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50 Year Celebration in 2024!

In 2024, Girrawheen SHS will be celebrating our 50th Anniversary! Can you believe it? That’s 50 years as a part of our wonderful and diverse community. We are celebrating with a community even on Friday […]

Seasons Greetings From Girrawheen SHS

Girrawheen Senior High School wishes our students, staff, families, partners and friends, the happiest of holidays. We wish to thank you for making 2023 so wonderful and hope you have a safe and relaxing break. […]

Meet the 2024 Co-Presidents

Meet our newly elected student leaders for 2024, Brightly Joy and Grace Osei. Both Brightly and Grace are no strangers to leadership and extra-curriculars. As members of our Performing Arts Academy and Unity Elite Dance […]

Tourism WA MD for a Day!

As the winner of a state-wide competition “Describe your dream tourism job in 300 words or less”, Year 11 Certificate II in Hospitality student, Loc Vo, was awarded the opportunity to shadow the Managing Director […]

Girrawheen SHS wins AGL WA State Solar Car Challenge 3 years in a row!

For the third year in a row, Girrawheen Senior High School has won the WA AGL Energy State Solar Car Challenge held at the UWA!    Our students have been working tirelessly before school, in their […]

Variety CEO personally delivers $2,500 EduKids grant

Girrawheen SHS has received a $2,500 Edukids grant from Variety WA. This week, Variety CEO, Chris Chatterton visited Girrawheen SHS to deliver a Variety EduKids grant of $2,500. This grant is designed to give WA […]

Spring Break

We wish all of our students, staff and families a safe and relaxing Spring break. Students return for Term 4 on Monday the 9th of October 2023.

From Girrawheen to Yagan Square

If you were in Perth City last month, you may have caught a glimpse of Girrawheen Senior High School on the Yagan Square Digital Tower. The digital tower displayed Girrawheen Senior High School Performing Arts […]

2023 “Movie Night” Dance Showcase was a night to remember

Our dancers put on quite a show last Saturday night at the 2023 “Movie Night” Dance Showcase. The energetic audience were treated to fantastic evening which highlighted the talent, hard work, and professionalism of these […]

Apply for Year 6 Pre-Elite Sports Program in Term 4 2023

Year 6 students can now apply for Girrawheen Senior High School’s Pre-Elite Sports Program, which runs in Term 4 of 2023. Who: Opportunity for any students in Year 6 with a talent or interest in […]

UPCOMING EVENT ALERT: “Movie Night” 2023 Dance Showcase

🎬 Lights, Camera, Action! Get ready for a mesmerizing evening of dance, entertainment, and movie magic at Girrawheen Senior High School’s much-anticipated event of the year – the “Movie Night” Dance Showcase 2023! 🎥 📅 […]

Term 2 holidays are here!

Girrawheen Senior High School wishes our staff, students, families and community a safe, relaxing and enjoyable time over the Term 2 break. Students return to school for the first day of Term 3 on Monday […]

Girrawheen SHS NAIDOC Celebrations vibrant with culture and pride

Girrawheen SHS NAIDOC Celebrations were a vibrant display of Aboriginal culture and pride today. The whole-school assembly was treated to captivating cultural dances performed by our talented Aboriginal Girls and Boys, including a group of […]

Unity Elite Dance Team Triumphs as Grand Champions at Icebreaker State W.A. Cheer and Dance Championships

We are thrilled to announce the remarkable achievement of Girrawheen Senior High School’s Unity Elite Dance Team at the recent Icebreaker State W.A. Cheer and Dance Championships. On Saturday, 24th of June, 2023, at HBF […]

Win $100 gift card at Parent/Teacher/Student Interviews Wednesday 28th June

Wednesday 28th June 2023 is a very important day. From 12pm – 6:30pm, parents and caregivers are encouraged to come to the school to collect their child’s Semester 1 Report. Parents can book in interviews […]

Cheer on Girrawheen Elite Sports Program and the Warwick Senators at the NBL1 League Game!

