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Welcome to Cooktown State School

 Welcome to the Cooktown P – 12 State School. We look forward to our school being an integral part of your child’s educational journey. We are very proud that Cooktown P-12 is a strong and vibrant school community offering optimum educational opportunities to cater for our students’ every learning requirement across their entire educational experience.
Our Prep- Year 6 Primary campus has an expert Primary teaching team who provide our students with precision foundational learning and personal development skills which develop proficiency across all subject areas. Our Junior Secondary HUB with a precision teaching team cater for students in years 7, 8 and 9 consolidating acquired knowledge and supporting them as they develop personal educational strengths and interests as they commence navigating towards future educational pathways. Our Senior Secondary campus serves students in years 10, 11 and 12 who have made or are in the process of making select decisions about their future life pathways. Students in Senior Secondary are championed by specialised subject specific teachers who support students on their choice of educational direction whether it be an OP pathway, Vocational Educational Pathway or a combination of both with a clear vision of each student receiving a QCE on graduation.
Our whole school community – students, parents and teachers work in partnership to ensure positive and excellent educational outcomes for all students. This positive and proactive culture ensures that while we strive for excellence in all aspects of school life we have the ability to maintain a personal, warm and friendly school environment where the welfare of our students is paramount.
Our school is highly resourced and this ensures that we have the ability to provide both amazing educational and enrichment experiences for each individual while still maintaining a very personal touch. Our highly motivated teaching team are experts in their field and deliver rigorous quality learning experiences through explicit teaching and strong foundational learning programs to all students. Through our School Wide Positive Behaviour system our school ensures students develop into Safe, Respectful, Learners. Our open door policy welcomes parents into our school to join with us in supporting and celebrating the learning of all students. 
I look forward to working with you to ensure that your child has every opportunity to achieve the very best possible educational outcomes and develop into successful global citizens.
Leanne Rayner






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