Whitfield State School Cairns

Whitfield-SS-IntroOur school is committed to facilitating high quality educational outcomes for all students, in a caring inclusive environment, preparing them through productive partnerships, for and to contribute positively to an ever changing world.

Whitfield State School opened its doors for the first time in January 1989. The school was built to cater for the growing areas of Whitfield, Manoora, Kanimbla, Brinsmead Valley and Brinsmead Glen in northern Queensland. The school cost over two million dollars and was built to initially cater for four hundred and fifty students. Special Education facilities are integrated into our school campus. The school was built on old cane land. There were no trees. Since the school opening, hundreds of trees have been planted by students, teachers, parents and community members.

Cairns students visit Green Island for Clean Up Australia Day!

20150301 GSSOn Clean Up Australia Day, a stunning coral cay in the Great Barrier Reef called Green Island got a visit from a collection of students from the Cairns district. Schools represented on the day were Freshwater State School, Redlynch State College, Trinity Beach State School, and Whitfield State School.