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Senior School Exam Week 30 May – 7 June                                                Semester one exams for students in Years 10, 11 and 12 will be commencing on the 22 May and finishing on the 7 June. Please click on the links for exam timetables for each Year group. Year 10  Year 11  Year 12

Room Changes During Exam Week                                                           Due to Senior School exams during Week 6, 30 May – 2 June, some room changes need to be made for lower school students. The attached document provides information regarding the classes affected and the alternative room for the week. Students are also able to find this information posted on the Library and Student Services notice boards. Students need to check if their room has been changed, make note of this and go directly to that room for their lesson/s. Staff will assist with this throughout the week. Normal timetable will resume in week 7. Click here to view scheduled classroom changes.

Change of Bank Account – Southern River College has moved its banking from ANZ to Bendigo Bank as from 9 May 2016.

Name :  Southern River College

BSB : 633-000

Account : 157363656

Please adjust your records accordingly for future payments.

The ANZ account (BSB: 016-323 Account: 198831431) will remain open into the near future and will be monitored to allow existing clients to change their direct debit payments and to clear any outstanding.

Qkr! is now at Southern River College  

Qkr LogoThe new Qkr (pronounced ‘quicker’) app is now live for families of students at Southern River College. Qkr by MasterCard can be downloaded for free from Apple’s app store for iPhones (iPads should download the iPhone app) or from Google Play for Android phones and tablets. After downloading the app and registering, simply select Southern River College from ‘Nearby Locations’ on Qkr or type SRCWA after tapping the magnifying glass in the top right of the home screen of Qkr, and then the app will always recognise you as part of the school in future to make payments even easier. You can pay for activities and events right now using Qkr, so why not download it today and take a look at our school on Qkr! All feedback to the school office is very welcome. Click here for a step-by-step guide on how to use the Qkr app.

Community Garden – The Southern River Community Garden located on Anaconda Drive adjacent to Southern River College provides a space for recreation and social interaction . The garden promotes organic and sustainable gardening through regular workshops and family focused events. The next event is a free workshop on worm farming.  Click here for further information on this community.

FOCUS PROGRAM SELECTION TRIALS FOR 2017               Commencing 11 May 2016 – Don’t miss Out!! Click here for Trial Dates and Times

SRC Student Council would like to thank all the parents who took part in the online “Tell Them From Me” survey.  We appreciate your time as we know you are all very busy people. We had 5 $100 gift vouchers from Big W to give away and the draw for these took place on the 6 April. Congratulations to the Winners: Rosalyn Huston, Jodie Lee, Paul Gheevees, A Pay Wai, Sarah Hawkes

Next P&C Meeting will be held on Wednesday 25 May at 7pm in the staff Conference Room. All Welcome.

Dance and Drama Performance Night 26 May commencing at 6.30pm

HAPPY 40TH BIRTHDAY SOUTHERN RIVER COLLEGE (GOSNELLS SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL) – Up-Coming Events:

A Music Presentation Night featuring guest artist and former student Phil Walley-Stack, along with Southern River College music students – June 23 2016 in the Gymnasium commencingat 6.30pm. Please see attached flyer form more information.                                                                                           A formal dinner in line with our 40th Birthday is being organised for  September 23rd at Willow Ponds in Canning Vale. There are limited spaces, so this is open to former students only. You can make tables of 10 or come individually.  Cost will be approximately $110 per person. We are asking for expressions of interest; please leave details of what years you were at the school. Contact Kim Prescott-Brown on 9495 3227, email kim.prescott@education.wa.edu.au, or via our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Gosnells-Senior-High-School-Southern-River

Absentee Line: 08 9495 3222

Attendance SMS: 0407 474 729

College Tour – Wednesday 25 May 9am

Uniform Shop – trading days and hours here at the College every Tuesday and Friday from 8.00am – 10.30am during the school term.

School Hours for 2016 – Monday – Thursday – Start: 8.40am, Finish: 2.50pm Friday – Start: 8.50am, Finish: 2.30 pm

Southern River College Annual Report – Click here

Southern River College 40th Birthday Celebration in 2016 – For further information and to put your name down to receive details about this event please email Kim.Prescott@education.wa.edu.au

Parent Information Books and School Booklist 2016. Click here 

Year 7 Transition Click for info on Year 7 students move to secondary school

Public Education Budget 2016-2017Click for info on Public education budget

Community Garden Click for Latest info on Community Garden 

Respect and Understanding

Southern River College’s motto, ‘Respect and Understanding’ is the foundation for the core values which are promoted across the College and to the broader community. ‘Respect and Understanding’ reflects our intentions to develop a supportive and inclusive environment for all students.

4R’s

The College has developed and profiled our unique ‘4R’s:

  • Relationships
  • Respect for Oneself
  • Respect for Others
  • Respect for the Environment

The 4R’s are symbolic of the values which we believe our students can take with them on their journey through life. These are clearly articulated throughout the College community by students and staff as we work together on a daily basis.

Southern River College Excels

Our school has a rich history, this being our 39th year in operation. We are school that is on the move and growing rapidly with increase participation in our many and varied programs in: Minerals and Energy, Academic, Technology, Trades, Music, Netball and Soccer.

We have much to celebrate. Last year our students enjoyed great success with our Year 12 graduating class both at the individual student level and as a cohort.  For our efforts in 2014 we were again presented with a Top Public School Award.  The following is a snapshot of our success:

A Top Public School Award from Curriculum Council. 

  • 100% of students graduated with a Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) six years in a row now!!!
  • Attainment was an outstanding  94%
  • Certificate of Excellence
  • Attainment recognises that students who leave Southern River College regardless of WACE or VET actually leave with attaining some sort of certification or achievement recognition of their efforts after 12 Years of schooling. 

These results are an outstanding testament to the dedicated staff and talented students at Southern River College.

In 2015 – Southern River College in partnership with the Civil Construction Federation will operate its first Certificate II course in Civil Construction, allowing our students exposure to some of the most exciting career pathways in Western Australian. We will continue our work with Chevron and Toll Australia creating opportunities for our students in the Oil and Gas industry, along with Logistics and Transport. In partnership with Polytechnics West, students now have the opportunity to undertake Electrotechnology completing a Certificate II.

Our Academic students in the College will be enriched through extension courses in Maths, Science, Robotics and Engineering through Curtin University, promoting studies in the STEM areas.

Southern River College is now operating as one of four schools across the state, an Autism Extension Program for high functioning Autistic students.

The College is a recognised Teacher Development School for transition and Mathematics in partnership with Huntingdale Primary School.

Southern River College is rich in history and will be working on celebrating its 40th year of operation in 2016. Come and celebrate with us as we continue to inspire tomorrow’s future today.
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