Reading Dog Fergus

17th Dec 2021

RCC had one last visit for 2021 from our gorgeous Reading Dog Fergus.

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End of 2021!

14th Dec 2021

 


The week of Monday 6 December to Friday 10 December saw a full week of events at the College.

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Year 4 Museum Excursion

13th Dec 2021


On Friday 3 December, rooms 4.1, 4.2 and 4.3 made a trip to Perth City and visited the WA Boola Bardip Museum.

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Kaarakin Excursion

1st Dec 2021

On Tuesday 30 November, Block 3 ventured out to Kaarakin Black Cockatoo Reserve for the day!

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Parliament House visit

1st Dec 2021


On Friday 25 November, Room 5.6 went to Parliament House to accept their well-deserved 1st prize in the state-wide competition of "What would Edith say".

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Spelling Bee – Years 1- 6

1st Dec 2021


On Monday 29 November, we held the annual RCC Spelling Bee. It was a fantastic event with lots of cheering from the audience as we watched our 12 finalists battle for the ultimate title of 2021 Spelling Bee champion.

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Cake Challenge in Home Economics

24th Nov 2021


The year 9/10 students in Home Economics have been busy this semester planning food for special occasions.

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Christmas Competition Winner

24th Nov 2021


This year the Year 3 classes participated in a competition for creating a Christmas card cover for Mrs Donna Faragher MLC who is going to use the design on her Christmas cards she sends to her constituents.

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National Bandanna Day for Canteen

17th Nov 2021

 


On Friday 29 October RCC took part in a special day to raise funds for CANTEEN, with everyone encouraged to wear a bandanna, on the free dress day.

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DDSA Events for 2021

17th Nov 2021

 

On Friday 29 October and Friday 5 November two teams of our Year 3-6 DDSA athletes took on schools in our district for the DDSA honours for 2021.

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Maths Fun

10th Nov 2021


Who says Maths can’t be fun! Mrs Crocker’s students in Room 1.3 recently had a blast in a great Maths lesson.

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Film Award

10th Nov 2021


A special congratulation goes to Year 9 student Tyson Peel for his winning effort in the Synthesis Film Festival for 2021.

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Wonderful Donation

3rd Nov 2021


RCC would like to thank local restaurant owners and parents at our College, Seb and Kristina Sindermann for donating $600 to our P and C.

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World Teachers’ Day

29th Oct 2021

 

Today we thank our teachers for everything they do for our students.

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Bread Tags

27th Oct 2021


Who knew those annoying bits of plastic on the neck of the plastic bags our bread comes in, can be so useful, when recycled?!
Our Students here at RCC have so far collected nearly 3 kilos of bread tags!

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Free Dress Day

27th Oct 2021


On the last day of Term 3, we had a student free dress day for Telethon. The total raised through the gold coin donations was $903.

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Years 5- 10 Interhouse Athletics Carnival

27th Oct 2021


On Friday 16 September the Year 5 to Year 10 participated in the Secondary Athletics Carnival.

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Edith Cowan Prize

27th Oct 2021


Roleystone Community College congratulates Primary teacher, Mrs Anita Paice and her Year 5 students, along with Mr Dan Holliday and his Year 8 Digital Media students who recently won the WA Parliament Edith Cowan Competition.

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Kelmscott Show Winners

27th Oct 2021


RCC has some fabulously talented artists amongst our midst and two were recently rewarded for their creative work.

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P & C Raffle 2021

20th Oct 2021


The RCC P&C is participating in the Bendigo Bank raffle again this year. It's a fabulous fundraiser and an amazing chance to win $20,000!

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P & C Mental Health Week.

20th Oct 2021


HAPPINESS CAN CHANGE A LIFE, EVEN SAVE ONE

RCC’s P & C received a grant for ‘Happiness Co’ to come in Week 2 so the College as a whole could recognize Mental Health Week.

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National Bandanna Day

20th Oct 2021

Our student leaders have started selling the bandannas for National Bandanna Day for Canteen on Friday 29 October. They are only $5.00 each, so don’t miss out.

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Creative Artists

13th Oct 2021

RCC has some fabulously talented artists amongst our midst and two were recently rewarded for their creative work.

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Walk to School Morning

22nd Sep 2021

On Wednesday 15 September RCC students in Block 3 walked to school!

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Harmony Wings

15th Sep 2021

The Cultural Awareness Committee is excited that our spectacular Harmony Week Wings, are now on display on the external wall of Block 2 – ready for Expo Night!

