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2020-03-16 Property Tips
Author: Satterley Property Group

Heron Park - What school should my kids go to?

Heron Park is the smart choice for parents. The Harrisdale community is vibrant, well connected and meticulously masterplanned with family living in mind. Close to Perth, Fremantle and Armadale Town Centre, Heron Park has all of the amenities a modern family needs. 

The proximity to quality education options is one of the reasons so many young families choose to call Heron Park home. The new state of the art Harrisdale Primary School and Harrisdale High School are both located within Heron Park, meaning your morning school drop off just became that much easier. In fact, 80% of Heron Park residents made the smart decision to educate their children at these schools.

Carey Baptist College, North Canning Vale Primary, Ranford Primary, Forrestdale Primary, Campbell Primary and Thornlie Christian College, Canning Vale College and Murdoch University are also just a short drive away.

Primary School Options close to Heron Park

Harrisdale Primary School

Located within the heart of Heron Park, Harrisdale Primary School is a great choice for children Kindy to year 6, before transitioning to sister school Harrisdale Senior High School. Harrisdale Primary School has a vast extracurricular activity program including library services, gardening club, code club, basketball, running, music, STEM (science technology engineering mathematics club) and more for your child to enjoy as a part of their education. Harrisdale Primary School is one of the fastest growing primary schools in Western Australia and is anticipated to be the largest in 2020.

Canning Vale Primary School

Over its 25 year history, Canning Vale Primary School has forged a fantastic reputation for education. Their well- balanced education program includes specialist subjects including visual art, music, sport and Italian, proving your child with a fantastic start to education life. Located a short 10 minute drive from Heron Park, your school drop off is a short trip from home.

Forrestdale Primary School

An independent public school, Forrestdale Primary School focuses on creating ‘an inclusive learning environment for the success of every student in the 21st century’. To assist in afterschool care, Forrestdale Primary School has teamed up with Camp Australia for an outside school hours care program. Set in beautiful surroundings, children can take advantage of being educated alongside local bushland and native wildlife. Located 9 minutes from Heron Park, Forrestdale Primary School is a great option for your primary aged children.

High School options close to Heron Park

Providence Christian College

Providence Christian College educates children from Kindergarten to year 12. With a Christian faith focus, students are educated through their early learning, primary school, middle school and senior school. Well known for their specialist basketball program if you have a LeBron James in your household, Providence Christian College is the place for you, located a short 6 minutes drive from Heron Park.

Canning Vale College

Located 7 minutes from the centre of Heron Park, Canning Vale College educates children from year 7 through to year 12. Throughout the duration of your child’s secondary education, they will focus on core subjects including; english, maths, science, humanities, social science, physical education, languages and health education. Further subject areas are also a focus including visual arts, design art, drama, circus, dance, media studies, music, food specialisations, materials and technologies and digital technologies. Giving your child the best start in life just got a little closer to home!

Harrisdale Senior High School

Harrisdale Senior High School opened in 2016 with modern facilities and a team of well respected education staff. The school's focus is on a holistic education stating they ‘believe in the development of the ‘whole child’ – academically, physically, socially, emotionally and spiritually’. Located within Heron Park Estate, your children, tweens and teens can walk to school daily, helping your morning routine to run smoothly and stress free.

Tertiary School options close to Heron Park

Murdoch University

Murdoch University is the closest University to Heron Park Estate, only a short 18 minute drive. Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Research education is offered at their campuses including opportunities for international students. Receiving a five star rating from The Good Universities Guide 2020 and within the Times Higher Educations top 100 young universities, Murdoch University is one of the world's most respected educational institutions.

While the education facilities are fantastic, so too are the range of amenities within Heron Park for children to enjoy including 11 parks, natural bushland and local sports facilities. When you choose to make Heron Park your new home your family will also benefit from welcome functions, community get-togethers, family fun days, fitness classes and outdoor movies!

Schooling options from kindergarten to University are all within easy reach of Heron Park. Homes within our community are within the catchment area for Harrisdale High School, a $61 million project including quality education facilities, eight laboratory science centre, art studio, a sport and wellness centre, cafe and fantastic teaching staff. 

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