Knowledge flows with our specialist Inspire Programs

At Southern River College we inspire our students to do more, be more and achieve more.

And wherever your child’s passion lies – academics, art, music or sport, Southern River College has the dedicated teachers, advanced facilities and progressive educational philosophies to bring their dreams to life.

We promote learning excellence and vocational aspirations to help guide your child to succeed in their chosen path.  In so many ways, knowledge flows from Southern River College.

Our vision is to inspire every child, every day in everything we do.

Success flows when knowledge flows

With the support of great teachers, facilities, programs and the Wellbeing Centre, students can achieve their full potential and reach success like our past students:

  • Beazley Medal winner, Graham Thom
  • 98.8 ATAR extraordinaire, Shawn McSorely
  • Young Australian Artist of the Year, Taya Parfitt
  • Nominated West Australian of the Year, Phil Walley-Stack
  • Local Perth musician, Darren Reid
  • Associate Lecturer, Health Sciences at Curtin Uni, Matthew Phillips
  • Immunology Lab Assistant, FSH, Stefan Petriwskyj
  • Revenue Analyst, Tenuun Sanjaadorj

The options are flowing

We welcome everyone and have varied pathways to suit and help students achieve their goals and career paths. Whether its academia, STEM programs, sports, arts, music, singing or education in building and construction, nursing or child care studies, there’s something for everyone.


If science, technology, engineering and maths is what you love, the program will focus on real-life STEM experiences.

The Arts

The school is famous for winning awards at state and national level.  We offer digital art design, drama, media arts and visual arts.

Inspire Program

Enrol in one of the highly regarded specialist Inspire Programs: Academic, Music, Netball, Soccer and Volleyball.

Latest news

Young leaders across the electorate of Burt were able to share their views on important issues with Federal Member Matt Keogh at the 2023 Burt Youth Forum. Nine schools sent delegates to the forum with Southern River College represented by Katie Russell and Soleil Oost. Throughout the leadership event, issues such as mental health, cost of living and housing accessibility were presented and discussed by participants, with some intelligent and thoughtful recommendations emerging. Mr Keogh was impressed by the students’ contributions, which will be compiled into a report and presented to Premier Mark McGowan and Prime Minister Anthony Albanese later this year. ... See MoreSee Less
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Year 8 and 9 students learned the facts – and myths – about vaping during the ‘Clearing the Air’ presentation by Azelene Williams from Perennial Health Institute. Throughout the presentation the students became aware of how harmful vaping is and how it can damage both health and wellbeing. Vaping education in schools is important as it highlights the dangers associated with the habit and enables young people to make informed decisions about vaping when they are old enough to make their own choices. ... See MoreSee Less
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Our Harmony Day family afternoon was a hit with music, dance, food and fun along with community and cultural connection. Everyone Belongs at Southern River College. ... See MoreSee Less
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Our staff and students embraced an invitation to wear cultural clothing as part of our Harmony Week celebrations and it was incredible to see. Across the College there were outfits from all over the world, with people sharing their cultural heritage with pride. In support were those in orange, the colour of Harmony Week, the time to celebrate diversity and bring together Australians from different backgrounds. This year’s theme is Everyone Belongs and while this is always true at Southern River College, to see such a wonderful appreciation of culture was a beautiful and powerful experience. Thank you everyone! ... See MoreSee Less
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Our P&C's AGM will be held on Monday March 27 in the College Boardroom between 5.00pm and 6.00pm, with a Meet and Greet afterwards for members.Everyone is welcome and we would especially love to see new parents, carers and community members there!If you would like to join the P&C, please complete the Membership Form email this to by March 20, 2023.If you are interested in an Office Bearer position within the P&C, please complete the nomination form available from: and email to by March 20, 2023.If you have any questions or would like any further information about the meeting, or our P&C, please email: . ... See MoreSee Less
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