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Whitsunday Anglican School (Mackay)

Excellence in Education

Recognised as a leading independent regional school, the Whitsunday Anglican School is a co-educational day and boarding school situated in tropical north Queensland.
For almost 30 years, Whitsunday has been providing quality education opportunities for boys and girls from kindergarten to year 12.
Within a framework of Christian values, Whitsunday provides an engaging and supportive learning experience that achieves the best outcomes for the individual.
Students consistently achieve OP scores which are among the top in the State while NAPLAN results compare favourably across the nation. Graduates from Whitsunday Anglican School are consistently recognised as some of Queensland’s top academic achievers and more than 95 percent of graduates go on to complete university studies.

Whitsunday Anglican School's academic focus is supported by strong pastoral care which seeks to assist students reach their full potential by building in them the habits of self-belief, persistence and resilience.
Service is an integral part of life at Whitsunday Anglican School, with all students encouraged to participate in the Schools’ Service Learning Program. Whitsunday has developed a culture of responsibility and care for others, and strives to cultivate empathetic, compassionate individuals with global perspectives. A fundamental element of the Whitsunday Anglican Schools Service Learning Program are the international service expeditions. These trips each have a service learning focus that ranges from fundraising to practical volunteering projects.

Our values

Learning through love; Living by faith; leading with service.
We inspire our students through a culture of academic excellence, spiritual awareness, balance through co-curricular pursuits, and service to the community.


Whitsunday Anglican School provides co-educational boarding opportunities for students from years 5 to 12. In a warm and caring environment, young men and women are nurtured and provided with resources to reach their full potential. Whitsunday Anglican School boasts contemporary boarding facilities, and its unique flexible boarding options provide families with the choice of weekly or full-time boarding.

Indigenous Academic Scholarships in Years 7-12.

We welcome scholarship applications from indigenous students who wish to commence their education journey with one of Australia’s best regional schools.
These scholarships assist Senior School students with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage to attend Whitsunday Anglican School (WAS), recognise their past academic achievements, support their future endeavours and to encourage the development of Indigenous leadership.

Homework and Tutorial Scheme

The Homework and Tutorial Scheme (HATS) has been a unique part of the School’s offerings for over a decade. We offer a Homework Assistance (Junior School) and Tutorial Scheme (Senior School) free of charge. Students, formally from Year 4 onwards, are encouraged to be involved in this optional internal tuition program to further enhance the depth of knowledge of the student’s curriculum areas.

Whitsunday Anglican School (Mackay)

2-12 Celeber Drive
Beaconsfield, QLD 4740
Phone: 07 4969 2000



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Key Details:

  • Type: Independent
  • Level: Combined
  • Gender: Coed
  • Religious Affiliation: Anglican
  • Boarding: Yes
  • Learning Extension: Yes
  • International Students: Yes
  • Scholarships: Yes
  • Trade School: Yes
  • Early Learning: Yes


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