Year 12 School Ball
Year 12 students at Belridge Secondary ESC are invited to attend the Secondary College’s School Ball held in Term One. Previous School Ball venues have included AQWA, Fraser’s Restaurant and the Pan Pacific. The night gives students the opportunity to experience pre-dinner mocktails, a formal dinner, dancing, photo booth fun and professional photographs.
Belsurf is the Term One school beach carnival held at Sorrento Beach and is run in conjunction with Belridge Secondary College. Some classes from Belridge Secondary ESC participate in the day where SESC qualified surf lifesaving staff members implement a program of individual and team beach games and races, supervised swimming, swimming and board races. Students who attend always try their best and enjoy the atmosphere and sense of belonging that the day brings.
Throughout the year, Belridge Secondary ESC students may be invited to attend WADSA events and carnivals. These are held at various locations in conjunction with other Education Support Centres. Activities are aimed to provide success for participating students and include Frisbee Golf and Obstacle Courses.
Belridge Secondary ESC students are encouraged to participate in Belridge Secondary College’s Athletics Carnival held on the school oval in Term Three. The day focuses on track and field events including 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m and 4 x 100m as well as high jump, long jump, triple jump, shot put and discus. Novelty events are also organised by the College’s student councillors. ESC students who qualify may be invited to participate in the inter school athletics carnival.
Year 11 River Cruise
Term Four sees the Year 11 students take part in the River Cruise. Students at both Belridge Secondary ESC and Belridge Secondary College enjoy a night on the Swan River with DJ, dancing and pizza. ESC students love this event and usually spend the whole night dancing and having fun with their peers.
Belridge Secondary Education Support Centre holds an annual community Market Day in Term Four. The market is planned, organised and delivered by staff and students at Belridge Secondary ESC, Beldon ESC and Joondalup ESC. Students showcase and sell products that they have made in classes such as Art, Business and Enterprise, Café Skills, Home Economics, Independent Living and Woodwork. Customers are invited to view The Patch (the school garden) and purchase plants and fresh produce. Senior school students provide a café style morning tea. Families and community members are invited to attend with special guests from Grandview Aged Care.
As an end of year excursion, students in Years 10-12 have the opportunity to attend a day of waterskiing (biscuiting). This is located on the Swan River and provided with the assistance of the WA Waterski Association. This is one of the many highlights of the year at Belridge Secondary ESC and allows students to have fun and engage with their peers.
Year 12 Graduation
To celebrate their final year of school, Year 12 students and their families attend the annual Graduation Ceremony alongside the Year 12s from Belridge Secondary College. Students wear graduation gowns and receive a graduation folder on stage. Special Awards are awarded for Achievement in VET, Commitment to Excellence, Best All-Rounder, Endeavour and Citizenship.
Belridge Secondary ESC also hold a Graduation Assembly and Celebration Day to honour our Year 12 students. They are presented with Certificates of Completion for the VET courses they have been involved in and have the opportunity to celebrate their individual successes throughout their secondary schooling.