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Instilling organisational skills

Instilling organisational skills

  1. Posted on May 29, 2019

Before we look at some practical tips for wrangling our boys into being organised human beings, it’s worth being reminded of an old aphorism: “We love our boys and raise our girls.” Michelle Obama restated this in a 2017 interview, and further observed: “We raise (girls) to be strong, and sometimes we take care not to hurt men — and I think we pay for that a little bit....

  1. High School Junior School Middle School Parenting

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Mr Alden Halse ('72)

Mr Alden Halse ('72)

  1. Posted on May 28, 2019

The right place at the right time. In 1967, as a 12 year old boy at Gosnells Primary School, attending the local Salvation Army Church, due to my parents being members of that Protestant outlier, I never envisaged attending any high school other than the local Armadale High School. But sometimes time, space and events all interact and determine outcomes. In my case, Trinity College was to join the PSA in 1968, the year I was to begin my high school years....

  1. 125 Anniversary High School History

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Mr Bill Robinson ('44)

Mr Bill Robinson ('44)

  1. Posted on May 16, 2019

 . On CBC.... My family moved into a new house in Northwood Street West Leederville, so I then attended the West Leederville State School. I didn’t like it there and was always getting into fights! My father, who was a policeman, thought I might benefit from some ‘guidance’ by the Brothers! So off I went, firstly to St Pat’s, which was on the corner of Wellington ...

  1. 125 Anniversary History

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Celebrating the Blessed Edmund Rice

Celebrating the Blessed Edmund Rice

  1. Posted on May 9, 2019

On 7 May 2019, Trinity College celebrated Edmund Rice Day. Edmund Rice Day brings the school community together to commemorate and celebrate our history and charism as a Catholic school in the Edmund Rice tradition. The focus of the day is on service to others, where students are introduced to the local charity organisation that they will support through out the year: Year 7: Brother Olly's ...

  1. Christian Service EREA Faith Guest speaker High School History India Junior School Middle School Pastoral Care

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The Growth Mindset Revisited

The Growth Mindset Revisited

  1. Posted on May 9, 2019

If parents want to give their children a gift, the best thing they can do is to teach their children to love challenges, be intrigued by mistakes, enjoy effort, and keep on learning. That way, their children don’t have to be slaves of praise. They will have a lifelong way to build and repair their own confidence.” - Professor Carol Dweck. Last March I explored one of the current buzz phrases in education and parenting, the "Growth Mindset"....

  1. Junior School Mental Health Parenting

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Meet our teachers: Mr Paul Presser

Meet our teachers: Mr Paul Presser

  1. Posted on May 7, 2019

  Mr Presser has been teaching mathematics and coding at Trinity for 15 years and has been instrumental in initiating the coding program in the Junior School. During a recent interview, we've asked him the following questions: What are you most looking forward to in 2019?. Mr Presser: This year I’m looking forward to watching the Year 12's grow throughout their final year of schooling....

  1. High School Maths STEM

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