Brisbane State High School has a strong commitment to students from the local area.
To be eligible for in-catchment enrolment, parents or legal guardians who seek to enrol their child at the school will need to fully demonstrate that the student's principal place of residence is genuinely within the defined catchment area.
Current proof of residency at the address indicated must be provided upon enrolment, as outlined in the Enrolment Management Plan.
Search for your address via the interactive Department of Education EdMap.
Information Session - Local Catchment Area
On Monday 8 May 2023, the Enrolment Information Session was held at Brisbane State High School for parents and guardians of students enrolling for Year 7, 2024 via Local Catchment Area.
Proof of local residence
For all Local Catchment Area enrolment applications, the school requires the provision of sufficient documentary evidence to demonstrate that students seeking to enrol genuinely reside within the defined catchment. The required documentation (PDF, 220KB) will differ depending on whether you are a property owner or a lease holder.
We honour the “grandfather”
arrangement announced in the lead up to the establishment of Brisbane South State Secondary College (BSSSC).
This means that students:
are eligible for local entry to BSHS.
The catchment area in 2018 was the combined pink and watermelon coloured areas:
Submitting your application
Applications are now open for Year 7, 2024 Local Catchment Area entry!
Closing Date: Friday 23 June 2023 at 4:00pm
1. Before you commence an application
Please ensure that you have reviewed and prepared (*) the following documentation:
2. Required to complete an application
Incomplete applications will not be accepted.3. Submitting your application
Local Catchment Area enrolment applications must include evidence of the relevant supporting documentation for local catchment area.
If applicable, original documents will be sighted by our Enrolment Office at a later date (to be advised).
Online submission: Applications are required to be submitted online via the Local Catchment Area Online Application Form.
4. Pre-enrolment interview
Pre-enrolment interviews are required for all Local Catchment Area enrolments.
Interviews will be available 9:00am and 1:00pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays (excluding school holidays and public holidays) and may be conducted via telephone or face-to-face.
Our Enrolment Office will be in touch to arrange a pre-enrolment interview once a completed online application package has been received.
For further information regarding Local Catchment Area enrolment, please contact the Enrolment Office.
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