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Issue 11 Uniform Store

  • Winter Uniform Term 3                                                                                                       BACK

Early Learning Centre (ELC) Kindergarten to Year 2 Winter Uniform

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Early Learning Centre (ELC) Kindergarten to Year 2 Winter Uniform - Girls and Boys
Navy/red/white stripe tracksuit (embroidered with the School Crest), red polo shirt with a striped collar and sleeve (embroidered with the School Crest), white with navy stripe school sports socks, navy rain jacket, waterproof pants and gum boots and white sneakers.

Early Learning Centre (ELC) Wet Weather Information
Wet weather uniform for Kindergarten to Year 1 students. We request that all ELC children purchase a navy rain jacket, waterproof pants and gum boots as part of the winter uniform. The aim is for our children to be outdoors engaging with the natural environment come rain or shine!

Years 3 to 6
Boys – Grey school shorts or trousers, short sleeved white shirt with the School Crest, black knee high socks (required for shorts only), tartan tie, jumper, school hat, the School scarf (optional).
Girls – Tartan pleated skirt, short sleeved white over-blouse with the School Crest, tartan tie, black knee high socks or tights, jumper, school hat, the School scarf (optional).

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Years 7 to 12
Boys – Grey trousers, short sleeved white shirt with the School Crest, jumper (compulsory for Year 7), blazer (compulsory Years 8 to 12), tartan tie (Years 7 to 10), red tie (Year 11 and 12), the School scarf (optional).
Girls – Tartan skirt, short sleeved white over-blouse with the School Crest, jumper (compulsory for Year 7), blazer (compulsory Years 8 to 12), tartan tie (Years 7 to 10), red tie (Year 11 and 12), black opaque stockings, the School scarf (optional).

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Uniform Requirements

Pre Kindergarten
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Years 3 to Year 6

Years 7 to Year 12

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Eearly Childhood
Pre-Kindergarten to Year 2
Uniform Price List 

Primary Years 3 to 6
Summer Uniform Price List

Primary Years 3 to 6 
Winter Uniform Price List 

Secondary Years 7 to 12
 Summer Uniform Price List

Secondary Years 7 to 12
Winter Uniform Price List 

 All credit cards purchases will incur a 1% surcharge.

Location

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The Uniform Store is located at the front of the School to the right of the Administration building, near the Chapel. It has wheelchair and pram friendly access. Parking is available for visitors behind the Berry Durston Indoor Sports Centre or across the road in the New Spring Church carpark in white marked bays.

Uniform Store: 9495 8129
Uniform Store Coordinator: Wendy Brinner
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Issue 11 Community Relations

  • Our Students in the News                                                     BACK
  • Telethon Speech and Hearing Public Seminar
  • Young Australia League Scholarship Opportunity
  • Kelmscott Show Poster Competition
  • City of Armadale Youth Music and Arts Event   
  • City of Armadale - Community Workshops
  • City of Armadale Library news - July
  • Rowing Results
  • Rowing WA News  - July

Our Students in the News
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Old Wollastonian Holly Barratt has swum a new personal best to qualify for the Final of the Women’s 50m Backstroke at the 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest.
Barratt lowered her new mark to 27.51, recording the equal fifth fastest time alongside fellow Aussie Emily Seebohm.

http://www.wais.org.au/other/news_detail.php?id=9555

 Watch the 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest with LIVE streaming here: http://www.floswimming.com/result/10497-live-results-2017-fina-world-championships#.WXrZboSGNhE

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Gosnells Examiner 20 July 2017
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Telethon Speech and Hearing Public Seminar
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  • Guest Speaker: Professor Donna Cross
  • Date: Tuesday 29 August 2017
  • Venue: Telethon Speech and Hearing Auditorium, Wembley
  • Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Cost: $20 (for the John Wollaston Community)

Telethon Speech and Hearing are hosting Professor Donna Cross for a public seminar exploring issues on on-line learning and access for children and what we, as parents and educators, can do to protect and enhance children’s digital lives.  As a Telethon Speech and Hearing Outpost School,  John Wollaston Anglican School members can purchase discounted tickets. The price has been dropped from $80 to $20 (plus GST) per ticket for our school community.

