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Suncoast Events

Careers Expo

Date: July 31, 2018

Our senior students had the opportunity of attending the annual Sunshine Coast Careers Expo last Tuesday. It is an excellent


Ancient History Students’ Close Encounter with Mummies

Date: July 30, 2018

Recently our Year 11 and 12 Ancient History class visited the Brisbane museum to view the Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient


Year 12 Humanitarian Project – SC Marathon

Date: July 17, 2018

We are encouraging the whole Suncoast community to get behind our team entry in the Sunshine Coast Marathon this year


Netball Tour

Date: July 17, 2018

Our top netball players have just returned from a very successful Netball Tour to an International Carnival on the Gold


Students Challenged at Robotics Tournament

Date: July 17, 2018

Late last term, 5 Suncoast teams consisting of Years 5 and 6 students, competed at the Sunshine Coast Robotics Tournament. Samson


Italian Update

Date: July 17, 2018

Italian Extravaganza Day Our Primary students had a taste of Italy on the last day of Term 2 with our

  1. Aug 04

    Family Photo Fundraiser

    August 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Saturday 4 August – 9:00am to 5:00pm A unique and affordable opportunity for College families

  2. Aug 07

    Year 11 in 2019 Info Night

    August 7 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Our Year 11 in 2019 Subject Expo and Information Session will be held on Tuesday

  3. Aug 15

    Open Morning

    August 15 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

    You are warmly invited to our Open Morning Please join our staff and students to

  4. Aug 21

    Arts on Twilight

    August 21 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Arts on Twilight is a celebration of the artistic creativity and talents of Suncoast students. 

  5. Aug 31

    Father’s Day Stall

    August 31 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

    Let the kids do Father’s Day shopping on Friday 31 August. Pick out a gift

  6. Sep 19


    September 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Spotlight is Suncoast Primary School’s premier performance event of the year to be held on



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International: + 61 7 5451 3600

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Primary Office: 07 5451 3652

Secondary Office: 07 5451 3628

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SunArts – Creative & Performing Arts

" To express your deepest emotions through music is one of the greatest gifts of life… " Ken Bowden, SunArts Program Director

At Suncoast, Primary and Secondary students pursue their love of music and performing arts through the SunArts Program attending a range of individual or shared lessons from Contemporary Voice to Instrumental Music, Dance and Drama.

We believe that learning a musical instrument helps children succeed in many areas of their social, personal and educational development.

Our teachers are privileged to share your child’s journey in mastering a new instrument or performing in front of an audience and seeing their confidence grow. Performance is an important aspect of a student’s musical education, and there are a number of opportunities at Suncoast where students can develop these skills.

Specialist SunArts teachers deliver a comprehensive and progressive program for students from beginner through to advanced levels. Most tuition is scheduled within College hours; however some of the groups such as Dance and Drama classes and Concert Band rehearsals may be held out of College hours.

Enrolment into SunArts

Please download and complete the relevant enrolment forms below.  Simply click on the links below, and the SunArts teacher and College Business Office will review your application and then contact you to arrange for a suitable weekly lesson time for your child.

Keys - Piano, Keyboard

SunArts lessons in piano and keyboard give students valuable foundational musical skills. Beginners often stay committed through years of training to become advanced pianists in classical and modern music.

Instrumental SunArts Enrolment Form


Guitar – Bass, Electric, Acoustic

Guitar is a popular SunArts subject and students are often found playing in rock bands and a range of other genres including classical guitar.

Instrumental SunArts Enrolment Form


A skilled teacher trains violin, viola and cello students from early years through to advanced. A range of musical genre is covered and many students prepare for eisteddfods and exams to develop further .

Instrumental SunArts Enrolment Form

Drama and Acting

A very popular SunArts subject that is run after school in classes from Prep through to Year 12. There are multiple classes which are age and skill based and also specific classes that focus on production as well as exams and eisteddfods.

Drama SunArts Enrolment Form

Brass & Woodwind

Trumpet, Trombone and Sax are the core instruments in stage band, modern Christian music and work well in the contemporary nature of  the Arts at Suncoast. Flute and Clarinet students are also included in this program.

Brass & Woodwind SunArts Enrolment Form


The SunArts drums program has a number of past students performing with Hillsong and touring the world in high profile bands. Students learn the rudiments of drumming, but go on to develop advanced skills across a diverse range of musical genre.

Instrumental SunArts Enrolment Form

Contemporary Voice

Vocal lessons continue to grow in SunArts with many fine voices enhancing College performances as well as our local community.  Our focus for vocals is contemporary voice and there are almost as many boys as girls in the program.

Instrumental SunArts Enrolment Form


A popular SunArts subject that is run after school.  The dance program covers not only classical ballet, but jazz and contemporary dance as well. Students are involved in numerous performances during the year and also prepare for dance exams.

Dance SunArts Enrolment Form


Bandworx has after school classes geared towards teaching students to work in a rock band. The focus is on performance and these bands play and sing regularly at events throughout the year.

Bandworx Enrolment Form

Individual or shared lessons

Thirty minute lessons are given to individual students or to two students who share the lesson. The shared lesson gives students the opportunity to learn at a reduced cost while enjoying the benefits of a small group environment.

Students who are more advanced usually need an individual lesson with the teacher so that more focus can be directed to individual needs and the student can learn at their own pace. After the initial learning stages, students can consider undertaking music exams as the exam recognises a national standard of achievement and creates a timeframe for the work to be completed.

Students preparing for exams must have an individual lesson.

Instrument Hire

Most instruments taught in the program can be hired through the College for a very reasonable rate on a term basis.

Click below to complete the Instrument Hire Application Form.

Instrument Hire Form
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