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Don't flatter, don't fuss

Don't flatter, don't fuss

  1. Posted on October 31, 2019

Exam season is well and truly upon us. Whether your son is finishing Year 12 and sitting his WACE exams or a younger student preparing for his end of year assessments, this time of year often opens up discussions about tests and exams, both preparing for them and debriefing after the results are posted. Not long after this year’s NAPLAN tests, I read an article called Teach Like a Champion by American education expert Doug Lemov....

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Congratulations to the Class of 2019!

Congratulations to the Class of 2019!

  1. Posted on October 24, 2019

It's been a busy morning at Trinity as we bid farewell to our Year 12 students.  The morning commenced with the annual Trinity-Terrace Old Boys' Association (TOBA) Graduation Breakfast. Year 12 students and their families met in Centenary Park and were welcomed with a lovely breakfast spread. Following breakfast, students and their families moved into Gibney Hall where they heard from TOBA President Mr Peter Torre ('89), and TOBA guest speaker Graeme Yukich ('80)....

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2019 Presentation Night

2019 Presentation Night

  1. Posted on October 23, 2019

The Perth Concert Hall was filled with TC spirit last night as we celebrated the 2019 Presentation Night! Always a spectacular evening, this year did not disappoint. The Trinity Massed Choir performed a stunning rendition of the Imagine Dragons song 'It's Time'. Year 12 soloists Ethan Gosatti and Semisi Amato were both terrific; their hard work and preparation certainly paid off! Head Prefect Simon ...

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Meet our teachers: Ms Alison Mackenzie

Meet our teachers: Ms Alison Mackenzie

  1. Posted on August 20, 2019

What do you teach?. This is my fourth year teaching at Trinity. I teach in the College Library running the Middle School Reading program and helping to keep the Library a vibrant and contemporary space for the Trinity students. In addition to this, I am teaching Year 7 Visual Arts - Media this year and I am also involved with the Year 9 Becoming Men program. Ms Mackenzie and students sorting rubbish As well as teaching, I am also heavily involved in the TCEC....

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Meet our teachers: Mr Rohan Van Dongen

Meet our teachers: Mr Rohan Van Dongen

  1. Posted on June 4, 2019

What are you most looking forward to in 2019?. I am most looking forward to seeing all of the new creative and unique design ideas that students develop over the year. Can you describe one of your favourite teaching moments at Trinity?. One of my favourite moments was coaching the 10B soccer team and winning the final soccer game of the season in the dying minutes of the game against Aquinas College....

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A new mindset for maths

A new mindset for maths

  1. Posted on February 14, 2019

Does the thought of helping your child with maths homework take you back to the trepidation of doing a school exam on the subject? If it does, you’re not alone, as studies have found that at least 20% of the population have some degree of maths anxiety. It’s also been discovered that parents can pass on this anxiety to children through subtle cues, not to mention more obvious statements ...

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Trinity College Welcome Assembly

Trinity College Welcome Assembly

  1. Posted on February 12, 2019

This morning, the Trinity College Welcome Assembly took place in the Sports Centre. Attended by the entire College and MC'd by 2019 Head Prefect Simon Homsany, it was an opportunity for the TC community to welcome students and staff to the College for the 2019 school year and to recognise students who performed exceptionally well in last year's WACE examinations. All Year 4 and Year 7 students, as ...

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Introducing Mr Darren O'Neill

Introducing Mr Darren O'Neill

  1. Posted on January 30, 2019

Mr O’Neill was previously the Principal at Lumen Christi College, a Catholic secondary school with 1000 students located in the foothills of Perth. He has spent nearly thirty years working in Catholic education, having held leadership positions at Corpus Christi College and CBC Fremantle. Mr O’Neill holds a Degree in Human Movement from the University of Western Australia and a Masters ...

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Tips for managing exam stress

Tips for managing exam stress

  1. Posted on September 20, 2018

It’s that time of year again…EXAM TIME! When I asked my son how he felt about it, he said breezily, “I don’t get exam stress.”“Then why do you get moody before tests?” I asked him.“I’m not stressed about my tests, I’m just annoyed with you guys” (his parents and siblings). A friend whose son attends a selective high school told me ...

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Celebrating Academic Success

Celebrating Academic Success

  1. Posted on July 25, 2018

During Tuesday’s Academic Assembly, the head of each year group presented Academic Achievement Awards to students in Years 7-12 who have achieved outstanding Semester One reports. Merit awards were also distributed to students who excelled in their elective subjects. Congratulations to all the students who received these awards! In his first assembly as Headmaster, Mr Kenny reflected on the ...

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Welcome Mr Kenny!

Welcome Mr Kenny!

  1. Posted on July 17, 2018

Mr Kenny is no stranger to Trinity College! He returns to Trinity after having served as Deputy Principal of the College from 2005-2010. He will be serving as the Acting Headmaster of the College for Semester Two of 2018. Mr Kenny has spent 36 years working in Catholic schools, 12 of those as a Deputy Principal in three different schools (including Trinity), and seven of those as the Principal of CBC Fremantle....

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High Tech High School

High Tech High School

  1. Posted on June 6, 2018

On Thursday, 31 May a reporter and film crew from the Today Tonight show on Channel 7 spent the afternoon with some students in our VR lab. During his interview, Mr Bill Cooper, who teaches Aviation at Trinity, discussed how virtual reality allows students to become completely immersed in a subject. In the case of aviation, incorporating VR allows students to experience what it truly feels like to fly a plane....

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