CEWA Student awarded at Masterpieces 2K17 Youth Art competition

August 3, 2017

Congratulations to Ella Narido, Year 9 student of Mandurah Catholic College, who won the People’s Choice Award in the Masterpieces 2K17 Youth Art Competition. In creating her watercolour and ink artwork titled Harmony, she drew from her personal experiences having migrated to Australia from the Philippines three years ago. Ella created a visual representation of…

Want to find out more about working in the Kimberley?

August 3, 2017

The Kimberley Calling Program for 2018 is well underway. Catholic Education Western Australia is currently seeking expressions of interest from outstanding, faith-filled teachers and principals to join us in transforming the lives of students in some of the most isolated communities in Australia. Remote area packages are offered to successful applicants. Information session Catholic Education…

MCC Basketball team takes out 2017 Championship

August 3, 2017

Worthy congratulations to the Mandurah Catholic College First V Girls’ Basketball team, who took out the 2017 WA Schoolgirls’ Basketball Championship, having been undefeated throughout the competition! In an incredible display of skill and determination, the team defeated Kingsway Christian College by 20 points in the grand final held at Basketball WA on Tuesday 27 June…

Catholic Primary South Central Regional Academic Day

August 3, 2017

Thursday 22 June 2017 saw the second annual Catholic Primary South Central Regional Academic Day (CPSC) take place at Orana Catholic Primary School. Pioneered by teachers in the South-Central region, the CPSC Regional Academic Day saw Year 5 and 6 students from across six Catholic primary schools gather to test their academic knowledge in English,…

Aranmore students take top spot at Youth Commonwealth Games in the Bahamas

August 3, 2017

Two Aranmore Catholic College students have returned from the Bahamas after competing in the 2017 Youth Commonwealth Games as a part of the Youth Sevens team from 19 to 23 July. The team returned victorious after they took out first place in the Games, having trained for four months in preparation for the trip. Langley…

NAIDOC Week at Emmanuel Catholic College

August 3, 2017

  Students of Emmanuel Catholic College in Success joined NAIDOC week celebrations last month, welcoming one of Australia’s most admired Aboriginal singer-song writers, Philip Walley-Stack to perform a Welcome to Country as well as two of his songs for students. NAIDOC week takes place each year in celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures…

CEWA Staff member’s academic success

August 3, 2017

Catholic Education Western Australia (CEWA) has incredible staff who have a passion for learning that often extends outside of CEWA. Robert Shaw, Aboriginal Education Consultant from the Diocese of Broome, recently attended the 5th International Ganhwa Seon Conference in Seoul, Korea where he was invited to present his paper entitled Seon Buddhism: New Scholarly Perspectives.…

St Joseph’s Bunbury students provide alternative to plastic

August 3, 2017

Year 5 students of St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School in Bunbury recently got hands-on to tackle plastic waste. After learning about the negative environmental impact of plastic bags in Term 2, the students embraced the challenge of finding a way to contribute to the solution. The students researched a range of plastic bag alternatives before…

Santa Clara School celebrates NAIDOC Week

July 21, 2017

NAIDOC Week is held across the country each July, with many community groups taking it as an opportunity to celebrate the history and culture of Aboriginal peoples. Catholic schools across the CEWA system get involved in NAIDOC Week each year with activities for students and staff, despite the Week usually falling during the holidays. Santa…

New CEWA School excursion guidelines available on ClanEd

June 30, 2017

Following the School Excursions PD held last week Thursday 22 June, when Principals and nominated leadership team representatives were introduced to the CEWA School Excursions ClanEd Board, we would like to advise that the board is now available for all school staff to access. Staff are invited to visit ClanEd to view the interactive board…