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We love our community school and feel very privileged to be an integral part of our Willagee community too.  Here you will find links for you and your family to enjoy activities and events close by.

City of Melville - What's On Around Town
Check out things to do with the whole family around Willagee and around your city at https://www.melvillecity.com.au/things-to-do/events/whats-on
You can also keep up-to-date on topics that interest you city-wide by subsribing to our eNews HERE.

City of Melville - Activities and Events for Children
The City of Melville offers many children's activities and events at a variety of venues.  Find out more at https://www.melvillecity.com.au/our-community/families-children-and-youth

Things to do at your local Willagee Community Centre
Willagee Community Centre hosts several ongoing programs and groups where you can meet others in your community and learn new skills.  For more, visit https://www.melvillecity.com.au/things-to-do/community-centres/willagee-community-centre

Piney Lakes Environmental Education Centre (PLEEC)
We offer a number of school excursion programs and public events to help teach about environmental issues and sustainable living. We also provide a variety of workshops, events and resources to encourage environmental education outside of the classroom. To find out more, visit Things to do at Piney Lakes

Lukes Fine Arts
Welcome to Lukesfinearts! I'm Luke Lewis, an artist and weekend nurse, committed to providing quality art education in a supportive environment. Explore the world of realism through our 10-week term-by-term art classes, focusing on colored and graphite pencil techniques. Classes are intentionally kept small for personalised attention and impressive outcomes.

As a weekend nurse, rest assured that I hold a working with children check, criminal clearance card, and national police clearance, prioritising the safety and well-being of all my students. Lukesfinearts believes in the unifying power of art to bring communities together.

Discover your artistic potential with us, where all materials are provided. For more information, visit lukesfinearts.com.au, and connect with us on Facebook & Instagram at Lukesfinearts. Let's embark on this creative journey together! 

MathsOnline - Your Online Maths Tutor
MathsOnline is the perfect online maths program for families. Covering Kindergarten though to Year 12, MathsOnline consists of over 1,400 video tutorials and 50,000 interactive questions. MathsOnline helps guide your children lesson by lesson allowing them to pause, rewind and repeat all or part of any video tutorial until they fully understand it. Start your MathsOnline FREE trial today at https://www.mathsonline.com.au/free-trial

Grasshopper Soccer (Ages 2-12) 

We are a community-based Australian soccer organisation that aims to teach children aged 2-12 the basics of playing soccer in a fun, social and non-competitive environment. For more info, visit https://grasshoppersoccer.com.au/#about

Palmyra-Bicton Little Athletics Club 
Professional help to improve running style, abilities and athletics skills * Gain confidence for school and Interschool sporting events * It's fun for all levels of abilities focusing on personal performance * Meet new friends from other local schools * Opportunities to compete in state competitions if they wish to * For kids aged between 6-17 years old. Want to find out more? Give it a go with 2 FREE Training Sessions. Select 'Clubs' PB at Melville Roar Athletics Club - Home of Melville Athletics Club & Melville Little Athletics Centre

The Dance Collective (TDC) 
Opposite the school on Winnacott Street is The Dance Collective Dance Studio offering dance classes for kids, teens & adults in hip hop, jazz, ballet, comtemporary, lyrical, acro dance and breaking.  To find out more, call 0448 788 346 or visit https://www.thedancecollective.com.au/

Nuline Dance - Fremantle
Nuline Dance has run daytime classes for adults at the Hilton Community Centre in Paget Street since 2015. We are running a Term 3 promotion for mums and dads who have children at local primary schools including Pop, Celtic, Latin, Country & more! Dance in Lines - No Partners. For more info, contact Sue M: 0448 404 009, sueh@nulinedance.com or visit Nuline Dance - Fremantle | Hilton (nulinefreo.org)

Violin Lessons in Willagee
Experienced violin teacher offering private lessons for all ages & levels at her Willagee home studio and only a couple of minutes away from the school! To find out more, visit www.marlenecrone.com

