Learning & Teaching

  • Extra Curricular Activities

    Extra-curricular activities Students at Katanning Senior High School have the opportunity to be involved in a variety of extra-curricular activities relating to sports, academics, culture, the environment and the arts. These activities are advertised through newsletters and notes as to when they are available and who is eligible to participate. The information below relates to […]

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  • English

    In the English learning area, programs are designed by staff to address the learning needs of their students and the Australian Curriculum criteria. Year 7 is taught through a Homeroom program which incorporates English, HASS, Health and IT, and Years 8-10 have common programs and assessment tasks that are used for moderation to ensure consistency. […]

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  • Mathematics

    The Mathematics Department at Katanning Senior High School seeks to explore the Western Australian Curriculum in a meaningful way so that the students develop an understanding of mathematics in a real world context. Students are encouraged to expand their basic numeracy skills and increase their ability to solve problems, justifying their responses with mathematical proof. […]

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  • Science

    The Science Department at Katanning Senior High School aims to provide an environment where students can explore, investigate and better understand the world around them. In Years 7 to 10, students will follow the Australian Curriculum and cover all aspects of Science through topics Biological, Chemical, Earth & Space and Physical Sciences. Hands on activities […]

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  • Humanities and Social Sciences

    HASS (previously Society and Environment) is a compulsory subject in Years 7 to 10. In Years 11 and 12 the school offers Geography and History. Other Year 11 and 12 HASS subjects may be available through either the Albany Cluster or SIDE. In Year 7 all students will complete HASS learning in Geography and History […]

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  • Design & Technology

    Design and Technology is compulsory in Years 7 and 8 with projects in Metalwork and Woodwork. Beyond Year 8, if Design and Technology is selected, students have the option of choosing from Metalwork and Woodwork courses. In the Senior Years, a Woodwork option is available along with Certificate 1 in Engineering. Katanning Senior High School […]

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  • Home Economics

    The Home Economics staff is passionate about their subject area.  They recognise the valuable role it can have in promoting the wellbeing of students both now and in the future.  The key focus is on practical and production work to enhance students’ skills in today’s society.   Years 7 and 8 From Year 7, students […]

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  • Education Support Unit – Inclusive Learning

    The Education Support Unit-Inclusive Learning at Katanning Senior High School is a small centre doing big things. We enrol students residing in Katanning and surrounding areas and specialise in the delivery of educational programs designed to improve outcomes for students with a diagnosed intellectual/physical disability. Dignity and Respect underpins the operations at the Education Support […]

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  • Health & Physical Education

    The Katanning Senior High School Health and Physical Education Department caters to all students, from years 7-12 with a variety of general and optional courses. Students in years 7-10 are enrolled in the General Health and Physical Education Course which is delivered over four teaching periods each week. Sporting contexts include soccer, foorball, t- ball, […]

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  • Senior School Engagement Program (SSEP)

    In 2016 the Year 11 and 12 students studying Foundation English and Maths are working with Miss Tyler in the Access demountable. Miss Tyler began working in this department mid-2015 when Mrs Rundle took leave and has continued in the role for this year. The Year 11 students have numerous tasks and assignments to do […]

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  • Aboriginal Education Team

    The Aboriginal Education Team (AET) consists of five parties (detailed below) working collaboratively to provide pastoral care and educational programs to suite the students’ needs. Together these programs exist to improve the social, emotional and educational outcomes for Indigienous students, progressing the Closing the Gap target for education. ABORIGINAL AND ISLANDER EDUCATION OFFICER The role […]

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  • Library

    Our library provides resources for staff and students to access, including a range of fiction and non-fiction materials, magazines, newspapers, DVD’s and computer and internet access. ClickView is available to students and staff and can be accessed from the Library, computer rooms and home. We have a broad selection of games which are available to […]

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  • Student Services

    Student Services Team The Student Services team provides support for the many issues, positive and challenging, large and small, that students deal with from time to time. The Student Service Centre has been set up to provide assistance for students who may be experiencing academic, vocational, social, emotional or health concerns. The ultimate goal of […]

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  • Trades Skills Centre

    GREAT SOUTHERN TRADES SKILLS CENTRE OPENING The journey began in 2013 when the opportunity arose for Katanning Senior High School in conjunction with Gnowangerup, Kojonup and Wagin District High Schools, to apply for DEEWR Round 5 Federal funding to refurbish a current workshop facility to industry specifications. The Great Southern Trade Skills Centre proposal targeted […]

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  • Vocational Education & Training

    VET in Schools programs provide the opportunity for students to gain a nationally recognised qualification along with workplace experience and skills, while at school. Programs are usually offered in Years 10, 11 and 12 and qualifications are available from a range of industries. The VET system and the education system are distinct but complimentary. The […]

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  • Career and Enterprise

    The Career and Enterprise general course engages students in learning about developing their career in a constantly changing digital and globalised world. Careers are now considered to be about work, learning and life. Individuals need to be proactive, enterprising career managers who engage in lifelong learning. The Career and Enterprise course aims to provide students […]

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  • Medical

    At Katanning Senior High School first aid treatment, minor illness, health emergencies and pastoral care is managed by school staff members. The Community Health Nurse is onsite two days a week to assist in planning systems for the delivery of Health, Well Being and First Aid within the School. To ensure student medical records are […]

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