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FROM THE PRINCIPAL…

Dear College Family, Each year, I have the pleasure of having a meal with all Year 12 students, in small groups. It’s an opportunity to be reflective about their time at SCBC, and share their thoughts about what can help our college community be a great place for future students. Almost 10 years ago, I distinctly recall students from the …
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SECONDARY NEWS

GIFTED & TALENTED -"Succeeding from Failure"

GATE Students attend Masterclass with Harvard Professor On Monday SCBC’s Gifted and Talented students had the fantastic privilege of attending an AVID masterclass with a prominent physicist, education innovator and Harvard Professor, Eric Mazur.  Posing practical Physics problems, Professor Mazur introduced students to an educational approach that he is famous for popularising, the ‘Peer Instruction Method’ of teaching. This approach …
GIFTED & TALENTED -"Succeeding from Failure"

2019 AFTER SCHOOL TUTORING TIMETABLE YEARS 7-12

2019 AFTER SCHOOL TUTORING TIMETABLE YEARS 7-12

YOUTH ON HEALTH FESTIVAL!

“On Monday, 2nd September, 35 Secondary SCBC students, including the Year 10 dance class, and some Year 7’s & 8’s attended the Youth on Health Festival. Also known as YOH Fest, it is a dance competition in Mandurah by Act Belong Commit. We had two performances enter, one group dance called ‘Reality Check’ and a trio called ‘Together’. All involved …
YOUTH ON HEALTH FESTIVAL!

KADE AND JAMES ARE INDUSTRY-READY

KADE AND JAMES ARE INDUSTRY-READY
SCBC Year 10 students Kade McGuiness and James Webb have recently graduated from the iMEN Project, a flagship program sponsored by the Kwinana Industries Council Education Partnership.   Kade and James were selected to join 32 other students from across the 18 secondary colleges and schools that comprise the Partnership in a 7-day program that was rich in industry engagement. …

WORKPLACE LEARNING

Jari set for a career in Event Management SCBC Year 11 student, Jariretundu Ndjavera is set for a career in Event Management.  As part of her Year 11 subject selections, Jari chose to enrol in a Certificate III in Event Management - a one-year course offered by South Metropolitan TAFE which she attends every Thursday.   Jari recently had the …
WORKPLACE LEARNING

YEAR 8 HASS EXCURSION

YEAR 8 HASS EXCURSION
SCBC Year 8 students headed into Perth City on Monday, 5th & 12th of August to experience the WA Courts. Students visited the Old Supreme Court where they participated in a mock trial, then watched various court matters in the District Court. One group even got to speak to a District Court Judge! Students also visited the Constitutional Centre where …

SURF CADETS

For four weeks our surf cadet unit is helping Friends of Point Peron maintain all their plantings out at Point Peron. Shaping Rigorous Minds & Compassionate Hearts!
SURF CADETS

SCIENCE CAFÉ

SCIENCE CAFÉ
Seven of our Year 10 students attended an excursion to UWA last Thursday, 29th September. We attended the Science Café and one of the students Jolie Henriksen wrote this about her experience at the excursion; “Science Café aims to support and inspire the next generation of WA’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) professionals. The amount of effort and dedication …

OUTDOOR EDUCATION

Last Friday a group of Year Seven students enjoyed participating in a 20 km long distance ride along the Waikiki/Shoalwater foreshore. The ride was part of their elective studies in Outdoor Education involving cycling. The course covers concepts such as team work, goal setting, road safety, general cycling skills and knowledge. It promotes cycling as a safe, sustainable, alternative physical …
OUTDOOR EDUCATION

SCBC ROCKET LEAGUE TOURNAMENT

SCBC ROCKET LEAGUE TOURNAMENT
From the first computer game in 1962 to today, a computer game industry has developed whose annual revenue dwarfs both the movie and music industry combined. Games are used to educate students in schools and train employees at work (and even the military), games provide mental and physical stimulation in many different situations. eSports are becoming more and more popular, …

