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Geraldton Senior High School caters for students in Years 7, 10, 11 and 12. We will further expand in 2020 (Year 8) and 2021 (Year 9) enabling young people to complete their entire secondary education at our school.
Our belief is that every child is unique with experience, learning styles and goals. From this we provide a broad comprehensive education with pathways leading to attainment of an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR), Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications or future employment. We encourage each student to participate in a range of state and national competitions, and to take up extra-curricular activities in music, drama, dance and sport.
Our highly experienced teaching and support staff are passionate about the learning and development of your children. We encourage critical thinking and problem solving skills. We promote positive behaviour by embedding our values of ‘Respect, Responsibility and Doing Your Best’ in all activities, whether in or out of the classroom. We use the latest teaching methods and combine real-life, relevant examples and experience so students can relate to the work they do and are better prepared after they successfully complete their schooling. All students have access to technologies and resources (such as notebook computers and tablets) to fulfill this goal.
We offer a range of high-level courses and programs, from mathematics and science, to STEM education and aquaculture. Our large arts area offers photography, music, digital graphics and visual arts with our dance program being unique to our region. Our VET program enables apprenticeships, traineeships and other programs. Our fully equipped technologies area allows students to study an array of hands-on programs from building and construction to boating and mechanics. Our on-site Trade Training Centre provides programs in laboratory skills, engineering, electro-technology and meta science.
We offer a number of specialised programs including literacy and numeracy support, and engagement programs. We also have optional language and cultural programs for male and female Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. Our special education needs program provides endless enrichment activities and opportunities for students who need additional support.
Geraldton Senior High School is highly regarded within the Geraldton community. We consider our meaningful relationships between teachers, students and their families vital to each student’s ‘success at school’.
2020 Parent Information Booklet.
Thank you to all those who have submitted the Application for Enrolment and related paperwork for 2020.
If you have not yet enrolled for 2020 and intend to do so, we encourage you to contact our school office as soon as possible on 08 9965 8400.
If your place of residence is within the Geraldton Senior High School Local Intake Area (LIA) please collect an enrolment package from our office. This enrolment pack will contain the following:
- Covering letter
- Application for Enrolment
- Student Enrolment Form
- Curriculum Handbook – with return elective form
Please complete the details required within this package and present the completed materials and any other documentation required to Geraldton Senior High School.
As part of the enrolment process, parents/caregivers are to provide documentation of evidence and support, as referred to on the Application Form.
If you do not reside in our local intake area and wish to apply, please complete an Application for Enrolment form only and forward it to Geraldton Senior High School, Carson Terrace, Geraldton.
Should you have any questions regarding the enrolment process, please contact Candy McAskil at Geraldton Senior High School on 9965 8400.
We look forward to welcoming your child and your family into the Geraldton Senior High School community and working together to make the senior high school years a positive and enriching time of life.
2020 Book Requirements.
Ordering Made Simple
The 2020 Requirements (Book) Lists have now been finalised and items are able to be ordered by visiting OfficeMaxSchools.com.au.
Alternatively you can place orders via the following link:
Ordering is fast, secure and convenient. Simply visit officemaxschools.com.au and follow these four easy steps.
- Search for your school, Geraldton Senior High School, Geraldton, WA and enter your school Access Key W87YU3G if required
- Complete the student’s details and select your child’s applicable year level and select all relevant subjects
- Review your requirements list and make changes (if required)
Please note: some list items have been denoted by your school as a requisite for the subject or year
- If you need additional items, top up from our Back to School special range, and checkout
Please note: For home deliveries only, if you have more than one student at the same school, repeat the above steps
Once completed, an order confirmation will be sent to your email address
Please note: Any technology items you order may be sent separately
2020 Contributions & Associated Costs.
|Geraldton Senior High School has a vision that is based around providing students with great opportunities through the wide range of curriculum offerings available at the School. This is made possible through parents/caregivers supporting the School by paying their annual charges and contributions.
By the end of Term 4 2019, proposed 2020 invoices will be issued to families and will outline the financial commitment associated with your child’s education based on their course selections.
All 2020 year specific Course Contributions and Associated costs can be found in the following booklets:
While a high standard of instruction will continue to be provided, it is critical to the range and quality of student facilities, services and opportunities, and is also vital to our programming and planning, that all contributions and charges are paid.
The School offers several payment arrangements to families and our Finance Officer will be happy to discuss these option with you.
We are also happy to assist parents who are experiencing financial hardship, and can discuss information on the Secondary Assistance Scheme (SAS) and ABSTUDY Supplement Allowance. These two allowances are available for application after school commences on Monday 3 February 2020 and must be completed at the school during term 1 only.
It is important to note that the SAS and ABSTUDY Applications close 9 April 2020.
Please call our Finance Officer on 9965 8407 for further information or assistance.
GSHS Bank details:
Bendigo Bank – Geraldton Branch Bank Account Name: Geraldton Senior High School BSB: 633 000 Account Number: 165 575 135
When paying any monies into the GSHS Bank Account please ensure to clearly reference your child’s name and year cohort. Thank you
Geraldton Senior High School now offers parents Centrepay for Centrelink Clients to pay their Charges and Contributions. Geraldton Senior High Schools’ Centrepay Reference Number is: 555 129 037L
Use Centrepay to make regular deductions from your Centrelink payment. Centrepay is a voluntary and easy payment option available to Centrelink customers.
Go to humanservices.gov.au/centrepaybusiness for more information and to set up your Centrepay deductions.
Further information and brochures are available from the front reception of the school.
Ph | 08 9965 8400
Would you like to teach at Geraldton Senior High School?
We are currently seeking expressions of interest from qualified and registered Teachers to assist us with the demand of required relief within our school.
For further information or to express your interest please contact Nicole Strydom in our school office on 9965 8400 or Nicole.Strydom@education.wa.edu.au.
We regularly employ teaching staff to fill both relief, fixed term and permanent positions.
Relief teachers are encouraged to submit their CV along with evidence of the above documentation. If successful, you will be contacted by a Deputy Principal for an interview.
Please contact the school on 08 9965 8400 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you require further information.