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We provide students with opportunities for obtaining the knowledge, skills and attitudes to:
  • Develop their intellectual, social and physical potential.
  • Process, analyse and evaluate information in a repidly changing world.
  • Find suitable employment and/or undertake further study.
  • Make a useful contribution to our society as a citizen.
  • Use recreation time effectively.
Click on one of the subject areas at the following to learn more.​
  • Business and information technology

    Information and communication in the twenty-first century are increasingly interlinked and mediated by technology. Business impacts on and presents a range of challenges to individuals and members of groups and organisations in their roles.

  • English

    English is used by most Australians to communicate with others in our culturally diverse communities.

  • Health and physical education

    The Health & Phyical Education department provides a selection of subject for students to undertake theat cater for the disersity found in the school.

  • Home economics

    At Nerang State High School, our Home Economics Department offers a range of subjects that focus on individuals and families within society and the way they promote well being.

  • Humanities​​ and LOTE

    Humanities​​ gives students the opportunity to understand the importance of inquiry and major social and environmental ideas for investigating issues in contexts from local to global settings. The LOTE (Language other than English) studied is Japan

  • Industrial technology and design

    The Nerang High Industrial Technology and Design offers a variety of practical courses for students from all year levels.

  • Mathematics

    Mathematics is an integral learning area providing students with the knowledge and skills required to make sense of the world with a strong emphasis on higher order thinking and modelling strategies.

  • Performing arts

    The Performing Arts enhance students understanding of arts practice through active engagement, both individually and collaboratively to take risks and focus on how the arts reinforce and challenge their own experiences and those of other artists.

  • Science

    People will always be curious about the world in which we live. Science can be used to explain many everyday experiences and observations.

  • Special education

    We provide programs for students who have been diagnosed with an Intellectual Impairment, Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and in some cases Speech Language Impairment as well as mild Physical Impairments.

  • Visual arts

    By engaging in, and reflecting on, arts activities, students develop skills and abilities to use processes that contribute to their physical, cognitive, emotional, aesthetic, cultural, social, moral and spiritual development.