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Update: Royal Life Saving Queensland First Aid training course for Home Tutors.
4 week training program to get you fit for our CSDE Sports Carnival.
Register now for Robocup workshop and competition.
Monday 24 April 11.00 - 11.15 am
27/28 March, 2017
It's not too late to join in!
A change is here!
St Andrew’s College, a residential College within the University of Sydney has scholarships for...
Take a stand together.
Due to the weather, Savannah Study Days are being postponed until 10th - 11th May.
Check out the latest careers Information from the Australian Defence Force
What is changing?
Activities are for Prep to Year 12 students and will run from 9 am - 3 pm.
International Women’s Day (IWD) is Wednesday 8 March.
Calling for more participants.
GPN Cairns Workshop
We offer a Scholarship to worthy recipients who qualify under our criteria.
Calendar of school events and term dates.
Expression of Interest
Proposed Regional and State Programs for 2017
Sally O'Brien is a Youth Health Nurse. Sally works here at Cairns SDE with young people.
Dates for 2017
If you have not paid your school fees and charges, we cannot send resources to your student.
13th February, 2017 at 2.30 pm via teleconference
Are you new to Distance Education? Unsure how to access course materials and live lessons?
Open on Monday 5th December
Do you want to learn how to code?
Are you anxious to see your student’s end of year reports?
Secure online parent portal
Thursday 1st December
Choose your own training adventure
Run fully online. Monday 21st November, 9:30 am
Cairns SDE and Magelang State Junior High in Central Java Indonesia are now connected.
21st November, 2016 at 9.30 am
Due to a recent Department of Education upgrade to the Collaborate platform, there will be small...
After school community consultation the uniform design below has been selected. Please complete the...
Closes on Friday 4th November
Term 4 Regional Robotics workshops for students in Years 4 to 7 will be held at Malanda, Coen and...
Information and events
Game-changing jobs of tomorrow
If you dream of a career in law, you can apply for the UQ Special Admissions Scheme. ...
Years 5 to 12 Subject Selections
For 15-21 year olds
The competition will close at 5 pm on Friday, 28th October
Wednesday 16th November 2016
Download the QSchools app to receive the latest news, events and newsletters from our school.
Year 12 students enquire now about Tertiary Education Scholarships
Announcing the very first Startup Summit, October 5 - 7, 2016
Photographs of some of the winning students
Attention Year 7 and 8 students are you interested in participating in this hospitality event?
Tanks Arts Centre launch: 5:30 pm Friday 2nd September - All welcome
This program is designed for families of children 0-8 years
2016 Mini School Forms
This treatment is now available for all children from 0-17 years.
Come and try Rugby League
Registrations are now open for Year 11 and 12 students
28th - 30th November, 2016
20th - 26th August 2016
Cairns SDE Language student Theodore Delaney wins StuditaliA prize.
Parent/teacher interviews will take place in Week 5.
Check out how you can be part of the celebrations!
Find out how to enter the competition
Where: Trinity Bay State High School
When: Tuesday, 19th July, 2016
The aim of ASSIST is to cater for the learning needs of all students by directing support to...
When : Monday 1st August, 2016
Where: Cooktown Events Centre
Jamie's Ministry of Food aims to educate, empower and inspire people to love and enjoy good food,...
Don't miss Mt Garnet's very first ever Blue Light Disco
Over the next 4 weeks CSDE would like to invite all Home Tutors to provide feedback and suggested...
The Premier's Reading Challenge is on again. The reading period is between 16 May and 26 August.
It is with great pleasure that I announce the Creative Generation Excellence Awards in Visual Art...
Special Needs and Disabilities Rabbitohs Come and Try Rugby League Gala Day
This website provides a centralised location for resources, news, and links for parents and home...
ANZAC Day ceremony
The 2016 Annual Camp
NCSS Code Comp
Term 2 Week 2 Lessons
Teacher Aide – 4 positions
April 2016 – April 2017 – 20 hours per week
Level (TA002) – Part Time...
Information to support you in your role as a Home Tutor with Cairns SDE.
Bebras Challenge March 14-25. Register now.
Registrations are now open for ICAS 2016
Study Days are inclusive of all students from Prep to Year 12
Touch Football and swimming
Information March 16 – 18th
New features of the QSchools mobile app have been released, including an exciting push notification...
Date Claimer for Inter-School Athletics Day
P&C AGM will be held 8 February 2016 at 2.30pm
Annual Bursary for the Instrumental Music Program
Register your interest now.
The Annual Senior Students ENERGY EXHIBITION @ TANKS
All welcome to attend opening night September...
Parents of our geographically isolated students will soon receive an email asking them to confirm...
Get involved. Support the C2K Bike Ride.
Community Resilience Fair, held in Georgetown Friday 12 June
2016 eKindy Waiting List is now open on the BSDE website
The following devices are available for members of the school community through an Expression of...
Our school will be receiving additional RREAP funding support for students from drought declared...
Anyone receiveing a Java error when trying to access iConnect (Collaborate) should follow these...
On April 17th and 18th, a performance of the play 'Private Ginger Mick at Gallipoli' will take...
We would like to invite volunteers from the CSDE school community to take on a couple of simple...
I am happy to report that our school is now live with OverDrive!
2015 Home Visit requests
Information for CSDE students
All Queensland State School students from Prep–Year 12 can now get multiple free copies of the...
Year 4 student Kurt has won two poetry competitions with his poem The Wet Season
Painting by Ross Franzi is now being auctioned. Bidding closes December 1 2014.
Free IT in education event for parents December 1 Cairns Convention Centre
There will be a minute's silence today at 11:00 am. All lessons will stop during this time to...
You can find your Virtual Classroom on your phone or tablet by downloading the Blackboard Mobile...
Kindy ambassador Jay Laga'aia and the Kindy counts! team are bringing kindy fun to tropical north...
Congratulations to Nathan Ward on scoring a perfect score in the Australian Bebras Computational...
Cairns SDE is pleased to announce our registration with this global program. We are the only school...
The ability to communicate effectively through speaking and listening is essential for a child and...
Help us showcase our unique school and be in the running for a visit from Katy Perry and a $10 000...
Win cash prizes for your school from the QCT & QT Mutual Bank.
Imagine a world with free books! Imagine no more… Year 5 has started to create Free Little...
Applications are now open for the BuddyVerse Minecraft Leadership Camp.
The University of Queensland has significantly expanded the level of financial assistance to...
There have been two recent cases of measles imported into Cairns from Papua New Guinea – one at a...
TheUniversity of Queensland is offering students the opportunity to participate in the Young...
Congratulations to Kelly Perger and the CSDE concert band on your bronze award in the State Fanfare...
Keep our school safe.
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