Get ready for an an action-packed basketball showdown on Sunday, 18th June, at Warwick Stadium as the Warwick Senators take on the Geraldton Buccaneers in the NBL1 League! We are proud to announce that our […]

Girrawheen Unity Dancing in Ukraine Fundraiser Sunday 18th June

Join us for an unforgettable evening at the Dance Festival Ukraine Fundraiser, organized by WA Classical Ballet Association. Girrawheen Senior High School’s Unity Dancers are back, showcasing their impressive talent at the Regal Theatre in […]

WAAPA workshops lead O Entertainment to cast Cadence Gordon in the 2023 Arena show

Girrawheen Senior High School’s Year 11 student, Cadence Gordon, has been selected by O Entertainment to be cast in the Arena Show at the 2023 Royal Show. Cadence’s talent and professionalism, making her a great […]

Enrol Now for 2024

Enrol now to attend Girrawheen Senior High School in 2024. Students have the opportunity to apply for one of our specialty programs on offer: Elite Sports Program Performing Arts Academy STEM Club   Complete the […]

The Biggest Morning Tea for Cancer Council

On Monday 29th of May, Ms Hales’ Year 11 and Year 12 Hospitality classes hosted the Biggest Morning Tea. On offer were rich chocolate and vanilla cupcakes made by the Year 12s, as well as […]

WA Day Long Weekend

This Monday 5th of June is WA Day public holiday. Girrawheen Senior High School wishes you an extra nice time for your long weekend.

The impact we don’t know we make

A group of our wonderful Year 9 students have been privileged enough to participate in ABCN’s “GOALS” Mentoring Program again this year. The first session took place last week at Bankwest in Perth CBD. The […]

2024 Year 7 Scholarship Applications Open

Scholarship Applications are now open for students starting Year 7 in 2024. 4 different Scholarship options, each valued at a $560 benefit to the recipient. Students in Year 6, wishing to attend Girrawheen SHS in […]

Term 1 Break

Term 1 has come to an end. We wish our community a safe and relaxing term break. Students return to begin Term 2 on Wednesday 26th April.

Harmony Day at Girrawheen Senior High School

On Tuesday 21st March, Girrawheen Senior High School celebrated Harmony Day. Our school is fortunate enough to be made up of a diverse student population, where on a daily basis we see belonging and acceptance […]

Donate your containers on behalf of Girrawheen SHS

You can now donate your containers at any Containers for Change exchange point, on behalf of Girrawheen Senior High School. Simply go to any exchange point and donate using our Member Number: C11006959 These donations […]

40 Years of Service at Girrawheen SHS!

Today we pulled off a big surprise, and thanked Yvonne Kerns for 40 Years and counting of service at Girrawheen Senior High School! Many past students, staff and families would be familiar with Yvonne and […]

Happy Labour Day Weekend

Stay safe this Labour Day long weekend and enjoy three days break. School returns on Tuesday 7th of March.  

Upcoming Year 7 Parent Meet and Greet

There is a great upcoming opportunity for Parents with children in Year 7 to meet teachers and get to know the school executive staff. WHEN: Wednesday 22nd February 2023 TIME: 4pm – 5:30pm WHERE: Girrawheen […]

STEM Club Winners of Shell NXplorers Global Award

Members of Girrawheen Senior High School’s STEM Club have been recognised for their outstanding work on the 2022 Shell NXplorers program, by receiving a global award in the Bronze category.  This is a huge achievement […]

Kyeden Heir receives the City of Wanneroo Charles Searson Australia Day Youth Award

Class of 2022 Graduate and Co-President, Kyeden Heir, has been acknowledged as a community champion at the City of Wanneroo Australia Day Ceremony. Kyeden received the City of Wanneroo Charles Searson Youth Award for his […]

Have a relaxing term break!

Click to see 2023 Uniform shop and Bookshop opening hours Girrawheen Senior High School wishes it’s students, staff and community a safe and relaxing break over the summer holidays. It is certainly well-deserved after another […]

Meet the 2023 Co-Presidents

We congratulate and welcome the newly elected Co-Presidents for 2023, Elijah Muhamad and Esther Lobo. Elijah and Esther both step into this role having already gained a some experience representing the school as ambassadors within […]

2022 Hospitality Group Training Awards Finalist

Girrawheen SHS was a proud finalist in the 2022 Hospitality Group Training (HGT) Awards in an event attended last week by VET Coordinator, Mrs Morris, and Hospitality Teacher, Mrs Hales.   The category was for […]

1st Place in State Solar Car Challenge for Second Year Running!

