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Palm Beach QLD 4221

Phone: 07 5525 9333
Fax: 07 5525 9300

12 September 2022

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12 September 2022

Dear Parents and Caregivers,

Sgalippa_Anita.jpgWhat a time to be a RED! There has been so much going on. I think you will find this newsletter and our social media bursting with recent events. We hosted our final 50 year anniversary event in Reminiscing 50 years of PBC Arts and it was a total showstopper. On top of this the usual end of sports seasons and Restaurant week have really rounded out our calendar. I hope that you had a chance to support one of the many school events in recent weeks and if not, used this time to catch up on all that has been going on. I hope that you feel the pride that I feel to be a part of this school.  

There will be a lot of improvement works going on at school over the holidays and our new Sports Hall is well and truly underway.  

A substantive principal has been appointed at Benowa SHS so Chris Capra will return Week 2 next term as Executive Principal. I have been grateful for the opportunity to see a different side of PBC even though I know it well. I continue to be impressed by the staff that we have at all levels and how well they work together as a team. I thank you, our parents, for what has been a very busy term and the way you support your children and work with the school.

Enjoy this issue.

Anita Sgalippa,
Acting Executive Principal

CRICOS Provider Name: The Queensland Department of Education trading as Education Queensland International (EQI) CRICOS Provider Number 00608A

As Term 3 draws to a close we wish to acknowledge the efforts of all Junior Secondary students across the range of disciplines our school offers. Congratulations to all students who have represented PBC in the Arts, sports, academically and via community service opportunities. We look forward to celebrating those individuals specifically at our Term 4 OPTIMA Awards. To all of our students – thankyou for your dedication and commitment to our school and for grabbing the opportunities that exist with both hands, we are very proud of the representatives you have become.

Year 9 Work Experience 2022

This week, our Year 9’s head out into the real world to experience the various forms of employment that is out there.  This is a great opportunity to explore what the running of a workplace is like and hopefully find something they enjoy and maybe something with which they may want to pursue in the future.  Some of the places our students will be doing work experience at include Queensland Police, Hairdressers, Pet Stores, Pharmacies and even a Tattoo parlour.  We wish all of these student the best of luck and hope they get the full experience and enjoyment they are hoping for.  Last year some of our students showed how amazing they were and were given employment opportunities while on work experience. We hope they all have a good experience and we’ll see them all again next term. 

Optima Code – Optima Credits Menu

By following the Optima Code of ‘Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be a Learner’ students can earn Optima credits by exchanging their Optima slips and/or postcards at D Block Student Services. The Optima credits program was implemented at the start of the year to provide students with an incentive to engage in positive behaviours. To date, teachers have given out 1900+ Optima slips to students who have then exchanged them for a range of different prizes from zooper doopers, tuckshop vouchers and Hoyts vouchers. During week 10 of each term, students can also exchange 150 credits to be provided with a FREE pizza lunch. To register, and exchange credits, for this terms pizza lunch please go to D block Student Services by Wednesday 14 September to secure your spot!

Young people can spend or save their Optima credits over the three years they are in Junior Secondary. Therefore, if students do not have enough credits for this term, semester or year, they can continue to work towards their ultimate prize the following year.

House Camps

The chance for your young person to be involved in the end of year house camps is closing soon! Instead of four separate camps as initially organised we are now merging the Athenian and Viking camps, and the Phoenician and Spartan camps to create more inter-house competition whist at camp.

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Phoenicians and Spartans will be going to Camp Kokoda. Woven throughout the camp adventure is the timeless ideology of Kokoda Spirit – Endurance, Courage, Sacrifice and Mateship. Camp Kokoda offers a series of physical and mental activities to develop and practice teamwork, problem solving, courage, endurance and leadership skills. Camp Kokoda activities included: flying fox, abseiling, giant swing, hiking and navigation, canoeing, high and low ropes, free fall, sugar glider, and crate stack.  For more information about Camp Kokoda please watch this short YouTube clip:

