Contact Applecross SHS

Contact Applecross SHS

Address

Links Road
ARDROSS 6153
Western Australia

Phone

(P)+61 8 9314 9393

 

Important News

Important News

The Wheel Turns

Long ago, in the far distant times of the mid twentieth century, 1958 to be exact, the first cohort of students entered Applecross Senior High School as Year 8 students, or ‘First Years’ as they were then called.

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Congratulations Neasa Flynn

Congratulations to Neasa Flynn who recently represented Western Australia in the U16 Australian Hockey Championships which formed part of the 2017 Pacific School Games.  As a result of her efforts, Neasa has been selected in the Australian U16 Girls Hockey Team, which will be touring South Africa

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Lower School (Years 7-10)

Each week students study for four hours in the traditional academic Learning Areas of English, Humanities and Social Sciences, Mathematics, Science. In Year 7 most students initially tend to study common courses in these Learning Areas with different pathways emerging as students progress from Year 9 to Year 10. In fourth term of Years 8 and 9, teachers assist students with their selection of courses in these Learning Areas by suggesting recommended pathways for the following year. Parents and students will be advised of these recommendations and will have the opportunity to discuss these with class teachers and the Heads of Learning Areas.

The Languages Learning Area offers French and Japanese. All Year 7, 8 and 9 students study a language for two hours per week throughout the year. Year 10 students may select the to continue their Language studies for two hours a week for the entire year.

In the Health and Physical Education Learning Area, General Physical Education courses are compulsory in each semester in Years 7,  8, 9 and 10.

In The Arts, Health and Physical Education, and Technology and Enterprise Learning Areas, selected courses will be studied for two hours per week for one semester. When selecting subjects in these Learning Areas, students are advised to consider the areas of study that they may wish to pursue in subsequent years and are advised to check, with the relevant Head of Learning Area, the recommended entry levels for Year 11 subjects.

 

Academic Extension

It is Applecross Senior High School's mission to deliver one of the best Academic Extension programs in the State. To find out more about our Academic Extension Program please click here.