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Principal’s welcome


Welcome to Barcaldine Prep-12 State School website. Please take the time to explore the wonderful school community we have through our online presence. From our school to the Barcaldine community there is broad support and positive relationships that make Barcaldine State School a great place to educate your child and a safe, supportive community to live in.

The mission of Barcaldine Prep-12 State School is to provide a supportive environment where student learning is maximized and our expert teaching team unlocks your child’s full learning potential in each area. We focus on high effect size learning in the classroom and students being able to articulate their learning journey. To this end our students are a group of well-disciplined and proudly presented young people who display positive interpersonal relationships.

We have a strong focus on literacy, numeracy and technology application across the curriculum. We also offer a full of curricular and extra-curricular programs; this includes:

  •  Music and instrumental music
  • The Arts supported by a professional dance studio, film and television recording studio, music room and visual arts classrooM
  • Agriculture/Horticulture studies and have specialist equipment, areas and facilities 
  • Traineeships, apprenticeships, and sport from a school to state level, and camps are all able to accessed through our school.
  • We have specialized sport, music, home economic, INTAD and agriculture teachers.

Our student to computer ratio is excellent with two computer laboratories and banks of computers in every primary classroom.  The school also operates a secondary 1:1 laptop program and a primary iPad program. In the future we are moving strongly into STEM curriculum and learning as articulated through our four year school plan.

Support Services for our school and the cluster are provided for Physical Education, Manual Arts, Art, Learning Support, Students with Disabilities, Chaplaincy, Indigenous Education, Music and French.

Barcaldine Prep-12 State School is a modern facility which consists of double teaching spaces in the primary sector of the school. The secondary sector consists of various specialist teaching spaces and general classrooms. The school is fully air conditioned and has extensive playing fields, with a large undercover sports complex providing courts for basketball, netball, volleyball and tennis.

Whether as a staff member, parent, student or community member I am sure you will enjoy your time in our school community.


Mrs Nicole Landers