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Open days

The high school orientation day on Tuesday 11 December, 2018 is an important event of all year 6 students since it supports the transition from primary school by allowing students to meet teachers, build friendships and become familiar with school grounds and procedures. It also provides a great opportunity for parents/cares to meet with the key personnel.

The outline for the Brisbane Bayside State College Orientation day is:


​Students and Parents


​Arrive at the College

Meet at the Hall, student receive name tags


Introductory session

Principal's Welcome, Introduction of key staff, Extra-curricular information

9.35am-10.35am Parent departure + orientation Activities
10.35am-11.10am Morning tea - Supplied

Orientation activities

1.10pm-1.45pm Lunch - bring from home or purchase from the canteen
​1.45pm-2.25pm Orientation activities
2.25pm-2.35pm Wrap-up
​2.35pm ​Students to be collected from hall or escorted to bus zone for pick-up


If Travelling by car you should use the lower car park and if using public transport you can plan your trip with Translink Journey Planner. On arrival at the college please walk through the front of the school to the hall.

Students must wear their current school uniform, closed in shoes and bring a sunhat. Morning tea will be supplied and students can bring their own lunch or purchase food from the canteen.

Parents and guardians are welcome to stay for the assembly where the Principal and key Junior Secondary staff will address the students. After this session all students will be involved in orientation day activities.​