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Enrolling at our school

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With over 1500 students and more than 30 years of experience, Redbank Plains State High School provides a challenging, innovative and exciting learning environment with a focus on seeking excellence in academic achievement and performance. We strive to provide quality learning and teaching experiences that cater for all learning styles.

Students can apply for enrolment at Redbank Plains State High School (RPSHS) under the following categories:

Prospective students can apply for enrolment at Redbank Plains State High School (RPSHS)  under the following categories:

Under the Selective Entry programs prospective students must have school reports that reflect continued excellence in academia, behaviour and effort.

Local catchment area

Student’s principal residence is within the defined local catchment area. Parents or legal guardians who wish to enrol their child at Redbank Plains State High School, will need to demonstrate that the student's principal place of residence is within the catchment area. Current proof of residency (2 different documents) at the address indicated is required to be provided. Please provide one primary source and one secondary source with your completed enrolment pack.

  1. One primary source — a current rental/lease agreement, or rates notice, or unconditional contract of sale.
  2. One secondary source — a utility bill (e.g. electricity, gas) showing this same address and parent's/legal guardian's name.

Out-of-catchment application

To make an Out of Catchment application, please complete an Out of Catchment (PDF, 144KB) application and email this to: principal@redbankplainsshs.eq.edu.au

Decision on Enrolment

Selective Entry – The Executive Principal is responsible for all decisions on selective entry enrolments and his decision on selection will be final. There is no internal review of the Executive Principal’s decision.

Local Catchment Area – The Executive Principal is responsible for all decisions on enrolments and may request any additional documentation and conduct other enquiries deemed necessary to satisfy eligibility criteria.

There is no review of the Executive Principal’s decision.

Before you apply

Read and agree with our school policies:

Students and parents/caregivers are required to read and agree to the following policies set-out by Education Queensland and Redbank Plains State High School before student enrolment is accepted: 

Steps for enrolment Complete and sign forms 1-7

Please ensure all forms are signed by guardian and student. 

  1. Application for student enrolment (PDF, 712KB)

  2. Student enrolment agreement PDF, 211 KB) 

  3. State school media consent form (PDF, 514KB)

  4. Student resource scheme participation agreement (PDF, 191KB)

  5. Internet and publishing permission (PDF, 176KB) 

  6. Chaplaincy program consent (PDF, 117KB)

  7. USI (Unique Student Identifier) permission form (PDF, 463KB) 

  8. Instrumental music program PDF, 175KB) (only if applying for Instrumental Music Program)

  9. Third party website consent form (PDF, 1409KB) 

  10. Third party website consent form 2 (PDF, 233KB)

  11. Laptop4Rent Application form Year 7 2023 (PDF, 456KB)

  12. Laptop4Rent Application form for Years 8 - 12 (PDF, 418KB) 

Checklist: You are required to provide the following documentation with students enrolment paperwork? 

  • Copy of Birth Certificate.
  • Copy of previous School report card.
  • Proof of address x 2 (e.g. drivers licence, bill, rental slip)
  • Copy of Legal or Custody documents if applicable. 


Scholarship programs - Application

For acceptance into one of our selective entry disciplines (Academic, Arts or Sport), please refer to the scholarship pag​e for more information on how to apply and details on each discipline. 

Scholarships application form (PDF, 107KB)


​Signature excellence programs - Application

​Students who are talented in specific skills or fields have the opportunity to enter one of our Signature Programs. 

Sirius application form Year 6 (PDF, 461KB)

​Nebula Stem Application Form (PDF, 771KB)​


Submitting your application

You will be required to submit your completed enrolment pack with all relevant paperwork attached to our Administration Office, only once this has been submitted we will contact you to arrange an enrolment interview. Students must attend an enrolment interview accompanied by their parents/guardian.

Transferring from another School?

Students enrolling from another Queensland high school must obtain an official transfer from their previous school. We will contact your previous school for background information to help us plan for your success.



Parent information handbook

Our information handbook​ is a must read for every new parent. The booklet holds a plethora of information including class times, uniform and attendance ​expectations, payment  information, the canteen menu and much more.


Uniform Shop

The P&C Association Uniform Shop carries the full range of uniforms necessary for students attending Redbank Plains State High School.

Purchases may be made online through the Qkr! App, or in person at the P&C Association Uniform Shop during opening hours.

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Last reviewed 09 August 2022
Last updated 09 August 2022