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Welcome to Ormiston State School

Ormiston State School is an Education Queensland independent public school and has provided quality primary education for girls and boys in the Redlands for more than 140 years. Our school was established in 1872 and is situated on expansive grounds in close proximity to Moreton Bay. Our school motto, 'Learn as we grow', encourages all members of our school community to be active and life-long learners.

Ormiston State School has a clear focus on ensuring all students are provided with the opportunity to learn, succeed and improve – particularly in the foundations learning areas of English and mathematics. Our school also maintains a focus on the 'whole child', ensuring academic achievement, arts and cultural experiences, sporting opportunities and community participation. Learning activities are purposeful, cumulative, challenging and fun.

TOPS is an acronym for 'The Ormiston Primary School' and also a philosophy that sets the tone for our school, standing for 'Teamwork, Ownership, Participation, Sensitivity'. These qualities are recognised daily and are the cornerstone of our school values. Our aim as a school is clear and simple – to provide quality education and to ensure every student is given every opportunity to be and do the best they can.




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  • Every day counts

    Every day counts

    12 Sep 2017

    Parents are reminded of the importance of sending children to school every day.

  • QSchools app

    QSchools app

    12 Sep 2017

    Download the QSchools app to receive the latest news, events and newsletters from our school.

  • School watch

    School watch

    12 Sep 2017

    Keep our school safe.

  • Bullying, No Way!

    Bullying, No Way!

    12 Sep 2017

    School strengthens ‘no bullying’ message with student.