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  • Council’s Parking and Safety Information

    6 February 2019

    We all have a responsibility when it comes to safe driving around school zones. Drivers must take responsibility for parking and driving safely around schools.The following information is per advise of the City of Whittlesea: Understanding the signs around school zones. 40km/h sign. All school speed limits across the State are clearly… Read more

    Council’s Parking and Safety Information
  • Zero Tolerance Towards Bullying

    5 February 2019

    There is a growing awareness in Australia and other parts of the world about the level and impact of bullying in schools. Likewise, at Al Siraat, we are aware that bullying takes place in every school environment and therefore, have implemented a whole school approach of ‘Zero Tolerance’ towards those students who bully. Our teaching and… Read more

    Zero Tolerance Towards Bullying
  • 2019 Term Dates

    1 February 2019

    We would like all new and current parents to take note of the following important dates for our Junior and Senior School students in the new year 2019. The Office reopened on Monday, 7 January 2019. The office hours during the summer break will be from 9am – 4pm. 2019 Term Dates. Term 1: Friday, 1 February 2019 – Friday, 5 April . As in… Read more

    2019 Term Dates
  • Australian Of The Year Nominee: Ms Gulhan Yoldas

    1 February 2019

    This year on Australia Day, our very own Ms Gulhan Yoldas, Community Engagement Facilitator of the College received a Certificate or Appreciation by City of Whittlesea Mayor Cr Lawrie Cox for being nominated as "Australian of the Year 2019". Ms Gulhan has and continues to contribute to the betterment of our school and the wider community… Read more

    Australian Of The Year Nominee: Ms Gulhan Yoldas
  • School Communication and Website

    15 January 2019

    Al Siraat is helping to improve the environment by being a paperless school, ie. our main means of communication with parents, students, staff and the wider community is via sms and email. Where possible, we try to avoid handing out printed information on paper as we found it often gets lost in school bags or does not arrive in the mail… Read more

    School Communication and Website
  • Gambling Harm Awareness Forum

    6 December 2018

    This week, we had our final event for the community engagement space, the Muslim Leaders Forum for Gambling Harm Awareness. The event was proudly sponsored by Ethnic Communities Council of Victoria and supported by Victoria Police, SHARC, Arabic Welfare and Banyule Community Health. All community engagement events are MC'ed by our student… Read more

    Gambling Harm Awareness Forum
  • PES: Natural Home Cleaning Workshop

    30 November 2018

    This morning’s Parent Education Seminar PES on "Natural Home Cleaning" with health coach and healthy living advocate Derya Kucukali was truly inspiring. Derya encouraged ladies to be conscious of the health implications that have a direct, often scientifically proven, correlation with the cleaning products they use. She offered several… Read more

    PES: Natural Home Cleaning Workshop
  • Urgent: School Family Lost House in Fire

    21 November 2018

    URGENT ACTION NEEDED: We have had devastating news that the Habeeb Family have lost their home and belongings in a house fire on Monday, 19 November. We are currently seeking funds to help them get back on their feet financially as well as with clothes and a few comfort items. Little Zunairah is from Year 2B. As you can imagine, this will… Read more

    Urgent: School Family Lost House in Fire
  • Girls Soccer Club: "Whittlesea Girls Can" Campaign

    16 November 2018

    This month, 13 of our Year 3 students were interviewed by the City of Whittlesea’s Youth Development Officer, Ms JasmineOuaida, for establishing a lunchtime Girls Soccer Club. The City of Whittlesea is currently running the WhittleseaGirlsCan campaign to encourage greater participation of women and girls in sports and recreation in the… Read more

    Girls Soccer Club:
  • Pedestrian Safety

    15 November 2018

    We would like to remind our school community of parents, staff and students that pedestrian and road safety for kids are a SHARED RESPONSIBILITY. Parents need to ensure that their child/children reach the school grounds safely. Until the age of 10-11 years, children need active adult supervision to help them navigate driveways, cars… Read more

