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New secondary schools in Western Australia

Harrisdale Senior High School

  • corner Keane Road and Skeet Road, Harrisdale
  • major new school for the booming south-east Perth suburb
  • opening in 2017 for students in Year 7
  • stage one catering for 725 students
  • includes administration, student services and medical centre, cafeteria, information resources centre with staffroom, information technology and business studies area, science learning area, food and textiles studios, technology and enterprise learning area, community classroom block, and health and physical education learning areas
  • funding allocated for planning of stage two

Maintenance of stage one, and the design, building, finance and maintenance of stage two are under a State Government Public Private Partnership.

For more information see Harrisdale Senior High School - Schools Online

Ellenbrook North (planning name)

  • Maffina Parade, Ellenbrook
  • new school with modern, air-cooled, state-of-the-art facilities
  • specialist facilities including science and food laboratories
  • dedicated education support centre for students with disability
  • stage one catering for Year 7 students
  • eases pressure on Ellenbrook Secondary College.

This school will be designed, built, financed and maintained under a State Government Public Private Partnership.

 

Yanchep (planning name)

  • Marmion Avenue, Yanchep
  • opening mid-2018 for Year 7 to 10 students, welcoming Year 11 students in 2019 and Year 12 students in 2020.
  • major new secondary school for growing northern corridor
  • stage one including classrooms, administration, student services and medical centre, library, sports hall and cafeteria
  • specialist facilities including science laboratories, information technology workshops, and food and textile studios
  • specialist facilities for visual arts, dance, music and media

Baldivis South (planning name)

  • Sixty Eight Road opposite Wandoo Drive, Baldivis
  • opening in 2019 catering for Year 7 students
  • major new secondary school for growing southern corridor
  • stage one facilities including classrooms, administration, medical centre and student services, library, sports hall and cafeteria
  • specialist facilities including science laboratories, information technology workshops, and food and textile studios

Lakelands (planning name)

  • opening in 2019 catering for Year 7 students
  • stage two opening in 2022
  • specialist facilities including science and food laboratories
  • specialist arts facilities including visual arts, dance, music and media
  • dedicated education support facilities for students with disability

This school will be designed, built, financed and maintained under a State Government Public Private Partnership.

Hammond Park (planning name)

  • major new school for growing southern corridor
  • opening in 2020 catering for Year 7 students
  • stage two opening in 2023
  • specialist facilities including science and food laboratories
  • specialist sporting facilities including fitness centre, football oval, hockey/soccer field and hard courts

This school will be designed, built, financed and maintained under a State Government Public Private Partnership.

Butler North (planning name)

  • major new school for growing northern corridor
  • opening in 2020 catering for Year 7 students

New stages, upgrades and refurbishment of secondary schools

Byford Secondary College

  • 57 Abernethy Road, Byford
  • construction has commenced for stage three
  • includes senior learning community, information technology and business studies, lecture theatre, student services and staff room
  • increases school capacity to 1500 students
  • due for completion in late 2017

Joseph Banks Secondary College (Banksia Grove)

  • Joseph Banks Boulevard, Banksia Grove
  • opened in 2015 for Year 7 and 8 students
  •  stage two provides two classroom blocks, student services, visual arts and dance and media, and physical education staff area, fitness centre and classrooms
  • stage two due to open in late 2017 for up to 1450 students from Years 7 to 12

Shenton College

  • design has commenced for stage two
  • includes administration and student services, three classroom blocks, student learning areas, arts, performing arts, media, sports hall cafeteria and courts
  • new buildings will cater for an additional 1000 senior students
  • due for completion in late 2018

Carnarvon Community College

  • redevelopment of primary facilities (stage 2) due for completion February 2018
  • provision of secondary school facilities (stage 3) due for completion July 2019

Churchlands Senior High School

  • major additions to accommodate an extra 750 students by January 2018
  • new facilities include a teaching block with nine classrooms, a science block with 10 laboratories and a preparation room, and a manual art teaching block with a woodwork workshop, two metal workshops, a jewellery/robotics workshop and store rooms
  • there will also be a sports hall with two basketball courts and change rooms