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PP-Year 4 Interhouse Athletics Carnival

15th Sep 2021

On Friday 10 September the PP to Year 4 students participated in their Interhouse Athletics Carnival.

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RCC Goals

3rd Sep 2021

 

What a week of achievements for RCC! – Goals scored by our students in Athletics and Music!

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Where’s Roley?

18th Aug 2021

 

Can you tell where Roley has been squawking this week?!

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K-6 Book Week Competition

18th Aug 2021

 

What is happening in our Classrooms? What worlds have our students visited?

All will be revealed next week as Book Week launches on Monday 23 August at RCC.

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Cooking up a Storm!

18th Aug 2021

Our Year 9 and 10 students recently completed a magnificent meal task, which three guest judges got to savor and eat!

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Winners are Grinners!

18th Aug 2021


On Thursday 5 August the Year 7 Advanced Mixed Netball athletes scooped the pool and won the Grand Final game in their first ever interschool competition.

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Yr 6 Science Fair

11th Aug 2021

On Thursday 5 August our Year 6 students, showed off what they have been learning about Science this term.

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Aussie of the Month Awards

11th Aug 2021

                   

Congratulations to our newest Award winners!

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Festival of Maths

4th Aug 2021

This fantastic festival which promoted problem solving, fluency and some other great Mathematical activities, culminated in our Maths Speed Challenge on Thursday 29 July.

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Teddy Bears’ Picnic

4th Aug 2021

It was a beary special day on Friday 30 July at RCC, with the College enjoying a Teddy Bears Picnic whilst celebrating International Friendship Day!

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VacSwim 2021

4th Aug 2021

Enrol your child/ren in VacSwim swimming lessons during the October and summer school holidays.

It’s a great school holiday activity, and helps build your child’s confidence and skills in the water. Visit the website and enrol...

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P&C DAY WA

28th Jul 2021

On Friday 23 July RCC celebrated our fantastic and hardworking P & C, by acknowledging the wonderful work our very committed band of volunteers do at the College every day and to say thank you, thank you thank you.

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Book Week Dress Up Parade PP - Year 6

28th Jul 2021

Get your thinking hats on and get your costumes ready for this year’s Parade, which will be held on Wednesday  25th August (Week 6) at 8.45am, during Book Week which kicks off on Monday 23 August.

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RCC Music Video Release

21st Jul 2021

Earlier this year our Year 9 and 10 Digital Media students took part in filming and producing a music video, for award winning Fremantle artist, Lincoln MacKinnon, at a local Roleystone property.

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One Big Voice Tickets ON SALE NOW!

21st Jul 2021

for One Big Voice Concert on Friday 20th August!

Permission notes will be issued soon but before buying the tickets:

1. Please ensure you check the map in the link to find out which seats are the best to view Roleystone Co...

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Giant Pencils Mark Values

21st Jul 2021

Recently RCC took delivery of a number of giant totems, in the shape of very colourful pencils. These are our statement ‘Values Pencils’, which the College will use to promote our values of Respect, Challenge and Contribute, in a very fun, bri...

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New Shelters for Students.

21st Jul 2021

Recently at the College a number of our Year 9 students put their tradie hard hats on and got busy building and helped erect a number of new shelters.
The four new picnic tables and seats, complete with a roof, complement a number of tables a...

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Primary Drama- Update

30th Jun 2021

This semester our students have really enjoyed Drama classes and it has been fantastic to watch them engage in lessons, exercise their imaginations and talk with positivity and enthusiasm.

The Years 5 and 6 Drama classes have been studying...

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Aussie of the Month Award

30th Jun 2021

Congratulations to our first worthy recipients, recognised recently.


Layla Jones –   Year 4

Sam Crocker – Year 1

This prestigious award has been on offer to school children for over 20 years and...

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DDSA Winter Carnival

30th Jun 2021

On Friday, 18 June, 82 Year 5 and 6 RCC students took part in this year’s DDSA Winter Carnival, competing in Soccer (2 teams), Hockey (1 team), Netball (2 teams) and AFL (2 teams). Our students had been training really hard over the past term an...

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Interhouse Cross Country

30th Jun 2021

On Friday 25 June, the sun gods came out and blessed us with a beautiful day for our annual Cross Country Carnival, for students from Year 1 to Year 10.

The hard training put in during Term 2 was evident with exceptional improvement and co...

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RCC Leaders for Change

23rd Jun 2021

The College is focussing on sustainability and making the Change we all would like to see – so remember to do your bit for the College and the environment and clean up after yourselves after Lunch 1 and 2. Please put rubbish into the correct bin...

