Cockburn Music Festival 2019

Choir Photo 2This years Cockburn Music Festival was on Thursday 7th November 2019 at Aubin Grove Primary School. Students from Hammond Park, Aubin Grove, Atwell, Honeywood, Coogee, Beeliar, Success and Harmony Primary Schools attended and treated us to a Choral Extravaganza. Our brilliant Choristers sang a song called Take These Wings by Steve Kupferschmid and Don Besig. Elieza Ross, Thilina Kariyawasam and Kyla Lindon sang solos in the piece and the choir sang magnificently in two parts. Grateful thanks to Keisha Klassen who accompanied the choir on piano and our flute teacher Mrs Erryn Booth (also a parent at the school) for playing the flute obligato throughout the song. This combination of instruments really made for a special performance. Grateful thanks also to Mr Doherty and Mr Jones and all parents and staff for their unwavering support. This is a wonderful occasion and provides a great performance platform for our students to experience and excel.

So proud of our choir.

Thank you.

Jackie Ewers
Music Specialist

Choir Photo 1

A video of the performance can be viewed by clicking the image above.  Password details will be given to choir students.

Faction Athletics Carnival

Atwell Primary School Staff would like to congratulate all of the Pre-Primary to Year 6 students for their efforts at the Junior and Senior Faction Athletics Carnivals. The Year 3 to Year 6 students competed over two days in a range of individual and team events that showed off not only their athletic talents, but their sportsmanship and integrity. Elliott won the championship over second placed McKenzie and Lillee won the Spirit Shield for their excellent sportsmanship. The Junior Carnival allowed our Pre-Primary to Year 2 students to experience friendly competition in sprints and several different team games. The junior students were fantastic in their efforts, with the Junior Primary Shield being awarded to the Year 1 cohort for their fantastic efforts. Congratulations to all of our competitors and enjoy a well-earned rest over the holidays.

Bryden Smith and Joe McCarthy

Physical Education Department

Year 3 boys

r/up Xavier Shorten

champ Elijah Afoa


Year 3 girls

r/up Ava Purnell

champ Mia Bernate


Year 4 boys

r/up Daniel Fraser

champ Ethan Canaleja


Year 4 girls

r/up Georgia Black

champ Alex Vanzon

Year 5 boys

r/up Austin Collins

champ Daniel Dawson


Year 5 girls

r/up Nadia Shorten

champ Acacia Redman


Year 6 boys

r/up Jaxon Caporn-Ruhl

champ Karl Fowler


Year 6 girls

r/up Holly Bloomer

champ Eliana Brown



Massed Choir Performance

The final performance for the Massed Choir was on Thursday 19th September at 7.30pm. Grateful thanks to all parents for your support in getting your beautiful children to the Concert Hall on the night.

The choir excelled and a fabulous night was had by all. Thanks also to Miss Hall and Miss Cooling for their support on the night. The photo below taken on the night, shows the choir in full swing.

Thanks again everyone.

Have a wonderful holiday.
Jackie Ewers
Music Specialist


Massed Choir Cluster Rehearsal

Image-6On the 17th of September our wonderful school choir attended the second Cluster Rehearsal for the Massed Choir.  What great excitement to see the students on stage at the Concert Hall.

There are 500 students on stage for the concert and our school choir will be in the middle this year.  It was a long day, but well worth it.  Thank you to Mr Jones for supporting us, we are looking forward to our performance on Thursday 19th September.

Congratulations Atwell Primary School Choir, you do us proud!

One of our fabulous Choir Captains, Kelse Carter, accepted the Participation Certificate on behalf of us all.




Massed Choir 2019

Image-3Today Atwell Primary School Choir attended the first Cluster rehearsal for the Massed Choir 2019.  The final performance will be Thursday 19th September at 7.30pm.  During Terms 2 and 3 the children have learnt 10 songs, a whole lot of choralography and have been very focused and committed.  Students were given a CD to aid in learning the songs.  I have been very impressed by the efforts of all students to learn the repertoire.

In the weeks before the concert we will be working on polishing up the songs, ready for the performance.

I would like to give a great big thank you to Isobel McArthur who attended the Churchlands Cluster rehearsal after having major surgery on her knee last week.  All students are wonderful stars and I think Isobel and her family certainly should have extra accolades for their efforts.

Tickets are still on sale through the Concert Hall website. If there are none available online, call the Concert Hall direct.

Grateful thanks to parents and teachers for the support of this program.

Best wishes,

Jackie Ewers
Music Specialist



Music Lesson Term 3