Open Day 2024

Register to attend our annual Open Day!

Sunday 19 May, 2024 | All Welcome

We invite families with children approaching Kindergarten to Year 12 to learn more about life at Queensland’s leading regional school at our annual Open Day on Sunday 19 May, 2024.

Based in Mackay, Queensland, Whitsunday Anglican School is a co-educational day and boarding school, inspiring students through a culture of academic excellence, spiritual awareness, balance through co-curricular pursuits, and service to the community.  We are regional Queensland’s top academic school.

Tour our School, meet our Principal Mr Andrew Wheaton and speak with our fantastic team of educators and students. The Open Day is a great way to learn more about Whitsunday and the academic and cocurricular opportunities we provide.

Please register your interest below to receive reminders in the lead-up to the Open Day.

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2024 Scholarship Sittings

Applications for 2025 External Scholarships will be open from 5-25 February 2024. Please visit out scholarships page to learn more.

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About Mackay, Queensland

The Mackay, Isaac and Whitsunday region offers a tropical, relaxed, nature-based destination encompassing rainforest hinterland, national parks, agriculture and 31 beautiful beaches. It is the gateway to the picturesque Whitsunday Islands.
– 74 internationally celebrated continental islands, situated at the heart of the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef. With a population of more than 120,000, the Mackay region sits on the Queensland east coast, halfway between Brisbane and Cairns, and is home to a diverse and innovative community. Whether you call us a big town or a small city, Mackay boasts large shopping precincts, sports clubs, cinemas, family-oriented facilities and modern social venues.

About Booth Boarding

At Mackay’s Whitsunday Anglican School, we offer exceptional educational and life experiences for your child, close to home.

Whitsunday Anglican School is a leading co-educational day and boarding school. The School offers a first-class learning environment from Kindergarten to Year 12, with boarding at Booth House available for Years 6-12.

At Whitsunday, our Boarders build confidence, character and skills that go beyond school, in a safe and nurturing environment that allows them to thrive.  The Boarding students are part of a well-connected wider community that includes the School, friends and their family.

Whitsunday Anglican School offers a personalised approach to every boy and girl, strong boarding leadership and pastoral care, and a holistic education that is supported by offerings that encompass a wide variety of sport, music, drama, academic extension and service opportunities.  In their senior years, students can choose between an ATAR or vocational pathways that serve to foster a lifelong love of learning.

Our Boarders enjoy outstanding facilities, where they are supported by our School Nurse, School Psychologist, Boarding Housemother and experienced boarding staff.   Boarders are provided with exceptional nutritious meals that are catered for by one of our region’s leading professional catering and hospitality companies.  Lounges, study areas, kitchenettes, media, cutting-edge technology, the library and the state of the art STEAM Centre support them in their educational journey.

A bus service connects our 5-day boarders with the option to go home for the weekend, while 7-day boarding is also available.

Bright futures begin at Whitsunday Anglican School.