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Festival of Maths

23rd Jun 2021

For most of us Maths is a painful learning experience, but here at Roleystone Community College our Teachers decided to break down some mathematical barriers and celebrate everything about Mathematics.
The theme of our Festival is “Maths ta...

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Tectonic Plates in Year 9 Science

23rd Jun 2021

This term in Year Nine Science, students have been learning about tectonic plate movement. The students in class 9.2 completed a project that involved researching buildings designed to withstand an earthquake, and testing models constructed in cla...

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Extraordinary Art

16th Jun 2021

As always our Art Specialist Mrs Littlewood has been working her students very hard, with fantastic projects and wonderful art creations emanating out of our art room. Here is just a taste of what our students have been busily creating this semest...

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RCC Hits a High Note

9th Jun 2021

Congratulations to Year 4 student Hannah Debenham for her successful solo audition for the ‘One Big Voice’ music festival.

Hannah will be given a solo part to sing at WA's biggest choral festival held at RAC Arena in August performing ...

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Containers for Change

2nd Jun 2021

Do your bit for the College and the environment and remember to clean up after yourselves after Lunch 1 and 2 and pop all rubbish in the bins provided or if you have any bottles or can containers, don’t forget to pop them in our Containers for C...

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Armadale Young Writers' Awards

2nd Jun 2021

 

Entries are now open for this annual writing competition!

All students in Years 3-10 are invited to enter and there are some great prizes to be won. Please click on the link below for further information.

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Araluen Bulb Planting

2nd Jun 2021

A tradition was started many many years ago when teachers at the now decommissioned and recently demolished Roleystone Primary School, began taking students to the Araluen Botanical Park, to help gardeners plant tulip bulbs, for their Spring Tulip...

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National Reconciliation Week Thursday 27 May to 3 June.

2nd Jun 2021

Theme for 2021 -  More than a word. Reconciliation takes action -  urges the reconciliation movement towards braver and more impactful action.

National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is a time for all Au...

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yLead Excursion

2nd Jun 2021

In Week 7 of Term 2, Mr Brookes and Mrs Brophy took a group of Year 9 students, selected by their teachers, to a leadership conference at the Perth Convention Centre. Mr Brookes and Mrs Brophy were both extremely proud of our students and the way ...

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STEM Classroom Cash Competition

1st Jun 2021

RCC is participating in The West Australian newspaper competition to win a share of $25,000 to boost the STEM budget here at the College and to support further opportunities for our primary and secondary students in STEM education.

We need...

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Director-General Visits RCC

26th May 2021

Roleystone Community College hosted a visit from Ms Lisa Rodgers, Director General, Department of Education, and Mr Jim Bell, the Deputy Director on Tuesday 24 May.
COVID-19 restrictions last year and the lock-down in Term 1 this year, delaye...

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Genetics in Year 10

26th May 2021

The Year Tens have been learning about Genetics in Science this term. During week four, they undertook a DNA extraction, in which they precipitated Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) from strawberries. This activity allowed them to view the important mol...

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Netball Winners Are Grinners!

26th May 2021

On Thursday 13 May, the Year 8 Advanced Netball students showed off their brilliant netball skills and claimed First place in their first carnival of the year.

The RCC team played with excellent determination, great physical resilience and...

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Positive Ageing High Tea

26th May 2021

On Tuesday 4 May, the Year 10 Duke of Edinburgh Award students and our Head Boy Dylan Barrett and Head Girl Charlie-Jane Church, attended the Positive Ageing High Tea. This event is run by the Intensive Care Foundation and is part of the annual Ci...

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National Simultaneous Story-time

26th May 2021

Wednesday 19 May was National Simultaneous Story time! This event is run throughout Australia and is an opportunity for all students to read the same story, on the same day. This year, the chosen book was ‘Give Me Some Space!’ by Philip Buntin...

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Fergus the Story Dog

26th May 2021

Fergus the Story Dog is back with his handler Pat! You may have seen him around the school on Tuesday mornings, reading with some lucky Year 2 students. Fergus will be at our school each week. If you see him around, feel free to say hello, but rem...

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Life Education Van - Parent Information Session

20th May 2021

The Life Education Van is heading to our College later this term and during its stay here it will be open for all K-6 parents from 2.30pm to                            ...

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Stellar Celebration for RCC Teacher

19th May 2021

We don’t often blow our own trumpet here at the College but one stand-out achievement caught our eye recently.
On Sunday 16 May Year 2 teacher Emily Stott celebrated an incredible milestone – she played her 200th game of Aussie Rules foot...

