Applecross Senior High School

Applecross Senior High School

World class facilities and exceptional educational, artistic and sporting opportunities await your child at Applecross Senior High School.

Located in Ardross and close to the Swan River, Applecross Senior High School is a modern university-style campus with a range of outstanding sporting and arts facilities.

We have a strong and established reputation for high academic, sporting and cultural
achievements, winning many academic exhibitions, awards and competitions, and we
are often placed among the highest performing government schools.

Our dedicated staff provide a supportive learning environment based on trust, respect and responsibility between students and teachers.

Applecross Senior High School students are encouraged to achieve their best and become responsible and flexible thinkers who will be well prepared for the challenges ahead.

Applecross Senior High School has a range of contemporary buildings and a learning environment that is truly world class.

Our facilities include a purpose built art block with exhibition space; a new science, library and technology building; a performing arts centre with retractable seating; a university-style auditorium; a new gymnasium and fitness centre, and tournament standard tennis courts.

Our number one priority at Applecross Senior High School is the health and wellbeing of our students, enabling them to achieve their full potential.

Our programs include academic extension and academic acceleration in mathematics, English, science and humanities, with STEM as a priority, as well as comprehensive courses in music, the arts, health and physical education, languages,
and technologies.

Our Approved Specialist Program in tennis was the first approved tennis program of its kind in Western Australia.

The program is open to selected students from Years 7 to 10 and physical education studies (tennis) in Years 11 and 12.

The program offers tournament participation, school representation, interstate and international travel and competition, lectures and instruction from former touring professionals and accreditation in coaching, umpiring and sports medicine.

Applecross Senior High School has three full time heads of sub school who each oversee a comprehensive pastoral care program involving specialist support, including year coordinators, psychologists, learning support coordinators, school nurse and school chaplain.

Applecross Senior High School is set in beautiful landscaped grounds shaped by mature trees creating a pleasant relaxed environment that is conducive to learning and a young adult ethos.

Our school is located in the near riverside suburb of Ardross, 11 kilometres south of Perth city and just over one kilometre from the picturesque Swan River in Applecross.

The school is easily accessed by bus and is close to a major shopping centre and cinema complex.

Paul Leech - Principal

Paul Leech - Principal

“Applecross Senior High School offers a diverse, welcoming and inclusive environment for Chinese students. We are well versed in working with overseas students and have several established relationships with sister schools in Beijing, Jinan, Japan and France and have hosted a number of staff and student delegations from each of these countries in recent years. Our focus is to provide individual support to each student to ensure that they are able to achieve their personal best. Our international students enjoy their school experience and make many wonderful friends during their stay. I look forward to welcoming students from China to Applecross Senior High School"

A diverse, welcoming and inclusive environment.

Applecross Senior High School

Applecross Senior High School

"Applecross Senior High School is a multicultural campus with a proud tradition of embracing a diverse range of students from all over the world. Our students are friendly and positive with a strong desire to achieve our personal best. We have great teachers who motivate and inspire us to believe in ourselves and in our ability to succeed in whatever path we choose.” Sophia Ammali – 2019 Head Girl, Max Uchino – 2019 Head Boy