Geraldton Senior College
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Geraldton Senior College

Geraldton Senior College
Location
Geraldton Senior College is located in Western Australia
Geraldton Senior College
Geraldton Senior College
Location in Western Australia
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Coordinates28°46?48?S 114°36?43?E / 28.78000°S 114.61194°E / -28.78000; 114.61194Coordinates: 28°46?48?S 114°36?43?E / 28.78000°S 114.61194°E / -28.78000; 114.61194
Information
TypePublic co-educational high day school
MottoThe Seeker Finds
Established17 July 1939; 80 years ago (1939-07-17)[1]
PrincipalGreg Kelly
Enrolment777[2] (2017)
Campus typeRegional
Colour(s)Maroon, gold and navy             
Website

Geraldton Senior College is a comprehensive public co-educational high day school, located in Geraldton, a regional centre 424 kilometres (263 mi) north west of Perth, Western Australia.

Overview

The school was established in 1939 as Geraldton High School and catered for students from Year 8 to 12.[1] The school became a senior college in 1997 and now caters for students from Year 10 to 12.

Students attend Year 8 to 9 at John Willcock College and then generally carry on to attend Geraldton Senior College.

Enrolments at the school were 1052 in 2007, 941 in 2008, 925 in 2009, 858 in 2010, 876 in 2011 and 758 in 2012.[3]

A long-standing competitor in the Country Week sporting carnival, the school has won many A division titles including boys' basketball in 2006, boys' football in 2005, boys' hockey in 2005, girls' basketball from 2005 to 2007.[4]

The school is currently involved in the Solid Kids, Solid Schools, Solid Families program, which is designed to prevent bullying in Yamaji children.[5]

Notable alumni

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "New High School". Geraldton Guardian and Express. 18 July 1939. p. 2. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ "Alphabetical List of Western Australian Schools" (pdf). Department of Education. Perth, WA: Government of Western Australia. 12 February 2018. Retrieved 2018.
  3. ^ "Department of Education Schools online". 2011. Archived from the original on 1 August 2012. Retrieved 2011.
  4. ^ "School Sport WA - Country Senior High Schools Carnival". 2012. Archived from the original on 15 April 2012. Retrieved 2012.
  5. ^ "Solid Kids, Solid Schools, Solid Families". 2012. Archived from the original on 11 October 2013. Retrieved .
  6. ^ "Western Australian Rhodes Scholars". Archived from the original on 7 April 2011. Retrieved 2014.

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