Wynnum State School is a greenfield site. The school opened its doors as a new educational institution in 2011 in the grounds of the old Wynnum North State School, known for the year as the Tingal Hill site. The school relocated to its new premises in Boxgrove Avenue for the commencement of the 2012 school year. The main entrance in Boxgrove Avenue has access to public parking and bus services. The Stradbroke Avenue entrance services the Early Childhood Development Program (ECDP) and staff parking. The Wynnum Road entrance is for staff, service deliveries and School Age Care clients.
The current 2020 enrolment is 760 students ranging from the preparatory year to the seniors (year six). Enrolment forms (PDF, 516 KB) can be requested from the school's Executive Services or downloaded from this website.
The Regional Early Childhood Development Program (ECDP) is also located on site as is the Moreton Bay Environmental Education Centre. Wynnum State School offers a School Age Care Program under the management of the Police Citizens Youth Club (PCYC).
The school is located within walking distance of Wynnum and Wynnum North train stations on the Cleveland line and is situated on a local bus route.
The school's Statement of Purpose is to achieve the best outcomes for every student in the school. The vision is to enable active and intelligent citizens for a sustainable future - Believe, Achieve, Succeed. To enable students to be intelligent, healthy, informed, creative, democratic and eco-citizens, the Habits of Mind have become the enabler. The Habits of Mind are not in order of importance or dominance or used in isolation but rather are drawn together as clusters of habits in various situations.
of Mind are:
- Managing Impulsivity
- Listening to Others with Understanding
- Thinking Flexibly
- Thinking About Thinking (Metacognition)
- Striving for Accuracy
- Questioning and Posing Problems
- Applying Past Knowledge to New
- Thinking and Communicating with Clarity and
- Gathering Data Through All Senses
- Creating, Imaging and Innovating
- Responding With Wonderment and Awe
- Taking Responsible Risks
- Finding Humour
- Remaining Open to Continuous Learning.