Avon Valley Gazette - - EDUCATION MATTERS -

CATHOLIC Agri­cul­tural Col­lege spe­cialises in Vo­ca­tional Ed­u­ca­tion Cour­ses with a high level of prac­ti­cal learn­ing.

Sit­u­ated in the Chit­ter­ing Val­ley, the col­lege caters for co­ed­u­ca­tional day and res­i­den­tial stu­dents from years 7 to 12.

The col­lege cen­tres around ed­u­cat­ing stu­dents to en­able them to be­come the best peo­ple that they can while liv­ing in a healthy, ru­ral en­vi­ron­ment.

Year 7 to 9 stu­dents are ex­posed to a cur­ricu­lum that is a rich blend of core sub­jects, agri­cul­tural sci­ence, trade train­ing and elec­tive sub­jects.

These pro­vide the skills re­quired for Year 10 to 12, where stu­dents have the op­por­tu­nity to com­plete na­tion­ally recog­nised cer­tifi­cates and ATAR or Gen­eral cour­ses.

Recog­nised as a cen­tre of ex­cel­lence in vo­ca­tional ed­u­ca­tion, stu­dents grad­u­ate job ready with cer­tifi­cates in Agri­cul­ture, Equine and Trades or they can con­tinue on to ap­pren­tice­ships or uni­ver­sity.

There are daily buses run­ning to the school from Bulls­brook, Toodyay/ Northam, Calin­giri/ New Nor­cia and Gin­gin.

For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www. cacbindoon. wa. edu. au or call 9576 5500.

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