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Principal's welcome


Welcome to the Kallangur State School website which provides you an opportunity to
learn about the school, learning programs, current events and the vibrant school culture.

Kallangur State School is located in the suburb of Kallangur, approximately 20km North of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Established in 1930, the school has a long history of providing quality education for all students. The school is a co-educational government sate school and provides education for students from Preparatory to Year Six.

With the motto of We Strive to Attain students are supported to be successful learners, who set and achieve learning goals, aligned to the Australian Curriculum and standards.

Kallangur State School is an Independent Public School and has demonstrated capacity to assume greater responsibility for its own affairs. Through improved school performance data and innovative programs the school will continue to improve student performance through enacting the school motto Strive to Attain.

Kallangur State School has:

  • Successful learners with a strong emphasis on reading, writing, and numeracy;
  • High Standards of student engagement, achievement and behaviour;
  • Quality teaching using evidence based practices focused on success for every student.
  • Great people including skilled staff and an active Parents and Citizens Association; and,
  • Engaged community partners.

School success is measured by:

  • Active and engaged learners with regular attendance
  • Academic progress with specific school achievement targets
  • School satisfaction surveys
  • Active student citizenship, and
  • Evidence based practice.

In 2016 Kallangur State School has become an Independent Public School which evidences the school has demonstrated:

  • the capacity to assume greater responsibility for its affairs;
  • Improved school performance as evidenced in school data;
  • Potential benefits for students and the broader school community; and
  • Innovative educational programs or practices that the school will implement to improve student performance; and
  • Strong financial and management processes.

The establishment of the Kallangur State School Council in 2016 will support greater involvement of the school community and other stakeholders in setting the strategic direction, strengthening local decision making. The School Council will approve and monitor the strategic direction of the school.

I welcome you to peruse our school website or visit the school to highlight the great efforts and achievements of the Kallangur State School community.

Every child has the right to feel safe and happy at school.
Andrew Swales