On behalf of all the staff members, I
would like to welcome you to the website of Ravenshoe
State School P-12 and help you discover a little about our amazing school.
Apart from our
students, who represent the school with pride in the wider community, what
is so special about Ravenshoe
State School P-12?
school which enrols students from Prep to Year 12, we have the privilege of
sharing in the growth of each child as he or she moves from the early childhood
classrooms through to the time of leaving school as a responsible citizen of
the 21st century. As they traverse the 13 years of their
learning journey with us, students have access to diverse programs designed to
provide a rich curriculum with a student-centred focus. In 2017, we will
continue to engage our students in the very best learning opportunities
possible by introducing the ‘digital technologies’ curriculum, supporting our
commitment to providing students with quality education in a digital world.
From Prep to Year 12, this program will provide opportunities for engagement
with the fascinating realm of coding, robotics and computer programming.
research indicates that the most effective means of improving students' results
is through effective and quality teaching. This is then enhanced through
real-life and life-like experiences as well as strong community partnerships.
At Ravenshoe State School P-12, we
are proud of our dedicated staff and of the quality teaching which occurs in
our classrooms. To be safe, to be respectful, to be a learner,
underpins our commitment to maintaining a learning environment for all
students, enabling teaching staff to deliver effective teaching.
strengthening of school and community partnerships through our Platinum status
as a BEACON school, the positive connect between parents, students, and
teachers, and the realisation that we can and do contribute towards a better
future, makes Ravenshoe State School P-12
a place of which we can be proud.
Agribusiness school, we utilise our rural setting and 37 hectares of farmland
to maintain a commercial dairy with a milking herd of 50 cows; students produce
vegetables, breed poultry, and conduct tropical legume trials with James Cook
University. Cattle judging and cattle leading teams attend the Far Northern
Show circuit annually; in the recent past, individual students have even
experienced success at the Brisbane Ekka.
As a school
that is welcoming, fair, fun and sincere, we realise that achievement comes in
many forms. We are committed to ensuring that your child has every opportunity
to flourish, grow in confidence and make the most of their individual gifts and
talents. Accordingly, we offer a diverse
range of academic and cultural subjects and, as a Registered Training
Organisation and through our links with TAFE and other organisations, vocational
pathways and early tertiary studies (Certificates II and III) in a variety of
fields such as tourism, hospitality, agriculture and fire-safety.
Extra-curricular activities on-offer range from football and other sports to
chess club and musical performance. Whether it is university entrance, further
studies, a trade or vocational pursuit that your student desires, Ravenshoe SS P-12 has the program to
needs of individual students are an important consideration at Ravenshoe SS P-12. Learning Support
programs are offered on both our Primary and our Secondary campus; our Pastoral
Care Team provides support for students’ social, emotional and health needs,
and our Special Education Unit ensures students with disabilities are able to
access learning alongside of their peers. Ravenshoe
SS P-12 is a school where making a difference in the lives of
young people is at the forefront of everything we do.
website doesn't answer all of your questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me as I
would love to tell you more about our school. It is a privilege to serve as
Principal and to be
part of such a wonderful school community
look forward to meeting you soon.