Celebrate Kaartdijin Week with CEWA

August 31, 2017

The CEWA Aboriginal Education Team invite you to join them in celebrating Kaartdijin Week from 4-8 September 2017. Kaartdijin (meaning ‘Knowledge’ in Noongar language) Week will coincide with Indigenous Literacy Day 2017. The AET Team have lined up a deadly series of webinars to enable CEWA staff across the state to hear from strong Aboriginal voices sharing…

Loreto staff give back to community at well-being day

August 31, 2017

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…

Mel Maria students shine at RoboCup State Final Competition

August 30, 2017

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.…

St Joseph’s School in Kununurra celebrates 50th Anniversary

August 30, 2017

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…

Parliamentary committee consult Aranmore students

August 30, 2017

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…

LEAD Awards for Excellence 2017 Award Winners

August 17, 2017

The 2017 LEAD Awards for Excellence were presented by the Honourable Sue Ellery MLC, Minister for Education and Training, at the Catholic Schools Staff Breakfast held on 8 August. The Awards acknowledge and celebrate Catholic schools and colleges for initiatives that exemplify Learning, Engagement, Accountability and Discipleship in practice. There were a record 30 applications…

Paul Rafter Centre wins Award for Educational Architecture

August 17, 2017

  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…

ELLA boosting language learning at Sacred Heart Primary School

August 17, 2017

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…

CEWA students Speak for Faith

August 17, 2017

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…

Primary and Secondary artists showcase depth of talent at the Catholic Arts Angelico Exhibitions.

August 17, 2017

The 24th Secondary Angelico Exhibition opened on Tuesday evening at a special event at Forrest Centre in the Perth CBD. Students from 31 schools, from as far north as Broome and Busselton in the south contributed a record 175 entries of outstanding artworks. Special guests included the Most Reverend Timothy Costelloe, Archbishop of Perth, Dr…