Our school offers a clever, creative and global learning environment in partnership with committed staff and community stakeholders. Together we pursue world-class learning, academic achievement, citizenship and community service in an inclusive environment that celebrates individual and collaborative success.
Aligned to the aim of the International Baccalaureate Learner Profile, QACI nurtures learners to make positive contributions to a better and more peaceful world through a culture that inspires a mindset to:
This culture builds on the foundation of engagement in school life and positive education to develop well-rounded, compassionate global citizens. QACI’s focus on academic success for every student promotes high confidence, high challenge, high collaboration, and high care within an inclusive learning community.
Through the integrated IB Diploma Programme curriculum, QACI students explore their potential across diverse learning opportunities. The following subjects are available in the IB Diploma Programme:
Group 1 Language A: English A Language and Literature
Group 2 Language Acquisition / Language B: French, Spanish, Mandarin, Language B
Group 3 Individuals and Societies: Business Management, Psychology, Global Politics
Group 3 / Group 4 Interdisciplinary: Environmental Systems and Societies
Group 4 Sciences: Biology, Chemistry, Design Technology, Physics
Group 5 Mathematics: Applications and Interpretations; Analysis and Approaches
Group 6 Arts: Dance, Film, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts
QACI’s campus is rich with facilities and resources that complement research-based approaches to teaching and learning and a consistent vision towards exemplary digital learning practices.
As a member-school of Positive Education Schools Association (PESA) QACI supports the PERMA Model (Seligman) to provide students inclusive positive education and personal enrichment opportunities that build healthy and collaborative relationships and balance the rigour of the IB Diploma. QACI is a community connected with common aspirations underpinned by its Pillars:Passion, Pride, Positivity, Persistence, Preparedness, Principled and Peace.
With support from an active P&C Association and School Council, QACI’s strategic direction assures its position as a school that nurtures high achieving students in a world-class learning environment designed for the aspirational creative generation.
Check out a video about the IB at QACI: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lh7HkTlGltI&list=PLRNRa0nZ7Ivwxmb8MEUQUHYp8hu9rfrv1&index=27&t=0s
Unlike other Queensland schools, the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme is the only curriculum available to students at QACI. As a senior state high school campus, students commence at QACI through a selective entry process into Year 10. Students undertake a Pre-IB program before commencing the two-year IB Diploma in Year 11.
QACI is an authorized CP school