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An Independent Public School
Inspire to Aspire
Mount Lawley Senior High School is one of the premier schools in Western Australia. Founded in 1955, the school has a rich history of student success and achievement. This tradition continues with a commitment to the achievement of personal best and excellence in all aspects of school life.
For details of our intake area boundary, please see our 'Choosing Lawley' area.
Importantly, we are committed to the provision of learning programs that cater for all post-school destinations, including University, Technical and Further Education and employment.
The students of our school are provided a broad and rich learning experience with a focus on academic excellence, personal growth and development, and an enriching social experience.
The challenge for students is to take up these opportunities and realise their potential.
Mount Lawley Senior High School is an excellent school with a bright and magnificent future. Our commitment to the school community is to provide the highest quality learning experience to all of our students.
The school has a focus in Languages, through our Gifted & Talented Education Languages program, which caters for students from across the metropolitan area. Students are able to undertake studies in Italian, Indonesian, French, German and Chinese.
The school also offers a Specialist Visual and Performing Arts program to students in the school boundary and neighbouring regions. Students in this program study in the areas of Music, Visual Arts, Drama and Media Studies programs on offer.
In recent years extensive learning opportunities have been introduced for students to acquire computer knowledge and skills. The school has introduced many innovative ways of using Information Technology to enhance the teaching and learning process. Student learning is supported by a wireless network, as well as several class sets of laptops, which allows student access across the school.
Mount Lawley Senior High School offers a wide range of learning opportunities through an impressive range of extra-curricular activities that enrich and broaden the learning experience for students. This includes sports, leadership opportunities, peer support, mentoring, community service, our Bush Ranger Cadet Unit and international exchange.
A major strength of the school community is its strong links and partnerships with parents and the broader community. Parents continue to play a key role in planning for the future and participate in all aspects of school life.
The school has established a Memorandum of Understanding with Edith Cowan University that has resulted in links for students to the WA Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) in Jazz & Contemporary Music and Classical Music, School of Education (biotechnology and ICT) and the School of Contemporary Arts (Theatre).
The school and University also share the Sport & Fitness Centre and car park. Both institutions are working to create an educational precinct for the broader Mount Lawley community.
New and innovative programs have also been established that enable students to link to TAFE studies and workplace learning.
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Mount Lawley Senior High School aims to maximise the enjoyment of learning and achievement for all students within a compassionate and democratic school culture, encouraging them to be responsible, creative and engaged lifelong learners.
65 Woodsome Street
Western Australia 6050
Phone: 61 8 9471 0300
Fax: 61 8 9271 1126