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Vikings and Athenians will be going to Emu Gully and participating in The Challenge program. The Challenge is an exceptional leadership and team building program based on the character values of Courage, Mateship, Sacrifice and Perseverance. The Challenge program is divided into two main activity categories of introductory and core activities. Introductory activities may include, but are not limited to The Charge, No Man’s Land, Hoop, Minefields, Skippy, Blanket Volleyball, The Swinging Log, Commando Cable Crossing and Escape from Colditz. Core activities include the Western Front, Siege of Tobruk, Bridge over the River Kwai, Tunnel Rats of Vietnam, Hellfire Pass, The Kokoda Track and the Night Walk. This camp is fully catered with dormitory style accommodation and is great in building teams, overcoming obstacles, enhancing communication skills and developing leadership capacity. For more information about The Challenge Camp at Emu Gully please watch this short YouTube clip:

Early next term, we will be holding a few camp meetings to organise sleeping/cabin arrangements and to provide extra information about ‘what to pack’ for camp. As student numbers are limited the payment due date is 16 September 2022.

Student Absence

Students are expected to attend every day, be punctual, and must be present for roll marking at the beginning of every class. The school attendance target is 92%. For full day absences, parents / caregivers must notify the school and provide an explanation of a student absence by 9:00am on the day of absence.

SEND TEXT:  0426 305 728 – Example – ‘John Smith Y8 03/06/22 Sick” or

EMAIL: – provide student name, date and reason for absence

Due to the size of the school it is important when recording student absence to only use the TEXT and EMAIL options as outlined above.  You can follow up with an email to class teachers once our absence administrator has been notified.

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Term 3 has been another very successful and very busy Term for Senior Secondary. We thank both staff and students for their dedication to school. All senior students are currently in examination periods and will receive feedback around their progress from the beginning of Term 4. This will be particularly important for our Year 12 students who have undertaken Mock Exams as they make their final preparations for externals. We hope that everyone finds some time to rest and re-energise over the spring break.

Term 4: Year 12

Students are expected to attend all scheduled classes for Weeks 1 and 2 in Term 4.

Week 3 will be dedicated SWOTVAC (study without teaching vacation) where students are not required to attend however are welcome to access their teachers during their scheduled class times. Students should consult and communicate with teachers their intent to attend in Week 3.

Week 4 – 7 will see the running of external exams on campus, where all students are required to sit their exams at the scheduled times unless QCAA have approved a clash. An AARA is required for any students that do not attend their external assessment for any other reason.

Term 4: Year 11

Students will commence the summative units for ATAR in Term 4 of this year and will have their first assessment for Unit 3 in Week 8 of Term 4. This will be a full shutdown in the week of 21 to 25 November.

With the beginning of Unit 3, this is the last opportunity for Year 11 students to change subjects in Senior Schooling. Any student requesting a subject change should come to Y block at the end of this term to collect a subject change form.

A reminder that all students must have passed a Unit of English and Maths by the end of Unit 2. Students that do not meet this requirement will have to complete Unit 1 or 2 gain in 2023 to be eligible for the QCE.

Senior Study Skills – Year 10 VPP and Year 11 students- Term 4, Week 2

Study skills for long time retention – strategies to support students entering their final year of schooling.

Monday 10 October 1:55pm – 3:05pm in LL37/LL38 (This session will commence after regular classes)

Presented by the Griffith University Schools Engagement Team.

All students have been emailed an invitation in Week 9 with a survey for intended attendance. Please encourage your student to remain at school to attend this session. 

Applied Syllabus Feedback

The QCAA is currently seeking feedback on the Draft 2 Applied syllabuses.

Teachers, students and other key stakeholders including parents/caregivers are invited to participate in the review and revision process by providing subject-specific feedback via the Applied syllabuses survey.

The QCAA survey will be open until 17 October 2022.

For more information about the Draft 2 revision of the Applied syllabuses, visit the QCAA Draft Applied syllabuses webpage.

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Junior Secondary Guidance Officer – Anna Willis



Duration: 5:45 minutes


Senior Secondary Guidance Officer – Steve Jones

Read the attached article for the latest information targeted to senior students of careers and pathway information.