Adult & Children's Creative Sewing Classes & Children's School Holiday Sewing Classes - April 2024
Come and experience the joy of creative sewing in a relaxed and fun environment. Explore colour and design while becoming skilled in machine and hand sewing techniques. Bookings now open! Home - Louise Marie Back Sewing Classes

Creative Kids Art Club
Come and join us for exciting art classes! Kids after school art classes are taught by qualified and experienced specialist art teachers for children 5-14 years, available at Willagee, Mount Pleasant & Riverton. Ph 0476 149 696 or visit the website for more infomraiton or to book! Creative Kids Art Club

Perth Goju Karate - Beginners program starting now
Build self-confidence, karate skill, respect and self-defence with an emphasis on fun and friendship.  New classes near you - four weeks free! all classes run after school https://perthgojukarate.wordpress.com/ or phone 0402 830 402.

Murdoch University Open Day - Sat, 23 March 2024
Murdoch Open Day is only 3 weeks away! We’d love to see you, your students, and your wider school community on the day! Join us at our beautiful South Street Campus on Saturday 23rd of March from 10am – 3pm and explore your brighter future at Murdoch University.

Whilst many of your students are a long way from finishing school, Murdoch Open Day is the perfect way for them to start exploring future careers in a fun and exciting way. With a fun-packed program, there will be something for everyone on the day, including:

  • Meet our Academics and hearing firsthand about courses and careers,
  • Explore our campus and learning facilities,
  • Engage with our amazing student support and services teams and hear about all the ways they support Murdoch students,
  • See live demonstrations and hands-on exhibits
  • And More!!

Calling all Science & Chemistry Enthusiasts!
Don’t miss our ‘Live & Explosive Show’ –see chemistry come alive as Kim Beazley Lecture Theatre is filled with exciting POPS, BANGS and FIZZ!

Bookings are essential. Find out more about Open Day by visiting: https://www.murdoch.edu.au/study/open-day


John Forrest Secondary College - Specialist Cricket, Tennis & Netball Program
JFSC are very proud of these long running programs and are always keen to promote them to the wider community as an opportunity for students entering high school who have a keen interest in cricket, tennis or netball and want to develop their skills and technique, as well as gaining an array of other skills in leadership and teamwork. Our programs run alongside all other learning areas. Trials are happening for the 2025 cricket and tennis programs this month. This is for students who will be enrolling into Year 7 next year. For more info, visit: https://www.johnforrest.wa.edu.au/view/specialist-programs

Fremantle College Open Day - Mon, 22 Apr 2024
Our Specialist Contemporary Music Program, our Specialist Marine Studies Program and our Specialist ICT Program are open to all students and are not dependant upon living proximity to the college.  In timing with the closing date for our Specialist Learning programs, we are hosting an Open Day, Mon, 22 April 2024 (3.30 - 5.30pm). Applications to our Specialist Learning Programs close Fri, 10 May 2024. For more info, visit https://fremantlecollege.wa.edu.au/fremantle%20college%20open%20day/

South West Metropolitan Parenting Service 
Courses, workshops and community network for parents & carers of children aged pre-birth to 18 years old.  Term 3 2023 program HERE.

Better Health Program
Encourage your child and family to establish healthy eating and physical activity habits, for free!  Better Health Program provides you with guidance, resources and solutions to help your family lead a healthier lifestyle.  For more, visit Home - Better Health Program
 
eSafety's Guide to Parental Controls - FREE live webinar
Register for the free webinar, eSafety's guide to parental controls, for parents and carers from the eSafety Commissioner.  The webinar will look at how parents and carers can set up devices and apps to help kids and young people stay safe online. 

It will cover:

  • the benefits and limitations of parental controls
  • how to set up iOS and Android devices for safety
  • how to set up popular games and apps for safety
  • using family tech agreements and other parenting strategies to manage online risks
  • how eSafety can help when things go wrong.

This webinar will include practical tips, demonstrations and advice. To register, visit: esafety.gov.au/parents.

Triple P (Positive Parenting Program)
FREE Triple P seminars give you simple, practical strategies to help you raise a happy confident child.  For more information, visit https://www.education.wa.edu.au/triple-p.