Contact Applecross SHS

Contact Applecross SHS

Address

Links Road
ARDROSS 6153
Western Australia

Phone

(P)+61 8 9314 9393

 

Important News

Important News

Japanese Exchange Visitors

Today Applecross Senior High School Year 9 students welcomed our visitors from Takarazuka, Mr Ueda, Ms Makino and Ms Wada.  AXSHS and Takarazuka celebrate a 31 year relationship of cultural sharing and education.  Our visitors are with us for one week, giving our students the opportunity to learn

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AXSHS Students participating in Bike Rescue Project

Jay Cromb, Liam Zentner, Jordan Crofts and Connor Dunnett are all taking part in the Bike Rescue Project called 'Dismantle', that is running every Thursday afternoon throughout Term 3 at the Blue Gum Community Centre in Brentwood.  Melville City Council have supported these four Applecross SHS st

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AXSHS Facilities Update

A number of facility upgrades and installations occurred at Applecross SHS over the school holidays. 

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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 8 most students initially tend to study common courses in these Learning Areas with different pathways emerging as students progress from Year 8 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 8 and 9 students study a language for two hours per week throughout the year. Year 10 students may select the Academic Extension course which requires them 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.