Performance and achievements



  • Readers Cup
  • ICAS International Academic Competitions: Distinction and Credit awards in Maths, English, Science, Spelling and Writing.
  • Online Literature Festival for students and National Book Week celebrations.
  • Language other than English (LOTE) (Japanese).
  • STEM Expo
  • Whitsunday Voices Literacy Festival
  • Chess Club
  • Engaging in learning through Inquiry and making learning engaging

Information and communication technology (ICT)

  • 4 x computer labs for class/ student access during class and break times. (3 are mobile)
  • Use of Interactive Smart Boards in every classroom and library.
  • Student internet and email access.
  • Numerous iPad/iPod and netbooks devices for class use.
  • OneNote Classroom & MS Teams​ for staff and students.
  • Highly skilled teachers in the use of ICT's.


  • School Rugby League, Netball and Touch Football Teams (external competitions before and after school)
  • Cumberland Sporting Trials
  • Tennis Lessons / coaching
  • Interschool sport
  • Athletics carnival
  • Swimming lessons 
  • Representative Sport opportunities
  • Specialist lessons - Sporting Schools 
  • Visiting Sports Coaches/Skills Experts Rugby League, AFL, Softball, Tennis, Cricket, etc.
  • After school AFL 
  • Multi-purpose Sports courts and Indoor sports hall
  • Large well-grassed oval and grounds

Special events and cultural activities

  • Instrumental Music program and Concert Band
  • Choir and Band Groups
  • Lego Masters
  • Robotics Club
  • Chess Club
  • Arts  Performances
  • Year 3 & 4 Camp to Kinchant Dam
  • Year 5 Camp to Capricornia Caves
  • Year 6 Camp to Magnetic Island
  • ANZAC Day commemoration and march
  • District Choral Camp
  • Fanfare
  • School Talent Quest (Bucasia's Got Talent)
  • Bookfair

Student support

  • Student Services Team - ongoing inclusion and adjustments to access teaching and learning
  • Student Support Meetings
  • Guidance Officer (weekly service)
  • Student Wellbeing Professionals - Social Worker
  • Speech Language Pathologist regional visits and school purchased
  • Occupational Therapist regional visits and school purchased
  • Leadership Awards and incentives.
  • Recognising positive Behaviour via Rewards and incentives.
  • Positive Behaviour for Learning (PBL)
  • Weekly School Parades to celebrate and share student success and achievements (online and face to face)
  • Staff always approachable and available to communicate with parents in regards to students
  • Student Leadership team
  • Student Wellbeing Committee

School environment

  • Well kept grounds and gardens
  • Large separate play areas and school oval
  • Multi Purpose Hall and Library/Resource Centre
  • Shaded play and equipment spaces for all students
  • Outdoor Basketball / Tennis court
  • Sustainability projects in regard to water and energy use as well as waste management
  • Organic Waste Management - chooks, compost, worms farms

Community and extra curricular

  • Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) based in the hall - before, after and vacation care
  • Weekly School Parades hosted by school seniors
  • School disco
  • Year 6 Leadership Day and GRIP Leadership presentations
  • End of year whole school celebration
  • Reading on the Lawn for National Literacy Week
  • Year 4 Bike Education Program
  • Year 6 Graduation Dinner
  • Class Excursions – related to work units
  • Choirs and Concert Band performing at community functions, Eisteddfod, Festival of the Arts and Mackay concerts
  • Years 3-6 school camping program
  • Active P&C committee and volunteers who contribute enormously to school resources, activities and events
  • P&C- Mothers / Father’s Day stalls for students
  • Walk Safely to School Day and other Travel Smart projects
  • Bike Club
  • Engaging in learning through Inquiry and making learning engaging

As you can see by the list above there is much to offer students at Bucasia State School!

Last reviewed 21 February 2023
Last updated 21 February 2023