Welcome from Deputy Principal
Yeronga State High School:
Creating a World of Opportunities …
Yeronga State High School is a strongly connected, environmentally conscious, school community that has the well-being of the child central to all learning experiences. Students will be equipped with the real world capabilities, experiences and knowledge to think creatively and critically as active participants in a global community. (Vision Statement)
Deputy Principal (Middle Secondary) - Tony Cox
Ph: (07) 3249 1400
At Yeronga State High School our school culture and curriculum is focused upon the holistic development of each student to enable them to create and access a world of opportunities.
This is embodied in our Vision (above) and Latin motto Scientia ac Humanitate (Knowledge and Humanity) which we interpret as:
'creating knowledge, benefiting all'
Our Middle Secondary School is supported by a Quality team of expert staff dedicated to working with students throughout Years 9 and 10. This is a critical transition time between the junior and senior phase of learning. Students consolidate essential study habits and work ethics to help prepare them to be successful learners. In the Middle School, students become more responsible and accountable for their own learning. We also believe students who are active members of the school community will develop important life skills as they become responsible young adults.
Our Middle School has a strong emphasis on student welfare. Our students are supported by Quality staff dedicated to working with them through this important phase of learning. This includes the Dean of Middle School, the Year 9 and 10 Year Coordinators, Care Class Teachers, Guidance Officers and the Student Support staff.
As Deputy Principal of the Middle Secondary School, my team and I see it as our responsibility to provide numerous interactions, opportunities and programs for all students to achieve success as outlined in our Vision and motto. The links that follow are examples of these opportunities framed around our guiding values of:
Quality, Harmony and Sustainability
Quality –excellence in all that we do
Harmony – unity through tolerance and understanding
Sustainability –enduring and maintaining balance
On behalf of my team, the Dean of Students and Year Level Coordinator, I welcome you to our amazing school.
(language of the traditional custodians – the Yugara people of the now Brisbane region)