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​​Whole of school policies

Learning Policy

The Learnin​g Policy (PDF, 705​ KB)​ reflects our core​ values. We are committed to personal excellence and expect individuals to strive for their best.

Enrolment Management Plan

The Enrolment Management Plan sets out the conditions under which students may be enrolled into Brisbane State High School (BSHS). The Plan ensures in-catchment students can enrol at their local state school.

State Education Fees Policy

The State Education Fees Policy (PDF, 136 KB) outlines the mandatory fees which are essential to support the delivery of education for students who attend Brisbane State High School.  

Putting Things Right

Putting Things Right (PDF, 121 KB) showcases our commitment to providing a quality complaints management service.

Reference Policy

The Reference Policy (PDF, 233 KB) provides students with information on how to write reference lists, including examples of the correct referencing format.

Responsible Behaviour Plan

The Responsible Behaviour Plan (PDF, 295 KB) outlines our system for facilitating positive behaviours and responding to inappropriate and unacceptable conduct.

Sun Safety Policy

The Sun Safety Policy (PDF, 118 KB) ​guides State High on how to protect our students from the harmful effects of the sun. This policy should be read in conjunction with Education Queensland's procedure.​

Uniform Policy

The Uniform Policy (PDF, 276 KB) outlines school dress standards and expectations as determined by the Executive Principal and representatives of the school community.

Student achievement policies

Acknowledgements & Rewards Policy

The Acknowledgements & Rewards Policy (PDF, 841 KB) supercedes the Pockets Policy.  It provides details of all acknowledgements and rewards that recognise achievement, progress and quality participation in a broad range of school activities.   ​

Senior students policies

Senior School Studies Policy

The Senior School Studies Policy, Year 11 2016 to 2018 (PDF, 115 KB) has been developed to ensure students are successful in their senior years at BSHS. It has been designed so that students and parents understand the academic requirements of students, including the prerequisites that need to be met for progression into Year 11.

For students who will be commencing Year 11 in 2019, please refer to this version of the Senior School Studies Policy, Year 11 2019 (PDF, 125 KB).

Variable Progression Policy

The Variable Progression Policy (PDF, 111 KB) enables senior students, in exceptional circumstances, to undertake Years 11 and 12 over three years.

Variation to Six Subjects Policy

The Variation ​to Six Subjects Policy (PDF, 82 KB) recognises that there are 2 categories under which students in Years 11 and 12 can seek variation to their usual study requirements (normally 6 subjects over the final 2 years of high school).