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Principal’s welcome

Welcome to Homestead State School.

Homestead State School is a co-educational Band 5 School, located 76km west of Charters Towers and is situated within a cattle and mining community.

Our school motto, 'Wisdom Brings Happiness' encompasses a strong belief in life-long learning, achieving goals and celebrating our successes.  Our School community is dedicated to guiding and encouraging each individual student to his/her full potential - be it academically, physically, socially, emotionally, culturally or creatively.

As a small school, we deliver our curriculum through a multi-aged and diverse learning environment, incorporating the individual learning needs of all students.  We use effective teaching and learning practices which both supports, challenges and equips students for a dynamic and successful future.

Our school responsible behaviour guidelines encourages students to be safe, engaged and respectful.  Our school has a safe, warm, encouraging environment in which students are valued and an integral part of our community.

Yours in learning,


Mrs Renee Cross