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Upgrades and expansions of western suburbs schools

Primary and secondary schools in the western suburbs are being upgraded and expanded.

Churchlands Senior High School

  • $38.8 million expansion announced in October 2015.
  • Includes classrooms, a gymnasium, science and arts buildings, technology building and car parking.
  • Will provide accommodation for an additional 750 students taking the school’s permanent capacity to 2350 students.
  • Construction of the new facilities is underway and will be completed by 2018.

Shenton College

  • $49.5 million expansion announced in May 2016.
  • Includes new general classrooms, science, visual and performing arts, multimedia, IT and business studies classrooms, food technologies facilities and a new cafeteria.
  • The gymnasium will also be extended and new multipurpose courts and a new technology and enterprise centre constructed.
  • Will provide accommodation for an additional 1000 students taking the school’s permanent capacity to 2600 students.
  • Construction is due to start in mid-2017 and expected to be completed for the start of the 2019 school year. 

Carine Senior High School

  • $18.77 million expansion announced in September 2016.
  • Includes general and specialist classrooms.
  • Will provide accommodation for an additional 300 students taking the school’s permanent capacity to 1525 students.
  • Construction of new facilities is due to start in 2018 and be completed in 2020.
  • The school will also host a new Gifted and Talented Education Program from 2020 with a focus on STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) education for students.

 

With Perth Modern School becoming a local intake school from 2020, the local intake areas for Churchlands Senior High School, Shenton College and Mount Lawley Senior High School will be amended.

Residents currently within the existing local intake areas for these schools will, from 2020, have the entitlement to attend either the new local intake Perth Modern School or their current local intake secondary school.

Children enrolled in their local secondary school in 2019 will be able to complete their schools at that school. Younger siblings of these children will also be able to enrol in the same school as long as the older sibling is enrolled and, once commenced, will able to complete their secondary school at that school.

The specific details of each of the new local intake areas will be announced later in 2017.

A brand new $15.4 million Doubleview Primary School will be built on the current site providing students with state of the art classrooms and the latest technology. Building is underway and will be ready for the start of the 2018 school year.

The existing school buildings will be refurbished for the International School of Western Australia that will relocate from the former City Beach High School site in 2019.

The International School will run as a separate school, having its own entrance and administration.

Doubleview Primary School students will benefit through shared access to a new gymnasium and hard courts while maintaining an oval and substantial open space areas.  

City Beach Primary School will be expanded with a new art, craft and music building to open in 2018.

The building will be shared with the Japanese School in Perth that will relocate from the former City Beach High School site to the City Beach Primary School.

The Japanese School will move in 2018 and use existing underutilised facilities at City Beach Primary School as well as a transportable, playground and shade structure that will be moved from the City Beach High School site. The Japanese School will operate completely separately from City Beach Primary School and will have its own entrance and administration.

City Beach Primary School students will benefit through enhanced learning opportunities along with shared cultural and sporting activities, as well as the new building.

City Beach Residential College will receive new facilities to replace those students currently use on the former City Beach High School site. 

Construction of a new kitchen, dining room, recreation and study areas is expected to start in 2018 and be completed by 2019.

Building works will not adversely affect the residential college students and they will continue to use the dining and recreation facilities at the former City Beach High School site until our new facilities are ready.