This Queensland Schools app lists all Queensland schools with information on enrolment numbers, directions, contact details, web addresses and other related information.
Search by school name, town or postcode by typing into the search box or use 'Map View'.
Drop a pin on 'Map view' to add locations to your favourites in 'My locations' and find directions.
View favourite custom locations.
Select the blue arrow to view all available school details including contact details, links to the web site, phone number and principal's name.
From the school details page you can select 'View' to zoom in to the school; 'Nearby' to zoom out and see what other schools are in the area (note the filter is applied); 'Save Location' to add the school to your custom list or to get direction 'To here' or 'From here'.
To ensure that you have the latest school data, first time installers should perform a 'Data Update'. To do this, install the app, then select 'More...', then 'Update Data' (this requires an internet connection). The app prompts you to update the school data every seven (7) days thereafter.
The app is not compatible with the EQ wireless network within schools.
- Category: Education
- Version: 1.5
- Released: December, 2012
- Size: 13.4MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Queensland Government - Department of Education, Training and Employment
- The State of Queensland (Department of Education, Training and Employment) 2011
- Rated 4+
Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. Requires iOS 5.1 or later.
Requires access to WiFi or mobile network for location services to work.
Requires access to the internet to update school data.
Frequently asked questions
Q. How accurate is the school data?
A. School data is updated when it is first installed, then prompted to be updated every 7 days. If you notice information that is not correct for your local school, please make contact with the school to enquire about whether the school data needs to be updated.
Q. How much does the app cost?
A. It is free.
Q. How do I install it?
A. Follow the instruction on installing apps from the Apple web site.
Q. Why can't the app locate me?
A. You may have location services turned off. Check that Location Services are turned on at the 'Settings / Location services' and at 'Settings / Locations Services / Queensland Schools'. If they are turned on, it may be that you do not have mobile reception. Note: Location services only work on devices with access to either a WiFi network or mobile coverage.