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Bartle Frere State School

Bartle Frere State School was officially opened in 1922 and sits at the base of Mt Bartle Frere - Queensland’s highest mountain, standing at 1622 metres. Our school motto: 'High Achievers-Climbing to the top', reflects the magnificent mountain backdrop that the school is nestled beneath and the school community culture towards learning. It is the most southern school of the Cairns South Region and is part of the Babinda Schools Cluster. Bartle Frere SS caters for Prep to Year 6 students in a multi-year level setting. We actively participate in regular cluster activities through sport, robotics, arts, cultural and school camps.
In partnership with staff, students, parents and the community, Bartle Frere State School offers an individualised, quality education that empowers students to participate in an ever-changing global society. Bartle Frere State School provides students with opportunities to engage in a range of challenging learning experiences in a supportive, inclusive and safe environment where students can reach their full potential.
The community consists of long time residents of the town and district as well as families that have moved to Bartle Frere and the nearby area. Bartle Frere State School prides itself on high expectations where excellence in teaching and learning, sporting, cultural, behaviour and social pursuits is an expectation shared by students, staff and parents.

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