Cairns Adventist College is dedicated to its students achieving their full academic potential. The college is small but mighty, meaning classes are small. They average at 18 students each – with the school itself having less than 100 students.
Cairns Adventist College has been providing quality, private Christian education for students from all sectors of the community for over 65 years. Located in Gordonvale on 26 acres of lush schoolgrounds fringed by towering mountains and cane fields, the college has a true family-style atmosphere that both students and parents alike have grown to love.
The school is staffed by qualified, dedicated and innovative teachers. Key learning areas include English, Mathematics, Biblical Studies, Humanities and Social Sciences, Technologies, Health and Physical Education, The Arts, LOTE (Auslan) and Science. Technology is integrated within the curriculum. All students having access to computers to help prepare them for a future of promising careers.
Outside of their usual exciting lessons, throughout the year students participate in swimming lessons at Gordonvale swimming pool, school camp for Years 5 and 6, fun excursions, cooking yummy meals together and working as a class in the school’s vegetable gardens. Various swimming, athletics and cross-country sport carnivals occur throughout the year, offering opportunities for students to compete.
The student catchment area has a wide range, extending from Holloways Beach in the North to Babinda in the South and Yarrabah to the East. A fleet of four school buses provide safe transport for students to and from school, with door to door service providing parents with peace of mind that their child is in safe hands at all times.
The school offers low fees as well as discounts on tuition fees for Centrelink card holders. Sibling discounts are also available – with the fourth child attending for free.
While they are a Christian college and welcome families of all denominations, they also cater for families with no religious affiliation. Everyone is welcome, and they would love to meet you and your child and show you a tour of the premises. Get in touch today and discover what opportunities Cairns Adventist College can offer your child.