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Whitsunday Anglican School



Whitsunday Anglican School is a co-educational independent school in Mackay, Queensland, Australia. The Mackay region of Queensland is one of the ‘100 wonders of the World’, a tourist location to the Great Barrier Reef and one of the fastest growing cities in the country.  Set in 10 hectares of lush verdant grounds, the school enrols 850 boys and girls from Kindergarten to Year 12 and has an academic inclination while encouraging a balanced range of character developing activities. They are strong in drama, music, service learning, debating and sport. A feature of the exchange experience at Whitsunday Anglican School will be the opportunity to take part in the annual Year 10 Whitsunday Camp.


"Looking back on the exchange, it is definitely the best experience that I have ever had. The Whitsundays is a truly beautiful place, with awesome people, and I was so lucky to become involved in their way of life. A highlight of the trip was the school camp, the scenery was unreal - everywhere I looked was a postcard photo. If you are thinking of applying for this exchange definitely seize the opportunity because I can assure you that you will learn so much and have an amazing time.'
Eva Kessels, Whitsunday Exchange 2015


"When I listened to the information Mrs Foot gave us earlier this year, I wasn't sure I wanted to do it. But when I told mum and dad about it they told me I should definitely give it a go. I'm glad I took their advice as it was the most incredible experience of my life. I have made incredible friends who I Skype often:  I already want to go back and see them again. My exchange was full of fun, challenges and really interesting experiences. We went to beautiful places, saw what their learning was like and, most importantly, had SO much fun."
Sarah Jackson, Whitsunday Exchange 2015

Approximate Exchange Timing

  • Whitsunday-Dio : May - July (6 weeks)     

  • Dio - Whitsunday : Aug- September (6 weeks)

Important Information for Applicants and her Family  


School Exchanges Coordinator
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