a colourful and proud history of service to the Granite
Belt and Traprock Area communities. The school was
created in 1924 after a request from the residents
of Spring Creek who signed a petition for the establishment
of a new school in their area.
now known as Greenlands derived its name from the
selection of a grazing lease by Mr Greenland in 1872.
At the end of World War 1, the government resumed
and subdivided this area for settlement by returned
In the past,
alternated between being staffed by one or two full
time teachers according to its enrolment.
1999, the school’s (and surrounding area) history
was set out in the 75th Jubilee Magazine. Copies
are available to purchase by contacting the school.
a proud member of the Granite Belt Community of State
Schools within the state department of Education
Queensland. It is located approximately 12km west
of the town of Stanthorpe.
Our small co-educational Prep. to Yr.7 school
caters for children (enrolment approx: 100 pupils) from both
urban & rural
properties and attracts enrolment from a wide geographical
area with the Stanthorpe District. (For our enrolment
map – see ‘Facts & Figures section’) The
school community is very supportive of the
school and its
experienced staff provides a caring, friendly environment that promotes
self-discipline and individualised learning within
a multi-age setting. The staff positions are as follows;
1 Teaching Principal (full time)
2 Class Teachers (full time)
4 Class Teachers (part time)
1 Support Teacher (1 day a week)
4 Teacher Aides
2 Administration Officer
· Health & Physical Education Teacher (weekly)
· Music Teacher (weekly)
AVT Teacher (weekly)
· L.O.T.E. teacher (twice weekly)
· Guidance officer
· Occupational therapist
· Speech language pathologist
of personnel creates the ideal environment for students
to reach their potential.
For many years, Greenlands SS has published a
student magazine called
Greenlands GIZMO This
publication contains examples of student work as
well as articles and photos about the various
activities of the term.
In keeping with changing times, our school has
now elected to publish this online. You can
access copies by clicking on the links below;
We will produce some 'hard copies' that can be
borrowed from our library
Religious Instruction classes are available at
the school. These class are conducted on a
Thursday morning. The faith groups that provide
approved instructors to deliver religious
instruction are; Catholic and Protestant.
Students are allocated to these classes in
accordance with the information provided on the
completed Parent Notice for religious
Instruction forms. This information remains
operational unless the parent informs the school
otherwise in writing.
Students who are not participating in religious
instruction will undertake revision activities
with an allocated staff member.
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