North Lake Senior Campus

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North Lake Senior Campus
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North Lake Senior Campus
Location in Perth , Western Australia

Australia
Coordinates 32°04′25″S115°48′49″E / 32.0736°S 115.8137°E / -32.0736; 115.8137 Coordinates: 32°04′25″S115°48′49″E / 32.0736°S 115.8137°E / -32.0736; 115.8137
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Type Public co-educational high day school
MottoPath to the Future
Established1973;46 years ago (1973)
Educational authority WA Department of Education
PrincipalMary Margetts
Enrolment309 (2013)
Campus type Suburban
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North Lake Senior Campus is a public co-educational high day school, located in Kardinya , a suburb of Perth, Western Australia.

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Overview

The primary focus of the campus is the education of post-compulsory aged students who want to complete year 11 or 12, while also offering various vocational education courses, a Fast Track program, and Open Learning programs. The campus also caters to international students via its Intensive English program. The campus is most notably home to a 25-metre swimming pool and its own FM band radio station, 87.8FM.

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Student enrolments have declined over the past five years but is starting to regain numbers once again from 367 in 2007 to 432 in 2008, 403 in 2009, 348 in 2010, 296 in 2011, 300 in 2012, 309 in 2013 and 339 in 2014. [1]

Fast Track

Fast Track is a North Lake Senior Campus program aiming to allow post-compulsory aged persons to complete year 10. It is situated in the Princess May building in Fremantle, Western Australia. It offers subjects such as English (Certificates in General Education for Adults 1, 2 and 3), Maths (CGEA 1 and 2) and the year 11 subject Structured Workplace Learning. Upon completion of the course, students are given easy access into North Lake Senior Campus by means of a liaison officer.

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References

  1. "Department of Education Schools online". 2010. Retrieved 15 October 2011.