Sunnybank State High School

Sunnybank State High School overview

 Sunnybank State High School

3 reasons to choose Sunnybank State High School

  • Leading school in student focused learning
  • Extended maths and science projects linking with universities
  • Ideally located near Griffith University, major transport routes, business and commercial centres

About Us

Sunnybank State High School believes in parent, student and community support in achieving personal excellence in its' diverse forms. This school community promotes achievement, creativity and diversity. All stakeholders are expected to abide by the school's vision in order to contribute to the efficient running of the school. A strong community spirit is fostered at Sunnybank as this unites the school community in pursuit of individual excellence in all facets of school life.

International Student Program

Sunnybank State High School has currently enrolled students from countries such as the People's Republic of China, Burma and Germany. Many of them find the environment at Sunnybank friendly and comfortable.

International Student Support

  • International Student Coordinator
  • Homestay Coordinator
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) support
  • Guidance & Counselling from a trained Guidance Officer.
  • Bilingual Speaker assistance where required

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  • Maths & science excellence programs
  • Business and legal studies
  • Film, television and media
  • Drama, fashion and creative arts
  • Tourism and hospitality
  • Music with specialist instructors
  • Early childhood & community studies
  • 40+ school based industry traineeships


  • Education Queensland Awards participant eg. Ministers Art Week
  • Maths and science extension programs
  • Music
  • Public speaking forums
  • Student leadership activities (conference, camps, roles)
  • Amnesty International
  • Student trips (China, skiing)


  • Chinese
  • French


  • International Centre and High School Preparation Program facility
  • New science laboratories
  • Intensive English language unit
  • Multimedia auditorium
  • Computer access facilities throughout the school
  • Hospitality restaurant
  • Engineering skills workshop
  • Specialist film and television area
  • Multiple sports facilities including fully equipped weights gym

tertiary pathways

  • All Queensland universities and TAFE institutionsm dependent on courses including:
  • The school encourages and supports students in their application for scholarships to the tertiary institution of their choice.


  • Australian Vocational Student of the Year winner in both School Based Trainee/Apprentice and Vocational Student of the Year
  • Australian Vocational Student of the Year winner in School Based Trainee/Apprentice
  • Lions Youth of the Year Sunnybank Club Winner