Contact Applecross SHS

Contact Applecross SHS

Address

Links Road
ARDROSS 6153
Western Australia

Phone

(P)+61 8 9314 9393

 

Important News

Important News

Term 3 Commences for Students

REMINDER: School returns for students on Wednesday 22nd July.  Students can view their timetable via SEQTA (see photo “SEQTA Learn - Student Timetable”).  Should your child be absent from school, please note the new absentee SMS (0436 282 030) and email address (

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IMPORTANT TRANSPERTH MESSAGE

Effective from the 19th July 2020 there have been some changes to Route 501.

 

Transperth will be renumbering the Route 501 to Route 915 (there will be no change to the route alignment).

 

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IMPORTANT TRANSPERTH MESSAGE

Effective from the 19th July 2020 there have been some changes to Route 501. Transperth will be renumbering the Route 501 to Route 915 (there will be no change to the route alignment).

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Contact Applecross SHS

Pastoral Care

Positive relationships with students are developed by our experienced staff’s stability and long term commitment to the school. Clearly articulated expectations for behaviour result in a calm and respectful tone and students who are engaged in their learning.

We have an experienced Student Services team who support and work in partnership with parents. The team consists of two Heads of Student Services, a Chaplain, Community Nurse, School Psychologist, and six Year Co-ordinators. They provide students with academic support and monitoring, counselling, health and well-being advice, and mentoring.

The Year Co-ordinators have specific responsibility for developing within their students a strong sense of belonging, self worth, civic responsibility, cooperation, justice and community. They know what is going on in their students’ school life on a daily basis. The Year Co-ordinator is often the first point of contact when a parent wishes to communicate with the school.

The House System

The House System at Applecross Senior High School is an important part of pastoral care for all students. It provides students with a sense of belonging, comradery and identity during their time at Applecross. The House System offers each student a wonderful opportunity to get to know and make new friends.

When a student enrols at Applecross Senior High School they are allocated to one of the four Houses. They remain in that House while they are studying at Applecross. Students and staff are equally divided into the four houses.

Students are provided with a range of cooperative and competitive cultural and sporting activities to participate, learn new skills and gain confidence. House points are awarded through the following:

House point tickets, Year Group House Competitions, National level competition award, State or local level competition award, Athletics and Swimming Carnivals.

There are four Houses at Applecross Senior High School:

Amity

Named after the ship, Amity, that established the first British settlement at King George Sound in Western Australia. The party, under the command of Major Edmund Lockyer, landed at present day Albany on 26 December 1826.

House colour: Red

Challenger

Named after the twenty six gun frigate, HMS Challenger, which was the first ship to arrive in a fleet of three ships sent out from Britain to establish a colony at the Swan River in Western Australia.

House colour: Blue

Investigator

Named after the ship, HMS Investigator, which explored the coastline of Western Australia. The voyage of discovery occurred during the period 1801 – 1803, under the command of Captain Matthew Flinders.

House colour: Green

Success

Named after the twenty eight gun frigate, HMS Success, which explored the Swan River and Western Australia under the command of Captain James Stirling in 1829.

House colour: Yellow