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AFL Academy of Excellence

Park Ridge State High School is a comprehensive co-educational high school offering an extensive and varied curriculum. We have a proud tradition in academic and sporting pursuits where students are encouraged to reach their full potential in a supportive learning environment.
The AFL School of Excellence program has been developed to integrate sporting excellence into academic excellence.  It is an all-inclusive program that caters for individual needs designed for both males and females who show an interest in AFL.
Park Ridge State High School offers an AFL Excellence Program from Years 7-12. The program not only develops strong sporting and physical competence, it also offers a comprehensive education in leadership, communication and team building skills. Qualities that are much sought after in the job market. The program also aims to develop the holistic approach to education where physical, social and emotional skills are developed in line with the latest educational philosophies.
Focusing on the game of AFL, and in close partnership with AFL Queensland, the academy provides exceptional results at both a regional and state level. Students are engaged in a flexible program that immerses them in intense physical training and features high quality coaching and training within the school curriculum.
The school of excellence provides a clear pathway for students in the senior phase of learning, catering for their unique career aspirations. Senior students are provided with mentoring and deep support to ensure that they are coping with both their sport and academic pathways.