Upcoming College Events/Excursions

Upcoming Events

Parent Reporting Evenings provide opportunities to meet teachers and discuss student academic progress. One of these evenings is to be held in Term 1 so that issues can be dealt with early in the College year.

Year 10 Parent Information Evening – Tuesday 2 July 2019, 6.15pm for a 6.30pm start in the College Library.

At this session the WACE is explained in more detail, along with the Senior School course selection process. This evening is a precursor to individual counselling sessions that will be held with students and their families to finalise subject selections for the following year.  Parents/carers will be notified of details of our information and counselling evenings through our website, Facebook page, newsletter and by email.

Whole School Semester 1 Reporting Night - 24 July 2019

The next whole school parent reporting night is scheduled for Wednesday 24 July 2019 and held in the College Gymnasium.  Bookings will be available, online via PTO, on 3 July 2019.

 

Excursions / Incursions - Specialist Programs

Specialist Cricket Excursions

Specialist Netball Excursions

Specialist Tennis Excursions

Excursions / Incursions

Year 12 Curtin University English and Literature Lectures

Wednesday 26 June 2019.  Students to attend a series of lectures on aspects of ATAR English and Literature.  Venue: Curtin University.  Students to make their own way to the University. For clothing and other items required, please see permission slip available here.

Year 7 - 10 STEM Masterclass

Wednesday 26 and Thursday 27 June 2019.  Students work in groups to plan, program and build robots using STEM technology and recycled materials.  Location: Room 34, John Forrest Secondary College.  For clothing and other items required, please see permission slip available here.

Year 9 and 10 Try-A-Trade

Monday 1 to Wednesday 3 July 2019.  This incursion will be an opportunity for students to participate in carpentry, bricklaying, wall and floor tiling in the John Forrest Trade Training Centre.  Students will have the opportunity to investigate and collect information regarding careers, education and employment pathways in the building and construction industry. For clothing and other items required, please see permission slip available here.

Year 9 Francis Burt Law Education Centre and Central Law Courts Excursion

Monday 1 to Thursday 4 July 2019.  Year 9 students will visit the Central Law Courts to view a court sitting in progress.  Depart College 9am, return to College 1.00pm.  Cost: $15.00. For clothing and other items required, please see permission slip available here.

Year 8-10 WISE Women Showcase

Tuesday 2 July 2019. WISE stands for Women in Science and Engineering.  This showcase is aimed at demystifying the career opportunities available to young women who study STEM.  Venue: Murdoch University.  Depart College 8.30am, return to College 3.15pm.  For clothing and other items required, please see permission slip available here.

Year 11 Follow Your Curiosity Project Science Day @ ECU

Tuesday 2 July 2019.  Students will participate in the Follow Your Curiosity Project Science day.  Venue:  Edith Cowan University, Joondalup.  Depart College 8.40am, return to College 3.00pm.  For clothing and other items required, please see permission slip available here.

Year 7 and 8 End of Term Reward Incursion

Friday 5 July 2019.  Students to participate in a day of activities to promote College values and student health and well being.  Venue: John Forrest Secondary College.  Cost: $10 per person.  For clothing and other items required, please see permission slip available here.

Year 9 End of Semester 1 Reward Excursion

Friday 5 July 2019.  Students to participate in an afternoon of activities at Morley Rollerdrome.  Depart College 11.45am, return to College 3.00pm.  Cost: $15.00 per person. For clothing and other items required, please see permission slip available here.

Year 10 Activity Afternoon

Friday 5 July 2019.  Students to participate in an afternoon of activities at Perth Ice Arena.  Depart College 11.30am, return to College 2.50pm.  For clothing and other items required, please see permission slip available here.

Year 11 P.A.R.T.Y Excursion 2019

Wednesday 24 July 2019. This excursion enables students to experience the journey of an imaginary trauma patient from the hospital Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit and Trauma Wards of Royal Perth Hospital.  Depart College 8.00am, return to College 3.00pm.    For clothing and other items required, please see permission slip available here.

Year 7-10 Talented Young Writers Program

Various dates through March to October 2019.   Students will develop writing skills through workshops and contact with published writers.  Venue: Literature Centre, Fremantle.   For workshop schedule and permission slip please click here.

 

Camps/Tours

Year 7 - 12 Bush Ranger Camp - Manjedal

Wednesday 3 to Friday 5 July 2019.  Students will develop leadership and teamwork skills and the qualities of self-discipline and duty, loyalty and service to the community, school and to the Bush Ranger WA Program.  Venue: Manjedal Activity Centre.  Depart College 3 July at 8.15am, return to College 5 July at 2.30pm.  For clothing and other items required, please see permission slip available here.  The permission slip is considered an invitation to attend the camp.  Due to limited numbers not all students who return permission slips will be selected to attend.