • 7 computer labs
  • Other excellent IT facilities
  • Philosophy & Thinking Skills
  • Excellence programs in Sport, Music, Dance, Drama, and Academic achievement
  • Full orchestra, jazz band, and concert band
  • Choose from more than 40 subjects
  • Extensive vocational training
  • Marine Studies
  • Help with English language studies
  • Ski trip to New Zealand


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  • Academic excellence program
  • Nationally acclaimed sports excellence program in 13 sports (video and DVD available)
  • Performing arts excellence program in music, dance and drama
  • Special programs in thinking skills and philosophy


  • Ski tour to New Zealand
  • Debutante ball
  • Festival of Thinking
  • Surf safety training
  • Special excursions


  • Japanese


  • 300 seat drama theatre
  • Two dance studios
  • Gymnasium and swimming pool
  • Recording studio
  • Sports auditorium
  • Boat shed adjacent to the river
  • Video conferencing theatre
  • Five science laboratories
  • Eight computer laboratories

tertiary pathways


  • National Championships in soccer, surfing and rugby league
  • Gold Coast champion choir

other highlights

National and regional participation in sports competitions including: Swimming, Soccer, Tennis, Australian Rules, Rugby League, Kayaking, Surf Lifesaving, Cricket, Girls Touch Football, Cross Country, Netball, Basketball, Surfing and Track & Field.