Harmony Week 2023

A magnificent display of culture swept across the College during Harmony Week. Our staff and students engaged in several activities across the week to celebrate and acknowledge cultural diversity. We are very proud of our students embracing their culture and educating those around them. We were delighted to experience a […]

When I Grow Up

Course Code: 10EWGUDomain: EnglishTimetable: Year 10Length of Course: 1 Trimester Unit Information What do the Harry Potter and Hunger Games books have in common? They both deal with the challenges of friendship, discovering independence and the ability to prove oneself.   In When I Grow Up, you will learn about one of the oldest […]

Try A Trade

We are extremely proud of the work our students produced while at Try a Trade! In week 7 some of our Year 10 Students attended a North Metropolitan Tafe Try a Trade at the Clarkson campus. Students had the opportunity to experience and complete practical activities in tiling, bricklaying and plastering […]

COVID-19 Update – Very High Caseload Settings

Dear Families, As you may be aware, the State Government has announced that Western Australia will move to very high caseload settings from 12:01am Thursday 10 March. Families have been emailed the following information and a document link. Transition to a very high caseload for schools. Under very high caseload […]

Judging Panel visit for the Governors STEM Award

This week Joseph Banks Secondary College was announced as a finalist in the 2021 Governor’s School STEM Awards by the Hon. Kim Beazley AC, Governor of Western Australia, along with the Hon. Roger Cook MLA MLA, Minister for Science and the Hon. Sue Ellery MLC, Minister for Education and Training. […]


Course Code: 9SELEDomain: ScienceTimetable: <timetable>Length of Course: <duration> Course Information Year 9 Electronics is an introduction to electrical and electronics concepts. You will learn basic soldering techniques and how electronic components, such as batteries, resistors, light emitting diodes (LEDs) and switches are put together to make an electronic circuit. Construction […]

Wood Machining

Course Code:  Domain: Technologies Timetable: Length of Course: Trimester Unit Information Students will continue the safe use of machines already covered in Year 9 and will be exposed to new machinery, including faceplate turning a bowl on the wood lathe, sharpening a chisel on the sharpening machine and routering various edge […]