School Based Youth Health Nurse

School Based Youth Health Nurse-

Hilary Wilson (Mon, Tues)

Vanessa Bradley (Tues, Wed)

School Nurse appointments

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Currumbin State School Book Week

On Wednesday 24 August a group of Year 9 Dance Excellence students performed for the Prep students at Currumbin primary School for Book week. The students performed three routines based on their favourite childhood book “Oh the Places You’ll Go”, “The Kissing Hand” and “Under The Love Umbrella” The Prep students adored the dancers and their creative works,  and thoroughly enjoyed the Q and A session afterwards. Thankyou to Mia Zammit, Tia Retter, Mya Smith, Mae Lloyd, Sahari Zist, Sophie McKercher, Heather Wheatly and Milllie Elliott for their wonderful work and dedication  to the Dance excellence program this term.


Visual Arts

Last year we had the honour of having three PBC students’ work receive an Excellence Award with the Creative Generation Excellence Awards in Visual Art, awards which promote and recognise excellence in senior visual art education throughout Queensland’s state and non-state schools. As a result, the works of Allie Baldwin, Gabriella Kilgariff and Ryan Thwaite have been hanging in Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art for the past four months. Hoping to ride the coattails of this fabulousness, our nominees this year are Sammi Franklin (Kampung), Rory Sillar (Aghori Sadhus), April Summers (The Turn Over) and Lydia Teague (Bel Motivo Rosa).  The process for selection following nomination is by winning a place in the regional exhibition and then winning a place in the annual exhibition. Last year there were over 500 nominations, so please keep your fingers crossed for Sammi, Rory, April and Lydia!


Instrumental Music – Eisteddfod 2022

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This year saw the return of the Gold Coast Eisteddfod after a long two year break. This event brings together musical ensembles from across the Gold Coast and surrounding regions. This year was special because most ensembles were just happy to be returning to the stage, so what would normally be a competitive event was really a big celebration of music and sharing.

PBC Ensembles performed beautifully, living up the PBC code – Nil Sed Optima. The students looked spectacular in their band reds and were complimented on their outstanding musicianship and tone. The behaviour was wonderful and all involved had a great time. Well done Students!

  • Optima Wind Ensemble – First Place
  • Stage Band 1 – 2nd Place
  • Stage Band 2 – 2nd Place
  • Strings – Bronze Award


Dance Excellence


On Monday 8 August, Year 8 Dance Excellence and Year 11 and 12 Dance went on an excursion to see Terrain by Bangarra Dance Theatre. This was a particularly special experience as the award-winning show returned this year for a 10th Anniversary Tour of Australia. Choreographed by Frances Rings, Terrain is a breathtaking exploration of our largest salt lake. Students were inspired by the creative choreography and used this experience to link directly to the curriculum. Dancers also enjoyed walking around Southbank in Brisbane with their teachers and peers.


AFLQ Grand Final Facilities Fund


The improvement in PBC’s sporting infrastructure continues. First the tennis centre upgrade, then the start of works on the new multi purpose sports centre and now the installation of AFL goal posts and netting.

A massive shout out to Leesa Monaghan from AFL Queensland and the Queensland State Government for funding this project through the AFLQ Grand Final facilities fund. The new posts provide the sports excellence program with much needed training resources as well as providing the PBC JAFC with additional oval space to cater for the growth in their participation numbers.

It has been wonderful to see all the Sherrins flying around at lunch time and students kicking bananas, torps and Daicos specials.

N. Mackay, Head of Department – Sports Excellence


Rugby League Excellence


There was nothing ‘B’ grade about the PBC Langer Reserves Rugby League performance, in the Grand Final against Marsden SHS!

The Reds had a near perfect first half, scoring four unanswered tries and captain Jakeem Thompson bagging a hattrick himself!

The second half Marsden sustained a lot of pressure and managed to score three tries of their own. However, the Reds defended valiantly and held their resolve to win the game 22-16. It was an outstanding team performance and a great result for this Year 11/12 group that has worked very hard in 2022.



