Rossmoyne Senior High School, Rossmoyne
Name: Rossmoyne Senior High School
Type: Secondary School
Address: 1 Keith Road
State: Western Australia
Phone: 08 9354 2944
Fax: 08 9354 3945
Rossmoyne Senior High School is one of Australia's very best public schools, with outstanding academic success and a strong pastoral care emphasis. Rossmoyne Senior High School provides students with a wide range of opportunities for developing their interests, skills and abilities. In addition to the availability of general courses, the school delivers a specialist languages program that includes French, German, Chinese (Mandarin) and Japanese. Academic extension programs are available in English, Mathematics, Science, Society and Environment and Computing, and other high-quality programs are offered at the school including Music, Volleyball and English as a Second Language. A CALM Bush Rangers cadet unit has been established to develop an awareness of environmental issues, and this unit has won many awards for its work as well as allowing students to gain a TAFE qualification in land care.
Rossmoyne Senior High School has maintained an enviable reputation of high academic performance across many subject areas. In 2001 Rossmoyne was voted the inaugural Australia's best school, and continues to be recognised as one of Australia's top schools, based not only on academic performance but in all aspects of quality education and pastoral care.
The school believes that personal and academic success can be achieved through self-discipline and a commitment to striving for excellence. Students at Rossmoyne learn how to succeed and how to handle their success. They also know how to appropriately acknowledge the success of others. As a result, a very positive culture exists in which students enjoy and share their own achievements. Students are expected to do their best in all of their pursuits and to behave in a courteous and considerate manner at all times.