Corpus Christi College, Perth


Corpus Christi College, Perth
Corpus Christi College
Corpus Logo.jpeg
Latin: Sequere Dominium
Follow The Lord[1]
Location
Bateman, WA, Australia
Coordinates 32°3′23″S 115°50′34″E / 32.05639°S 115.84278°E / -32.05639; 115.84278Coordinates: 32°3′23″S 115°50′34″E / 32.05639°S 115.84278°E / -32.05639; 115.84278
Information
Type Private, Co-educational, Day school
Denomination Catholic
Established 1983
Chairman Simon Bowen
Principal Caroline Payne
Enrolment ~1,070 (8-12)[2]
Colour(s) Maroon, Navy & White
              
Website

Corpus Christi College is a private, co-educational, Catholic, Secondary College, located in Bateman, a southern suburb of Perth, Western Australia.

Established in 1983, the College has a non-selective enrolment policy and currently caters for approximately 1,070 students from Years 8 to 12 (and year 7 students as of 2009). The majority of students attending the college are drawn from the local parishes of Bateman, Willetton, Applecross, Winthrop, Riverton and Canning Vale.[2]

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History

Corpus Christi College was officially opened as a co-educational Catholic College for secondary students by the Archbishop of Perth, Sir Lancelot Goody, and the Commonwealth Minister for Finance, Mr John Dawkins, on the 17th April, 1983. It was established as the first non-order owned co-educational Catholic Secondary College in the Archdiocese of Perth by the Catholic Education Commission. From its opening it had 128, Year 8 students and 7 teaching staff which has since grown into its present numbers of 1070 students from Years 8 to 12 and staff of 130 in 2008.[3]

Campus

Corpus Christi College is situated on a single, seven hectare campus, located in suburban Bateman.

The current facilities of the College include: a chapel; library; science laboratories; an auditorium with associated music and drama facilities; computer laboratories; specialist rooms for art, craft, food technology, fabrics and textiles, materials technology, technical graphics and information communication technology; a gymnasium; oval; playing fields; and hard courts.

The College also has an Education Support Centre, for 50 students in Years 8 to 12.[2]

The College recently added a year 7 block to it facilities, in preparation for 2009.

The school recently constructed a memorial rose garden, in honor of Brayden, James, Rosy, and 3 other students who died during their time at the College

House system

As with most Australian schools, Corpus utilises a house system. There were originally four houses:

  • Bateman (Red) - House Co-ordinator : Jayne Dawson
  • Forrest (Yellow) - House Co-ordinator : Allarice Keswell
  • Murdoch (Blue) - House Co-ordinator : Lesley MacDonald
  • Winthrop (Green) - House Co-ordinator : Nicholas Guard

However, as of 2011 onwards there have been 8 different houses.

  • Chisholm House (Blue) - House Co-ordinator : Emma Cattapan
  • de Vialar House (Yellow) - House Co-ordinator : Michael Rathmann
  • MacKillop House (Light Blue) - House Co-ordinator : Chanelle Pottier
  • Merici House (Red) - House Co-ordinator : Kelly John
  • Pallotti House (Silver) - House Co-ordinator : James Ramsey (Last)
  • Romero House (Purple) - House Co-ordinator : Stephen Kingwell
  • Salvado House (Green) - House Co-ordinator : Jim Greaves
  • Xavier House (Black) - House Co-ordinator : Lennon Rego

Chisholm

Caroline Chisholm

de Vialar

St Emily de Vialar

MacKillop

St Mary MacKillop

Merici

St Angela Merici

Pallotti

St Vincent Pallotti

Romero

Oscar Romero

Salvado

Bishop Rosendo Salvado

Xavier

St Francis Xavier

Alumni

  • Shaun McManus - Retired Fremantle Football Club player. Now is a radio breakfast show host on Nova 93.7 from Monday to Friday.
  • Simon Black - Brisbane Lions Football Club player, 2002 Brownlow Medalist
  • Josh Carr - Port Adelaide Football Club player
  • Andrija Jukic - Perth Glory Football (Soccer) Club player
  • Parris Maflin - Model, formerly appeared on Search For A Supermodel
  • Simone Heng - Model, former MTV Asia VJ. Currently a Radio Announcer for Virgin Radio in Dubai

See also

  • List of schools in Perth, Western Australia

References

  1. ^ "College Crest". About Corpus. Corpus Christi College. http://www.corpus.wa.edu.au/index.php?pid=8. Retrieved 2008-01-26. 
  2. ^ a b c "Corpus Christi College". About Corpus. Corpus Christi College. http://www.corpus.wa.edu.au/index.php?pid=2. Retrieved 2008-01-26. 
  3. ^ "Celebrating 25 Years". History Corpus. Corpus Christi College. http://www.corpus.wa.edu.au/index.php?pid=59. Retrieved 2008-02-07. 

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