Year 7 2023 Enrolments
Benowa State High School is one of the Gold Coast’s leading secondary schools. Prospective Year 7 students seeking enrolment in 2023 can apply for enrolment at Benowa State High School (BSHS) under the following categories:
Local Catchment Area: prospective student’s principal residence is within the defined local catchment area, as per the
BSHS Enrolment Management Plan Please follow the steps outlined on our
Enrolment page to proceed with a local catchment enrolment.
Academic Excellence (French Immersion,
Waldorf): selected based on an order of merit;
The Arts Excellence (Music or
Dance): selected on an instrumental audition or a Dance performance that demonstrates the prospective student's artistic ability;
Sports Excellence: selected based on the prospective student's sporting achievements and abilities during trials.
Round 2 Year 7 2023 applications for
Excellence programs opens 11 July 2022.
Prospective students seeking enrolment within an excellence program must have school reports that reflect continued excellence in academia, behaviour and effort. Further information on our school’s excellence programs can be found by reading the school’s
Excellence Program Guide (PDF, 897KB).
Parents/guardians seeking enrolment should follow instructions on how to apply
found here. Parents/guardians considering enrolling their child at Benowa State High School must understand that an application for excellence programs does not guarantee enrolment.
For further information, please read the school's current
Enrolment Management Plan , gazetted on 14 September 2018 by the Department of Education.