Boys – Boarding – AFL Cape York House

AFL Cape York House for boys, is a modern purpose-built facility located in Buchan Street (Cairns), catering for up to 48 male students in Years 7-12 from Cape York, Gulf and Torres Strait. AFL Cape York House works on a 3-pillar approach to education – Careers, Transition and 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.

Personal development as well as academic success is a key focus for AFL Cape York House, with the intent of producing young men who will play a worthwhile role in their home communities as well as the broader community.