1) Go to https://tsh-ps-dcross.eventbrite.com

2) Click “TICKETS”

3) Click “Enter Promotional Code” at the top right corner

4) Enter a code TSHFamilyDC

Multiple tickets can be purchased.

 

Young Australia League Scholarship Opportunity
Young Australia League has teamed up with Dome in Kelmscott and Armadale to offer a Lower Secondary Scholarship (Year 7 – 9) targeted towards a student living in the City of Armadale for up to three years. This will see the recipient receive a scholarship/bursary worth a total of up to $6,000 over three years ($2,000 p/a). To be eligible for this scholarship you must be a resident of City of Armadale and attending secondary school.

For more information please visit: https://www.facebook.com/YoungAustraliaLeague/  Video can also be viewed on our YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-8PmFCWlXNY

 

Kelmscott Show Poster Competition
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City of Armadale Youth Free Music and Arts Event
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The City of Armadale puts on an annual youth music and arts event each year to showcase the talent of young locals and help them develop their passions and skills. FRAMED Cirque is a free drug, alcohol and violence free youth music event for 13 – 17 year olds and will be held on Friday 18 August.

Last year we had three talented local bands selected to perform to the booked out event and receive cash prizes and recognition including a band from Armadale SHS and Cecil Andrews College.

I would like to encourage you to please invite any of your talented students who may be interested in performing, to still apply through our website https://www.armadale.wa.gov.au/framed as I have decided to take late applications due to the school holidays.

The tickets are free but are required to enter the event which was fully booked last year.

Ticket bookings have opened this week and can be booked through this website: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/framed-cirque-tickets-35928149061

Ashleigh Tapper 
Community Development Officer - Youth 
City of Armadale

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City of Armadale Library news - July
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Rowing Results
During the school holidays our rowers were out on the water competing in two regattas. The first regatta was a Pennant regatta in which you row for your club wearing their club zoot suit. The second regatta which was held on Saturday 15 July was the All Schools  Regatta 3 in which compitetors represent their school.

The weather wasn't very good as it was rainy and blustery which was a challenge for the rowers at times. The JWACS  rowers competed in their various single divisions in which they all placed with some exciting close finishes just missing out on placing first. 

JWACS had a mixed Year 10 quad with Tiffany Trainer, Bridget and Regan Axford, Rhys Du Ross and Zane from Guilford Grammar School who has coxed them in their previous races. The JWACS team had a good race and at one point two other boats were very evenly matched with us. Our team remained focused and put the pressure on when needed which enabled them to obtain a good lead. This resulted in them winning their race five seconds ahead of the team that placed second. This is their third consecutive win.

The next All Schools Regatta will be held on Saturday 12 August. This will be the last regatta so everyone will be competing for the championship in their divisions. It promises to be full day with all rowers putting in their best efforts which will make for some exciting races. 

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Best wishes
Community Relations

 

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Issue 11 Parents and Friends

  • Parents and Friends’ Association Bogan Bingo Night                                                         BACK
  • Parents and Friends Monthly Morning Tea – Chalk Café
  • Parents and Friends Meeting Dates

Bogan Bingo Night Friday 28 July
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The Parents and Friends’ Association Bogan Bingo Night is on tonight – Friday 28 July! Ticket sales have been fantastic and some excellent prizes have been generously donated by local businesses.

Last minute ticket sales this afternoon are still available:

BOOK HERE:

https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=290404

For any enquires please email:

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Parents and Friends Monthly Morning Tea – Chalk Café

Members of the Parents and Friends Association will be meeting for a cuppa at the Chalk Café on the first school Tuesday of every month. Please come and join us from about 8:30am onwards and enjoy the fantastic Barista coffee produced by our Secondary Hospitality students.

The Chalk Café is situated in The Technology Centre in the Secondary School. Please come down and enjoy the wonderful atmosphere and get to know your P&F a little better.

Coffee catch up dates Term 3 are:

  • Tuesday 1 August from 8:30am
  • Tuesday 5 September from 8:30am

 

P&F Meeting dates 2017 Library Resource Centre (LRC) 7:00pm

Thursday 24 August 

Thursday 12 October 

Thursday 9 November 

If you have any questions or suggestions please make contact with the Parents and Friends Association via our email address, in person around the School or come along to one of our meetings in the Library Resource Centre. Everyone is welcome!

