co-curricular

Students Speak Up for Asylum Seekers

In their meeting today, the Social Justice Group, a co-curricular group for students in Years 10-12, wrote letters to their Federal Members of Parliament, calling for action on the issue of the offshore processing of asylum seekers.

Students Visit The Elderly

Each week, a number of Santa Maria students head off to Carinya Nursing Home in Bicton to spend their afternoons with the elderly. They do this as part of the co-curricular service program.

Writing Club

This week we look at the Writing Club Co-curricular activity. Two Year 8 students Esther Kipchumba and Alana Clements tell us why they chose this co-curricular and what they get out of it.

What Are Cook Ups?

Over the coming weeks, we are going to be spotlighting some of our co-curricular activities. This week we look at Cook Ups with Year 7 student Caitlyn Foster.

Debating Gives You Great Critical Thinking Skills!

Have you ever considered the ways in which co-curricular activities can help increase your daughter’s confidence and ability to speak publicly? Co-ordinated by English Teacher, Rebecca Ewing, Interschool Debating runs at the College from Term 1 through to the end of Term 3. 

Santa Maria Book Club: Encouraging the Love of Books

Reading books, for many children, is sadly declining. At Santa Maria, we are trying to turn that around. Recently, as part of Book Week, parents and students were invited to a special reading night in the Sawle Centre, where parents brought along their favourite childhood books to share with their daughter.

Photography Competition Winners Announced

Pubbles is our media publishing co-curricular group at Santa Maria College.  The group consists of students in Years 7-12 and they produce graphics, posters and digital art and also take photos at College events. 

Congratulations Billie

Billie Mincham recently won gold at the WA Schools Sports Primary School Championships. She competed in the Year 6 event, running 2500m. 

Girls find Balance with Yoga

Recently 40 girls in Years 7 and 8 completed the Balance Program. This program presents information on a number of different topics around wellbeing. It was lovely to see the students engage in each of the sessions to discuss and explore the topics presented. The girls enjoyed mixing with students in other Year groups and building relationships with each other.

Meet the Pubbles Crew!

Introducing Pubbles, one of our media co-curricular groups. Below, some of our leaders explain what Pubbles is about and why they got involved.

Dolphin Watch

Dolphin Watch 2017 has well and truly started at Santa Maria College. Joselyn Juraszek from the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Visitor Attractions was invited to the College on Tuesday evening to chat to our ever-growing group of Mini Ladies in Lab Coats.

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