    Pedestrian Safety
  • Cancer Kids Fundraiser Update

    12 November 2018

    The 2018 Great Cycle Challenge has officially come to an end on 31 October, and Team Al Siraat would like to give you an update on our fundraising efforts: Our cycling team has raised the incredible amount of $$4,006.23 during this October – all thanks to our charitable Al Siraat community. This month of cycling and fundraising has made a… Read more

    Cancer Kids Fundraiser Update
  • Road Safety Awareness

    9 November 2018

    As a matter of urgency, we need to remind our school community that there is STRICTLY NO ACCESS to Harvest Home Road from Saltlake Boulevard in Wollert. There has been a near miss reported by a parent outside our school premises earlier today. The incident happened directly opposite Al Siraat in the slip lane. A car trying to access… Read more

    Road Safety Awareness
  • Car Park Etiquette

    24 October 2018

    We would like to remind all parents and staff entering the school grounds to adhere to the 10km/h speed limit. As a community, we share responsibility to care for all students, not just our own. This means driving slowly, obeying the guidance of the support staff on duty and parking in the appropriate places. Please take note that the… Read more

    Car Park Etiquette
  • Women Award Nomination for Ms Gulhan

    10 October 2018

    The College would like to congratulate our very own Ms Gulhan on her nomination for the inaugural "Baasila Women Acknowledging Women Award 2018". The Baasila Awards is an incredible platform pioneered to celebrate the substantial contributions of Australian Muslim women, where all nominations are made by women for women. There was an… Read more

    Women Award Nomination for Ms Gulhan
  • 2018 Residential Address Collection

    5 October 2018

    The Department of Education and Training has requested that all independent schools provide them with the most recent data. It is imperative that we have your correct address in our system to enable this collection. If you have recently moved house and have not updated your address with the College, please either log into the parent… Read more

    2018 Residential Address Collection
  • ON HOLD: Before and After School Care

    5 October 2018

    Our Before and After School Care operator Sherpa Kids will be discontinuing their services until they receive their funding from the Government. At the time being, Ms Arona will continue the after school care for STAFF CHILDREN until Sherpa Kids recommences. Please ensure that if your children are staying after school that they see Ms… Read more

    ON HOLD: Before and After School Care
  • Summer Dress Now Available for All Primary Girls

    2 October 2018

    We have good news: The summer dress uniform has now become optional for all Foundation to Year 6 girls. The summer dress may be worn in Term 1 and Term 4. The summer dress has previously been available only for Foundation to Year 4 girls but has now been extended to girls in Years 5 and 6 as well. For more information regarding the Al… Read more

    Summer Dress Now Available for All Primary Girls
  • ASC Sisters and Girls Camp Kangaroobie

    28 September 2018

    The first ever Al Siraat Sisters and Girls Camp, held at Kangaroobie near Princetown during the Term 3 school holidays, was full of adventure, friendships and fun. Ladies arrived to a delicious cooked lunch and after Salah headed straight for the river for some canoeing. The camp was jam packed with activities including a bushwalk at… Read more

    ASC Sisters and Girls Camp Kangaroobie
  • Important: Reduction in Government Funding and Impact on Fees

    26 September 2018

    Asalaamu Alaikum Dear Parents. Please find a letter attached as RELATED PUBLICATION BELOW that explains a reduction in government funding for Al Siraat College. It is a significant reduction and has the potential to impact College fees in the future and the level of discounts we can offer. The immediate impact is that we need to ensure… Read more

    Important: Reduction in Government Funding and Impact on Fees
  • Clean Eating Workshop A Huge Success

    21 September 2018

    As a part of the community engagement strategy, one of the things we are passionate about is developing programs for mums with small children that are designed as a grassroots approach to educating women and thereby enriching the lives of whole families. The "Clean Eating & Nude Food" workshop last Friday was run by health and wellness… Read more

    Clean Eating Workshop A Huge Success
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