Lowood State School is situated in the town of Lowood, thirty-five kilometres from Ipswich in the Brisbane Valley and surrounded by rural and agricultural properties. Lowood State School is proud of it's 125 year history in providing quality education for students Prep-Year 6 and has a strong community connection.
Our focus is on every student succeeding and we pride ourselves on providing a rigorous and engaging curriculum that delivers excellence in quality outcomes for students across all strands of Literacy and Numeracy. Lowood State School achieved 'Most Improved School in Queensland' based on 2018 NAPLAN results, ranked number one 'Most Improved School' in the Somerset Region based on 2019 NAPLAN and were recognised as the 2019 'Showcase of Excellence Award' winner- Primary.
Over the last 12 months Lowood State School has undergone a beautification and renewal process including the inclusion of a cultural garden featuring bush tucker, a welcoming frontage, modernised 21st century airconditioned classrooms and the provision of a multi purpose outdoor court area inclusive of basketball and tennis. Lowood State School has a supportive, committed and dedicated teaching team that prioritises each individual student's needs within a safe and welcoming classroom environment and one that celebrates success and encourages parents as parteners in their child's educational journey.
Students at Lowood State School are offered a varied curriculum including; Instrumental Music, Cooking & Gardening, Sports, the Arts, Auslan Choir and the opportunity to participate in excursions, incursions and camps that enrich their educational experience. National Day Against Bullying, NAIDOC, Readers Cup and Book Week are integral to the curriculum opportunities offered annually at Lowood State School.
Our school community has high expectations for behaviour and student engagement and strongly believes that every child can reach their potential and be successful if given the right opportunity.
Lowood State School offers a comprehensive approach to Pre-Prep transition developed in partnership with the Early Childhood Providers and is supported by an active Parents and Communities Group focused on continued school improvement. Our school operates a playgroup and has a Special Education Program to support students with disabilities and an Early Childhood Developmental Program to support pre-compulsory education of children with disabilities.