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

Our students had a firsthand experience making a glass rod disappear, were able to observe euglena with microscopes, use lenses to bend light and create light bulbs at the “More than meets the eye” interactive exhibition created by our Science team, as part of our Science Week 2022 celebrations. The students are a curious bunch and they enjoyed exploring and experimenting with the exhibits. The staff were asked lots of questions and were very happy to answer them. After all, our Science teachers love science! ... See MoreSee Less
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Kiara-Lee Eades has created a beautiful, dot-styled painting called "The Dolphins". Enjoy this lovely work. ... See MoreSee Less
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At the invitation of MLA Mr Terry Healy, our Year 12 student leaders visited Parliament House. While there, the group had a tour of the historic building before watching Mr Healy present a bill about education to his parliamentary colleagues. The students were also able to discuss strategies to effect positive change, at both school and community levels, with the MLA over lunch. It was a remarkable and memorable experience for the students. Who knows, maybe these school leaders will be there as politicians one day. Thank you to Mr Davies and Mrs Cunningham for keeping our students company and thank you to Mr Healy for the opportunity. ... See MoreSee Less
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Students who attended our Science Film Festival as part of our Science Week 2022 celebrations were in the running for some great door prizes. Congratulations to our winners! ... See MoreSee Less
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Destiny’s design wins competitionAustralian clothing company, BadLine, called for young Aboriginal artists in Perth to showcase their original designs by entering BadLine’s NAIDOC 2022 competition.Year 11 student Destiny Riley was one of many young Aboriginal artists to enter the competition and was delighted to find out that her work had been selected for printing on Badline’s range of hoodies and t-shirts. Destiny’s striking design features traditional colours, traditional Aboriginal Symbols and a warrior ancestor, which combine to tell a story of unity. Destiny says: “The design I've created represents our people coming together. Men, women and children from all walks of life, getting up, standing up, showing up; with the strength of our ancestors and the guidance of our strong leaders.” All profits from the clothing sales will be donated to Destiny's charity of choice which is Beyond Blue. Destiny has raised $550 towards Beyond Blue already.For more information, or to place an order, visit: ... See MoreSee Less
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