Malanda State High School is located on the Atherton Tablelands in Far North Queensland, Australia. A short 45 minute drive inland from Cairns within a fertile plateau of the Great Dividing Range.
Our school is recognised as a hub of outstanding academic excellence in a small, friendly, safe and close-knit rural setting. Individual and personalised case management of all students with strong teacher/student relationships. Malanda State High School campus is surrounded by rich tropical world heritage listed rainforests, scattered with volcanic lakes, waterfalls and abundant flora and fauna including tree kangaroos.
Japanese Cultural Day at Malanda SHS
Malanda State High School has an extensive extracurricular program. The variety of cultural, sporting, and social activity the school supports is rich and regular. Students enjoy both lunchtime and after school activities including a Chess Club, Japanese Club, Coding and Robotics Club, Art Club, Cross Country Running Club and Mountain Biking - all led by our committed teachers. Music and drama, instrumental music, school choir and school band all contributeto the wide variety of cultural activities offered to our students.
Malanda State High School - "A Place to Excel".
We believe that this is a great school and a good place to be for staff and students alike. More information can be found in the Malanda State High School Prospectus.
Learning and assessment overviews that contain information about subjects can be found on the Malanda State High School website under the curriculum tab.
More detailed information on Year 11 and Year 12 subjects can be found in the subject information guide.
Every second year a group of Malanda State High School students travel to Japan to experience the culture, customs, language and lifestyle.
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