Balga Senior High School (4050)



School Overview


Balga SHS (yr7-12) is a unique program based school, specialising in literacy, numeracy, vocational training and lifelong learning for students at educational risk.
Situated 20kms north of Perth with 500 students from over 60 nationalities, it has experienced, trained staff emphasising Pastoral Care.

Special programs: Soccer, Police Rangers, ESL Transition and Workplace Learning with studies in Drama, Arts, Dance, Home Economics, trade skills and Outdoor Education.

Facilities: Gym, music/dance studio, ovals, theatre arts, restaurant, workshop, onsite Child Care. School programs include:
Northern Suburbs Intensive English Centre, ESL language program with Transition to mainstream -
Swan Nyungar Sports Education Program,Indigenous AFL/netball, culture based
Education Support Program, Learning support, life skills
Swan Youth Program, Life skills for students at risk
Mainstream, Core and elective subjects, ESL support
Senior School, Vocational based Courses of Study, TAFE/university/ employment access
Young Parents,School access support program, on-site child care