Holland Street School

  • new therapy pool, building and toilet facility
  • due for completion February 2017

Kalgoorlie-Boulder Community High School

  • major redevelopment in three stages, funded by Royalties for Regions
  • stage one includes three teaching blocks and canteen completed in September 2016
  • stage two includes visual arts and multimedia block and education support centre, due for completion in September 2017
  • stage three includes demolition of out-dated facilities and landscaping, due for completion in December 2017

Yanchep District High School

  • administration building extension
  • due for completion July 2017

The Minister for Education, Peter Collier MLC, has announced changes to secondary schools in Geraldton following the community consultation that took place in 2014.

John Willcock College and Geraldton Senior College will expand to each cater for students from Years 7 to 12 from 2019. Each school will offer a broad curriculum with pathways leading to both Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications and attainment of an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR), enabling children to complete all of their secondary education at one local secondary school.

John Willcock College will introduce a new Academic Extension Program for children from Years 7 to 10 focusing on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects. Its students will also have access to the Trade Training Centre at Geraldton Senior College through the Geraldton trade training consortium. Geraldton Senior College will retain its state-of-the-art Trade Training Centre providing programs in laboratory skills, engineering and electro-technology and will continue the Clontarf Foundation academy program.

Each school will benefit from facility upgrades and improvements, and will start 2019 as an Independent Public School.

These changes will provide continuous secondary education with options for young people to pursue tertiary education and further training and employment when they graduate.

The Minister for Education, Peter Collier MLC, has announced changes to Armadale Senior High School and Cecil Andrews Senior High School following the community consultation that took place in 2014. The changes will provide better subject choices and more options for young people to pursue tertiary education, further training and employment when they leave school.

A full curriculum will continue to be provided at both Armadale Senior High School and Cecil Andrews Senior High School from Years 7 to 12. From 2017 Cecil Andrews Senior High School will focus on academic programs and Armadale Senior High School will focus on vocational education and training (VET) programs.

Cecil Andrews Senior High School will introduce a new Academic Extension Program from Years 7 to 10. Its focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics will provide students with a clear direction in their studies as they move into Years 11 and 12 and on to tertiary study. Two new multipurpose laboratories, a lecture room and preparation areas will be built; and the cafeteria, selected classrooms and parking area will be upgraded.

Armadale Senior High School’s VET program will be expanded to include hospitality and allied health services, both leading to nationally recognised qualifications. A new commercial kitchen will be built; and the cafeteria, food and textiles facilities, and selected classrooms will be upgraded.

These changes will be in place for the start of the 2017 school year. Both schools will continue as Independent Public Schools and operate without local-intake areas so young people can be enrolled at the school that best meets their aspirations.

The Minister for Education, Peter Collier MLC, has announced that Kalgoorlie-Boulder Community High School and Eastern Goldfields College will remain as two separate secondary schools.

Parents and community members who took part in the community consultation last year indicated support to keep the current secondary schooling options.

Kalgoorlie-Boulder Community High School will continue for students from Years 7 to 10 and Eastern Goldfields College will continue for students from Years 11 and 12.

Both schools will continue to provide high quality education, pastoral care and support for students to pursue tertiary education, further training and employment when they graduate.

Kalgoorlie-Boulder Community High School and Eastern Goldfields Education Support Centre – which are both on the same site – will benefit from a $45 million building program funded by Royalties for Regions.

Kalgoorlie-Boulder Community High School upgrades include:

  • 27 new classrooms
  • replacement of the visual arts and multimedia building
  • refurbished design and technology workshops and science laboratories
  • a new cafeteria
  • staff car parking
  • covered playing courtyards.

The buildings at Eastern Goldfields Education Support Centre will be replaced with three new high-support needs classrooms, a lifeskills room, computer laboratory and administration area.

The building upgrades are expected to be completed by mid-2017.