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Indigenous Bush Tucker Garden

19th May 2021

Roleystone Community College now has a Noongar Six Seasons Garden, established outside of Block 5. Our students have researched the local Noongar seasons and the associated flora and fauna, and have eagerly tendered the plants and watched them gro...

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RCC PBS News

12th May 2021

Our Positive Behaviour in Schools system is proving to be very popular at RCC, with many of our students displaying and implementing positive behaviours and reaping the benefit with literally thousands of “Roley stickers” being awarded and han...

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Team RCC

12th May 2021

RCC has some very dedicated teachers who are working hard to help our College reduce our carbon footprint wherever possible, as well as lift our cultural awareness through activities and teaching programmes.

Sustainability Team

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JohniePee in Da RCC House!

5th May 2021

This term, the Year 9 and 10 Music Elective students participated in a hip hop song writing workshop with Australian performer and song writer, JohniePee (JP).

Students were introduced to the elements of song writing and taught ho...

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Exciting Music News

4th May 2021

   This year the wonderful ‘One Big Voice’ Choral Festival is expected to go ahead on Friday 20 August at the RAC Arena with an opportunity for our students in Years 4 - 6!

 

The festival aims 'to have as many yo...

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ANZAC Service 2021

28th Apr 2021

RCC was extremely fortunate this year to be able to hold its ANZAC service on Friday 23 April, in the first week of Term 2, as all services in WA were subsequently cancelled due to the COVID three-day lockdown.
Here at the college, we were bl...

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New Space for Secondary Students

28th Apr 2021

Last year RCC set aside an area for our Secondary students where they can enjoy recess and lunch, away from other students.
Recently we received tables and chairs, along with picnic shelters so students can sit and eat in comfort.
Thanks...

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Bush Ranger Cadets News

21st Apr 2021

In Term 1 our students worked hard on dieback injecting which is to help with our school environment. Our Cadets have done a fantastic job with this activity and will continue to positively support our community throughout the year. Well done to a...

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2021 DDSA Summer Carnival

21st Apr 2021

In the last week of Term 1, our Year 5 and 6 students competed in their first DDSA carnival for the new year. The day was a scorcher but it didn’t stop our students from showing great perseverance and determination on the day. Our students, acco...

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RCC Shines at International Film Festival

21st Apr 2021

Our Digital Media Film Specialist Program has once again attracted international attention with a short film created by our Year 10 students, as a part of the program last year, to be selected for the San Bernadino Valley College International Fil...

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Easter 2021

31st Mar 2021

  This year with Covid restrictions being relaxed, our EGGcellent Easter Hat Parade made a very welcome return. Our Years 1- 6 students proudly displayed their beautiful Easter hats on Tuesday 30 March while our gorgeous little people in Kind...

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Harmony Week at RCC

24th Mar 2021

There was a wonderful buzz around the College for Harmony Week this year, with every Primary class celebrating in their own way and learning through a range of activities about cultural awareness and differences.

One of the activities was ...

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Year 7 Camp 2021

24th Mar 2021

In Week 7, a very excited group of happy campers took off for 3 days of fun and adventure at the Ern Halliday Recreation Camp in Hillary’s.

Led by teacher Mr Coetzer, the group had a great time, having a go at a number of activites, whic...

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Story Dog 2021

18th Mar 2021

He's back!!

RCC is very excited to welcome Fergus, our Story Dog back to the College for 2021! Fergus, and his handler Pat, will be visiting on Tuesdays to work with some very lucky Year 2 students. Fergus loves reading and he is keen to s...

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PBS Update - Student Champions

17th Mar 2021

  Congratulations to the following students who are our first students to complete a whole sticker sheet. Well done!

Ronnie Poole   (Y4)
Abi Miles          (Y4)
Astrid Kerenyi  (Y4)

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Swimming Carnival 2021

17th Mar 2021

A fantastic day was had by all who attended our Swimming Carnival this year, postponed due to inclement weather, but when it finally got underway, was a great success.

The weather wasn’t perfect, the second time around, but that didn’t...

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Harmony Week 2021 - Everyone Belongs!

17th Mar 2021

  

Watch This Space for more news and pictures of Harmony Week celebrations at RCC, during the week of 15 – 19 March.

This year a range of activities have been planned across the whole school curriculum, to help childre...

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Yr 7 Camp 2021

17th Mar 2021

Their bags were packed, they were ready to go - our Year 7 campers were all set for this year’s adventure to the Ern Halliday Recreation Camp in Hillary’s, and this morning everyone was all smiles as they took off.

