| Public School|
+61 8 9441 1700
Aim High & Achieve
| 2437 students (18 October 2016)|
Teal, navy blue, gold and red
20 Lucca St, Churchlands WA 6018, Australia
Shenton College, Perth Modern, Carine Senior High Sch, Churchla Primary School, Mount Lawley Senior Hi
Churchlands Senior High School is a state co-educational school in Churchlands, a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, approximately 15 minutes from the central business district.
Churchlands Senior High School Wikipedia
Churchlands is a co-educational high school with an enrollment of approximately 2400 students from Years 7 to 12. Since its foundation 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 School 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 from the ocean and ten kilometres 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.
Churchlands Senior High School holds a high standard of academic results. Students have received many major awards including three Beazley Medals. In 2004 Churchlands the school based Academic Excellence Programme to reinforce the current high standards.
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.
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.
Working hard as part of a disciplined team, the students perform music in a wide range of styles, make rewarding friendships, travel, and contribute to the community. The program has a reputation, in Western Australia and beyond, for excellence in performance and music studies.Kerry Sanderson – Governor of Western Australia, CEO of Fremantle Port Authority (1991-2008)
Eric Ripper - Deputy Premier and WA Treasurer 2001-2008, Leader of the Opposition in Western Australia 2008-2012
Aron Chakera - Rhodes Scholar
Mike Fitzpatrick - Rhodes Scholar
Andrew Poole - cave diver & explorer, co-discovered longest cave in Indonesia, and co-discovered the remipede species L. exleyi in a sink hole near Exmouth
Ian Puddey - Emeritus Professor, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia
Taryn Fiebig - soprano, Opera Australia
Conor Barton - drummer, Mosquito Coast, Winner of Triple J Unearthed High 2015
Sally Carbon - radio host, journalist, & children story-book writer
Neil Eliot (1955-2007) - press photographer, Walkley Award 1991 & Press Photograph of the Year 1992
Neil Fisenden - flautist, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra & West Australian Symphony Orchestra
Christopher Malcolm - art curator, Director of the John Curtin Gallery
Allan Myers - clarinetist, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra & West Australian Symphony Orchestra
Michael Turkic - actor, director, & producer of musical theatre
Christine Turpin - timpanist, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Mike Fitzpatrick - Director, Rio Tinto Ltd
John Gillam - Managing Director of Bunnings, CSBP
Melanie Greensmith - fashion designer, co-founder Wheels and Doll Baby
Zhenya Tsvetnenko - Chief Executive Officer of Zhenya Group of Companies (also attended Rossmoyne Senior High School)
Neil Brooks - swimming, Moscow Olympics 1980 gold medal 4 × 100 m medley relay, Los Angeles Olympics 1984 silver medal 4 × 100 m medley relay, bronze medal 4 × 100 m freestyle relay
Calvin "C.J." Bruton - basketballer, Australian Boomers, Brisbane Bullets NBL
Sharon Buchanan - hockey, Los Angeles Olympics 1984, Seoul Olympics 1988 gold medal, Barcelona Olympics 1992, Hockeyroos Captain, Champion's Trophy Player of the Tournament at Berlin 1991; Buchanan was also selected for the Australian team that boycotted the Moscow Olympics in 1980
Sally Carbon - hockey, Seoul Olympics 1988 gold medal
Mike Fitzpatrick - VFL footballer, Carlton premiership captain 1981 & 1982, captained Victoria 1982, Chairman of the AFL Commission
Richard Pengelley - water polo, Los Angeles Olympics 1984 & Seoul Olympics 1988
Tom Stachewicz - swimming, Los Angeles Olympics 1984, Seoul Olympics 1988, Barcelona 1992 - Swimming Western Australia Hall of Fame 2009
Christine Stanton - high jumper, Moscow Olympics 1980, Los Angeles Olympics 1984, Seoul Olympics 1988
David Watts - rowing, Rio de Janeiro Olympics 2016