Girrawheen SHS Teams win the State Solar Car Challenge for the second year in a row! In October, 13 Girrawheen SHS students in Year 7 and 8 entered 4 cars into the 2022 AGL State […]

WINNERS of the WA Education Awards 2022!

On Friday 18th November, at an opulent ceremony for the 2022 WA Education Awards was held at WA Museum Boola Bardip, in which Girrawheen Senior High School was named as the winner of the WA […]

We are a finalist in the 2022 WA Education Awards!

Girrawheen SHS is thrilled to be a finalist in the WA Education Awards for the second year in a row! This year’s nomination is in the Excellence in Teaching and Learning (Secondary) category. We are […]

Young Women’s Leadership Development Program

Charis in Year 9 is one of 35 girls throughout Western Australia to attend the 2022 Young Women’s Leadership Development Program. The program ran for two days at Curtin University, where dedicated mentors helped young […]

2023 Enrolments NOW OPEN

Enrolments into Girrawheen Senior High School for 2023 are now open. Request an enrolment pack from the Enrolments tab on this website or call the school on 9247 0555. Some important dates to remember when […]

Elite Sports Program launch in PerthNow

This year Girrawheen Senior High School launched its new Elite Sports Program in partnership with Curtin University Athletics Club to use sport as a basis for improving all areas of learning. The program develops students’ […]

Scholarship to Youth Ballet of WA!

We are thrilled to announce that Year 10 Dance student, Malachi Boudville, has been offered a full scholarship for as long as he needs, to attend training at Youth Ballet WA  / Charlesworth Ballet. Malachi […]

WA Youth Theatre Company Drama Hub

The WA Youth Theatre Company (WAYTCO) after hours Drama Hub is in full swing at Girrawheen Senior High School, thanks to WAYTCO’s partner, Healthway. Students from Years 6-12 have the pleasure of experiencing this 8 […]

Virtual Reality in Dance

Co3 State Contemporary Dance Centre are in residence for 10 weeks with our Year 9, 10 and Certificate II Dance students in Year 11. They are mounting a work for us based on Virtual Reality. […]

It’s launch day for our Elite Sports Program!

This is the inaugural group to participate in the Girrawheen SHS Elite Sports Program (ESP), run in partnership with Curtin University Athletics and managed by Mr Clarke. This group now attend daily ESP Form Classes […]

GIRRAWHEEN SHS WIN THE INFINITE ENERGY SOLAR CAR CHALLENGE!

GIRRAWHEEN SHS WIN THE INFINITE ENERGY SOLAR CAR CHALLENGE! Congratulations to our team of Year 7 Engineers who entered 4 cars into the Infinite Energy Solar Car Challenge at the UWA, sponsored by AGL Australia […]

WA Secondary Teacher of the Year – Charan Pabla

Girrawheen Senior High School‘s Charan Pabla has been named WA Premier’s Secondary Teacher of the Year at the #WAEA21. Charan teaches maths and science and is driven by her passion to shape students’ lives. “All […]

Meet Girrawheen Senior High School’s 2022 Co-Presidents!

Meet Girrawheen Senior High School’s 2022 Co-Presidents: Kyeden Heir and Zye Miles! Congratulations to the newly appointed young men. Kyeden and Zye will be student ambassadors for the school as well as leaders of the […]

Striving High at Girrawheen

We are so excited to announce that Girrawheen Senior High School is a finalist for Secondary School of the Year in the WA Education Awards!! And to make it even sweeter, Mrs Pabla has been announced […]

Duop Reath Visits High School

Girrawheen SHS was buzzing with excitement last Thursday when we had ex-student and Bronze Medal Olympic Basketballer, Duop Reath visit, along with some of his crew. Channel 10 News First and the Department of Education […]

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