South Coast Regional Track and Field

After a forced hiatus of 2 years, the annual South Coast Regional Athletics carnival was held at a new venue for the Coast, the Runaway Bay Sports Centre Track.

On two very windy days where sprint times were, to say the least, fast!, PBC athletes proved, once again, to be a very competitive and proud ambassadors of the Reds.

There were numerous PB’s from competitors who unfortunately did not qualify for State as well as the many Regional Champions and medallists, with an exciting number selected to represent South Coast at the forthcoming State Titles in Brisbane in mid October.

Those selected were: Thewbelle Philp (14G 100m and 200m); Minka Tukino (14G 100m and 200m); Zeke Zimmerle (14B 100m); Lily McClure (17G 100m and 200m); Eva Pietraskaviszc (17G 100m); Olivia Hooper (16G 100m Hurdles); Taj Murray (13B 800m and 1500m); Bobby Kennedy-Flegler (13B 800m and 1500m); Sienna Bush (14G 800m and 1500m); Savannah Bush (13G 1500m); Maddy McPherson (13G 1500m); Ethan Gray (18B 800m, 1500m and 5000m); Max Chislett (17B 1500m); Sienna Clare (14G 3000m and Pole Vault); Will Mann (16B TJ and LJ); Charlotte Hart (16G 800m, 1500m and 3000m); Lilian Behan (18G Discus).

It is worth noting that 6 of the PBC athletes had only just returned from Adelaide representing Queensland at the National Cross Country Championships including Sienna Bush who was crowned National Champion, on top of her National 800m title from March! Charlotte Hart competed at the National Triathlon Titles during the Regional carnival and was placed second in her age group! A very talented group!!

Our very best wishes to all the athletes at the State Titles in October.

PBC Coaches – Mrs. A. Hart and Mr. T. McDonald


PBC’s Got Talent

After 3 weeks of auditions and some amazing live semi-final performances PBC’s Got Talent 2022 culminated in a star-studded Grand Finale. We had a mixture of Junior and Senior students who wowed the judges and were met by applause from their peers. Grand Finalists included Year 7 student Rubi, Year 9 students Anika, Amaya & Isla, Year 11 students Imogen & Gloria and Year 12 students Ajna, Rohan & Deb. All students showed that PBC is in great hands when it comes to Creative Arts but there could be only one winner. After student and judges votes were collated the winner of PBC’s Got Talent for 2022 was crowned. Congratulations to Imogen Stewart! Her rendition of a Carrie Underwood classic had country music fans around the school rejoicing.


Mario Kart Switch Challenge

Our inaugural Nintendo Switch Mario Kart Challenge was held in Week 2 this term. Students from each house battled it out in the heats to demonstrate their gaming skills and clock the fastest time. The heats demonstrated a lot of hilarious moments with some students and staff never playing on a Nintendo Switch before. After some tough and competitive heats, four members from each house were selected to battle it out on the Friday. Heading into the final as favourite was Viking year 12 student, Dylan Bourke, who dominated and took out the top prize! Well done to all staff and students that earned points for their houses and to Dylan for being crowned the Inaugural Mario Kart champion.


Life Drawing

Week 4 saw a return of the interhouse life drawing competition for entrants to earn much needed points toward the House Cup Tally! A large number of students and teachers attended to demonstrate their artistic talents. Participants initially had 2 minutes to sketch their best effort of our life models, Mr Kennedy and Mr Johnstone, striking a pose. From these initial sketches Miss Maddocks had the hard task of selecting finalists. These talented finalists had ten minutes to reveal their artistic skill. After a lot of laughs and an amazing showcase of talent, the final four were selected by our judge.

1st – Hunter (Vikings) 2nd – Jessica (Phoenicians) 3rd – Asha (Spartans) 4th – Chanel (Athenians)

Congratulations to all our finalists and thank you to all the students and staff that turned up to support their house.