Regards
Sonja Reynolds
President Parents and Friends Association

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P&F Committee for 2017

President: Sonja Reynolds
Vice President: Mark Del Borrello 
Treasurer: Tricia Duggin
Secretary: Fiona Caruso

General Committee:
Sharon Leitch, Susanne Price, Natalie Smart, Rajesh Paul, Rebecca Baskerville, Chris Asphar, and Derek Heatherly.

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Issue 11 VET/Careers

  • Career Information Night                                                     BACK
  • Key Dates
  • Murdoch University Mail
  • Academic Task Force

Career Information Night
Thank you to the Year 10 parents and students who attended the Career Information Night on Wednesday. There was a lot of information presented, and if you need further information or clarification of anything presented, please do not hesitate to contact me at the School either by email, direct message or telephone. I have put a lot of information relating to the VET in Schools Program on the Year 11, 2018 Portal.


Key Dates to be aware of are:

  • Worklink Applications are due on Friday 11 August 2017. (Forms can be collected from the VET Office)
  • VETis (North Metro and South Metro) applications are due by 1 September 2017.

I have resumé templates available and am happy to assist in editing your resumés.

Murdoch University Mail

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Academic Task Force (Advertisement)

Want to improve your grades?  

Weekend Tuition Classes and Master Classes are available for students from Years 7 – 12; enrol through Academic Task Force.  

Year 11 & 12 ATAR Master Classes - Available Sundays and after school on Weekdays

Teaching classes for students seeking higher achievement and mastery of their subjects and wanting to maximise exam results. 

Yr 11 & 12 ATAR Weekend Tuition Classes – Various classes on Saturday and Sunday  

Receive weekly help in areas of need in your courses with experienced ATAR teachers. In the class you can ask questions about your school work and exam questions and get one-on-one help to improve your understanding.  

Yr 7, 8, 9 & 10 Weekend Tuition Classes – English, Maths Science classes on Saturday and Sunday 

Experienced teachers work with students to build their skills and understanding in a small group environment. 

Contact Academic Task Force for further details or speak with you VET/Careers Coordinator for a brochure.

Contact ACADEMIC TASK FORCE   Phone: 9314 9500. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website for Enrolment: www.academictaskforce.com.au 

 

Good Luck as you start to select your preferences and pathways.

Best wishes
Susan Leach
VET/Careers Coordinator
Hospitality Coordinator

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Issue 11 Business Manager

  • Main Campus Traffic Entrance                                                     BACK
  • Fees and Charges Reminder Term 3

Main Campus Traffic Entrance
I remind all parents that the main entrance to the School is not to be used to drop off / pick up students or park as these bays are designated parking for staff and visitors. For the safety of the School community, it is imperative that all traffic requests are adhered to. Parents are requested to use the slip road, car park behind the indoor sports centre or Church of Christ car park.

Fees and Charges Reminder Term 3

The Payment Options 2 and 3 payment due date is 2 August 2017. If the account is not paid by the due date, a late payment fee of $50.00 will be incurred. Parents who are unable to pay fees by the due date must contact myself or the Assistant Business Manager Mrs Karen Hildebrandt to make alternative arrangements.

Please contact Mrs Karen Hildebrandt, Assistant Business Manager if you require any further information regarding fees and charges.


Gailene Shore
Business Manager

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Issue 11 Head of Primary

  • Primary String's Excursion                                                     BACK
  • Music in the Primary School
  • Kookaburra Assembly
  • Welcome to our New Families
  • Academic Reports
  • Healthy Eating at John Wollaston – Package Free Monday
  • Berry Scone Wedge - Healthy Recipe
  • School Photograph Days – Week 5

Primary String's Excursion
This week our Primary sting's students enjoyed a full day at the Anglican Schools Commission’s Primary Strings Day at John Septimus Roe Anglican Community School. This involved students who play the violin, cello, viola or double bass, from the many Anglican Schools, coming together to celebrate music and be part of a wider orchestra. Year 5 student Mia Wall said it was an excellent learning experience and opportunity to play as part of an orchestra was a highlight. The day ended with a combined concert. Thank you to Mr Marchant and Mrs Cook for organising and attending this excursion. 

