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Principal's welcome

Welcome to Queensland Academies Creative Industries Campus (QACI). Our academy offers a clever, creative and global learning environment in which all students are engaged, in partnership with a committed staff, to pursue world class learning in creative academic achievement, citizenship and community service. Our extended education community provides an inclusive and supportive environment, and recognises and rewards individual and collaborative achievement.

As an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, QACI combines the base study of the IB Diploma Programme and offers tertiary-level studies and real-time learning within the context of the creative industries.

QACI’s culture aligns with the aim of the International Baccalaureate Organisation to:

Develop internationally minded people, who recognising their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet, help to create a better and more peaceful world (IB Learner Profile)

Your son or daughter will thrive in our vibrant academy where they will be challenged and engaged in a world class curriculum. Every student benefits from the focused learning culture at QACI to accept the challenge, embrace the opportunity and fly in ‘V’ formation. Our culture builds on the foundations of engagement and participation in school life to develop well rounded, compassionate future citizens. Our sense of the goose and the emphasis on academic excellence for every student promotes QACI’s high expectations of its entire community.

Through the integrated IB Diploma curriculum our students can explore their potential in Dance, MusicTheatreVisual ArtsDesign Technology, and Film, that offer opportunities to develop research skills and real-life industry experiences that position our graduates as leaders of lifelong learning.

QACI boasts state of the art facilities and resources, diverse and abundant extra-curricular opportunities that include international study tours, and a strong and supportive wellbeing system. As an Apple Distinguished School, QACI has met the criteria for innovation, leadership, and educational excellence and actively demonstrates a consistent vision of exemplary digital learning environments. QACI is an accredited eSmart school and maintains a commitment to align it policies with those in the eSmart Schools Framework developed by the Alannah and Madeline Foundation. As an eSmart school QACI is a learning environment where the smart, safe and responsible use of information and communication technology is a cultural norm.

QACI is supported by an active P&C and School Council whose aims align to strategically support our learning program, experienced world class educators and staff, and student leaders. I am very proud to be a part of the QACI community and I invite you to further explore our exciting, future-orientated innovation in state education.

'QACI is a school we are all proud of because it nurtures and extends creative intellect, skills and capabilities to successfully thrive into the future'.

At QACI we aspire to be Clever, Creative, Global.

Gavin Bryce
Principal

  • The sense of the goose

    People who share a common direction and sense of community can get where they are going more quickly and easily because they are travelling on the thrust of one another.


Photo of Principal Gavin Bryce