Entries by wpscnewletter

Teaching fellows in Singapore

Mr Devine visited two high performing schools in Singapore over the Term 2 break.  Pictured here are all the teaching fellows with Principal and staff at Nan Chiau Primary School, and Mr Devine with Mr Albert Lim Principal at Ngee Ann Secondary School.  Both schools are “Future Schools” in the Singaporean Education system. #cbateachingawards

Gene Access Technology

During a recent Biology class the Year 12’s took part in a video conference with the Gene Access Technology Center(GTAC). In which, one of their leading immunology researchers provided a lecture on the immune system and guided students through an activity where students modeled the immune response in the human body when bacterial infection occurs. […]

Year 12 Camp

Students spent 3 days exploring Universities and other tertiary institutions that Melbourne has to offer. Visiting the Eureka Tour, Ice Skating and some nice restaurants, one group even bumped into George Colombaris! (Thanks to Mrs McCarthy for the photos).

Congratulations Corey

Congratulations Corey  Vannistelrooy who completed a “Tools for The Trade” program ran by Salvocare. Corey was invited to make a speech reflecting on the value of the program and his personal experience. Well done Corey.

The Garden

The Garden at the Salvation Army Western Port Mission Center is officially open – with the help of some very handy and and helpful students the garden is looking great! well done to our SBAT students, Dawsey, Braiden, Lily, Sam, Zac and Miles, you all did a fantastic job.#westernportsc #salvationarmy

Entrepreneurial Learning Forum

A group of WPSC students attended the Entrepreneurial Learning Forum with Mitchell Institute and internationally renowned education expert Yong Zhou. The students presented a film they have produced show casing the entrepreneurial tasks undertaken at WPSC and talking about their learning in the project this year. Cody is shown interviewing Yong Zhou in front of […]

National Youth Week

On Thursday April 27th & Friday April 28th, Western Port Secondary College hosted National Youth Week Activities for Year 4 students from our feeder primary schools. Our Year 10 Student Leaders ran 4 x 35 min workshops for the students based around the theme for our event which was “Mind, Body & Soul”.

Project 9 Term 1

Term 1’s focus was on Lifestyle and how important it is to maintain a healthy, balanced lifestyle. Students participated in workshops with Reach, at Shed 11 and the Community Health Centre, gaining knowledge about their local community health services. Students had a visit from the Victorian Laryngectomy Association, they shared with us the effects smoking has […]

Anzac Day Assembly – Lest we forget

After a lovely Australian National Anthem, sung by Kayla Dooley, Aaron Whitford read the Acknowledgement of Country and Mr Devine gave an introduction which reminded us of the sacrifices made by the Anzac’s. Martin Choy and Vicki Hogan Keogh told us some interesting facts about life on the battle field, Lachlan Clasby and Taylor Debrota spoke […]

Gong for our principal

Winner’s school keeps kids engaged ACCOLADES are pouring in for Western Port Secondary College principal Michael Devine who has won a 2017 Commonwealth Bank National Teacher award. One of 12 recipients from across Australia, he was the only Victorian educator to be recognised. Mr Devine and assistant principal Chris Quinn travelled to Sydney to accept […]

Suzanne Cridge

Great to catch up with an original 1974 Hastings High School student and former Bittern Primary student at the recent Commonwealth Bank Teaching Awards in Sydney.  Suzanne Cridge enrolled in Year 8 and was sent home for the first three weeks whilst some portable classes were moved onto the site of the school which was then […]

March Whole School Assembly

Congratulations to Mr Devine and staff for winning a National Award which recognises the hard work of staff at the College, well done to the HPV team that did a fantastic job at the HPV 24 Hour Race in Wonthagi, Huon took at the Swimming Carnival while Encounter blitzed the House Aths! congratulations to all […]