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    Hi everyone,
    We are moving to the Gold Coast, hubby's job is located in Varsity Lakes. We have two children in Grade 1 & the other due to start Prep next year.
    Looking for recommendations for primary schools please? (preferably public at this stage although will consider private) We will also need to think ahead & consider high school too. Any feedback on schools appreciated!

    Thank you
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    Default Best schools on the Gold Coast?

    Quote Originally Posted by daisy10 View Post
    Hi everyone,
    We are moving to the Gold Coast, hubby's job is located in Varsity Lakes. We have two children in Grade 1 & the other due to start Prep next year.
    Looking for recommendations for primary schools please? (preferably public at this stage although will consider private) We will also need to think ahead & consider high school too. Any feedback on schools appreciated!

    Thank you
    Most public schools on the Gold Coast are now zoned and you need to live in a specific area to go to that public school or put your name on a wait list to get into a school that is not in your zoned area.

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    Quote Originally Posted by French Pear View Post
    Most public schools on the Gold Coast are now zoned and you need to live in a specific area to go to that public school or put your name on a wait list to get into a school that is not in your zoned area.
    This.
    Depending on where you live the local public schools are in catchment areas.
    Varsity is a great school if you're looking in that area.
    Also clover hill and mudgeeraba.
    Robina too.
    Private schools are pretty good... Emmanuel (in carrara)... All Saints.
    St andrews is a great school.

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    All Saints, Somerset. Both private though. Emmanuel would depend on how religious you are IMO.

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    I went to Caningeraba which is in burleigh waters, just over Bermuda street from varsity.
    My eldest started school at Marymount which is a catholic school. I can't speak more highly of it! If I was still in qld, I would send all 4 of my girls there.

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    Thank you everyone.
    Some great recommendations, which I will look into.

    My husband's workplace will now be located in Molendinar.

    So should we be focusing on schools (& settling) at the northern end of the GC? Not too sure about the commute for hubby.


 

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