Open Days and Enrolment Information

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Our regular Open Day program for families is Saturday 25 February, 1pm – 3pm.

  • Registration from 12.45pm on Level 2
  • Alumni and Principal Panel at 1pm in the QACI Theatre
  • Student-led tours of the campus commence at 1.30pm
  • Curriculum and subject information from 1.30pm – 3.00pm on Level 4

Download a copy of your Open Day Program 25 February 2017 here.

Whilst not imitating the stereotypical nature of a public school environment, our building spans 7 levels and also includes our double height Gallery 61, our 350 seat theatre performance space, music and theatre studios, sound-proof recording studios, high end science laboratory, extensively equipped design technology workshop to the state-of-the-art film editing suite, refectory and more.

Following the Alumni Panel and Principal Address, families are welcome to  join a student-led tour of our unique learning spaces, or enjoy the space at your leisure. Curriculum and subject information will be located on level 4 to give families the opportunity to meet our empowered learning community. You’ll experience the spaces where our clever, creative and global young adults thrive in an environment of like-mindedness and collaboration.

Please click here to register your attendance at our next open day or email admissions@qa.eq.edu.au

DISCOVERY WORKSHOPS

Queensland Academies Creative Industries announces new Discovery Workshops to help students in Years 8 and 9 explore their potential across the International Baccalaureate curriculum.

There are no knowledge or experience prerequisites that apply to Discovery Workshops. Designed using a cooperative approach that merges elements from different subjects these hands-on workshops provide opportunities for lateral, collaborative, and creative thinking in fun and engaging ways with our world-class educators.

Current Years 8 and 9 students can actively engage in one, two or three individual sessions during the entire day on the 25th February 2017.

All workshops will be repeated at set interval times and our regular Open Day Program (see below) will run for families from 1pm – 3pm.

We look forward to meeting and helping you to discover the new, enhance the now, and set your sights on how you can be the best you can be at QACI.

Workshops are available for all current Year 8 and Year 9 students only and are available for booking now.
Following your workshop registration, please be sure to also let us know if you will be attending our Open Day from 1pm – 3pm.

Mathematical Design (Mathematics and Design)

The same workshop will be available at these times: 09:00 – 10:30am | 11:00 – 12:30pm | 13:15 – 14:45pm

Inquiry and problem solving are at the heart of Design thinking and Mathematical concepts. This hands on workshop aims to bring Mathematics to life, enabling students to learn and familiarise themselves with QACI’s very own laser cutter situated in our Design Prototype Lab. Read more…

REGISTER YOUR STUDENT HERE

Microscopic Structures (Visual Arts, Sciences, and Mandarin)

The same workshop will be available at these times: 09:00 – 10:30am | 11:00 – 12:30pm | 13:15 – 14:45pm

Explore microscopic structures, learn about cultural influences and aesthetics. Students will engage in an artistic work using transparency, layers and light boxes to illuminate the presence of an empty space. Read more…

REGISTER YOUR STUDENT HERE

The Essence of Film (Film and English)

The same workshop will be available at these times: 09:00 – 10:30am | 11:00 – 12:30pm | 13:15 – 14:45pm

Discuss and deconstruct the imagery and language of B-Horror Film genre to reconstruct a film narrative. Read more…

REGISTER YOUR STUDENT HERE

Dancing with Language (Dance and Spanish)

The same workshop will be available at these times: 09:00 – 10:30am | 11:00 – 12:30pm | 13:15 – 14:45pm

Journey around Spanish language nations and discover the cultural significance of their dance history through immersion in movement, language and song. Read more…

REGISTER YOUR STUDENT HERE

Upon a French Stage (French and Theatre)

The same workshop will be available at these times: 09:00 – 10:30am | 11:00 – 12:30pm | 13:15 – 14:45pm

Experiment with French language to compose theatre presentations and discover the richness of these two communication arts. Read more…

REGISTER YOUR STUDENT HERE

Musical Marketing (Music and Business)

The same workshop will be available at these times: 09:00 – 10:30am | 11:00 – 12:30pm | 13:15 – 14:45pm

Explore the business of creating music for advertising and experiment with composition, performance, and recording. Read more…

REGISTER YOUR STUDENT HERE

 

Parking is available along nearby metered streets around the Kelvin Grove Urban Village.

What is the process for applying to attend QACI?

We are a selective entry independent public school therefore entry is not automatic or based on an enrolment catchment area. Applicants are required to complete an ACER test (Australian Council for Educational Research), followed by an interview with our Principal Gavin Bryce.

Important Dates – 2018 Entry into Year 10

Admissions Date for Website 2017-R1

Further information about the admissions process, fees, scholarships can be found HERE, and the QACI Enrolment Eligibility Plan can be downloaded from HERE.

For information on how to apply to the Academies, please visit:

Queensland Academies Admissions Page

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