Specialist Information Technology

Department of Education Endorsed Specialist Program

Discover your child’s true potential through the Approved Information Technologies Specialist Program at Armadale SHS. The program is one of only four Specialist ICT Specialist Programs available in the state and it runs from year seven to ten. The program is themed around Technology Start-Up business development and entrepreneurship. Students learn real world IT skills in exciting cutting edge contexts. The students also explore emerging technologies including Virtual Reality, Robotics and Game Development.

Students will also be given the opportunity to test their skills in competitions which look at robotics and programming. These competitions involve teams from around the World and take place all over Australia. Armadale Senior High School has had great success in these competitions.

In this program students develop advanced Information Technology knowledge and skills that will prepare them for 21st Century employment and life success as well as giving them strong pathways to senior school, employment, TAFE and/or University entry. Each student is carefully managed and nurtured in their learning journey as together we aim for higher than state average grade results and success. Students participate in this program from Year 7 to Year 10.

Success of the Program

  • Team Spirit award at the 2018 First Robotics Competition in Sydney
  • 1st place in the First Tech Competition at Curtin University
  • 2nd place in the WARP Robotics Competition at Curtin University 2021
  • 1st place in the WARP Robotics Competition at Curtin University 2022

Further Information

For further information regarding the Information Technology Program please contact Cheryl Rose on 9497 6400.

How do I apply?

Complete the Application form and send it to Armadale Senior High School via email armadale.shs@education.wa.edu.au or post.

Download brochure and Application