Ballajura Community College, Ballajura
Name: Ballajura Community College
Type: Primary and Secondary School
Address: Illawarra Crescent South
State: Western Australia
Phone: 08 9262 7777
Fax: 08 9249 8067
Ballajura Community College has over 1900 students drawn from 48 national backgrounds engaged in a variety of learning programs offered from Years 7 to 12. The College is comprised of two campuses delivering comprehensive educational programs in two distinct phases. In the Years 7-9 students work in Homerooms within a team structure.
The curriculum is delivered in a holistic, integrated fashion with the support of specialist Arts, Health & Physical Education and Technology and Enterprise teachers available to work with students.
A very effective middle schooling philosophy has been developed in the College with student performance outcome levels an indicator of the success of the approaches adopted.
The Senior Campus offers Year 10-12 students a study program centered on an adult approach to learning. Students work with specialist teachers. Post- compulsory students are able to choose from one of the largest course offerings in Western Australia.
The Ballajura community has been one of the fastest growing suburbs in Western Australia. The suburb is located in the northeast corridor of the Perth metropolitan area and is bordered by Malaga, Alexander Heights, Mirrabooka, Beechboro, Girrawheen, Landsdale and West Swan. It draws students from these suburbs as well as the Ballajura area. It has a current population of over 24,000 and has more than 7000 young people under the age of 20. Fifty percent of families have either pre-school or school aged children.