For the next three d...

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Selamat pagi!

10th Mar 2021

What an exciting year 2021 will be for our Year 1 and 2 students as they start to learn Indonesian Language and Culture this year.

They will learn greetings, numbers and the history of Chinese New Year in Indonesian.

This year, it...

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WA Electoral Commission Incursion

10th Mar 2021

At a very opportune time during Term 1, Year 5 students from Rooms 5.6, 5.7 and 5.8 participated in an incursion from the WA Electoral Commission. They learnt about the three levels of government in Australia and how the preferential voting system...

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Battery Recycling at RCC

10th Mar 2021

Our involvement in the City of Armadale’s Battery Recycling, Schools Collection Program, over the past couple of years has been recognised as outstanding, as the College community has managed to divert more than 75kg of batteries from landfill i...

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Hop, Slither and Jump into Physical Literacy

10th Mar 2021

You may have noticed some very colourful and fantastic new line markings dotted around the school. The installation and painting of “Snakes and Ladders”, “Hopscotch”, targets and alphabet and number snakes, along with a sensory walk for yo...

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RCC Leaders for 2021

10th Mar 2021

Congratulations to our Year 6 Student Councillors, presented with their badges and jackets by Principal Mr Brookes at the first Assembly for the year.
Caitlyn Sheridan, Marshall Prince, Chanelle Eckford, Jessica Kilburn, Melody Brennan and De...

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PBS News

3rd Mar 2021

  ‘Roley’ Mascot

Congratulations to Year 7 student Emma Rendell and Year 6 student Eliza Restieaux for winning the competition to come up with a mascot design for our Protective Behaviours in Schools last year.

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Kaya Noonakoort. Wadjuk Noongar Boodja.

24th Feb 2021

Hello everyone. Welcome to Noongar Country.

At Roleystone Community College we are committed to culturally respectful and continuous cultural learning, with our students developing understandings of connectedness to Countr...

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Roleystone Community College’s - The Announcement

17th Feb 2021

Congratulations to the Roleystone Academy of Digital Media for having their film ‘The Announcement’ selected for the 2021 FlickerUp competition at the Flickerfest International Short Film Festival in January!

Flickerfest is an...

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Positive Behaviours in Schools (PBS) Launch

17th Feb 2021

On Friday 10 February, Roleystone Community College launched its WAPBS program. It has been three years in the making, and we are very excited to get the students involved.

Throughout the day the school was introduced to our new p...

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Immunisation News Update

17th Feb 2021

The School Based Immunisation Program for Term 1 2021 has been ‘paused’ for the purposes of utilising the teams in delivering the COVID-19 vaccine.

Hopefully the school based program will return to norm...

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Head Boy and Girl 2021

17th Feb 2021

Congratulations to our Year 10 students Dylan Barrett and Charli-Jane Church as they begin their new duties at RCC as Head Boy and Girl.

We all wish them every success as they continue their journey here at the College, and we know they wi...

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Music News

17th Feb 2021

Late last year Music Specialist Teacher, Jane Slater, and local musician Chris Horgan, were part of the Torchlight Youth Mentoring project, a community initiative sponsored and funded by the City of Armadale and the Roleystone Community College P ...

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Week 1 Finally- 2021 style!

10th Feb 2021

It was possibly one of the strangest beginnings to a school year in February in WA this year, a week later than usual, with wintery weather conditions and students and teachers wearing mandatory Covid-19 masks.

But here at RCC, our student...

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2020 Awards and Presentations

16th Dec 2020

2020 Secondary Awards Night
On Wednesday 9 December RCC celebrated our Senior student’s achievements and successes in 2020, with the now traditional Award night and Valedictory ceremony.
It was lovely to see parents, f...

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Christmas with Fergus

16th Dec 2020

Our gorgeous story dog, Fergus and his handler Pat came for their last visit for 2020, with some exciting news about 2021!
It’s been a pleasure to welcome our Story Dog Team to RCC and we can’t wait to maybe see more of Fergus and Pat aro...

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Principal’s Honours

16th Dec 2020

In 2017, Principal Mark Brookes introduced the Principal’s Honour Club, with the aim to increase the number of students achieving at a very high standard at RCC. The students are required to achieve an A- average or better in English an...

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Gauntlet 2020

9th Dec 2020

One of the most wonderful ideas that Principal Mark Brookes initiated when he arrived at RCC, five years ago, is the annual running of ‘The Gauntlet’, where our whole school community comes out to farewell our Year 10 cohort.
Our students...

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