Music in the Primary School
As you may be aware, we have a focus on expanding our music program this year. This includes all Year 4 students being part of a choir with Mrs Coles, all Year 5 students learning the ukulele and vocals with Mr Marchant and the inclusion of Year 7 and 8 students in the Senior Choir. We also offer free ensemble lessons after school each week for strings, vocals and guitar vocals in Terms 3. We have many talented students in our school and we look forward to enhancing our music program in coming years. If you are interested in individual musical tuition for your child, please contact Mr Marchant via Mrs Brown at Primary Reception. 

Kookaburra Assembly
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The Year 3 Kookaburra class performed a wonderful Assembly today. They wrote and performed their own scripts.

 

Welcome to our New Families
I extend a warm welcome to the new families who have joined us this term. I hope your children have settled in well and enjoying school life at John Wollaston. Please feel free to meet with me with any feedback about our school; I am always happy to chat with members of our school community. 

Academic Reports
Feedback on our new reporting format has been most positive. Our aim is to provide you with a profile of each child that describes character, attitude to learning and an accurate assessment of achievement at this point in time, based on the guidelines set by the School Curriculum and Standards Authority. I know, as a parent, that I am most interested in the character my child displays at school first, and then a clear indication of how my child is achieving in each learning area according to the expected standard for that year level. Please arrange to meet with me should you have any feedback regarding our Primary reports. 

Healthy Eating at John Wollaston – Package Free Monday
During Semester 1 we have been promoting healthy eating throughout the school. The focus has been on encouraging students to eat fruit and vegetables for morning tea and to have a healthy lunchbox each day that includes dairy products, meat or alternatives, wholegrains, fruit and vegetables and water.

This term we are going to introduce Package Free Monday. I will be speaking to the students next week about trying to ensure that the food they bring in their lunchbox on a Monday is package free. The aim is to try to minimize the amount of food eaten that contains preservatives, additives etc, whilst also reducing waste and protecting our environment.  More information will follow in the next few weeks. We look forward to your support of this new initiative as we continue to promote a healthy lifestyle. 

Berry Scone Wedge - Healthy Recipe
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Click on icon for the pdf of the Berry Scone Wedge Recipe

You will find many great recipes like this one at:

http://www.waschoolcanteens.org.au/?s=berry+scone+recipe&submit=GO

 

School Photograph Days – Week 5

Thursday 17 August - Students must wear full Winter school uniform on this day.

  • Little Wollies Thursday group - class group and individual
  • Photo order envelopes for the Little Wollies classes must be presented on this day. Please collect payment envelopes from Ms Devereux, Little Wollies class teacher.
  • Year 6 and Year 12 Veterans 
  • Primary and Secondary Inter-School sporting teams 
  • School Band and Primary Choir
  • Family Photographs

Payment envelopes for sibling/family photographs can be collected from the ELC Reception, Primary Reception and Secondary Student Services from Friday 28 July. The form can also be downloaded from ‘Documents’ on SEQTA Engage. These forms and envelopes must be returned to the School no later than Monday 14 August 2017

 

Friday 18 August - Students must wear full Winter school uniform on this day.

  • Little Wollies Friday group - class group and individual
  • Photo order envelopes for the Little Wollies classes must be presented on this day. Please collect payment envelopes from Ms Devereux, Little Wollies class teacher.
  • Semester 2 Class Representatives and Captains 

 

Best wishes
Wayne Revitt
Head of Primary

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  • A Day of Hope                                                     BACK

  • School Uniform Presentation

  • Founders' Day Friday 4 August

A Day of Hope
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Our Year 11 students have just enjoyed a full day seminar with Mr Glen Gerreyn from The HopeFull Institute. Glen spoke with our students about the amazing power of the human mind and reminded us all that we have everything we need within us to achieve all our hopes and dreams.Glen encouraged our students to find their true purpose, the things that they are genuinely passionate about and to chase their dreams with full commitment. He reminded students that anything worth achieving will always require commitment, hard-work and belief. Glen challenged the Year 11s to face their fears and challenges head on and to not let failure or self doubt move them off their chosen path. Glen provided the students with many real life examples of people who had achieved a dream despite the many setbacks and failures they had experienced. Glen’s messages were powerful, poignant and inspiring for all in attendance.

