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Sporting Selective Entry

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Brisbane State High School has a proud sporting tradition, and students who enrol under this category are expected to participate in their entry sport for the duration of their enrolment at State High.

We have a strong commitment to the:

  • Great Public Schools' (GPS) Association of Qld Inc
  • Queensland Girls' Secondary School Sporting Association (QGSSSA)
  • Brisbane Schoolgirls’ Rowing Association (BSRA) programs.

Year 7, 2023 Selective Entry Enrolment Information

On Thursday 10 February 2022, a virtual information session was held online for parents and guardians of students enrolling in Year 7, 2023 via the Selective Entry program. 

Refer to the  Enrolment Timelines for online application opening and closing dates.

A non-refundable and non-transferable Processing Fee of $420.00 applies for all Selective Entry Applications.​​​

Achievement level for Year 7 entry

Applications for Year 7, 2023 open on Friday, 25 March 2022.

Evidence of student performance and specific information in the selected activity should accompany your application. For example:

  • official results from regional competition or equivalent
  • performance outcomes
  • player statistics
  • player position (if applicable)
  • coach references
  • representative team photo (if available).

Girls sports

The following sports are eligible for sporting Selective Entry enrolment:

Cricket
Football
Athletics 
Basketball
Chess
Cross country
Hockey
Netball
Rowing (Year 9 - 11 only)
Rhythmic gynmastics
SoftballSwimming
Tennis
Touch football
Volleyball

Note: the Application Checklist and Student Summary form is required to be submitted for all Sporting Selective Entry applications.

Boys sports

The following sports are eligible for sporting Selective Entry enrolment:

Cricket
Football
Rugby
Athletics 
Basketball
 ChessCross country
Rowing (Year 9 - 11 only)
TennisVolleyball

Note: the Application Checklist and Student Summary form is required to be submitted for all Sporting Selective Entry applications.

Achievement level for Year 8 - 11 entry​

Applications open Monday 1 August 2022

Applications close Friday 9 September 2022​

Entry to the school through the Sporting Selective Entry category for Year 8 – 11 is very limited and heavily oversubscribed for 2023.

Applications for Year 8 - 11 will only be accepted for students who have achieved: 

  • ​Selection in a 2022 Queensland Team for the entry category; or,
  • Placed in the Top 3 at a State Championships for the entry category.

Applications must include:

A non-refundable and non-transferable Processing Fee of $420.00 applies for all Sporting Selective Entry Applications.​

All places for Selective Entry in Year 8 – 11 are subject to availability.

Enrolment application due dates: Enrolment Timelines - Year 8 - 11, 2022 (PDF, 20KB).

Submitting your application

1. Before you apply

Before you start the application, please ensure that you have reviewed the following​ information:​

2. Completing an application

Enrolment application packages must include the relevant supporting documentation and evidence of payment.

Incomplete applications cannot be accepted.

3. Payment

The Processing Fee is required to be paid via an app called Qkr! 

  • download Qkr! for free from Apple's app store for iPhones (iPads to download iPhone version) or from Google Play for Android phones and tablets.

  • refer to the Qkr! Guide

  • enter your child's current year level (for e.g. Year 6  2022) when adding a student profile in Qkr!​

  • submit evidence of payment with the online application form.

Resource: Qkr! Guide​

4. Submitting your application

Applications for Sporting Selective Entry are required to be submitted online. 

For further information regarding Sporting Selective Entry enrolment, please contact the Enrolments Office.​​​​

Contact our Enrolment Office:

Submit an enrolment enquiry via our online form

Phone: +61 7 3291 4111 

Email: enrolmentenquiry@brisbaneshs.eq.edu.au ​​


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Last reviewed 26 April 2022
Last updated 26 April 2022