Back to School Guide 2023

Welcome to our 2023 Back to School Guide for south-east Queensland!

Phew, where did 2022 go? It feels like only yesterday I was prepping my baby for her first day of kindy. And now we are ironing the new senior shirts for a girl who is fully ready to own the Year 6 playground.

Like all families, we are hoping for a nice and stable year in 2023, and our Back to School Guide is here to help!

Rochelle Callard from Numberworks’nWords shares her tips on the signs to watch for that show your child could be struggling at school. We have expert advice on getting started at a new school, plenty of pointers from the region’s leading educators on having a positive year, a round-up of the best lunchboxes and plenty more to make your 2023 school year a success.

Our 2023 Back to School Guide is published in an interactive digital format, simply OPEN below to read on mobile, tablet or desktop.

The tabs at the top will take you to your preferred age group, and the navigation at the bottom of the page will guide you through pages.

Happy 2023 and happy learning!



PS: Love what you’ve read? Don’t forget to share with your friends!

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2023 Back to School Guide Southeast Queensland from Kids on the Coast Kids in the City Magazines


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By Angela Sutherland
After spending many years hustling stories on busy editorial desks around the world, Angela is now mum of two little ones and owner/editor at Kids on the Coast / Kids in the City. She is an atrocious cook and loves cutting shapes to 90s dance music. Angela is the editor of Kids on the Coast - a free family magazine whats on guide for Kids: things to do, school holiday fun and free activities for kids... Fun attractions, family food & travel, kids health & wellbeing, kids parties venues, parenting, pregnancy & babies, guide for parents. Servicing Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and beyond, Kids on the Coast is an online guide for parents with kids things to do with kids, schools and education and lifestyle news located on Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast & Brisbane, QLD.

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