Year 12 Dress up Day

The whole school enjoys seeing our Year 12s throw themselves into the spirit of Dress-up Day. It’s the next to last day for the students who are kept busy posing for photographs and delighting in each other’s costumes. After that, some manage to complete the Inter-house Cross Country in their outfits and all of them […]

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Helena Walk

In their final week of school, our Year 12s have enjoyed taking the ‘Helena Walk’ around the College with Pre-primary students. The much-loved tradition started fifteen years ago, as a fundraiser for the College gymnasium. It continues today as a symbol of the journey our students take from the ELC to the head of the […]

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Anzac Assembly 2018

  In the first week of Term Two, students and staff from Years 1-12 came together at the Glen Forrest Campus for the annual Anzac Assembly. We were joined by many parents and special guest Member for Kalamunda, Matthew Hughes MLA. Click image to view gallery Hosts Annabelle Weaver (Year 5 Entertainment Minister) and Harley […]

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Inspiring Exhibition

Year 10 students put their passions on show in April, in the annual exhibition of personal projects at the Glen Forrest Campus. The projects showcase the knowledge, skills and attributes developed by the students during the Middle Years programme (Years 6-10). Seventy eight students have spent the past nine months working on projects ...

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Girls in sport

Helena girls are playing more sports than ever.   Helena College girls are enthusiastic participants in a range of sports, including traditionally male sports of cricket and soccer. They have been encouraged and supported by our Physical and Health Education Department at the Glen Forrest Campus, led by Joe Kendall. We asked Mr ...

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Bullying. No Way!

  The anti-bullying message was reinforced strongly in a special assembly at the Glen Forrest Campus today. Principal Ian Lyons spoke about the fact that Helena College is one of more than 4000 schools registered to be involved with the National Day of Action Against Bullying And Violence. Here is part of Mr Lyons’ speech ...

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Drama Success

  The Year 10 drama production last night was phenomenal – half an hour of an emotional roller coaster. I cried, laughed, gasped, stopped breathing, had goosebumps and cried some more! Jane Coates Halfway through Term One, the Year 10 students have had the opportunity to present their work to parents and friends at ...

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Young Scientists

In January 2018, three Helena College Year 12 students attended the annual National Youth Science Forum which was held in two different capital cities for the first time this year. James Mercer attended the event in Canberra whilst Jake Kaufmann and Rosie Atkinson went to the new venue at the University of Queensland. Fewer than […]

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Tanzania Trip

In December 2017, 12 students along with two teachers (Mr Bob Simpson and Ms Anne-Marie Lee) and a World Challenge leader flew out of Perth for the adventure of a lifetime, on the World Challenge Tanzania expedition. Their month away included a three-day community project as well as a three-day visit to the School of […]

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Meet Mery and Tatwa

Welcome to I Nyoman tatwa Surya Dewata (Tatwa) and Ni Nengah Meryandani (Mery) our two Helena College-John Fawcett Foundation Students-in-Residence for 2017. Mery and Tatwa will be working with Indonesian classes across both campuses, helping them with their language skills, sharing Balinese and Indonesian cultures. They will also be ...

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Vale John Fawcett

It was with great sadness that we learned of the passing of John Fawcett, a long-time friend and colleague of Helena College. John founded the John Fawcett Foundation in 2000, after moving to Bali and recognising the pressing need for humanitarian projects, particularly ones addressing medical problems. Today the Foundation has ...

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