Welcome to the Barcaldine Prep-12 State School website. Please take the time to explore the wonderful school community through our online presence. From our school to the Barcaldine community there is broad support and positive relationships that make Barcaldine Prep-12 State School a great place to educate your child and a safe, supportive community to live in.
The vision of Barcaldine Prep-12 State School is to educate and empower all students to succeed through their curiosity for learning. Our school provides a supportive environment where student learning is maximised 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 range of curricular and extra-curricular programs; that include:
- 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 that incorporate specialist equipment, areas and facilities
- Design Technologies (Home Economics and INTAD)
- Sport from a school to state level
- Traineeships and apprenticeships, and camps
- Vocational Education Opportunities
In addition to digital technology lessons, our students have access to three computer laboratories, laptop and iPad trollies throughout primary classrooms. Our school also operates a secondary 1:1 laptop hire program from Years 9-12.
Support Services for our school and the cluster are provided through Learning Support programs, inclusion of Students with Disabilities into mainstream classrooms and life skill programs, Chaplaincy support, and cross-curricular Indigenous Education and EAL/D opportunities.
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