School site planning
We are committed to planning, building, maintaining and improving public schools in Western Australia. This work will provide the best learning environments to prepare young people with the skills and learning they need to succeed.
School site planningThe Western Australian Planning Commission (WAPC), in partnership with Department of Education, has released an updated operational planning policy, OP2.4 – Planning for School Sites.
The policy will be effective on 13 December 2022.
This policy replaces the WAPC’s Development Control Policy 2.4 – School Sites 1998 to reflect current planning practice, improve strategic school site planning, address known issues on locational and physical site requirements for schools, and to provide clarity and transparency on the developer contribution methodology for public primary schools and how it is applied.
- Fact sheet 1 – Pre-lodgement structure plan
- Fact sheet 2 – Developer contributions for public primary schools
- Fact sheet 3 – Valuation for pro-rata developer contribution
- Fact sheet 4 - Infrastructure surrounding school sites
For more information about the WAPC policy, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Stage 1 will include an administration building, student services area, library, general learning areas, food and technology classrooms, hard courts and an oval
- Facilities will accommodate 750 students and 50 education support students
- Stage 1 will also include a specialist education support centre, in addition to specialist education support classrooms throughout the school, for students with special education needs
- An education support centre will consist of four classrooms, independent skills room, sensory room, therapy room and multipurpose learning areas
- Stage 1 will open for Year 7 students at the start of the 2023 school year
- Major new school for growing northern corridor
- The first stage, worth $48.4 million, was completed by late 2019
- Opened to Year 7 students in 2020
- Kitchener Park, Subiaco
- Stage 1 opened for 250 Year 7 students in 2020
- Stage 2 expanding to accommodate 2000 Year 7 to 12 students by 2025
- Offers a Gifted and Talented academic program with the first intake of 32 Year 7 selective students in 2020
- Easily accessible by public transport
- Situated in an area of high projected population growth
- Eases enrolment pressure on Churchlands Senior High School, Shenton College and Mount Lawley Senior High School
- Major new school for growing southern corridor
- Opened in 2020 catering for Year 7 students
- Stage 2 opening in 2023
- Specialist facilities including science and food laboratories
- Specialist sporting facilities including fitness centre, football oval, hockey and soccer field, and hard courts
This school is designed, built, financed and maintained under a WA Government Public Private Partnership.