Hon Sue Ellery BA MLC

Hon Sue Ellery BA MLC

Minister for Education and Training

    Schools shine in WA Education Awards 2022

    18/11/2022 2:00 PM
     
    • Three schools recognised at the WA Education Awards 2022
    • Winners celebrated for providing students with pathways to successful futures
    • $10,000 prize for each category winner to go towards a school project or program

    Three outstanding schools were celebrated today for their achievements, as the winners of the WA Education Awards 2022 were announced at the WA Museum Boola Bardip.

     

    The schools were recognised for their efforts to provide students with an excellent education and pathway to a successful future.

     

    Awards were presented in three categories this year, acknowledging schools that demonstrate collective leadership, excellence, innovation, and community spirit.

     

    Shenton College won the Excellence in School Leadership Award for taking an inclusive approach where leadership is encouraged at all levels of the school. 

     

    Narembeen District High School took out the Excellence in Teaching and Learning Award (Primary) for successfully creating a positive environment where excellence is encouraged both academically and socially.

     

    Girrawheen Senior High School was awarded the Excellence in Teaching and Learning Award (Secondary) for the way it provides secondary school students with a range of unique learning programs to help them learn, grow, and achieve.

     

    Each winner received a $10,000 prize to put towards a school project or program.

     

    The awards are sponsored by the LIFT Alliance, which is a consortium of specialist IT providers - Kinetic IT, ASG Group, Campfire, and Systemic.

     

    Comments attributed to Education and Training Minister Sue Ellery:

     

    "Congratulations to Shenton College, Narembeen District High School, and Girrawheen Senior High School for demonstrating excellence at the highest standard and being named winners in this year's WA Education Awards.

     

    "This year, the awards recognised whole-school efforts, and the impact that schools have on the growth and achievement of students.

     

    "It's important to recognise the collective impact that a whole school has on the growth and achievement of its students, as well as celebrate excellence in WA public schools.

     

    "The winning schools have gone above and beyond to provide students with an outstanding education, ensure that they have access to life-changing opportunities, and are set up to succeed in their chosen pathways."

     

    Minister's office - 6552 5700

     

    WA Education Awards 2022 winners:

    Excellence in School Leadership Award

    Shenton College

    At Shenton College, leadership exists at every level of the school. From the teachers guiding lessons in the classroom, to the students influencing their peers to make change in the community, and the staff sharing their expertise and resources with fellow schools, there is a strong leadership culture across the college. Everyone has the opportunity to be a leader. The way students and staff guide, offer direction, influence, and inspire enables everyone at Shenton College to reach their goals. 

     

    Excellence in Teaching and Learning Award (Primary)

    Narembeen District High School

    Located in Western Australia's Wheatbelt region, Narembeen District High School provides students with a positive learning environment where excellence is encouraged in all areas of education, including academically, socially and on the sports field. The school is proud of its regional community and has a strong focus on ensuring students are not disadvantaged by isolation. The school also has a key focus of supporting the mental health and wellbeing of students and staff.

     

    Excellence in Teaching and Learning Award (Secondary)

    Girrawheen Senior High School

    Girrawheen Senior High School runs a range of unique programs that enable students to learn, grow, and achieve. This includes programs in the areas of sport, dance, visual arts, media, and STEM. The school's partnerships help students perform at a professional level and engage in real life projects. These opportunities allow students to explore their passions and pursue a pathway to a successful future. The school is also focused on ensuring students feel supported, valued, and have a strong sense of belonging.