At The BUSY School, we offer Year 11 and 12 students an alternative learning solution and the opportunity to re-engage with education and complete senior school, remain eligible for a Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE), while getting a head-start into employment. Students complete an individualised educational program, learn skills for life and have the opportunity to start paid employment and training while still at school.

The BUSY School is a network of Queensland special assistance schools approved by the Non-State Schools Accreditation Board under the Education (Accreditation of Non-State Schools) Act 2017. Fully funded, there are no fees at The BUSY School.

The BUSY School is a part of The BUSY Group Ltd, a not-for-profit organisation that delivers a range of employment services, apprenticeship support and vocational skills training across Australia.

In Queensland, The BUSY Group network presents an extensive range of vocational training, school-based apprenticeships and traineeships, disability support and employment support options to ensure every student is assisted in their chosen career.

“Being able to come back to school and achieve my goals was the best”

– Una, 2020 Principal’s Award Recipient.

Vision Mission Values

Our vision is to have more young people completing school, more young people in meaningful employment and as a result, exposing more communities to positive change.

Really understand the needs of our students, our people and our community in doing so, build positive, respectful and productive relationships to maximise engagement, enhance educational achievement and open up a world of career opportunities.

  • INCLUSIVITY – People of all communities coming as one team for common goals
  • EXCELLENCE – We always strive to exceed
  • RESILIENCE – Equipped to meet challenges and excel
  • INTEGRITY – We act with honesty and sincerity
  • INNOVATION – Embracing new ideas and technology to stay ahead of change


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