In Our Schools

MCC Science Learning Area students excel in state and international competitions

Education Perfect Science World Championships Mandurah Catholic College (MCC) students recently participated in the 2017 Education Perfect Science World Championships, held during the week of August. The online learning platform is used by over 300,000 students from 1,000 schools around the world, and each year holds the Education Perfect World Series, an online competition in…

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CEWA educators share Collaborative Project learning through Showcase

Catholic schools and colleges from across the state met recently to share their experiences in a showcase for CEWA’s ongoing Collaborative Project. The Collaborative Project Showcase ran over two days in Perth and Geraldton, and included workshops with renowned education researcher and author Dr Lyn Sharratt. Dr Sharratt has supported the project over the last…

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Dominican Sister visits St Pius X to observe Outpost support program

On Monday 28 August, St Pius X Catholic Primary School hosted Dominican Sister Thuy from the Congregation of the Dominican Sisters of Catherine of Siena, Saigon to observe the teaching of Australian students with a disability. Sponsored by the Dominican Sisters of North Adelaide SA, Sister Thuy visited St Pius X for the day to observe how…

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Loreto staff give back to community at well-being day

On Monday 17 July, the staff at Loreto Nedlands reached out to others in the community by using their staff well-being day to volunteer at various charities and aged care facilities throughout Perth. Spilt into three groups, the staff visited residents at both Emmaus Community in Queens Park and Alfred Carson Aged Care in Claremont…

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Mel Maria students shine at RoboCup State Final Competition

On Saturday 5 August, students from the gifted and talented program (SEEDS) at Mel Maria Catholic Primary School, competed in the RoboCup State Final Competition at Curtin Stadium. Representing Mel Maria at an exceptionally high standard, three out of the four teams placed first, second and third in the Open Dance and Primary Dance categories.…

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St Joseph’s School in Kununurra celebrates 50th Anniversary

On Saturday 5 August, St Joseph’s School welcomed a number of visitors to help celebrate the school’s 50th Anniversary. The evening consisted of special performances by the local Mirima Dancers followed by students performing a variety of their own group dances. Guests were then treated to a dinner under the starry skies. Special classroom displays…

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Parliamentary committee consult Aranmore students

A group of Aranmore Catholic College students of diverse backgrounds discussed migration, citizenship and culture with Members of Parliament recently, when the College hosted the Perth sitting of the Federal Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Migration. Students who have moved to Australia from Italy, Syria, Democratic Republic of Congo and Afghanistan, along with an Aboriginal…

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Paul Rafter Centre wins Award for Educational Architecture

  The Paul Rafter Centre at Irene McCormack Catholic College has been awarded a 2017 Western Australian Architecture Award from The Australian Institute of Architects WA. Parry and Rosenthal Architects, West Perth, received the Award for Educational Architecture for the impressive multi-use double court gymnasium with climbing wall and linked outdoor abseiling tower, and a…

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ELLA boosting language learning at Sacred Heart Primary School

Sacred Heart Primary School in Thornlie has been facilitating language learning in the early years through the digital, play-based program Early Learning Languages Australia (ELLA) program. Now in their third year running the ELLA program for Japanese, the school is observing benefits for children in kindergarten that extend through to pre-primary. The ELLA program uses…

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CEWA students Speak for Faith

The Catenians Catholic School Speaking Competition, Speak for Faith, concluded recently with the final round held at the Catholic Education Centre in Leederville. After delivering 5 minute speeches based on their Religious Education learning, competitors had two minutes each to respond to impromptu questions. Over two nights a total of seventeen students from CEWA schools…

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