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Design Flair From Year 6 Students Wins Competition For Swan Jacket Design

What were your drawings like in Year 6? Stick figures? Finger painting? Likewise… At Swan Christian College Junior School, Year 6 student Kate H. has redefined what young artists are capable of with a striking jacket layout that is turning heads and winning competitions. The Year 6 students were recently given the opportunity to submit …

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‘Professor Maths’ Visits Swan Christian College Junior Campus

Students from Year 3 and 5 recently took part in a Mathematics incursion which saw ‘Professor Maths’ challenge the students with thinking problems, competitive challenges and shape-related puzzles. One Year 3 student, Jade, even managed to beat Professor Maths in the ‘Egg Challenge’! Each problem required a different set of skills and allowed the students …

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Koala or Quokka: Swan Biology Students Conduct DNA Test To Find Out!

On Thursday 25 February our Year 12 Biology students (those on-campus and through Swanonline) took part in the first-ever ‘Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Science Investigation’ to be carried out in a Western Australian school setting. What is PCR? In very simple terms, PCR is a technique used to amplify segments of DNA to create sufficient …

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Coffee time for two long-serving Business Managers

This year will see the retirement of two of SCEA’s longest serving Business Managers – Swan’s Frank Bowyer and Ellenbrook/Beechboro’s David White. They support SCEA’s largest schools and rarely get the chance to reflect on their long and distinguished careers. The opportunity to sit down with them this week was too good to miss! In …

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Graphics Calculator of the Week: David Hunter

Mathematics is not everybody’s favourite subject. It can be challenging, dull or simply not interesting enough to engage today’s teenagers. Thankfully, students in the senior school at Swan Christian College have a Head of Mathematics who is experienced, well-travelled and on the cutting edge of new techniques in teaching for today’s students. David Hunter is …

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Shoe of the Week – Dr Owen Beck puts the ‘Doc’ in his white Dr Martens!

Teaching the subject of Media Studies in a Christian school can be tricky: part film, part photography, part storytelling.  Now try to reflect all of this through a lens of faith in a world that values anything but the traditional orthodoxy that symbolize the church for so many in our SCEA communities across Perth. Thankfully, …

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