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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
  • opened 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 Public Private Partnership.

For more information see Harrisdale Senior High School - Schools Online

Aveley Secondary College

  • 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 Secondary College

  • Marmion Avenue, Yanchep
  • opening 2018 for Year 7 to 11 students, welcoming Year 12 students in 2019
  • 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, design and technology workshops, and food and textile studios
  • specialist facilities for visual arts, music, media and drama will be provided in Stage 2. 

South Baldivis Secondary School (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 (Mandurah) Secondary School (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.

Butler North (planning name)

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

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.
 

Inner City College (planning name)

  • Kitchener Park, Subiaco 
  • opening for 250 Year 7 students in 2020
  • expanding to accommodate 2000 Year 7 to 12 students by 2025
  • offering a Gifted and Talented academic program with the first intake of 32 selective students in Year 7 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

For more information and to view the local-intake area visit the Inner City College page.

New stages, upgrades and refurbishment of secondary schools

Cape Naturaliste College

  • additions include general learning areas, science laboratories, design and technology, visual arts and media studios, materials technology, performing arts centre, and health and physical education area
  • due for completion January 2020

Harrisdale Senior High School

  • opened in 2017 for Year 7 students
  • stage two provides three classroom blocks, performing and visual arts area, lecture theatre, hockey/soccer pitch and student services
  • the new stage will accommodate a further 725 students and increase the total capacity of the school to 1450 students
  • construction due to start in March 2018 and due for completion January 2020

The design, building, finance and maintenance of stage two are under a Public Private Partnership.

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 for completion in December 2017 for up to 1450 students from Years 7 to 12

Margaret River Senior High School

  • additions include general learning areas, inclusive education classrooms, science laboratories, student services and administration
  • there will also be a sports hall and fitness centre
  • due for completion January 2020

 

Balcatta Senior High School

  • redevelopment
  • construction due to start in 2018

Ballajura Community College

  • performing arts centre
  • construction due to start in 2019

Belmont City College

  • performing arts centre
  • construction due to start in 2020

Belridge Secondary College

  • performing arts centre
  • construction due to start in 2020

Broome Senior High School

  • new facilities
  • construction due to start in 2019

Bunbury Senior High School

  • upgrades
  • construction due to start in 2018

Canning Vale College

  • new student services facilities and additional hard courts
  • construction due to start in 2018

Carine Senior High School

  • new teaching block, science and technology (STEM), additions to food and technology area and refurbishments to specialist areas
  • due for completion December 2019

Carnarvon Community College

  • redevelopment of primary facilities (stage 2) due for completion January 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

Collie Senior High School

  • additional block with specialist facilities and general classrooms
  • construction due to start in 2018

Darling Range Sports College

  • refurbishments to specialist areas, general classrooms and rectification of drainage issues on the oval
  • construction due to start in 2020

Eaton Community College

  • new science laboratories
  • construction due to start in 2019

Fremantle College

  • Lefroy Road, Beaconsfield
  • amalgamation of South Fremantle Senior High School and Hamilton Senior High School
  • opening for students in Years 7 to 12 in 2018 

John Forrest Secondary College

  • redevelopment – upgrades and new facilities
  • construction due to start in 2020

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

Kinross College

  • improvements to specialist facilities
  • construction due to start in 2020

Lakelands Senior High School (planning name)

  • Joint use sporting facilities
  • Project managed by City of Mandurah

Melville Senior High School

  • performing arts centre
  • construction due to start in 2018

Morley Senior High School

  • upgrade of facilities
  • construction due to start in 2019

Mount Lawley Senior High School

  • upgrades to specialist facilities and new classrooms
  • construction due to start in 2019

Newton Moore Senior High School

  • STEM facilities
  • construction due to start in 2019

Ocean Reef Senior High School

  • performing arts centre
  • construction due to start in 2019

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 December 2018

Southern River College

  • upgrades and new facilities
  • construction due to start in 2019

Wanneroo Secondary College

  • new gymnasium
  • construction due to start in 2019

Warwick Senior High School

  • new administration and staff building, and refurbishment of existing facilities to accommodate staff students relocating from Duncraig Secondary Education Support Centre
  • construction due for completion in March 2018

John Willcock College and Geraldton Senior College are expanding in 2019 to cater for students from Years 7 to 12. This enables students to complete all their secondary education at the one local secondary school.

Local intake areas have been established to ensure there are a sufficient number of students at each school. You can find the new local intake areas on Schools Online.

Students will begin transitioning to their local-intake school between 2019 and 2021.

Upgrades and improvements have started at both schools. 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).

John Willcock College is introducing a new Academic Extension Program for children from Years 7 to 10 focusing on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

Geraldton Senior College is retaining its state-of-the-art Trade Training Centre providing programs in laboratory skills, engineering and electro-technology. Students from John Willcock College will also have access to the Trade Training Centre at Geraldton Senior College through the Geraldton trade training consortium. Both schools will offer the Clontarf Foundation academy program.

The former Minister for Education, 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 September 2017 with demolition works completed by December 2017.