POETRY IN ACTION

The theatre group Poetry In Action recently visited the Duncraig campus to present ‘Words of War’ to our Year 11 ATAR English and ATAR Literature students. The presentation focused on the works of Wilfred Owen, a WWI poet, and explored the potential and power of words to capture the inhumanity of war. Not only was the performance entertaining, it will help students in preparing for their Semester 2 exams.

GLOWING RESULTS

Teaming up across our campuses, Year 12 ATAR Biology students from Carramar and Duncraig recently worked to make transgenic organisms. Taking the GFP gene from jellyfish and inserting it into bacterium, results show that when the gene is expressed it glows! Students then participated in a debate discussing the ethics behind genetically modified organisms and the future impact the science will have on society.

ATAR Holiday Revision Course

Enrolments are currently open for ATAR Holiday Revision Courses during the July School Holidays with Academic Task Force at Perth Modern School, Churchlands Senior High School, Perth College or Rossmoyne Senior High School or Academic Associates at the University of Western Australia.

Specialist ATAR teachers will help you revise course content and prepare students for their exams. Students will learn in a small, interactive class to maximise their learning and receive feedback on their work from the teacher. Students will learn how to maximise their marks.

To enrol visit the Academic Group website at www.academicgroup.com.au or speak with your Year Coordinator for a brochure.

 

  • Year 11 & 12 ATAR Revision Program with Academic Task Force – 10 hr subject revision and exam preparation courses to guide your study and help you maximise your marks. Available in week 1 and 2 of the July School Holidays at Rossmoyne SHS, Perth College, Churchlands SHS and Perth Modern School. Enrol online today at www.academicgroup.com.au or call 9314 9500 or email learn@academicgroup.com.au
  • Year 12 ATAR Academic Enrichment Program with Academic Associates – Premium 10 hr revision courses available at the University of Western Australia in week 1 of the July school holidays for students wanting top ATAR marks and advanced insight into their ATAR courses. Enrol online at www.academicgroup.com.au or call 9314 9500 or email info@academicassociates.com.au
  • Skills Development Program for students in Years 7 – 10 with Academic Task Force – Programs available in English, Maths, Learning Skills and Essay Writing. Available in week 1 and 2 of the July School Holidays at Rossmoyne SHS and Churchlands SHS. Enrol now online at www.academicgroup.com.au or call 9314 9500 or email learn@academicgroup.com.au

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Musculoskeletal System

The ATAR Y11 Human Biology students performed a chicken wing dissection to help associate the musculoskeletal system in humans. They discovered that pulling on the tendons would flap the wings.

Nicola Ross

Science Teacher

“The art and science of asking questions is the source of all knowledge.” Thomas Berger

Y11 Biology ATAR

Here are my Y11 Biology ATAR students carrying out their very first independent scientific inquiry assessment. All students had to research, design and investigate a factor of transpiration in plants. Let’s hope the results work out!

Nicola Ross

Science Teacher

“and receive from him anything we ask, because we keep his commands and do what pleases him. – 1 John 3:22