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Principal's Welcome

Welcome to Tom Price Senior High School. It is my privilege to serve the students, teachers and families of this wonderful school and community.

We live the values of Personal Best, Integrity and Respect and work to nurture a learning environment that prepares our 324 students to achieve their goals, both academic and non-academic.

Tom Price Senior High Studen Hike Excursion

Our school’s vision is to inspire students to embrace their diversity and be passionate about learning in order to achieve their personal best. This is fostered through the extensive Year 7 to Year 12 secondary education program, supported by Vocational Education and Training (VET), cultural, artistic and sporting opportunities. A key element of our academic STEM program is the Centre of Resources Excellence (CoRE), withe the Pilbara CoRE program offered to interested students in Years 7 and 8. The school is also participating in the Fogarty Foundation EDvance program, a whole school improvement program providing school executive teams with leadership and management skills via a mentorship to improve the educational outcomes of our students.

Tom Price SHS is an Independent Public School located near the picturesque surrounds of the Karijini National Park 1600km from Perth, servicing students who live in the towns of Tom Price, Paraburdoo and the nearby Aboriginal communities Wakuthuni and Bellary. The achievement of our students is made possible by the dedication, support and excellence of the talented teachers we are fortunate to have in our school and through partnerships with local industry and businesses via school based programs and traineeships.

I invite you to take a look through our website for further information on our school and encourage you to visit us for a personal tour to view for yourself the impressive facilities and spectacular surroundings that make our school so unique.

Andrew Jack
Principal

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School vision statement and values

School vision

Our vision is to inspire students to embrace their diversity and be passionate about learning in order to achieve their personal best.

School values

We are committed to the values that we believe are essential in achieving the best possible outcomes for all students attending Tom Price Senior High School. Our school vision is underpinned by the following school values:

Personal best

We have a positive approach to learning and encourage each student to strive hard in their pursuit of excellence by aiming to attain their highest personal achievement in all aspects of schooling. We advance student learning based on our belief that all students have the capacity to learn and to achieve higher levels of learning.

Integrity

We have high expectations that each member of our school community will acquire and practice on an ongoing basis a discipline of moral behaviour and belief. We expect all members of the school community to be honest and to be trustworthy.

Respect

We expect all members of our school community to care for self, others, the environment and to value property, be it communal or personal. This extends to being considerate and to treat others with dignity, accept diversity and individual.

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Business Plan & Annual Report

The 2018 – 2020 Business Plan is the school’s third triennial Business Plan since the school began as an Independent Public School in January 2012.  The plan builds on the school’s successful six years as an Independent Public School with the success evidenced in the Department of Education Services report ‘2014 Independent Review Findings’ for Tom Price Senior High School.

The Annual Report gives parents and other members of the community a clear sense of how students in the school are progressing and what is being done to maximise student achievement.  Please click on the link below to view the 2015 Tom Price Senior High School Report.

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Staff

Principal

Andrew Jack

Deputy Principal

Nicole Kelly

Tom Price Emergency Service Cadet Unit Leader

Deputy Principal

Ray McMillan

Jennifer Aberle

Health & Physical Education

Teneisha Anderson

Science

Frank Argaet

Design and Technology

Troy Bloxsidge

HOLA Humanities

Liz Borrill

Art & English

Robbi Bowman

Maths & Science

Giulia De Poloni

DRAMA

Jesslyn Devenyns

Senior School Manager

Levina Doray

HASS

Emma Dyer

Home Economics

Zane Greaves

Science

Billie Hopkins

TPAL

Oleg Kay

MAths & Science

Emma Linton

Maths & Science

Grant Lockwood

 Maths & Science

Patrick Madden

English

Brooke McDonald

Health & Physical Education

Andrew McMillan

Design & Technology

Morgan O'Connell

Health & Physical Education

Angela Panizza

HOLA Maths & Science

Brodie Parker

Health & Physical Education

Nor Kaiyisah Shariff

HASS

Renee Sheridan

Maths & Science

Maddison Syme

English & HASS

Teliah Turrill

English

Heidi Tyler

SSEP (BARU)

Shakira Walsh

HASS

Shernai Walton

Health & Physical Education

Annette Wilson

Student Services Coordinator

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School Review

All Western Australian public schools are reviewed every three years by the Department of Education’s Public School Accountability directorate. A review gives assurance to the local community, the Minister for Education and Training and the Director General that a school is operating effectively and delivering high quality education to its students. The review acknowledges the achievements of the school and gives feedback to support the principal and staff with their improvement planning.

Our School Review can be viewed by clicking on the attachment.