Melville Senior High School



Melville Places 2nd in A Division Interschool Athletics

Congratulations to the Melville interschool athletics team who placed 2nd in the A Division athletics carnival.

Year 7 and 8 Word Mania Winners!

Melville students ace the Word Mania 2017 competition!

2017 School of the Year Finalist

Melville Senior High School is proud to announce that for the second year running, we have been selected as a WA Secondary School of the Year finalist.

Kristy McKay named Beginning Teacher of the Year Finalist

Science teacher, Kristy McKay, has been named as a finalist in WA's Beginning Teacher of the Year Awards.

Interschool Sporting Teams Show Great Success

Many of our interschool sporting teams have had fantastic results recently. Click here for all the details.

Puppies Saved by Melville Senior High School Students With New Animal Air-Rescue Service - Fly4Paws

Year 12 student, Scott Morgan, and Melville alumni Thomas Ayoub pictured

Year 12 Aviation student, Scott Morgan, Successfully Gains Multi-Engine Class Rating

Congratulations to Scott Morgan who has recently achieved his Multi-Engine Class Rating for his Personal Pilot Licence.

Scott Morgan Achieves Aerobatics Rating

Year 12 Aviation student Scott Morgan, who already has his pilot’s license, has recently achieved his Aerobatics Rating.

Melville SHS Blitzes the ATAR

Jane Song is fifth in the State and receives a General Exhibition, Students gain two Subject Exhibitions and four Certificates of Excellence...

Jordan Dimeski Receives Pilots License

Over the school holidays Jordan Dimeski studied and successfully passed his Recreational Pilot License (RPL)

Outstanding Result for our Interschool Athletics Team

Melville Senior High School places third in the Interschool Athletics Carnival!

Dr. Sue Gordon AM, retired Aboriginal Magistrate Speaks

Dr Gordon is speaking on Wednesday 14 September at the regular Women in Leadership Conference Series, held by Melville SHS

WA Education Awards Finalist

Melville Senior High School has been announced as a finalist in the WA Secondary School of the Year Awards.

Year 7 Gifted and Talented Class First in Australia

The Year 7 Gifted and Talented class and teacher, Miss Jennings, come first in national Word Mania competition.

Mrs Leunig awarded Most Outstanding Multicultural Award

Congratulations to Mrs Leunig who was awarded the Most Outstanding Multicultural Award at the AFL School Ambassador Awards

Melville's Aspiring Astronaut Returns From Spacecamp

Melville's aspiring astronaut has completed his week in the NASA Spacecamp.
Click here for featured Today Tonight video

Neisha Phipps (Year 12) has won the People's Choice Award for the Melville City Council Arts Awards

Neisha Phipps (Year 12) has won the People's Choice Award for the Melville City Council Arts Awards

Melville Student Representing WA in Australian Cross Country

Year 12 Student, Connor Deaville, will represent Western Australia in the Australian Cross Country Championships!

2011 Head Girl Awarded ‘WA Volunteer of the Year People’s Choice Award’

Congratulations to Meg Rodgers, Head Girl 2011, for receiving WA Volunteer of the Year People's Choice Award

Melville Student Accepted In NASA Space Camp

Year 8 Aviation student, Dean Morris has been awarded a full scholarship to attend Space Camp® at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center®.

Swimming Titans

Congratulations to two Melville Senior High School students who achieved fantastic results in the Rottnest Channel Swim.

Congratulations to three 2015 Melville students accepted into Assured Entry Graduate Medicine

Three students have been awarded an Assured Entry for Graduate Medicine at UWA: Anatalisha Finn, Sahil Pradhan and Himara Kahandawela. They will study an undergraduate degree for three years and then are assured of a place in the Medical graduate program. Very few students are accepted like this at 18. 
More results and news of other successful graduates is in the item below. 

Great ATAR Results for our students

Congratulations to our three students achieved an ATAR of 99+ and the 10 students who achieved an ATAR of 95+ 

Our Science Teacher Guy Stapleton was named Teacher of the Year

Melville Senior High School's Guy Stapleton was named WA Premier's Secondary Teacher of the Year

Melville Wins Meritorious Shield in A Grade Athletics

Melville SHS has once again won the Meritorious Shield and has also come second overall.

National Gold in Robotics for Twins Ashley and Morgan Ure

The NXTwins EVolv3, won first place in the Open Dance category at the RoboCup Junior Australia national competition last month.

Year 8 Gifted & Talented students second in Robocup Competition

Congratulations to the Year 8 GAT students who managed a second (Josh Houslow and Jakub Nowak) and third place in Secondary Dance (Nicholas Brown and Johan Widing) and a third in Gen II Soccer (Abhinav Saini and Atreya Guha). 
A terrific effort by these students and by the class overall. You can see a bit of footage of Melville Senior High School at Robocup courtesy of ABC Perth Friday night news. Just go to ABC Iviewer. 

