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Why choose our school?

Gumdale State School is a coeducational state primary school that caters for students from prep to year 6. Currently about 900 students attend the school. Our students live predominantly in the surrounding Brisbane suburbs of Wakerley, Gumdale, Chandler and Tingalpa.  

At Gumdale SS we offer the following distinctive curriculum offerings: 

  • ​STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) Program
    • Our ​​​STEAM program offers specialised, integrated learning for our students in years 3-6 with a focus on creative thinking, coding and sustainability

  • Arts Programs

    • Our specialist music and dance teachers provide instruction in the areas of Music, Dance and Drama from Prep – Year 6

    • 3 Choirs and Vocalist Group

    • Junior and Senior Band

  • Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) iPad classes

  • Extension programs for high achieving students

    • Partnerships with Moreton Bay Environmental Education Centre and local High Schools​ 


At Gumdale SS we provide students with opportunities to participate in a range of extra-curricular activities, including: 

  • Interschool Sport for students in years 4-6

  • Sailing and Watersports program for students in years 3-6 through our partnership with Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron

  • School camps for students in years 5 and 6

  • Instrumental music camps

  • A variety of school based clubs including: STEM club, Coding Club, Robotics Club, Chess Club, Japanese Club, Guitar Club

  • Arts Showcase week

  • Science Fair

  • Science Competitions

  • Reader’s Cup

  • Writer’s workshops

  • Tournament of Minds​