On the Saturday 3 September, our school came together and celebrated 50 years of the Arts at PBC with a spectacular showcase of student work, past, present and future. Guests were invited to an Art Exhibition and Gallery walk where they viewed award winning Arts work, Live Film Installations, and roaming drama performances. The audience were treated to a three hour production of outstanding music, dance, visual art, film and drama that culminated the highlights of the past 50 years. We had past staff and students return to our school and celebrate all that is the Arts, and the contribution and impact they have had on our wider community.

A huge congratulations and thankyou to the Arts team led by Loren Skyring, Madonna Hall, Cameron Sarasola and Justin Hart. The evening was a huge success and the event was a once in 50 year one that has received overwhelming positive feedback from all whom attended.

Please email your student’s excellent recent achievements to us. These achievements can be in The Arts, sporting (representative/regional/state/national), academic or community service. We would love to hear from you! Please email us at with details of your student’s achievement and remember to include a photo, and/or any links to media articles that we can share.

Peter Doherty Awards

We are extremely proud of Year 12 student and PBC School Captain Tanu Nona, for being a successful recipient of the Peter Doherty Award for Excellence in the Outstanding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Senior STEM Student category. Tanu was one of five students across Queensland to receive this prestigious award, with him receiving $5000 to spend on his STEM future, along with an enormous certificate! Congratulations Tanu, you are very deserving of the award.


AFL National Championships


Congratulations to Lily Moana who recently competed in Adelaide representing QLD in the AFL Nationals Championships.


QLD Rugby League City v Country U17s


Huge congratulations to Jett Jackson and Isaiah Scanlan who have both been selected to the Queensland U17 City team for the City Vs Country clash at Moreton Daily Stadium on 24 September. 


AFL Futures Team

Congratulations to Will Graham and Jed Walter who have earned selection in a squad of 48 to play in the 2022 NAB AFL Futures match at the MCG as a curtain-raiser to the 2022 Toyota AFL Grand Final on Saturday 24 September.


Motorcycling Champion

Anika Loftus is a back-to-back QLD Champion having competed in the 2022 QLD 125cc & 250cc Speedway Solo & Best Pairs Championships in Kingaroy.

  • 1st: 125cc Best Pairs

  • 3rd: 250cc Individual Solo

Anika teams with her brother in the 125cc Best Pairs. Classes in junior speedway are mixed so Anika competes with the boys. Congratulations Anika on your awesome achievements! Pics courtesy Colin Stratford

Reds Go Riot 2022!



Comedy is back for Term 4! After the wild ride that has been 2022, it's time we sat back and had some belly laughs. Save 2nd November as the date for the third 'Reds Go Riot' Showcase - this year all proceeds will go towards helping Boots for one & all community Tickets on sale next term.

The incomparable Mandy Nolan is back to facilitate the Funny Kids Comedy workshops, culminating in a night of hilarity as seen in previous years. Mandy is one of Australia's finest comedic talents and has been seen on ABC's Q&A, SBS's Insight and is an accomplished comic, author, journalist, artist, teacher, advocate...'Mandy Nolan is hilarious, with a wicked, wicked sense of humour' - Olivia Newton John.

We have just a few spots remaining for this short-term initiative with benefits aplenty.

Does your student have funny bones? Or are they the type of person to give anything a go?

This program promotes:

  • Critical thinking and analysis
  • Self-esteem development
  • Public speaking skills
  • School and community participation

If your Year 7-11 student would like to STAND UP, please contact Mrs Hull Spaces are limited so get in touch asap.


2022 PBC Optima Yearbook is being finalised!


Pre-order the 2022 Optima Yearbook by completing this attached form to secure your student a copy of this year's Optima Magazine. These magazines are in great demand. This year there is 138 pages of fun and colourful content! Messages from student leaders, house leaders and key staff. Photos, photos, photos and more photos of as many students as we could fit in. Stories for all faculties, Excellence Program reports, major events highlights, Champion House news and a Farewell to Year 12 gallery. The magazine covers all faculties, all year levels and all programs. Year 12 students don't need to pre-order, they will receive theirs at Graduation.