Jane Song comes Second in Australian Chinese Language Competition

Congratulations to Year 11 Gifted and Talented student Jane Song who has won second place in the national final of the Hanyu Qiao Chinese Proficiency Competition.

Year 10 James Gallaugher wins GOLD

His record breaking performances at the Australian Junior Athletics Championships have earned him a place in the Australia’s National U17 Development Squad

Year 9 NAPLAN Results Above Australian Average

Well done to Year 9s from Melville SHS who have exceeded Australian standards in all areas in the recent NAPLAN testing.

Melville SHS student breaks sprint records in Singapore

Congratulations to James Gallaugher, representing Australia in Singapore, who has broken the 100m and 200m and has come third in the long jump. 

Art Award Winners

Melville SHS art students have been making waves at art awards around Perth. In the last month alone students have been chosen as finalists and winners in four different exhibitions.

Flawless Independent Public School Four Yearly Review

There were many highlights and commendations for Melville SHS including:.

Phillip Hawkins (Year 12) wins Minister for Education's Aviation Scholarship

$3000 to the most deserving aviation student to contribute to their flying training.

James Gallaugher breaks National 100m and 200m record

Melville SHS Year 9 student James Gallaugher has broken the meet records in the 100 and 200m at the Australian Junior Athletics Championships.

Melville SHS is seventh best metropolitan state school in WACE

Congratulations to George Pickering who received an ATAR of 99.8 and a Special Certificate of Distinction in Mathematics plus others...

Mikael Setiaputra awarded a top national Science and a top Mathematics award

Mikael Setiaputra, a Year 8 Gifted and Talented student at Melville Senior High School was awarded twice this week

Melville SHS WINS Athletics Interschool Carnval

Melville SHS has won the Interschool Athletics Carnival with fantastic performances from all athletes.

Jessica Smith and Melville SHS Netball Coaches win State Silver

Melville SHS Specialist Coaches guide the State team to the Grand Final

Year 10 Melville SHS student Jessica Smith in State team for netball

Jessica Smith has been selected in the squad following selection trials. Jessica is in the Approved Specialist Netball Program.

Cormac Power selected as a UN Youth delegate

Cormac Power has been selected as a UN delegate at the United Nations Youth Australia’s National Conference

Melville SHS Wins the Deepwater Point Sculpture Walk Competition

River Recollections exhibit wins $500

Triathalon Success for Jeremy Shaw

Congratulations to Jeremy Shaw who gained 3rd place at the Australian Youth Triathlon Championships

Three Champion Swimmers from Melville

Congratulations to Ben Hopkinson, Kieran Peters and Brendan Peters for their individual Championship results at the Interschool swimming carnival.

Congratulations to Charlotte Williams

Charlotte gained entry to WAPPA in 2013

Melville Senior High School wins Oracy Award

IEC Department rewarded for many year of hard work

Casey Fitzpatrick gains scholarship to WAPPA

Casey Fitzpatrick gains scholarship to WAPPA

Year 10 Gifted and Talented win Round 1 of Debating

Melville SHS hosted round one of the debating when six different High Schools visited in week 4. The Year 10 team of Gifted and Talented students Shayla Trautman, Trish Noah and Taniya Shrimali won the day with Shayla being nominated as Speaker of the Tournament for Year 10.

Great ATAR Results for 2017

Mika Setiaputra gained an ATAR of 99.75,12 students joined the Melville SHS ‘95 Club’ and 23 students gained Certificates of Merit. Click for further details.

Teacher of the Year Turns to Maths

Peoples' Choice Teacher of the Year Josh Barker is being filmed after completing a Leap courses to change his Specialist area to Maths. Lucky Maths students!

New School Contact Numbers

We have recently upgraded our telephone system and as a result, now have new contact numbers.
Please see below for contact details:
Reception - 6274 1300
Absentee hotline (recorded message) - 6274 1322
Student Services Office - 6274 1321
Absentee text line - 0419 915 097

Mr Josh Barker Awarded People's Choice Education Award 2017

After receiving hundreds of messages of thanks and appreciation from parents, students and the community for teachers and staff in public schools, one teacher has been voted The People’s Pick for 2017, our Maths teacher Mr Josh Barker . He was recognised by his Year 9 student Dean Morris who wrote a poem about “super inventive” Mr Barker.

Melville Places 2nd in A Division Interschool Athletics

Congratulations to the Melville inter-school athletics team who placed 2nd in the A Division athletics carnival.

Contact Details

Reception: (08) 6274 1300
Absentee hotline (recorded message): (08) 6274 1322
Student Services Office: (08) 6274 1321
Absentee text line: 0419 915 097
Address: Melville Senior High School
Potts Street
Melville Western Australia 6156