Contact Applecross SHS

Contact Applecross SHS

Address

Links Road
ARDROSS 6153
Western Australia

Phone

(P)+61 8 9314 9393

 

Important News

Important News

Trop-fest Film Festival

The Trop-fest film festival is recognised around the world. It is an Australian festival where the focus is firmly on the creation of short films. This is a contest and receives many entries. There is a section for student entries from high schools.

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AXSHS Breakfast Club

There were plenty of hungry students at our weekly Breakfast Club today.  A big thank you must go out to Connor Horton and Jordon Crofts, who arrive early every Friday to help set up, cook and serve.  Also thanks must go to Jan Michell, Brad Snell, Andy Saxton, Angie Hooton and Jenny Casserly - w

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AXSHS MakerSpace in the Library

Enthusiastic students have been developing their STEM skills learning to knit.  The Knitting Project runs every Thursday lunchtime in the MakerSpace in the Library.  The first project they work on is a bookmark.

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Facilities

Auditorium

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.

Campus

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.

Canteen

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.

Fitness Centre

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.

Gymnasium

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.

Health Centre

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.

Teaching and Learning Resource Centre

The Teaching and Learning 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.

We are very excited to announce that Applecross Senior High School Teaching and Learning Resource Centre has partnered with Wheelers ePlatform Digital Library to provide students with access to over 1200 ebook titles. ePlatform is a secure library lending system designed to make the borrowing and reading of eBooks simple and enjoyable. Encouraging students to read as often as possible, not only to learn but also for enjoyment, is a critical element of improving literacy for all students.  Please view our Digital Library page for more information.

The Teaching and Learning Resource Centre is open Monday to Friday 07:30 to 15:30.

Swimming Pool

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’.