PBC P&C Buy-A-Tile Fundraiser


The PBC P&C is running a fundraiser ‘Buy a Tile’. This fantastic fundraiser gives you the chance to permanently leave your family's mark on the school with a personalised tile that will form part of a large tiled gallery piece to be installed in the school’s newest building… the Library. 

For a $100 (tax deductible) donation to the P&C Building Fund, you can secure a tile and allocate your own text. All funds raised will go to the school’s building fund and will contribute to making PBC the best it can be today, tomorrow and into the future.

Payment can be made by clicking on the below link to purchase online.

Thank you for supporting our students!


Not returning in 2023?

If your student is NOT returning to PBC for 2023 and will be working/TAFE/attending another school or College, please notify us by emailing We will then contact you to sort out the details.


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50 Years Optima Magazine

The 50 Years Optima magazine is on sale! A peak of some pages are here. There are 140 pages of PBC history all in one place and definitely a great keep sake for every RED! The 50 Years Optima is just $30 and available from the Uniform Shop.


International Homestay Families Needed


PBC Tennis Courts – Available to hire

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Love tennis!

PBC's tennis courts are now open to the public to book. Our new lights make it a great venue for a night game. Local, inexpensive and convenient.

How To:


Follow PBC on Social Media


Our social media accounts are the best way to stay connected with the daily happenings of our school. We will upload any important messages, reminders, student achievements and general action. With posts every day this a great way to celebrate our awesome school. If you have any news about your student that you would like to share please message us via Direct Message on Instagram, Messenger on Facebook or email to

Instagram @PBCSHS

Facebook @PalmBeachCurrumbinStateHigh and @PBCAlliance


Upcoming PBC Events

16 Sep

Last day of Term 3

3 Oct

Public Holiday

4 Oct

First day of Term 4 – all students return to school

14 Oct

Year 12 Final day of classes before exams

17 Oct

Dance Night @ HOTA

18 Oct

51st Annual Senior Academic Awards Night

21 Oct

Under the Lights music showcase

28 Oct

PBC Alliance Industry Awards Breakfast

28 Oct

Creative Arts Excellence Awards Night

2 Nov

Reds Go Riot Comedy Night

9 Nov

51st Annual Junior Academic Awards Night

17 Nov

Year 12 Graduation and Formal

25 Nov

Year 10 and 11 students final day for 2022


Partner Spotlight!

PBC has a number of amazing partners supporting our students from the Real Estate sector. If you are looking for products, places and services and are keen to support those businesses that support our students, visit our online Business Directory. There are often specials for the PBC community listed too! 


Rhys Wildermoth, Belle Property Palm Beach is a Gold Partner sponsoring our newest online learning module on the student website. This newest module addresses student wellbeing including issues around social media. The module is currently being developed and will be available as part of our curriculum next year. Rhys Wildermoth is a PBC parent as well as the Principal of Belle Property Palm Beach. Rhys has expertise and local knowledge, assuring confidence for anyone thinking of buying, selling or investing in property. To get in touch with Rhys call on 0405 140 914 or email For more information visit the website:



Dan Alexander at LJ Hooker is a Silver Partner and sponsors our sports excellence students. Servicing Palm Beach, Elanora, Currumbin, Currumbin Waters, Tugun, Tallebudgera. LJ Hooker has local knowledge, trust, friendliness and professionalism. These four key words describe how our Customers feel about LJ Hooker Palm Beach, one of the most trusted, most chosen real estate companies in the area. To get in touch with Dan call 0401 475 330 or email to Be sure to visit our Business Directory for more information and a special offer for the PBC community.




Bronze Partner and sponsor of our new student program PBC Productions, Alicia Kropkowski of Platinum Realty believes working harmoniously will drive superior outcomes. Alicia handles all aspects of her dealings with professionalism and engages only in honest and ethical business practices.
The goal is to retain loyal customers for life. 'Whilst we are a cutting-edge real estate provider - we understand that our real business is People. We continue on our mission to bring fresh, innovative and exciting changes to this industry and show our clients why we are the point of difference.' To contact Alicia call 0481 715 412 or email to Be sure to visit our Business Directory for more information and a special offer for the PBC community.


