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Education in Winton

Winton State School

Winton State School was established in 1885. The school regards itself as a continuous Prep - Year 12 school, with areas of special experise, rather than sector-based. Most classes are composite, depending upon enrolments.

Winton State School is a National Partnership school which has attracted additional resources for improving student outcomes.

Ph: (07) 4657 2333      Fx: (07) 4657 1711

St Patrick's Primary School

St Patrick's School  was established in 1906 by the Sisters of Mercy. Classes were originally set up in the little wooden church until the school was built in 1911. This building was in use until 1961 when the present building was erected. St Patrick's has a interesting history. It was a Training Centre for pupil teachers in the 1930's.  In 1941, after Pearl Harbour, students and teachers from St Patricks' College in Townsville took up residence. For a short period, it  was also a boarding school. The school reached an all time high enrolment  of 180 in the 1960's.  It is now a Catholic co-educational primary day school, Prep to Year 6.

Ph: (07) 4657 1652       FX: (07) 4657 1758

Winton Kindergarten and Preschool

Winton Kindy is now located at the Little Swaggies Child Care Centre.

Preschool has been replaced with full time Prep which is available at both the Winton State School and St Patrick's School.

Queensland term dates - 2016

Term Dates Length
Term 1 Tuesday 27 January - Thursday 24 March 9 weeks
Term 2 Tuesday 11 April - Friday 24 June 11 weeks
Term 3 Monday 11 July - Friday 16 September 10 weeks
Term 4 Tuesday 4 October - Friday 9 December 10 weeks

Staff professional development days for 2016

  • Thursday 21, Friday 22 and Monday 25 January
  • Wednesday 6, Thursday 7 and Friday 8 April
  • Monday 17 October

Year 10, 11 and 12 finishing dates for 2016

  • Year 12 - Friday 18 November
  • Year 10 and 11 - Friday 25 November

Neighbourhood Centre Training Venue

The Training Venue at the Neighbourhood Centre provides training courses on a variety of subjects. Please contact the Neighbourhood Centre on (07) 4657 0000 to find out what courses are available or if you wish to book the training venue.

Winton Creative Arts Centre

The Winton Creative Arts Centre is located in Vindex Street, and provides courses on a variety of arts and crafts subjects. Please phone Nea McQueen on (07) 4657 1081 for further information.