In Our Schools

MCC student awarded Fr James Wall Bursary Award

MCC student awarded Fr James Wall Bursary Award

Mandurah Catholic College student, Jamie-Anne Madigan has been awarded the Father James Wall Bursary Award. The $4,000 bursary award is presented to Year 10 Catholic secondary school students who demonstrate leadership potential in a range of areas, including science, arts, public speaking, sporting activities, community service and social justice activities. The Catholic Development Fund in…

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Emmanuel College Youth Citizen of the Year

Emmanuel College Youth Citizen of the Year

  Emmanuel Catholic College graduate Joe Waters, has been awarded the City of Cockburn Youth Citizen of the Year, for his work in establishing the Boots for the Boys’ charity. The awards, presented by Mayor Logan Howlett at the City’s annual Australia Day Citizenship Ceremony are presented to outstanding community citizens. Joe, a 2017 graduate…

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CHAT – Changing Health Acting Together

CHAT – Changing Health Acting Together

The Changing Health Acting Together (CHAT) initiative is an evidence-based, whole-school approach to resilience, road safety and alcohol and other drugs (AOD) education developed by School Drug Education and Road Aware (SDERA). It supports schools to structure and implement sustainable, whole school health initiatives that focus on building resilience through innovative approaches to AOD and…

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CEWA schools excel in 2017 VET achievement

CEWA schools excel in 2017 VET achievement

Catholic Education Western Australia (CEWA) colleges demonstrated a strong commitment to diversity of Year 12 pathways in 2017, with outstanding outcomes in Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses. According to data released by the School Curriculum and Standards Authority, of the 86 schools across the state with 100 percent VET achievement in Certificate II or…

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CEWA Colleges continuing to support Aboriginal students’ WACE success

CEWA Colleges continuing to support Aboriginal students’ WACE success

Four young Aboriginal women were awarded Certificates of Merit following completion of Year 12 at WA Catholic colleges in 2017. Three of the girls live in the Perth metro area, completing their studies at Servite College, Mercy College and Holy Cross College, while one, from Kununurra, attended Iona Presentation College. Certificates of Merit, awarded by…

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83 percent of CEWA students use Religion and Life for ATAR score

83 percent of CEWA students use Religion and Life for ATAR score

One of the many highlights for the Catholic Education Western Australia (CEWA) system in the School Curriculum and Standards Authority’s 2017 WACE data was outstanding achievement in YEAR 12 ATAR Religion and Life studies. CEWA colleges accounted for 14 of the top 15 top scoring schools in the state offering Religion and Life as an…

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Lumen Christi wins PALS Award through innovative Arts project

Lumen Christi wins PALS Award through innovative Arts project

Students and staff of Lumen Christi College were recently awarded for their efforts in promoting reconciliation in their school community, bringing children’s book “The Toast Tree” to the stage. Head of Arts at Lumen Christi College, Carmen Stewart and Aboriginal Liaison Officer, Simon Stewart together planned a collaborative program that saw wonderful participation of students…

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CEWA school students win big at Tournament of Minds finals!

CEWA school students win big at Tournament of Minds finals!

Two of Catholic Education Western Australia’s schools have taken out first place in the prestigious Tournament of Minds (TOM) competition. Celebrating 30 years of excellence this year, TOM is a problem-solving program for primary and secondary school students that develops students’ skills in enterprise, time management, and team work. This year, the competition involved 15,000…

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