Our Facilities

Specialist facilities that support the College's learning programs include:

  • Career Centre
  • Computer laboratories
  • Dance Studio
  • Gymnasium
  • Library Resource Centre
  • Pre-Vocational Centre
  • Sports facilities
  • Student Support IT Centre
  • Specialist classrooms for Art, Design and Technology, Drama, Food Technology, Information Technology, Languages, Media, Music, Photography and Science
  • Trade Training Centre

Career Centre

John Forrest Secondary College has a dedicated Career Education Centre in the college library and is staffed under the guidance of our VET Coordinator. Students have access to extensive career education programs, individual career counselling, a well- resourced Career Centre, software packages, careers exhibitions and opportunities to listen to and meet with guest speakers to maximise their opportunities to explore future pathways.

Library Resource Centre

Music

The College has two music dedicated classrooms, four instrumental teaching rooms, including a well-equipped percussion studio. Each classroom is fitted out with up to date state of the artYamaha keyboards, thanks to our partnership with the Yamaha Education Centre. Music students also have a room set up with computers running music writing software and other music-based programs.

Sports

Renowned for our specialist sports programs in Cricket, Netball and Tennis, we have excellent sports facilities and resources, set amongst lush and expansive grounds.

Cricket students play on turf wickets and have regular access to the Western Australian Cricket Association (WACA) ground.

The College also boasts one turf wicket, two netball courts (one full size) and six tennis courts.

All programs employ highly qualified and trained specialist staff who have excelled in their chosen sport at state and/or national level.

IT Support Centre

John Forrest has a dedicated Student and Staff IT Support Centre located in the college library. The centre and college network is supported by two highly skilled IT technicians. Students can access the centre before school, during break times and after school. Students experiencing difficulty with their computers during timetable c lasses can access IT support with classroom teacher permission. Students are encouraged to access the centre during their break times.

The college is grateful to Bendigo Bank and their local Morley Noranda branch who approved and granted a $150,000 Community Project Grant to assist the college in extending the college library to include a Career Centre and IT Support Centre.

Trade Training Centre

This environmentally friendly building claims natural air flow ventilation in all training cubicles, natural sky-lighting and water recycling from the roof through the enviro wash for removing paint pigments.The Trade Training Centre has two general classrooms which overlook the specialised training areas for painting and decorating and plumbing and gas fitting. Each purpose built training area is divided into 15 cells.