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Incident update

30/03/2011
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​This afternoon a serious incident occurred at Southport State High School.  The occurrence was between two male year 10 students as a result of an incident in the playground. 

School staff moved swiftly and professionally to manage the situation.

The injured student was attended to by medical officers and advice indicates he is in a stable condition in the Gold Coast Hospital at Southport.
 
A teenage student is currently assisting police with their enquiries.
 
Parents of both students have been notified, and are assisting both their children and our school with the investigations.
 
Students and staff are being supported with counselling services and their wellbeing is our priority at this time.
 
The school will continue to cooperate fully with police who are investigating.
 
Glenn Hoppner, Regional Director, South East Region