Please note that this blog is intended for the students and parents associated with Gordonvale State High School, Cairns. Please check areas of interest as seen on the blog to confirm dates and other information as there will be occasions when dates will change and the information may not be included in the blog as it may not have been received by the school. Posts prior to July 2017 may have reference to Smithfield State High School as this blog was initially developed for students when I was the Guidance Officer at that school.

Monday, 27 April 2015

Headspace Drama Group

Are you interested in attending a Drama group at Headspace? Every afternoon there is a drama group at Headspace in town from 3:30-5:00pm which is run by a qualified drama teacher who is working as  youth worker. The group is for young people aged 12 - 25.

Please see the following link if you are interested or see Jenny in the senior secondary school guidance office (A Block).


Sunday, 19 April 2015

QTAC Update

The following dates are key dates for QTAC 2015 – 2016. Fees for applying are also outlined below. Please remember that all students who are OP eligible are expected to complete a QTAC application. I will be taking students through the application process soon. Students who are completing a Cert III or Cert IV can also apply through QTAC for university as they will receive a Selection Rank for their certification which will have an OP equivalent ranking.
4 August 2015 - applications open
30 September 2015 - due date for Early Bird applications
1 October 2015 – higher application processing fee applies from today
30 November 2015 - due date for EAS applications and EAS documentation for ALL semester 1 offer rounds, including February and later offer rounds
30 November 2015 - due date for all other documentation for 14 January offer round
14 January 2016 - major offer round for most semester 1 courses
Year 12 application fees
$36 - Early Bird ie 4 August 2015 to 30 September 2015
$134 - 1 October 2015 - 31 January 2016

Qld Indigenous Youth Leadership Program

Applications are open for the Qld Indigenous Youth Leadership Program.  This is a 6 day residential program in Brisbane for Indigenous youth aged 18-25 years.  Applications close on 29th April. If you are interested, please click on the link below.