St Michael's School

Bassendean

4 James St
Bassendean WA 6054
PO Box 428
Bassendean WA 6934
08 6278 9888
Absentee Line - 6278 9802
admin@stmichaelsbass.wa.edu.au

Correspondence

How to help your kids cope when someone close to them dies

When somebody close dies it can be difficult to help your kids cope with their grief, especially as you struggle to work through your own. What kids understand about death depends on how old they are, what they have experienced in their life, and also their personality type.

In all cases though, death must be explained in a child’s terms, and you must be honest with them and encourage them to ask questions, even though you may not have all the answers.

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St John of God Health Care Performing Arts Scholarship Nominations Open

St John of God Health Care is committed to promoting participation in the arts because of the many health benefits it brings to individuals and communities.
In partnership with the Catholic Arts Office, St John of God Health Care is pleased to announce that nominations for the 2018 St John of God Health Care Performing Arts Scholarship are now open.

Information for Students and Parents
Nomination Form


2018 Booklists


2017 State Election
Summary of Party Commitments

Will your government confirm that the longstanding agreement for the State Government to fund Catholic student places, to at least 25% of the Average Government School Recurrent Costs (AGSRC), will remain in place for the term of your government?
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A Pastoral Letter to the Catholic Community of the Archdiocese of Perth from
The Most Rev Timothy Costelloe SDB
Archbishop of Perth

The final hearing of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in relation to the Catholic Church was held in Sydney over three weeks from February 6 to February 24, 2017. It concluded on Friday after a day and a half dedicated to the witness given under oath by the five metropolitan Archbishops of Australia, of whom I am one as Archbishop of Perth.
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Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

On Thursday, 16 February, the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse released the full report of its survey results on claims made against Catholic organisations for alleged child sexual abuse.
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Dear parents and caregivers
Yours sincerely Dr Tim McDonald

Welcome to the start of the 2017 school year. This year promises to be full of exciting new opportunities and possibilities for your child in Catholic Education.
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Message from Most Rev Timothy Costelloe SDB Archbishop of Perth
To all Primary and Secondary Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of Perth

As I sit at my desk writing this letter to welcome you all to a new year in Catholic Education I can see from my office window the increasing busy-ness of Adelaide Terrace as people return to work after the summer break. I hope you all had a restful and enriching time with family and friends and that the new year yhas begun well for you.
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Catholic schools deliver sustained NAPLAN improvements

Catholic school students in Western Australia have again demonstrated significant improvement in literacy and numeracy results since last year’s NAPLAN test as well as sustained improvement over the last seven years in almost all assessments.
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School Prayer

Loving God

Be with us always and guide us to live as followers of Christ.

Help us to show a kind heart and a helping hand to those in need.

Unite our school community in faith, compassion, truth and service as we live our Mercy values.

St Michael,
Pray for us.