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Principal's Message

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Girrawheen Senior High School is a co-educational Independent Public School that offers a positive Year 7 to 12 learning environment. Our staff focus on providing an education that is based on working in a safe learning community in which every student is valued and striving to achieve success as an active Australian citizen. We are keen to empower our students and to develop their interests and future goals whether they are tertiary, vocational or seeking employment. We also aim to ensure that students enjoy life at school.

Academic commitment and success for our students has been consistently evident at Girrawheen Senior High School. Students continue to achieve ATAR results of the highest level and 90% plus consistent VET achievement. In addition, Literacy and Numeracy value add has been an ongoing focus at Girrawheen with individualised support and assistance provided to students. We expect our students to set personal goals and aspire to them as we develop our school from a 'good school' to a 'great school'.

Positive behaviour is a key focus and is  reflected in our core values of:

  • Respect
  • Responsibility
  • Doing Your Best

At Girrawheen, 'Unity is Strength' and opportunities to engage with families, community groups and partnerships are valued with a range of programs and supports in place that maximise student engagement and success. I feel privileged to be leading our school and welcome you to visit us as we would be proud to share our vision with you.

Justine McNaught-Conroy

Principal