ECC News

Cinematic Tone and Minecraft Movies!

Media students have been busy exploring mood and tone in film making, rather than storytelling. Students were challenged to write or select a poem and then create visuals to set the tone.  They used brainstorming and storyboarding techniques to map out their projects while also considering how music and soundscape affects the feel of film. The...
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Staff Showcase: Ernesto Ayala

Deputy Principal of Teaching and Learning Tell us a bit about your background, where did you come from? I first started teaching at Irene McCormack Catholic College in Butler before taking some time off to travel and teach in London. Upon returning to Perth, I taught at Mercy College in Koondoola for eight years and...
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2022 Interhouse Swimming Carnival

On Wednesday of Week 6 the Emmanuel Catholic College Interhouse Swimming Carnival was held for the first time at Cockburn ARC. Due to the current restrictions, the carnival was limited to swimmers-only and was restricted to 40 students per year group. Spectators were not allowed at the venue, but it was amazing to see so...
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Staff Showcase: Justin Cordingley

Head of Wellbeing Tell us a bit about your background, where did you come from? I am excited to be joining Emmanuel this year as the Head of Wellbeing. I have been teaching for 14 years but most recently at St John Bosco College where I was the Dean of Students. What are your aspirations...
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Staff Showcase: Hayden Stevens

Hayden StevensHealth and Physical Education Teacher Tell us a bit about your background, where did you come from?I am in my second year of teaching having previously worked as a Maths/Health and PE teacher at Kolbe Catholic College and Darling Range Sports College. What are your aspirations at Emmanuel and what do you hope to...
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Education Perfect Worldwide Language Competition

Year 7, 8, 9, and 10 Italian students had the opportunity to participate in Education Perfect’s worldwide Languages’ Competition which ran from 8-15 March. The competition is a fun opportunity for students to engage, revise, and learn language content on the Education Perfect platform. These were the College’s final results:313th overall globally out of 2,824...
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Staff Showcase: George O’Brien

Deputy Principal of Pastoral Care Tell us a bit about your background, where did you come from?I have been in education for the last 18 years, as both a History teacher and in various leadership roles in Pastoral Care. I have come to Emmanuel from Chisholm, where I have been for the last six years....
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Staff Showcase: Brigita Sapina

College Counsellor Tell us a bit about your background, where did you come from? Previously worked as a Mental Health Support Worker and Case Manager for St Patrick’s Community Support Centre for almost 10 years. I also worked at Lumen Catholic College in 2021 as a College Counsellor. What are your aspirations at Emmanuel and...
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