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Principal’s welcome

Welcome to Birkdale South State School.

Birkdale South is a high quality public education facility that has been catering for students in the Redland City area since 1982. The school motto 'Achievement through Effort' reflects our work. Students are expected to adopt the motto and become the best that they can by working to be the best that they can be. The school emblem reflects the elements of a quality primary education: Work, Respect, Play.

Work demonstrates our commitment to achievement in learning and improving outcomes for students. Work articulates the expectation that school is about learning and students are expected to participate actively in the program. Respect demonstrates our commitment to providing children with a safe and supportive learning environment which promotes effective learning. Children are expected to demonstrate respect for themselves, members of the school community and the environment. Play displays our commitment to providing children with social and physical activity experience.

Our programs foster first class educational experiences for all children in an environment that embraces reciprocity and lifelong learning. A rich school curriculum that fosters excellence in teaching and learning in the areas of Academics, Innovation through the use of Technology and Design, The Performing Arts and Outdoor Education.