The beginning of each new school year opens a new chapter at Margaret River Senior High School. I would like to take this opportunity to welcome all students, parents and staff to Margaret River Senior High School for 2014. In particular, I welcome students who are new to Margaret River Senior High School and attending for the first time. We thank you for choosing our school and hope that your time with us will be both productive and rewarding.
In 2014 the school will have an estimated population of 614 students, up from 586 in 2013. We will have 162 Year 8’s start their High School journey with us and another 16 students who will begin at MRSHS for the first time. 2014 will be the last year of schooling for the half cohort and we have 64 Year 12 students completing their education.
This Year we welcome onto staff Miss Sarah Goyder (Physical and Health Education) and Miss Corinne Jackson (Maths) as well as the return of Mr David Newstead (Design and Technology), Mr Stuart Kupfer- Hollis (Physical and Health Education) and Mrs Iris Kupfer- Hollis (Science).
Our 2013 School results were outstanding with our median ATAR of 79.65 being the 10th Highest Government School in the state and over 80% of our students gaining National Attainment accreditation. I am extremely proud of the achievement of our Year 12 group who embodied our ethos: The purpose of our school is to ensure that the academic, creative, social and personal potential of each student develops to the highest possible level.
At Margaret Senior High School we encourage maximum participation from parents and guardians. We welcome your feedback and input into the decision making at the school and believe a strong partnership with our parent body is essential for students to reach their educational potential.
The 2014 year promises to be an exciting and eventful one at Margaret River Senior High School as we prepare for the transition and eagerly await the arrival of Year 7 students in 2015.
I wish everybody the best in their endeavours to allow our students to achieve to the best of their ability.