News from Kennedy

Kennedy Baptist College continues to produce outstanding academic results

August 18th, 2017

NAPLAN data for 2017 was released to schools on Tuesday 8 August and our Year 7 and 9 students have achieved very well across all assessments.

Our students have achieved well above the state and national means for all test results.
Secondly, the last graph and statistics show how the Year 9 student’s growth compares to the growth across the Nation.

Kennedy Senior Girls Basketball team wins SSWA Basketball Championship 2017

July 20th, 2017

Throughout Semester One, our senior girls Basketball team have represented the College playing 11 games against a range of schools across Perth in the WA School Sports Championship. In a historic achievement, the girls were undefeated in the regular season earning them a place in the grand final held during the final week of Term 2.

It was a daunting prospect to be facing Willetton SHS - winners of the championship 18 times in the past 21 years.

Kennedy Baptist College Welcomes Students

Kennedy Baptist College Welcomes Students

Term 1 at Kennedy Baptist College is off to a flying start with all our students returning on Wednesday 1 February. Welcome back to all our students and a special welcome to all our new students, we hope that you enjoy the Kennedy experience.

After an exciting pre-start day on Tuesday, over 200 Year 7 students and their parents attended a Welcome Assembly in the Auditorium where they were formally presented with their Bible and Commencement Certificate.

Year 12 Students Celebrate their Final Day at School

Year 12 Students Celebrate their Final Day at School

Year 12 Students Celebrate their Final Day at Kennedy Baptist College

On Friday 21 October, Year 12 students from Kennedy Baptist College enjoyed their final College events before settling down to study for their WACE Exams. Commencing with an
early breakfast by the river at Tomkins on Swan, students returned to the College for a whole school Assembly with an address by Mr Ashby, musical entertainment and some very amusing items from their Form Teachers.

Mysteries of chemical reaction revealed at explosive chemistry show

Mysteries of chemical reaction revealed at explosive chemistry show

On Wednesday 20 July, our Year 7 extension and enrichment students were treated to a very “live and explosive” Science Show at Murdoch University. The excitement of large balloons filled with hydrogen and oxygen popping, misty clouds of dry ice spreading across the stage and learning the tricks of how to hammer a nail into wood using just a banana (frozen before in liquid nitrogen), kept students engaged and fascinated.

Kennedy’s new science and creative arts facilities completed

Kennedy’s new science and creative arts facilities completed

Kennedy Baptist College has continued its push to be at the cutting edge of secondary education with the completion of new state of the art science and creative arts facilities.

The Murdoch based secondary college has upgraded its science laboratories and arts studios as the school focuses on its STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) learning framework.

Congratulations to the Class of 2015

We would like to congratulate the Year 12 students on their recent results in the WACE examinations and the final VET outcomes.

11% of our students achieved an ATAR of 95.0 or above which is the top 5% of the state. Our highest ATAR score for 2015 is 99.2, congratulation to Sarah Cicolari

CERTIFICATE OF COMMENDATION: A Certificate of Commendation is awarded to each eligible student who, in their last three consecutive years of senior secondary WACE enrolment, obtains at least 20 A grades in course units (including at least three two-unit combinations). The number of A grades in course units (including at least three two-unit combinations), may be reduced on a sliding scale to 14 if an AQF Certificate II or higher is achieved.