On Monday the 14th August a group of 39 students and four staff members traveled to the Holocaust Centre to help students have a better understanding of the issues of identity, human rights, conflict and tolerance. Students are currently studying the texts ‘Night’ and ‘Schindler’s List’ and their ability to answer and ask questions at […]
The 2017 Pierre De Coubertin Awards The Pierre de Coubertin Awards, an initiative of the Victorian Olympic Council and the Department of Education and Training, turned 20 this year and WPSC was one of the 15 schools who have participated each year since its inception in 1997. There are now over 200 school representatives receiving […]
Would you eat Genetically Modified food? What if they had more nutrients? Last week the Senior Biology class went on an excursion to the AgriBio building at LaTrobe University Bundoora to do two sessions, a practical session using DNA Manipulation Techniques to investigate ways that farmers use DNA markers to ensure the best outcome when […]
For one day of the year our 12’s have the opportunity to wear their pyjama’s. Students pay a donation which goes to a charity of their choice.
Year 11’s visited the 2017 Careers Expo at the Exhibition Building last week. This excursion gave the students the chance to speak with organisations regarding future employment opportunities.
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
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. […]
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 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.