During his presentation Glen provided the students with one of my favourite quotes from the famous American basketballer, Michael Jordan:

“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”
American basketballer, Michael Jordan.

I encourage all Year 11 parents to speak with their sons and daughters about the inspiring messages they received from Glen during his presentation.

http://thehopefullinstitute.com/

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School Uniform Presentation
I would like to remind all students and parents about the importance of wearing our school uniform well. I particularly request that all students ensure that:

  • All aspects of the uniform are clean and in good repair
  • School shoes are clean and polished
  • Skirt lengths must be on or near the knee line
  • School blazers are worn to and from school and during all formal occasions such as Chapel and Assembly (Years 8 – 12)

Founders' Day Friday 4 August
Founders' Day to be held on Friday 4 August will be a highlight of Term 3. This is always a terrific day for our community beginning with a whole school Founders' Day Service in the BDISC led, this year, by the Chaplain of Frederick Irwin Anglican School, The Reverend Noel Oakey. You are most welcome to attend. The traditional stalls and games will operate for the afternoon with all funds raised going to Anglicare. Parents are most welcome to attend the Founders' Day Service, which commences at 9:00am.

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Founders' Day 2016 was a fantastic event. Students look forward to this exciting day in the School calendar.

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All the best
Nick Jones
Deputy Principal Pastoral Care

 

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  • Congratulations to the Semester 2 Pegasus Society students                   BACK
  • Year 11 2018 Course Selection Evening
  • School Photograph Days – Week 5

Congratulations to the Semester 2 Pegasus Society students
The Pegasus Society recognises students who excel in all facets of the academic curriculum. In lower school this includes Physical Education, Health Education and the student’s specialist subjects. In Years 11 and 12 membership is based on a predicted ATAR score of 90 or greater. In society, we often celebrate our sports stars or even reality TV personalities, but we rarely bestow the same level of recognition on our brightest minds. In fact, in Australia, many of top researchers and academics are lured overseas by scholarships or funding. Take the recent television phenomenon of Australian Ninja Warrior. This extreme game show pitting elite athletes against an obstacle course, attracted nearly three million viewers across Australia earlier this week for the grand final episode. The top performing ‘academic’ gameshow currently airing on TV is The Chaser, which on a good night will attract around 20% of what Australian Ninja Warrior did.

So, alongside our best John Wollaston swimmers, cross-country runners, athletes and eventual Champion Sports Girl and Boy this year, let’s celebrate our best all-round academic students from Semester 1 2017:

Lucy Butterfield-Cole Year 8             
Caitlin Kuchel  Year 8
Gabriella Wells Year 9
Christina Maddocks Year 10
Emily McAuliffe Year 10
Madelaine Sallie   Year 10
Chantelle Stubberfield  Year 10
James Beasley-Gard Year 11
Lucy Brown  Year 11
Katelyn Clark Year 11
James Chellew Year 11
Martha Dodge Year 11
Kayla Heatherly Year 11
Ashlee King Year 11
Hannah Landwehr Year 11
Stephanie Lurssen Year 11
Anjelica Paul Year 11
Kiara Smart Year 11
Jordan Stone Year 11
Cameron Wallace Year 11
Clare Wallwork Year 11
Melissa White Year 11
Emma Winship Year 11
Jayden Asmas Year 12
Jason Cross Year 12
Zoe Courtney Year 12
Emily Davis Year 12
Ryan Edwards Year 12
Juliette King Year 12
Tyler Nygen Year 12
 Chloe Patulny  Year 12
 Monique Stubberfield Year 12
 Robert Trainer Year 12
 Hannah Watts Year 12

 

Year 11 2018 Course Selection Evening
Thank you to all the Year 10 students and parents who attended this week’s information evening to begin the selection process for courses and certificates for next year. A reminder the preferences sheets are due next Friday, 4 August. Students wishing to enrol in the VET programme or Worklink should be contacting the VET Coordinator, Mrs Leach. The Course Selection 2018 portal page has information to help you through the process.

 

School Photograph Days – Week 5

Thursday 17 August - Students must wear full Winter school uniform on this day.

