Careers 20/5/22: Creative Arts, Aviation, Teaching and more

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Student Achievements 20/5/22: Sport stars and Decathlon win

Decathlon Win William Carey participated in the Illawarra da Vinci Decathlon for a second year and both the Year 7/8 and 9/10 teams had a great time participating in a number of interdisciplinary challenges. Our outstanding Year 9/10 team came 2nd overall, beating over 20 schools from the Sydney/Illawarra region! They placed 1st in creative […]

WHS 20/5/22: Dangerous Choices

We have had a near miss head-on collision incident at the main carpark entrance. Rather than wait in the queue to enter the carpark via the entry lane, a parent chose to enter by driving through the exit lane. This was a close call where only the vigilance of the driver of the car leaving […]

Principal 20/5/22: Christian Schools at Election time

Well, it is the day before the Federal election, and I have a question for you. Amongst all the election coverage and political advertising, what have you heard on the topic of education and schools? I must admit I haven’t been following every announcement, but it seems that in this election, the critical value of […]

Primary 20/5/22: Love your Neighbour

Dear Parents and Carers, Jesus was so clear when he said, “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ The second is this: ‘Love your neighbour as yourself.’ There is no commandment greater than these.” (Mark 12:30-31). Our goal is to […]

Parent Seminar: 8 things you should know about Porn and Social Media

At WCCS, PDHPE lessons, Pastoral Care discussions, alongside school psychologist-led seminars for Years 10-12 students, are addressing building healthy relationships, including looking at topics of respect and consent. These topics cannot be properly addressed without some discussion on the effect of pornography on children and young people. The Australian Government released a report in 2017 […]

WHS 6/5/22: Risky Choices

As you would appreciate, Bumbera Street traffic before and after the school day is very busy. Between the school carpark, the bus bay, the Prep School carpark and two-way traffic, vehicles are going in all directions. The School is very concerned about the risk to students who may try to cross Bumbera Street between the […]

Principal 6/5/22: Valuable lessons from Matilda the musical

As I write, this is in a state of prayerfulness as we approach the final weekend of the school musical. We had a wonderful opening weekend, and we pray that our cast, crew and production team remain healthy for the coming shows. Getting to this point has been a marathon experience involving perseverance through change […]

High School 6/5/22: Parent resources to support children

Welcome back to a busy Term 2.  We have a lot of things happening this term, with the Musical, NAPLAN exams for Years 7 and 9. For Year 10, HSC Minimum Standards testing and Subject Selection. Years 11 and 12 will have a Parent / Teacher evening towards the end of Term 2. All these […]

Careers 6/5/22: Seminars, programs and scholarship opportunities

University – General What is ADFA ? Receive service training while studying for your degree, earn a salary while learning, and graduate with a rewarding job and no HELP debt. Forged from a unique partnership between the ADF and the University of New South Wales, the Australian Defence Force Academy offers world-class education plus cutting […]