State and National Winners
Shenton has a proud record of success at state, national and international levels. We record these achievements to recognise and celebrate the tremendous efforts of our students and the staff and parents who have assisted them.
Shenton College was presented a Highly Commended National Achievement Award by The Hon Julia Gillard MP, Minister for Education, in this year’s Teaching Australia Awards in a ceremony in the Great Hall of Parliament House Canberra on October 29.
The Australian Awards for Teaching Excellence celebrates teaching and its contribution to our nation. They recognise the pivotal role of the teaching profession in delivering high quality education for young Australians.
The Award: “recognized Shenton College as a magnificent public school with a rich culture of participation and success in co-curricular enrichment. Shenton College has a whole school environment that celebrates participation and excellence.
It has consistent outstanding success at external examinations, which gives it the reputation of being the pre-eminent coeducational school in Western Australia. This success has been achieved by the great dedication of the staff and close links with the local community, and in particular, the University of Western Australia through the Learning Links program.
Alvin Djajadikerta, Michelle Lim and Emily Phillimore (Yr9): National Junior Championship in the Australian Computational and Linguistics Olympiad (OZCLO).
2009 National Award Winner Teaching Australia Excellence Awards- School and Community
Grandfinalist -Western Australian Debating League 2009 Senior Division
Grandfinalist -Western Australian Debating League 2009 Novice Division
GrandFinalist – Western Australian Law Society SCRAM 2009
Top Sailing School – Champion School 2009
2009 Best in State for academic performance WA – Year 9 – Year 10 UNSW ICAS Science, Mathematics and English
United Nations Youth Summit – Australian Representative 2009 and 2010 to Den Haag
Tim Winton Literature Prize winner 2009
State School Swimming Team Captain 2009
Roy Grace Writers’ scholarship 2009