to the Atherton High Family, for
more than fifty years Atherton State High School has provided opportunities
for students to pursue their dreams. Every child’s future is unique and
the choice of learning pathway in Junior Secondary sets a student on the road
to realise these dreams.
State High School’s purpose is to provide an educational service to our community that develops the physical, emotional, social and intellectual capability of the child so that they achieve their learning goals. A broad choice of academic, vocational and cultural
programs allows every student a chance to pursue individual goals and
the Junior Secondary phase of schooling, students choose electives after
completing introductory rotations in Year 7. The process of considering and
selecting a pathway requires every student to access information that enables
them to make an informed choice for elective subjects during Years 8, 9 and 10.
the senior phase of schooling, students refine their choices after completing
core and elective courses of study in Junior Secondary. The process of
considering and selecting a pathway requires every student to access
information that enables them to make an informed choice for their final years
guidance provided by staff and the support provided by parents at this time
assists every student in make the best possible choices. Building and
maintaining these positive partnerships between staff, parents and students
maximises the potential for student success as they complete their journey through secondary schooling.
partnerships, combined with strong community support for our community’s
school, provide the strongest possible foundation to deliver a successful
schooling experience for every child.
I wish every student the best with their secondary schooling subject selections
and reaffirm my staff’s commitment to deliver an educational experience that
assists them to achieve their goals and become an active member of our