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Talking to your teenager about Leavers

Talking to your teenager about Leavers

  1. Posted on November 15, 2018

It's the time of year that many parents dread — WACE exams are coming to an end and teenagers all over Australia are getting ready for Leavers. Read on for some tips to help ease parental anxiety and prepare your children for this rite of passage. A couple of years ago I made a deal with my then upper primary school aged son that, instead of going to Leavers, he could come with me to Paris and I would let him eat as many croissants as he wanted....

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Congratulations to the Class of 2018!

Congratulations to the Class of 2018!

  1. Posted on October 18, 2018

This morning was filled with celebrations as we congratulated and bid farewell to our Year 12 students. The stormy weather didn’t put a damper on the celebratory mood as family and friends met under Carrigg Court for the annual Trinity-Terrace Old Boys’ Association (TOBA) Breakfast, before moving into Gibney Hall for the TOBA Assembly. TOBA President Mr Peter Torre (’89) and guest ...

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2018 Presentation Night

2018 Presentation Night

  1. Posted on October 17, 2018

What a great night! Last night was the 2018 Trinity College Presentation Night, and it did not disappoint. There were inspiring speeches, impressive music and dance performances, and of course, awards. Dux of the College Joseph Pinto with Mr Kenny One of the highlights of the night had to be the performance by the Trinity Massed Choir. Their rendition of Bastille’s Pompeii blew the audience away, especially Year 12 lead vocalist Asher Fatin....

  1. High School Middle School Performing Arts

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Introducing Mr Darren O'Neill

Introducing Mr Darren O'Neill

  1. Posted on October 11, 2018

Mr Burgess showing Mr O'Neill around Trinity Mr O’Neill is currently 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 ...

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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 ...

  1. Academics High School Mental Health Parenting WACE

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50 Years of PSA Sport

50 Years of PSA Sport

  1. Posted on September 5, 2018

A little bit of history.... It was in 1967, after many years of meetings and commitment by the Christian Brothers, Parents and Old Boys of CBC Perth and Trinity College that Trinity was invited to join the PSA. It was suggested to the College that they use a special PSA sporting event as their introduction into the competition, and the 1968 Athletics carnival was chosen. From the first gun-shot, ...

  1. High School Middle School Sport

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Winter Sport Wrap Up

Winter Sport Wrap Up

  1. Posted on August 21, 2018

The assembly started with an address from our Headmaster, Mr Kenny. Mr Kenny talked about the invaluable role that sport plays in helping students to develop essential attributes including leadership, team work, and discipline.  While he acknowledged that winning and losing is important in sport, he reminded students that giving your best to everything that you do is most important. If give your best in all aspects of life, that will be enough....

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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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What to do with our sleep-deprived sons?

What to do with our sleep-deprived sons?

  1. Posted on June 29, 2018

I asked my son what he wanted to do over the July school holidays. His response was a simple, but anxiety-inducing grumble: “SLEEP.” My mind raced to him telling me about friends who said they binge-watched Netflix shows and gamed into the early hours of the morning. I tried to think back through the past few weeks - was I always remembering to remove his devices at least an hour ...

  1. High School Junior School Mental Health Middle School Parenting Wellbeing

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Social Media: Setting guidelines and building digital resilience

Social Media: Setting guidelines and building digital resilience

  1. Posted on June 14, 2018

You know you’re getting old when your teenage son excitedly asks you to look at something on his phone then: he holds it so close to your face that can’t work out what you’re supposed to be looking at; , when you hold the device at sufficient arm’s length for your ageing eyes, you have no idea who this YouTube or Instagram ‘star’ is; and, you can’t ...

  1. High School Mental Health Middle School Mindfulness Parenting Wellbeing

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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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