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  • National Book, Numeracy and Literacy Week 2018

    29 August 2018

    This year, the Junior School team will celebrate National Book Week, Literacy Week & Numeracy Week during the first week of September, from Monday 3rd – 11th September. Our purpose is to promote a love of literature and learning. We are very excited and the staff have begun making plans. During the week students will partake in a number… Read more

    National Book, Numeracy and Literacy Week 2018
  • Year 3 Camp Kangaroobie

    18 August 2018

    Our Year 3 Camp 2018 was held at “Camp Kangaroobie”, near the famous Great Ocean Road and 12 Apostles. After a long bus ride the students showed great patience and arrived at the camp full of excitement. Shouts of 'freedom' were made by several kids as they ran around the court yard overwhelmed with joy. Local camp dog Jedi was besieged… Read more

    Year 3 Camp Kangaroobie
  • Headlice Alert

    1 August 2018

    It has come to our attention that some students in our Junior School have recently been treated for head lice, and we seek your cooperation in checking your child’s hair. Head lice do not transmit infectious diseases – they are transmitted by having head to head contact with someone who has head lice. You may be reassured to know that… Read more

    Headlice Alert
  • Victorian Premiers’ Reading Challenge

    7 June 2018

    The Victorian Premiers’ Reading Challenge is now open and Al Siraat College is excited to be participating. The challenge is open to all Victorian children from birth to Year 10 in recognition of the importance of reading for literacy development. It is not a competition; but a personal challenge for children to read a set number of books… Read more

    Victorian Premiers’ Reading Challenge
  • Years 5-6 Girls: Mother and Daughter Iftar

    1 June 2018

    We invited the mothers of our Year 5-6 girls to join us for this special occasion in the evening of Thursday, 31 May 2018. Tables were decorated with lovely pink tablecloths, dates and water set on the table for all to share before mother and daughters started to arrive around 5pm. There was a lot of energy in the room and everyone… Read more

    Years 5-6 Girls: Mother and Daughter Iftar
  • Special Ramadan Assembly

    17 May 2018

    A special Ramadan Assembly was conducted for the Year Foundation – 4 students on Monday, 7th and 14th May to welcome the sacred month of Ramadan. Students from Year Foundation to Year 4 enjoyed the presentations by some of the Year levels in the separate assemblies for F-2 and Year 3-4. The students enjoyed every moment of the program… Read more

    Special Ramadan Assembly
  • Lunchtime Clubs

    15 May 2018

    Lunch break is a time for students to walk and talk with friends, play ball games and run around. Sometimes however, the school yard can be overwhelming with all the energy and noise. Our popular Lunchtime Clubs are still running. Please encourage your child to join a club – it is a great way to build new experiences and make new… Read more

    Lunchtime Clubs
  • Year 2 Excursion: Healesville Sanctuary

    10 May 2018

    On Wednesday, 9 May 2018, our Year 2 students travelled to Healesville Sanctuary to further develop their knowledge about life cycles and animal classifications. We observed many different types of animals that call Australia home. We enjoyed watching the ‘Birds of Flight’ show, that surprised us with a Barking Owl flying over our heads… Read more

    Year 2 Excursion: Healesville Sanctuary
  • Australian Early Development Census (AEDC)

    4 May 2018

    In early 2018, our school, along with thousands of others across the country will begin preparations for the fourth Australian Early Development Census AEDC. The AEDC measures five key areas of development in children during their first year of full-time school to build a national picture of health and wellbeing. Since 2009, the census… Read more

    Australian Early Development Census (AEDC)
  • Fun Run Award

    3 May 2018

    Congratulations to all students, who collectively raised $4,837.05 for this year’s School Fun Run. A special congratulation to Sufyan Mina from Year 2C for going the extra mile to raise $1,028.52, making him the highest fundraiser for the second year in a row. Year 2C was the highest fundraising class in the College, mashaAllah. A very… Read more

