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Geraldton Senior High School caters for students in Years 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 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 fulfil 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 an extensive range of enrichment activities that provide 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’.
Letter to Parents - COVID-19 Vaccination -12 years and over
Dear parents and carers
As you may have heard, all Western Australians aged 12 to 15 are now eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. The Department of Health has also announced it is offering allocated times for school students aged 16 years and over and school-based staff to access WA Health clinics.
More information about clinic locations can be found on the HealthyWA website.
Please find link to a letter from the Chief Health Officer, providing details about the clinics, including information about consent.
If you have any questions or concerns about vaccinating your child, please visit the HealthyWA website.
Thank you for your support in keeping our students, staff and community safe.
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Enrolments for 2022 will be commencing very soon, with Enrolment forms available from Monday 28 June 2021.
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
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.
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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.
Local Intake Area (LIA)
The defining boundaries of the GSHS LIA are as follows:
From the Indian Ocean at a point on the western extension of Olive Street, east and north east along Olive Street (north side included) to the Brand Highway, north along Brand Highway (west side included) to the Brand Highway and John Willcock Link overpass, east along John Willcock Link (north side included) to North West Coastal Highway, east, north east and north along North West Coastal Highway (north and west sides included) to Place Road, east along Place Road (north side included) to the Chapman River, east and south east along the Chapman River (north side included).
Please Note: Although the map closely represents the LIA description, for some houses near the boundary (especially on street corners), it may be necessary to refer to the written description. The street address of a residence is used to determine whether that dwelling is inside a particular LIA. While local-intake areas for most schools do not change from year to year, changes may be made to local-intake areas as required.
Contributions & Associated Costs.
2021 Contributions and 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.
Invoices for the 2021 school year have now been issued to families and outline the financial commitment associated with your child’s education based on their course selections.
All 2021 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 2021 and must be completed at the school during term 1 only.
It is important to note that the SAS and ABSTUDY Applications closed on 1 April 2021.
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
2022 Book Requirements – coming soon
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 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 office on 08 9965 8400 or email email@example.com if you require further information.