South Fremantle Senior High School

South Fremantle Senior High School Information

South Fremantle Senior High School is committed to a safe and inclusive learning environment that encourages students to pursue excellence.


South Fremantle Senior High School is located in a prime position near the beautiful and bustling port city of Fremantle. It is two km to the centre of the city and close to beaches, the harbour and the river. South Fremantle Senior High School has easy access to bus and rail routes. The Fremantle shopping precinct has a multitude of restaurants, food halls, cinemas and entertainment venues.


The attractive buildings include specialist facilities in home economics, design and technology, business education and information technology. The school has a purpose-built Recreation Centre, 50m Olympic size swimming pool, baseball diamond and sporting ovals.

A $1.7m Music Centre was completed and includes an auditorium, eight teaching studios and two classrooms, as well as sound recording facilities. Students have access to ICT in all classrooms.

The pastoral care programme at South Fremantle Senior High School is very effective in providing a safe and friendly learning environment. A Student Services team is dedicated to ensuring that students have the necessary support to succeed at school.

Students at South Fremantle Senior High School have the opportunity to participate in co-curricular activities including sports, drama and dance.

Successful graduates gain places at university and TAFE colleges in a variety of fields.


  • Italian (Years 8-12)


These programs are available to international fee paying students. Interested students should contact the school for information about application procedures.

  • Marine Studies (Years 8-10) is incorporated into the science and physical education programs. The school uses facilities at Fishing Boat Harbour and the ocean and the expertise of the Professional Association of Diving instructors. Students in the program have the option of completing a recognised SCUBA course. Entrance to this program is by interview and written application.
  • Music (Years 8-12) gives students extra curricular opportunities to further extend their skills in the discipline of music. Selection is based on audition. There are annual music tours, either interstate or overseas.
  • Academic Excellence (Years 8-10) is designed to meet the needs of students identified as academically gifted and talented. Students must sit an entry test.

In Years 11 and 12, South Fremantle Senior High School offers specialist programs in hospitality, business and tourism, marine industries and a full TEE program.


South Fremantle Senior High School has staff members qualified to teach English as a Second Language.


All new students coming into the school are partnered with a buddy student. Year coordinators for each year group, provide an advisory and support service for students and their parents. Students and parents have access to a nurse, psychologist, chaplain, literacy coordinator and student services manager