Churchlands Senior High School

Churchlands Senior High School is an independent public co-educational high day school, located in Churchlands, a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, approximately eight kilometres (five miles) northwest from the Perth central business district.[2]

Churchlands Senior High School
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Location
Churchlands Senior High School is located in Perth
Churchlands Senior High School
Churchlands Senior High School

Australia
Coordinates31°55′05″S 115°47′20″E / 31.918°S 115.789°E / -31.918; 115.789Coordinates: 31°55′05″S 115°47′20″E / 31.918°S 115.789°E / -31.918; 115.789
Information
TypeIndependent public co-educational high day school
MottoAim High & Achieve
Established1962; 58 years ago (1962)
Educational authorityWA Department of Education
PrincipalNeil Hunt
Years7-12
Enrolment2,718[1] (2018)
Campus typeSuburban
Colour(s)Teal, navy blue, gold and red                 
Website

BackgroundEdit

Churchlands Senior High School (Churchlands SHS) is a co-educational high school with an enrolment of approximately 2,700 students from Year 7 to Year 12. Since its establishments in 1962, the school has sought excellence built on academic, cultural and sporting achievements.

In 2011 Churchlands SHS joined the Education Department's Independent Public Schools programme. A School Board was established containing business expertise. In 2014 the Churchlands Foundation was launched with the aim of securing the school's future.

The school is located in Perth's western suburbs, three kilometres (two miles) from the Indian Ocean and eight kilometres (five miles) from the city centre. The student body is significantly multi-cultural with approximately sixty different nationalities and cultures represented. The school curriculum embraces tertiary entrance as well as preparation for TAFE and the workforce. Churchlands fosters relationships with its alumnus through the Alumni Association, the School Board and the Churchlands Foundation.

Academic statusEdit

Churchlands Senior High School students have received many major awards including three Beazley Medals. For the 2009 TEE, Churchlands was the highest ranked public school, based on the number of students who scored 75% or more over four subjects. For the 2008 TEE, Churchlands was the second-highest ranked public school, based on the number of students who scored 75% or more over four subjects.[3]

WA school rankingEdit

Year Rank Median ATAR Eligible students Students with ATAR % students with ATAR Notes
2018 29 85.05 352 250 71.02 [4]
2017 23 86.6 336 226 67.26 [5]
2016 28 84.7 346 271 78.32 [6]

Year 12 student achievement dataEdit

Year Rank[i] % +75 in WACE[ii] Rank % +65 in WACE[iii] % graduates[iv] Notes
2015 28 14.48 31 38.06 98.99 [7]
2014 16 50.39 14 68.89 99.29 [8]
2013 14 17.61 17 43.48 96.85 [9]
2012 14 20.20 16 49.18 98.70 [10]
2011 11 22.87 15 56.86 100 [11]
2010 17 18.57 20 58.12 97.1 [12]
2009 10 50.99
(>75% minimum of one subject)
6 63.36
(64.6% or more)
97.88 [13]
  1. ^ Ranking of school compared to other schools in the state
  2. ^ Based on the number of Stage 3 course enrolments in the school where a WACE course score of 75 or above was achieved
  3. ^ Based on the number of Stage 3 course enrolments in the school where a WACE course score of 65 or above was achieved
  4. ^ Percentage of Year 12 cohort that graduated with a WACE certificate

Beazley Medal academic winners

Each year, a Beazley Medal is presented to the top ranked academic student in Western Australia. Churchlands Senior High School recipients have been:

  • 2009: Hayley Anderson
  • 1992: Jonathon Robert Leslie Paget
  • 1989: Howard Ho-Wah Yip

MusicEdit

Churchlands Senior High School's Gifted and Talented music program has run for more than three decades. Facilities include a 504-seat acoustically engineered concert hall, a music auditorium seating 254, a dedicated choral studio and with instrumental practice rooms. International recognition includes the attainment of honours at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod in Wales and at the World Music Festival in Geneva. Student musicians perform for audiences in Australia and overseas with three-yearly tours to Europe, Asia and North America.

Ensemble performance is an integral part of the Churchlands music experience, and the performing ensembles include choirs, concert bands, orchestras, chamber groups, and guitar ensembles. To enter any level of the music program students must complete tests and auditions. Those who win a place in the program undertake an intensive course that is both practical and theoretical.

Enrolment patternsEdit

Enrolment patterns
2001-2015
Year 7 Year 8 Year 9 Year 10 Year 11 Year 12 Totals
2001 238 216 265 290 279 1,288
2002 249 256 235 301 284 1,325
2003 242 270 285 288 244 1,353
2004 305 253 291 299 255 1,403
2005 361 318 295 318 280 1,572
2006 346 389 338 295 282 1,650
2007 357 355 397 365 290 1,764
2008 319 370 366 422 320 1,797
2009 298 320 385 374 389 1,766
2011 294 128 312 356 361 1,451
2012 360 302 139 324 328 1,453
2013 348 368 312 155 301 1,483
2014 353 360 378 330 145 1,566
2015 421 412 364 373 390 309 2,269

Notable alumniEdit

GovernmentEdit

Academia and scienceEdit

Art, entertainment and mediaEdit

BusinessEdit

SportEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Alphabetical List of Western Australian Schools" (pdf). Perth, WA: WA Department of Education, Government of Western Australia. 25 April 2018. p. 8. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Churchlands Senior High School News" (PDF). August 2010. Archived from the original (pdf) on 1 March 2011. Retrieved 10 January 2011.
  3. ^ Curriculum Council School Comparison Statistics Archived 28 September 2009 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "WA School Ranking - 2018". Better Education. 2018. Retrieved 14 January 2019.
  5. ^ "WA School Ranking - 2017". Better Education. 2017. Retrieved 13 October 2018.
  6. ^ "WA School Ranking - 2016". Better Education. 2016. Retrieved 13 October 2018.
  7. ^ "Year 12 Student Achievement Data" (PDF). Government of Western Australia. 2015. Retrieved 31 December 2017.
  8. ^ "Year 12 Student Achievement Data" (PDF). Government of Western Australia. 2014. Archived from the original (PDF) on 9 March 2015. Retrieved 3 February 2015.
  9. ^ "Year 12 Student Achievement Data" (PDF). Government of Western Australia. 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 9 March 2015. Retrieved 4 April 2014.
  10. ^ "Year 12 Student Achievement Data" (PDF). Government of Western Australia. 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 August 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2013.
  11. ^ "Year 12 Student Achievement Data" (PDF). Government of Western Australia. 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 August 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2013.
  12. ^ "Year 12 Student Achievement Data" (PDF). Government of Western Australia. 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 August 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2013.
  13. ^ "Year 12 Student Achievement Data" (PDF). Government of Western Australia. 2009. Archived from the original (PDF) on 9 March 2015. Retrieved 24 July 2013.
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  18. ^ Findlay, Len (4 July 2007). "Photographer with a prize-winning touch". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 17 April 2012.
  19. ^ Neil Eliot
  20. ^ Neil Fisenden
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