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Principal’s welcome

 
 
Dear Parents/Caregivers,
 
As the Principal of Mitchelton State High School, I am committed to academic achievement. As a school our goal is to provide high quality curriculum, powerful teaching and learning and the best outcomes for every child, every day, in every classroom.
 
Our school has strong values and high expectations founded on a relentless belief that with support and encouragement all students can achieve their personal best. We believe that all students thrive where there is a commitment to:
 
  Participation
  Accountability
  Respect
 
At Mitchelton, we believe in providing opportunities for all students. Our school offers a range of academic, sporting, cultural and co-curricular activities. We are an inclusive, diverse and dynamic school leading the way with:
 
·         A full range of academic subjects across the Junior and Senior phases of learning
·         One to one computer program in a fully wireless environment
·         Excellence in Sports, The Arts and Design
·         Literacy and Numeracy programs in Years 7, 8 and 9
·         Special Education and Life Skills Programs
·         University links (Early Start University)
·         Nationally recognized vocational education including School Based Traineeships and
          Apprenticeships and Certificates in Hospitality, Business, Accounting, Arts, Construction, 
           and Conservation
·         Career Education and Student Leadership Opportunities
·         Tutorial and Homework programs
·         Health and Well-being
·         Trade Training Centre Electrical, Automotive and Engineering
 
Our caring team of professionals co-ordinate and deliver tailored services for students, encompassing academic, social-emotional and cultural needs. Our commitment to the provision of a safe and supportive environment is upheld by our Responsible Behaviour Plan and holistic approach to the explicit instruction of positive behaviours for learning. The implementation of well-being programs, an evidence based pedagogical approach to teaching and learning and strong partnership with parents continues to see Mitchelton State High School grow and improve.
 
School leaders and teachers are pro-active in partnering with families to deliver the best academic outcomes for our students. At Mitchelton State High School we believe communication between school and home is pinnacle for success. Annual school community events, subject selection and information evenings maintain open communication between school and home. We welcome you to join us on a wonderful journey of learning and future success.
 
 Yours sincerely
 
John Searle
Principal