Thank you to the amazing businesses that support PBC!


For more information on all the great businesses that support PBC Students click on their names below or visit our Business Directory here: 

These amazing businesses are supporting PBC students with their education in many different ways. This support assists many PBC programs and students directly ensuring all have the opportunity to reach their potential. Please support those that support our students.

Keep an eye on this section of the newsletter each issue for a spotlight on some of our fantastic partners.


Aurora Training Institute

Bendigo Bank Tugun Community Branch

Find Ya Feet

Gold Coast Titans

Grip Star Socks

SmileStreet Coolangatta

Synergy Fitness

Tweed Sea Sports


Annabel Trends

Belle Property - Rhys Wildermoth

Capital Pest Management

Prestige Services Training

Southport Sharks

Stone Style

MSP Photography


99 Bikes Burleigh

Balloonery Gold Coast

Coles The Pines

Currumbin RSL

LJ Hooker Palm Beach

Michael Hart MP, Member for Burleigh

Palm Beach Surf Club


PFD Food Distributors

The Foot and Balance Centre

Trade Glass


Burleigh Bears Rugby League Club

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Dental Haus - Nash Dawson

Fraser Financial Services

Southern Gold Coast Chamber of Commerce

McDonalds The Pines

Meatsmiths The Pines

PFD Food Distributors

Platinum Realty - Alicia Kropkowski

Snap Fitness Palm Beach

Stacks Law


City Venue Management

CVM Academy

Fight 4 Youth

Razor Edge Sharpening

VMA Promotional Products

Youth Music Venture


Bond University

Griffith University

Gold Coast TAFE

Southern Cross University


PBC Alliance Business Directory – support our local businesses



PBC Alliance Business Directory

If you are looking to support our local businesses and local community when looking for a product or service look no further than the PBC Alliance Business Directory. All of our Partners and Member businesses are listed in this directory and are looking to help you whereever they can. All are supporters of our students and local so please support those that support PBC. your business like to support our students? Become a Partner today. If you are interested in learning more about the PBC Alliance visit our website!

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As per the updated national and Queensland Health guidelines, from Friday 9 September 2022 the mandatory isolation period for COVID-19 will be reduced from 7 to 5 days, when a person tests positive for COVID-19 and does not have symptoms. As a result, any staff or students who test positive for COVID-19 from last Friday can return to their school after completing 5 days of isolation, if no symptoms are present.


SRS Fees

SRS Fees to list the instalment dates:

1st Instalment (Term 1) - Monday 24 January 2022 - OVERDUE

2nd Instalment (Term 2) - Tuesday 19 April 2022 - OVERDUE

3rd Instalment (Term 3) - Monday 11 July 2022 - OVERDUE

Make payments the quick and easy way using BPOINT. Visit, follow the prompts or phone BPOINT on 1300 631 073.

Parents/caregivers experiencing financial difficulty can email Finance on

Payment plan options are available including Centrepay -a service to families whereby periodic payments can be made to the school or Direct Debit via credit card (monthly). Paperwork is available from the Finance Office to activate either of these plans.



Payment method 1:

BPOINT - This link can be found on the bottom left hand side of your invoice, please click on the link and follow instructions.

Payment method 2:

Qparents – Sign up or Log into your account. Locate your invoice and follow instructions to pay.

For more information - Qparents

Payment method 3:

Internet Banking via direct transfer into the school bank account.

School's Bank Account: Palm Beach Currumbin SHS General A/C

BSB: 064 404 

Account Number: 00090303

Reference/details: Please record the "student name &/or Invoice reference" in the reference/details section so that your payment can be recorded correctly. 

Please visit our website for further information -  Payments

If you are seeking assistance regarding your account, payments plans or experiencing financial difficulty please email


Finance Office Window Operating Hours

Over the counter payments can only be accepted between 8:00am and 1:00pm on Tuesday to Thursday. Alternatively, you can make payments via BPOINT from your invoice or statement or Direct Deposit. CLOSED Mondays & Fridays






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