Swan View Senior High School (4118)

School Overview

Swan View Senior High School is a school that is going from strength to strength. Opening in 1977 the school has a long and proud history with traditions that continue to be upheld today.

The school has an ethos that builds a strong learning relationship between staff and students, without a doubt our schools greatest strength is the care we have for each other. Individual student strengths and interests are fostered through the array of specialist programs that the school has on offer.

As an Independent Public School we have the opportunity to make decisions 'for our school at our school.' Our School Board consists of school, parent and community representatives all with the common goal of ensuring continued success and positioning Swan View Senior High School as the school of choice in our local area.

We are committed to a rigorous staff selection process. Swan View students deserve the best when it comes to quality educational programs and selection of high quality teaching and support staff ensures our team are passionate, committed and experts in their roles.

Our School Business Plan outlines our school priorities, targets and commitments to the students and our community. The priorities are: Academic Rigour and Successful Student Pathways, High Standards of Student Engagement, Professional Excellence and Community Pride and Perception.

Our school has solid and productive partnerships with Curtin University, University of Western Australia and Edith Cowan University. These partnerships ensure early identification of university bound students, mentoring, tutoring and transition to university programs.

Links with local community and training institutes provide seamless transition to employment and future training for students interested in para-professional and training pathways. Our Vocational Education and Training (VET) teachers have industry qualifications and experience.

Swan View Senior High has high expectations of all of our students to achieve their potential and fosters this through individual pathway planning, goal setting and support.

We are proud of the achievements and accolades our school and students continue to achieve. Many of our students are recipients of business partner scholarships, represent the school at state and national level sports, and are actively involved in community groups.

Our staff regularly feature as finalists in the WA Education Awards and we have a number of Level 3 Classroom (exemplary) teachers and Senior Teachers leading whole school programs and initiatives. Many of our programs are acknowledged through various industry and government awards.

The school has excellent facilities in a range of specialist areas. These include our state of the art performing arts theatre, design and technology workshops, dance space and art studios. All classrooms are air-conditioned and outside areas offer a range of shaded areas, designed to make the learning environment comfortable for our staff and students. We invite you to tour our school and find out more about why Swan View Senior High School is a school going from strength to strength and will provide your student with quality education and ongoing care.