Canning Vale College

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Canning Vale College
Canning Vale College, WA Logo.png
Canning Vale, Perth, Western Australia
Type Public, Coeducational, Secondary, Day school
Motto Creating Futures
Established 2004
Principal Peter Rudrum
Enrollment ~1700
Campus Suburban
Colour(s) Green, red, navy blue & white

Canning Vale College (CVC) is a state high school located in Canning Vale, a suburb of Perth, Western Australia.


The school opened in 2004. Initial construction cost A$15m for the Business Centre, 2 level Middle School building, Arts Centre and Library. At the end of 2005 work commenced on the second stage of building at a cost of an estimated $20m. This stage includes a 2 level senior school building, gymnasium, materials technology centre and hard courts. The School has two main buildings.

Enrolments were restricted to years 8 and 9 in 2004. In 2005 this expanded to include year 10, following the education progression of the initial students. As this group of students progress so too did the school's enrolments, culminating in year 12 enrolments for 2007. From 2015 the school accepted year 7 students.[1]

The school has 5 hectares (12 acres) of wetland and bush area, and as part of their studies the students work with environmental organisations to maintain, monitor and enhance this area.

Catchment area[edit]

Canning Vale's catchment area has been specified by the Department of Education and Training to include the suburb of Canning Vale and parts of surrounding suburbs. Feeder primary schools are Campbell, Canning Vale and Ranford.[2]

Its neighbour high schools are Willetton to the north, Leeming to the west, Atwell to the south and Southern River to east.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Welcome". Canning Vale College. Retrieved 31 January 2016. 
  2. ^ "School Education Act 1999 - Declaration of local-intake areas for schools with secondary students" (PDF). Western Australia Government Gazette. 23 December 2003. p. 5222.  Accessed 12 October 2011.

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Coordinates: 32°5′S 115°55′E / 32.083°S 115.917°E / -32.083; 115.917