SCBC NETBALL CLUB TEAMS

We have students participate in Netball club teams.  They play at the Mike Barnet Sporting Complex every Saturday morning and the club is run by very supportive parents/guardians of our College community.  Sandra Lewis is the President.  Here are a few action pictures of the Year 4 & 5 teams playing on a Saturday. We invite any interested families to …
SCBC NETBALL CLUB TEAMS

GIRLS AFL

GIRLS AFL
In Secondary we offer various sporting opportunities to our students and one of these opportunities are GIRLS AFL. Our Year 10’s and Year 8’s attended the ACC Year 10 Girls AFL Carnival on Friday, 9th August, held at All Saints College. It was a great day, the girls did so well with many first time players. SCBC GIRLS AFL came …

PRIMARY NEWS

IN THE CLASSROOM – YEAR 6A WITH MRS COOPER & MRS MARWOOD

Books, Books and More Books! Year 6A has been doing an author study on Mark Greenwood and his works of historical fiction. We have completed work on The Greatest Liar on Earth, Simpson and his Donkey, Jandamarra, Ned Kelly and the Green Sash and Moondyne Joe just to name a few. We are also looking forward to a visit from …
IN THE CLASSROOM – YEAR 6A WITH MRS COOPER & MRS MARWOOD

YEAR 2 EXCURSION

YEAR 2 EXCURSION
On Wednesday, 4th September, SCBC Year 2 students attended an excursion to Perth City Farm. Perth City Farm is an Urban farm located alongside the train line in East Perth. The site was once a toxic wasteland but is now a thriving community garden and cultural hub benefiting everyone. During the farm tour, the students learnt about permaculture, living sustainable …

YR 6/7 SYDNEY AND CANBERRA TRIP 2019

Students from our school have recently undertaken an educational tour of Sydney and Canberra. Students were given the opportunity to participate in a variety of educational programs with a focus on Australia’s history, culture, heritage and democracy. The Australian Government recognises the importance of all young Australians being able to visit the national capital as part of their Civics and …
YR 6/7 SYDNEY AND CANBERRA TRIP 2019

RAISING AWARENESS FOR DUCHENNE MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY

RAISING AWARENESS FOR DUCHENNE MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY
Our school was invited to enter a competition to raise awareness for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Spot the Zebra Inc. is a registered charity focused on reducing the time to diagnose Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. The children were asked to create an artwork which focused on the early signs and symptoms of this disease. River Mirabella’s artwork was selected by the Spot …

CHILDCARE NEWS

Studio & Indoor Nature Inspired area in the Childcare Centre

We’ve had a very busy month at the Childcare Centre with the finalization of our Studio and our Indoor Nature Inspired area. Our educators have been working hard to create our Spaces and are ecstatic by how loved they are by our children. We have prepared an environment rich in materials and possibilities, providing lots of opportunities to observe and …
Studio & Indoor Nature Inspired area in the Childcare Centre

COLLEGE ANNOUNCEMENTS

WA ATHLETICS TRACK & FIELD

WA ATHLETICS TRACK & FIELD

ROCKY RAYS TRIAL

ROCKY RAYS TRIAL

CRICKET WARNBRO SWAN JCC

CRICKET WARNBRO SWAN JCC

BEFORE & AFTER SCHOOL BUS SERVICES

BEFORE & AFTER SCHOOL BUS SERVICES
The College provides a service for students to catch our contracted buses to/from school. To utilise this service, students are required to be registered on our electronic system RollCall. This system allows parents to track when their child/ren catch the bus and where the bus is located on the interactive map. Changes Coming in Term 4 Payments On-Line RollCall are …

GIFTED AND TALENTED PATHWAY - Applications close on Thursday, 25th September 2019.

GIFTED AND TALENTED PATHWAY - Applications close on Thursday, 25th September 2019.

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