  • Little Wollies Thursday group - class group and individual
  • Photo order envelopes for the Little Wollies classes must be presented on this day. Please collect payment envelopes from Ms Devereux, Little Wollies class teacher.
  • Year 6 and Year 12 Veterans 
  • Primary and Secondary Inter-School sporting teams 
  • School Band and Primary Choir
  • Family Photographs

Payment envelopes for sibling/family photographs can be collected from the ELC Reception, Primary Reception and Secondary Student Services from Friday 28 July. The form can also be downloaded from ‘Documents’ on SEQTA Engage. These forms and envelopes must be returned to the School no later than Monday 14 August 2017

Friday 18 August - Students must wear full Winter school uniform on this day.

  • Little Wollies Friday group - class group and individual
  • Photo order envelopes for the Little Wollies classes must be presented on this day. Please collect payment envelopes from Ms Devereux, Little Wollies class teacher.
  • Semester 2 Class Representatives and Captains 

 

Anne Harris
Deputy Principal Teaching and Learning

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Issue 11 Principal

  • Erik the Story Dog                                                                BACK
  • Successful Launch of The SEEDS Project
  • Academic Scholarship Results 
  • School Council Bursaries

Erik the Story Dog
This term we are introducing Story Dogs in the Primary School. Story Dogs is a volunteer, not for profit organisation whose mission is to make reading fun for children so they become confident, lifelong readers. Story Dogs volunteers take their accredited Story Dogs into primary schools to listen to selected students, usually from Year 2, read. The Story Dogs Team works with the same small group of students each week. Reading sessions run for 15-20 minutes with each child on a one-to-one basis. The impact of Story Dogs working in schools has proved to be very positive. Teachers have found that the students' reading skills and self-esteem improve as they are more relaxed and try harder to succeed.

Our Story Dog is Erik, the pet of School parents Sam and Kelly Pilgrim-Byrne. Erik and Sam have completed their training and will commence next week with a small group of Year 2 students. Sam and Erik will be easily distinguished by their Story Dog vest and jacket respectively. I look forward to seeing the benefits of this program in the months ahead.

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Successful Launch of The SEEDS Project
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Thank you to the many parents who attended the first event of The SEEDS Project held last night in the Technology Centre.

We have initiated The SEEDS (Strength/Empowerment/Engagement/Development/Success) Project to provide an important forum for parents to meet, discuss topics of interest and gain support from one another, as well as hear from experts and guest speakers. Our aim is to grow a stronger school community, which is characterised by mutually supportive relationships and a commitment to enhance the educational opportunities for all students.

Last night's forum, which was organised by our Head of Inclusive Education Alice Alibrandi, focused on well-being. Denver D’Cruz and Ciara King from Inclusion WA presented on the topic of ‘Social Role Valorisation’, explaining how this simple idea can positively impact people of all ages now and in the future. David Thomason, Club Development Officer at the City of Armadale spoke about the terrific opportunities available in our local community. The evening concluded with collegiality over supper provided by our Hospitality students.

We have a number of SEEDS Project ideas in mind for the remainder of the year and will publicise these in due course.

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Academic Scholarship Results 2018
I have pleasure in announcing the recipients of Academic Scholarships for 2018. Congratulations to the following students:

  • Year 5 2018 Academic Scholarship
    Charlotte Dell from John Wollaston Anglican Community School
    Arnav Negi from Clifton Hills Primary School
  • Year 7 2018 Academic Scholarship
    Hannah Armstrong from John Wollaston Anglican Community School
    Khushveen Kakkar from Thornlie Primary School
  • Year 10 2018 Academic Scholarship
    Matthew Ford from John Wollaston Anglican Community School

The School would like to congratulate and thank all students and their families who participated in the Academic Scholarship process in 2017. We look forward to inviting registrations for the scholarship examination process in 2018, where Academic Scholarships for entry into Year 5, 7 and 10 in 2019 will be offered.


School Council Bursaries 2018
School Council is offering up to five bursaries to John Wollaston students entering the Secondary School in 2018. The purpose of a School Council Bursary is twofold. Firstly, to offer financial assistance to an existing school family who supports the values of the School and secondly, to provide educational opportunities for an appropriately qualified student who would not otherwise be able to remain at the School for financial reasons. Please click on the link below for more information about School Council Bursaries being offered in 2018.

2018 School Council Bursaries – Application Details

For further information please contact my Academic Assistant Karen Ayres at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (08) 9495 8121.

With good wishes
Anne Ford

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