Mandurah Senior College, Mandurah
Name: Mandurah Senior College
Type: Secondary School
Address: Carleton Place
State: Western Australia
Phone: 08 9586 7373
Fax: 08 9581 9299
The City of Mandurah is located 75 kilometres south of Perth, the Capital of Western Australia. The city is the centre of the Peel region, one of the fastest growing regions in Australia. Mandurah boasts a unique coastal lifestyle combined with an exciting inner city development in business, leisure and tourism. Water activities feature highly in the leisure interests of the 70,000 residents as do many traditional sports, which are well catered for. A fast modern rail service between Mandurah and Perth will commence in July 2007.
Mandurah Senior College strives to ensure that all students develop culturally, academically and personally to reach their full potential so that they may contribute to society.
Co-location with Challenger TAFE and Murdoch University on the Peel Education Campus demands that Mandurah Senior College maintains an adult ethos in its organisation of educational programs and interaction between staff and students. Each student has unscheduled time throughout the week to take advantage of this adult environment and engage in curriculum initiatives such as structured workplace learning, school-based traineeships and specialist tutoring programs. This arrangement is unique in Western Australia and presents many exciting opportunities for students. It's a collaborative arrangement that was developed in response to community demands for enhanced opportunities for education and training for senior secondary students in the region.
The shared campus means that college students have access to a range of modern facilities and learning opportunities that would not be available in a typical secondary school. The link between secondary education and higher education provides a wide range of educational opportunities for students
Mandurah Senior College seeks to facilitate effective community partnerships to provide an environment to engage students in vocational learning. Such an environment has and will continue to enhance informed decision-making and a commitment to a seamless transition from post-compulsory education to further education, training, employment and lifelong learning.
The College's Enterprise and Industry Program provides additional opportunities for post-compulsory students to raise their standards of literacy, numeracy and general education in an environment that is sensitive to their needs.