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Principal's welcome

 


Dorothea Jensen
Principal
 
Shailer Park State High School is a progressive campus whose big plans and bold ambitions have seen it become one of the most successful independent public high schools in the Logan area. With excellent teaching practices, high expectations and a supportive and nurturing educational community students are continuously guided throughout their personal pathway to success.  A tradition of excellence has been created and maintained by our teachers and students and can be demonstrated in our outstanding results and exceptional community reputation.
 
The forging of meaningful educational pathways and realisation of limitless opportunities has been key in our students’ success. Teaching practices which are learner centred along with an environment characterised as caring yet challenging has translated into Shailer Park State High School offering a deeply personal approach to the development of young people. Through the setting of relentlessly high expectations, our students develop a sense of belonging, pride and self-belief, with our graduates going on to become innovative, industrious and positive members of the greater community.
 
With award winning teachers in our classrooms, these dedicated staff are committed to fostering the talents of each child, using scientific research to implement effective teaching practices. Our students are constantly being challenged to achieve their best, which, coupled with a clear vision of ensuring every graduate continues on into further education, training or employment, has created an aspirational culture throughout the school. In addition, various Academy programs including NEXUS, Dance, Volleyball, Football/Futsal and Instrumental Music further challenge and extend those students with exceptional abilities, while a wide range of sporting and cultural extra-curricular activities fosters a love of learning for all.
 
The high expectations in place throughout our campus are readily achievable with the support and encouragement of our parents and community members who are collaborative with staff in their approach to the education of students.  Through transparent and open communication, Shailer Park State High School staff, students, parents and community members have continued to develop a sense of belonging and self-belief, whilst encouraging the relentless pursuit of student aspirations.
Welcome to our community, where big plans are made together and bold ambitions are goals to be realised.  
 
Dorothea Jensen