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The school’s auditorium is located in the centre of the new South Block and provides tiered seating for over 100. It is used for visiting guest speakers and can accommodate three or four classes at the one time. With its big projector and big screen the auditorium is also the ideal venue for parent information sessions.
Applecross Senior High School is located in the pleasant near riverside suburb of Ardross. It is approximately ten kilometres from the Perth central business district. The school’s boundary roads include Links Road, Ardessie Street, and Leverburgh Street.
A major building and refurbishment project was completed in 2016, providing state of the art learning facilities for students and expansive landscaped spaces.
Teaching-learning areas include a Performing Arts Centre for Dance, Drama and Music, a purpose-built Visual Arts Centre, a Design and Technology Centre, three Home Economics rooms an Auditorium, eleven Science Laboratories, a Fitness Centre, Gymnasium, and eight Computer Laboratories. All classrooms have been networked for learning with technology including data projectors and students have online access via classroom computers or laptops to the Library Resource Centre and the internet.
A large gymnasium and swimming pool is central to the Health and Physical Education program. Other sporting facilities include the school oval, six synpave tennis courts, two basketball courts, a fitness centre and cricket nets.
The Canteen is located in the centre of the S block on the ground floor. It is open daily from Monday to Friday until lunch time.
The Canteen is managed by the Parents and Citizens Association, and sells a variety of healthy foods during recess and lunchtime. Lunch can be ordered from 8.00 to 8.25 am.
The Fitness Centre is equipped with a variety of cardio machines and free weights. It also has networked audio visual equipment to enable ICT integration into lessons. Fitness units are incorporated into the Physical Education program, allowing students to participate in a range of self-paced activities promoting a healthy, active lifestyle.
The large gymnasium is an integral part of the Health and Physical Education program. It is used for a variety of indoor sporting activities including: badminton, basketball and volleyball. The synthetic floor surface is a relatively new product which is used in many new indoor sporting facilities around Australia.
The Health Centre is located next to the Student Services building C Block and caters for the primary health care of students. There is a Community Nurse based here 4 days per week Monday to Thursday 8.ooam to 4.00pm.
The Centre comprises a waiting area, an office, a well-equipped treatment room, a spacious bathroom and toilet, and two observation rooms with three recliner chairs.
Parents/guardians are requested to keep the nurse informed of any change in your child’s health status.
The Library/Resource Centre is an integral part of the school community. The Library reading material includes an extensive young adult fiction and non-fiction collection, journals and magazines.
The ICT Resource Centre contains the hub of ICT services including computer, tablet and AV loans. The ICT technicians provide all “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD) technical support for students and have a BYOD computers and peripherals for students to loan.
The Library/ICT Resource Centre is open Monday to Friday 08:00 to 10:45 and 11:15 to 15:30.
The thirty metre swimming pool is an integral part of the Health and Physical Education program. The facility is used for all swimming classes, school carnivals, and by our feeder primary schools. The new pergola and covered area was funded by the Commonwealth Government initiative ‘Investing in our Schools’.