Girls House

In a addition to the AFL Cape York Boys House at Buchan St in Portsmith. The AFL Cape York Girls House will be located in Redlynch will be modern purpose-built facility catering for up to 48 female students in Years 7-12 from Cape York, Gulf and Torres Strait.

AFL Cape York Girls House works on a 3 pillar approach to education as – Careers Transition & Welfare. Students attend partner schools and colleges in Cairns and have the opportunity to be involved in many out-of-school experiences, including sports, cultural pursuits and work or training.

A high level of pastoral care is integral to the operation of AFL Cape York House. Academic tutoring and personal mentoring is provided to boarders, as well as a high quality student leadership program incorporating volunteer work for community organisations.

Holistic personal development as well as academic success is a key aim of AFL Cape York House, with the intent of producing young people who will stand tall in their home communities as well as the broader community.

Girls Enrolment Application 2019