    Fun Run Award
  • Foundation Years Learning Prayer Etiquette

    5 April 2018

    Our Year Foundation students have been learning about the ‘salah postures’ in the last few weeks of Term 1 during Islamic Studies sessions. They learnt the etiquette of prayer and the names of the postures. In Sha Allah, they will learn more about salah in Term 2 with proper adhkar in each posture. Parents of Foundation students could… Read more

    Foundation Years Learning Prayer Etiquette
  • Year 4 Camp Sunnystones

    27 March 2018

    Our Year 4 students were fortunate to visit Camp Sunnystones last week for their 3-days camp. Students had a ball participating in various activities which built on their confidence as well as team working skills. Some of the activities included geocaching, bush cooking, archery and hut building. We were able to experience sleeping in a… Read more

    Year 4 Camp Sunnystones
  • Year 3 Incursion: Reptile Encounters

    16 March 2018

    This week’s Wednesday, 14 March 2018, our Year 3 students enjoyed a very special incursion with "Reptile Encounters". During the "Feathers, Fur and Scales Show: our students learnt the difference between feathered, furry and scaly creatures in this hands-on display of animal life. The students were very excited to get an up-close look at… Read more

    Year 3 Incursion: Reptile Encounters
  • Year 2 Excursion: Ottoman Village Aged Care

    22 February 2018

    Our Year 2 students spent some wonderful time visiting the Ottoman Village Aged Care facility in Broadmeadows where they were warmly welcomed by all staff and residents. Prior to their visit the students made cards to share with the grandparent friends at the facility. The students toured the facility to learn where the 32 residents live… Read more

    Year 2 Excursion: Ottoman Village Aged Care
  • Orientation Day for New Students

    5 February 2018

    On Thursday, 1 February 2018, Al Siraat College held their first ever Orientation Day for new students in Years 1 to 6 and Years 8 to 9 who are starting their education journey at our College in 2018. MashaAllah, the day was a huge success with over 100 students participating in various programs such as school tours, immersing themselves… Read more

    Orientation Day for New Students
  • Semester 2 JUNIOR Awards Assemblies

    8 December 2017

    Special Awards Ceremonies were conducted this week for our Junior School students in Years Foundation – 2 and Years 3 – 6 to congratulate them for their tremendous efforts and fantastic learning year. During the ceremony, we said farewell to our Year 6 students who are graduating from the Junior School and pray that they will continue to… Read more

    Semester 2 JUNIOR Awards Assemblies
  • Consistency in Behaviour Awards

    7 December 2017

    The Pastoral Care Team would like to congratulate the students from Years F to Year 6 who received an award for making a positive improvement in their attitude and behaviour, also to students who have shown consistency in their behaviour throughout the course of the year. We appreciate that sometimes it can be difficult to show our best… Read more

    Consistency in Behaviour Awards
  • Year 2 Incursion: Mad About Science

    16 November 2017

    Our Year 2 students got to experience an interactive and fun hands on incursion, hosted by friendly presenter Sophie from Mad About Science. The students were engaged and entertained by learning about forces Push and Pull. Students learnt about Issac Newton and his discovery of gravity and how friction affects force. They were able to… Read more

    Year 2 Incursion: Mad About Science
  • Year 1C: Gingerbread Baking

    15 November 2017

    As part of literacy program, our Year 1 students have been reading fairy tales and now learning to write a narrative as part of their Author Study. The students read and discussed the book "The Gingerbread Man" and then wrote their own version of the story. As an extension exercise, students designed their own gingerbread shapes in the… Read more

    Year 1C: Gingerbread Baking
  • Inaugural Book Drive Results in 250 Donations

    30 October 2017

    Alhamdulillah, we have been able to collect 281 books for our first ever, Years 3-6 Book Drive! . The donations will be taken to the Aboriginal Literacy Foundation drop off zone in the city in the coming days. Al Siraat College staff just wanted to say Jazakhallah Khayran for the effort and encouragement made by the students and parents… Read more

    Inaugural Book Drive Results in 250 Donations
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