Department of Education Learners First
Department of Education - Learners First
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Welcome to Parklands High School

Parklands High School is a Year 7 – 12 government school located on 52 acres of open park lands overlooking Burnie and Bass Strait. Parklands has a strong history within the community of supporting students to achieve to their fullest potential, with a strong reputation in academic, vocational, co-curricular and sporting achievements.

The school has recently undergone significant redevelopment with expansive new and refurbished facilities to cater for 21st century learning. Our facilities provide an environment that promotes learning whilst also encouraging the building of social capacity and a positive school culture. Open and flexible spaces support differentiated and alternative learning opportunities aimed at ensuring access, participation and engagement.

With a strong focus on personalised learning and the development and growth of the whole person we work in partnership with our students and their families to ensure each student is supported; Community and parent engagement play an important role in student success; promoting our students to be critical thinkers, problem solvers, contributors and resilient young people who are connected to their community.

Our school values underpin all we do. These are evident in our everyday school life and are promoted through our students in a vast array of experiences upholding our motto of;

‘Straight Forward and Always Honourable’

Our values are;

We respect and care for each other

We build trust and positive and meaningful relationships

We have high expectations of ourselves and others

We take ownership and responsibility for our actions


Our Staff Commitment to our students;

‘Staff aspire for our students to become resilient, confident, happy and driven adults and learners. They will care for their well-being and that of others. They will value diversity and positively contribute to their community.’