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    Default Good high schools in Brisbane

    Any thoughts? Lookng at an inclusive school that is very strong anti-bullying.

    Not keen on private schools.

    Also interested in hearing opinions about Steiner. Except my son has gone through main****** primary school.

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    Many state schools are district based, and very strict regarding the boundaries. My Bil and sil couldn't go to the " local " high school 2 km from them as they weren't in the boundary and had to go to the one 10km away.
    I would look at what's important to you ie small school , your location and then use info sites like my school to gain info.

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    Some schools will accept a few children out of their catchment if they haven't filled their classes for the year. It's probably best to work out what catchment you are in and work from there.

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    Mansfield State High are supposed to be an awesome high school. At least they were 10+ years ago.

    Brisbane State High also have an exceptional reputation although I know their catchment area is very strict due to people wanting to send their kids there. I've heard stories of people buying houses/units in the catchment zone to use that as their address so they fall in the zone, regardless of whether they actually live at that address or not.

    They're the only 2 that really stand out to me. I went through a private school for high school and I cannot recall any issues of bullying within my year level at all. Everyone seemed to get on pretty well apart from a couple of isolated incidents.

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    Mansfield is VERY strict on catchment ( that's the one I was talking of) and for state high I believe you have to sit an exam if you're out of catchment

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    Quote Originally Posted by maternidade View Post
    Mansfield is VERY strict on catchment ( that's the one I was talking of) and for state high I believe you have to sit an exam if you're out of catchment
    For the primary school, people camp out overnight to try and get an out of catchment placement.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mamasupial View Post
    For the primary school, people camp out overnight to try and get an out of catchment placement.
    I've heard, and this year apparently no outside places were offered at the primary

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    Quote Originally Posted by maternidade View Post
    I've heard, and this year apparently no outside places were offered at the primary
    Yep that's correct. Sometimes it's none, other times it can be maybe 5.


 

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