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​Caloundra State High School have a wide range of subject choices for students in the Senior, Middle and Junior Secondary school.

A number of subjects on offer, for the Queensland Studies Authority and vocational education options. 

Students study the core subjects of Maths, English, Science, Health & Physical Education and Humanities, with elective options from the Arts, Technology (Digital and Design Technology), Technology for Living and Languages.

Subject selection booklets with the full range of our offerings are available on the righ of this page.


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  • Arts


    ​The Arts Department at Caloundra SHS is a dynamic and energetic part of the school community that proudly includes five distinct key arts subjects. There are Dance, Drama, Media (FTVNM), Music and Visual Arts.

  • Dance


    Dance provides a range of learning experiences through choreography, performance, and appreciation of dance within a variety of dance styles and forms.

  • Drama


    Drama is a disciplined, purposeful and meaningful art form that is both challenging and rewarding.

  • English


    English Faculty

  • Film and TV

    Film and TV

    ​Film, Television and New Media is a senior secondary subject that focuses on communications technologies to creatively explore media products.

  • Health and Physical Education

    Offers students the unique ability to appreciate the value of being physically healthy while understanding the multi-level facets that can impact upon each individual.

  • Humanities


    The Humanities Faculty provides students with a range of real life learning experiences.

  • Languages


    Languages other than English Faculty

  • Mathematics


    Mathematics is an enjoyable and rewarding academic adventure by providing learning experiences that stimulate and inspire students to engage and achieve.

  • Music


    Music provides opportunities for students to enjoy and value music, engage confidently in music making and to communicate and express ideas about music

  • Rugby League Development Program

    designed to develop and enhance our students in two different facets: technical ability and personal character

  • Science


    Our subjects are designed to stimulate their interests, and develop their appreciation of how science can be used to explore and understand our changing world.

  • Surf Sports Development Program

    utilise the natural facilities to develop students’ abilities in surfing and knowledge of the surf environment

  • Technologies


    Digital and Design Technology involving 2 areas of study - Information Communication and Technology and Industrial Design and Technology

  • Visual Arts

    Visual Arts

    Visual Art is a demanding subject requires students to design and create artworks in a range of areas and modes.

  • Volleyball Development Program

    Volleyball Program runs from Years 7-10 and provides our students with an advanced understanding of the game