Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School students have excelled in a wide range of academic, sporting and co-curricular activities and competitions throughout Term 1. Some student achievements are listed below:
Zoe Butler, Year 12, and Jye Jensen, Year 10, competed in the Australian Age Swimming Championships in Brisbane in April. Past student Ryan Evernden (2012) is also competing. See the West article on the Bunbury Swimming Club team or keep up-to-date with the results.
Jessica Repacholi, Year 11, will be represented WA in the U/17s netball team at the Nationals Netball Championships at the ACT Netball Centre from the 19 to 24 April. Past student Kate Duncan (2016) will also represented WA in U/19s at the Nationals Netball Championships.
2017 ANZAC Tour
Year 10 student Patrick Reilly was selected for the 2017 Premier’s ANZAC Student Tour to Singapore. To read the itinerary and the students’ tour journals, follow the tour’s 2017 blog page http://www.det.wa.edu.au/curriculumsupport/anzac/detcms/navigation/2017-...
Johann Scholtz, Year 7, competed in the National Cross Country Mountain Bike Championship in the U/15 boys category. The event was held in Canungra, Queensland on 18 March. His Johann’s experience racing on a national level was challenging with a tough course and wet conditions and he finished 13th in his age group.
Henry Forrest, Year 6, and Harriet Forrest, Year 4, journeyed with their ponies to compete in high-level competitions in NSW. At the Australasian Grand Nationals Harriet was named Reserve Champion Rider Under 9 and Henry was awarded a Top 10 placing in his Show Horse class. They both went on to receive first placings at the National Pony Show with further success at the Sydney Royal Show. Back in WA, Emilia Forrest, Year 11, and Todd Broekman, Year 9, represented our School with considerable success at the Interschool Equestrian Championships at the State Equestrian Centre in Brigadoon. We congratulate all our riders for their dedication and sportsmanship.
Coding and Robotics
Caitlin Shaw recently achieved a perfect score in Web Comp (Beginners). Students learn how to write webpages in HTML and CSS while competing with others around the world. The Beginners stream is designed for students with no prior experience of web development and covers crucial information for building real websites.
Many BCGS students competed in the Bunbury Basketball Association in the 2016/17 season. Primary students also represented the School at the IPSHA Basketball Carnival at the end of Term 1. A list of results, including a number of individual student achievements, can be viewed on the Basketball news story.
Science and Engineering Challenge
Our Secondary students won the Science and Engineering Challenge with our Primary students coming a very close second. Read more in the news story.