Entries by Helen Craig

Annual Time Capsule Opening 2021

Held recently at the MET Campus Library.  Deputy Principal Donna Heath, Academic Support Tanya Eastwell and Student Services Manager Jane Derrell, gave out the time capsule contents to the Year 12 students who had contributed when they were in Year 7.   The students enjoyed opening their envelopes which contained the last 6 years of their […]

Art Exhibition – Out of the Box

On Wednesday, 1st of September, 2021 at the John Tonkin College, MET Campus, parents and friends enjoyed the art and photography exhibition called Out of the Box. The drama performance of Pandora’s Box and musical pieces from classical guitar to rock bands were performed by students.

Surfing WA Peel School Surfing Titles 2021

On the 3rd of August a group of students from years 7-12 represented John Tonkin College and competed against local schools including Frederick Irwin, Mandurah Catholic College, Comet Bay College and Mandurah Baptist College in the 2021 Surfing WA Peel School Surfing Titles.

Basket Weaving

JTC Tindale female students have participated in two workshops on how to do traditional basket weaving.  Dianne Jackson from Meraki Art Therapy has spent time teaching the girls and has shared her personal experience of learning the technique.

Out of the Box

Upcoming Event – Wednesday 1st of September 2021 Performing Arts Centre, MET Campus John Tonkin College – Visual Art, Photography, Music and Drama

Year 9 Bushrangers – (Semester 2, 2020)

The Year 9 Bush Ranger cadets were involved in creating the second instalment of educational paver art for the Samphire Cove Nature Reserve in Halls Head last year. In collaboration with the Friends of Samphire Cove Nature Reserve community group, students were asked to design and paint pavers to represent important bird and plant life […]

Year 9 Surf Science Camp

In Week 3 of term 2, 9S went on a surf science camp with Miss Eckersley and Mr Dawson to Margaret river to watch the Margaret River Surf Pro. Over the days we enjoyed abseiling down a 22 metre cliff that overlooked a beautiful coastline and surfing at gas Bay in Gnarabup with amazing waves. […]

Greening Australia

Our year 10 Duke of Ed students went out in to the Pinjarra region. They were working with Greening Australia to complete flora monitoring using a 10x10m quadrat format. Students were responsible for identifying which protective barrier was used, what species was planted and the health of the plant. This data will be collated and used […]

International Food Day

The Aboriginal Education Department staff, Andrea Tacko, Denysha Marshall and Luke Beeson together with staff, students and parents organized a special banquet enjoyed by all.  The Education Support Department provided a sausage sizzle. Staff and students tasted a wide variety of food dishes from countries all over the world. Click here for more photos;

The Black Bream Project

Click here to view The Black Bream Project; Peel Bright Minds recently held a community event at John Tonkin College in collaboration with the groups below.  Over 70 people attended (with social distancing) the evening which included community members, staff, students and representatives from all the participating groups provided information about the Black Bream Project. […]