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  • First Aid Training for Primary Students

    3 August 2016

    All Junior School students from Foundation to Year 6 participated in a St. John first aid training session last Tuesday, 2nd August 2016. Students developed age appropriate first aid skills including, what to do for cuts, burns and blood noses, how to identify an unconscious person, identify danger, how to put someone into the recovery… Read more

    First Aid Training for Primary Students
  • Anti Bullying Week Poster Competition

    2 August 2016

    The Anti Bully Week entries are currently getting judged, with winners due to be announced soon!. Our judges surely have a tough job at hand with entries of very high standard being received. The competition has enabled us recognise some hidden talents in our students and we are pleased to be able to recognise them. To view sample entries… Read more

    Anti Bullying Week Poster Competition
  • Year 4 and Hifz-A Community Iftar

    23 June 2016

    As part of our ‘Welcoming Ramadan Programme’, and also in conjunction with our Unit of Inquiry on ‘Civics and Citizenship’, our Year 4 and Hifz A students were treated to a delicious and scrumptious Iftar at the College last night. Students were encouraged to come to school in their cultural attire on the day of the Iftar in celebration… Read more

    Year 4 and Hifz-A Community Iftar
  • Foundation Students Learning about the Word "HAND"

    22 June 2016

    Students were learning about the focus word of the week. This week, we were focusing on the word “hand” and what better way to understand the new word than by a hands-on fun activity in class: Our Foundation students were using their hands to eat breakfast this morning. They all greatly enjoyed a variety of healthy cereals and eating… Read more

    Foundation Students Learning about the Word
  • Foundation Incursion: Fizzics Education

    20 June 2016

    Our Year Foundation students enjoyed a very special Incursion this term which saw them getting actively involved in hands-on "Fizzics" experiments. While most experiments could be performed by the students themselves, some required them to be moved outside. As can be seen in the photos, the students were watching colour changes in the… Read more

    Foundation Incursion: Fizzics Education
  • Foundation Students Learning about the Word "Jam"

    14 June 2016

    Students from our four Foundation classes were very excited to discover their new word for the week! . They came in the morning ready to toast their bread and spread jam all by themselves. This is all a part of the literacy experience we provided the children with. Before the visit, the children had been introduced to the word “jam” and… Read more

    Foundation Students Learning about the Word
  • Junior School Special Ramadan Assembly

    7 June 2016

    A special Ramadan Assembly was conducted for the Year Foundation-2 and Year 3-6 students a week ago to welcome the sacred month of Ramadan. Students from Year Foundation to Year 6 got to taste some delicious dates and they enjoyed the presentations by some of the Year levels in the separate assemblies for F-2 and Year 3-6. To view photos… Read more

    Junior School Special Ramadan Assembly
  • Year 3 Sleepover and Excursion to Queen Victoria Market

    31 May 2016

    A night at Al Siraat. With the sun setting in the east, the children came to school and where ready for a pizza feast. Teachers excited for a night in at school, and the students packed with sleeping bags and extra clothing, feeling a little cool. The night walk proved to be an absolute delight, while some students got a little fright. A… Read more

    Year 3 Sleepover and Excursion to Queen Victoria Market
  • Year 5 Excursion: Sovereign Hill

    19 May 2016

    Our Year 5 students embarked on the long bus ride to Ballarat’s "Sovereign Hill" this week to walk the dusty roads filled with horse carriages and try out the hard wooden benches of a yesterday’s world Old School room. Upon their arrival at Sovereign Hill, the students started exploring the historical precinct filled with traditional… Read more

    Year 5 Excursion: Sovereign Hill
  • Auskick Afterschool Program

    18 May 2016

    This term, the Auskick Program has commenced as an afterschool activity for Junior School students from Years 3 to 6 of all skill levels. Mr Saleh, Mr Bektash and myself are running the program after school every Wednesday until the beginning of Ramadan. Our aim is to assist in developing your child’s skills in Australian Rules Football… Read more

    Auskick Afterschool Program
  • First Excursion for our Foundation Students

    12 May 2016

    Foundation students attended Ceres Education Park in Brunswick where they participated in Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander "Dreamtime" stories for their very first school excursion. Students got to see the environments where Dreamtime stories begun beside a creek, and they got to dress up as animal characters to participate in the… Read more

    First Excursion for our Foundation Students
  • Year 3 Sleepover at School

    3 May 2016

    Lots of preparation has been going on at school in relation to Year 3 Sleepover that is planned for Thursday, 26 May 2016. Our students and teachers are excitedly anticipating the 1 night sleepover at school campus and it is hope that all our students and teachers will have an enriching experience and amazing time spent together. A… Read more

    Year 3 Sleepover at School
  • Junior Students' Work on Display

    28 April 2016

    We warmly welcome parents and friends of the College to explore the collection of beautiful, thoughtful and inspiring academic, Islamic and artistic works that our Junior School students have produced in their classrooms over the course of the first semester in 2016, mashaAllah. To view the Gallery, please CLICK… Read more

    Junior Students' Work on Display
  • Parent Education Session (PES): Comprehending Reading

    20 April 2016

    Our next next FREE Parent Education Seminar PES will focus on "Comprehending Reading". - Date : Wednesday, 27th April 2016. - Time: 8.45am to 10.15am. - Venue: Assembly Hall. This is the opportunity for you to join us in exploring reading at home with your child. This workshop is targeted for our Foundation – Year 2 parents as an… Read more

    Parent Education Session (PES): Comprehending Reading
  • Foundation Students Learning about the Word "Cat"

    15 April 2016

    Students from our four Foundation classes were very excited to welcome Ms Rahat’s cat ‘Cookie’ in their classrooms this week. This visit formed a part of the literacy experience we provided the children with. Before the visit, the children had been introduced to the word “cat” and had been practicing using their phoneme fist to sound out… Read more

    Foundation Students Learning about the Word
  • Bake Sale: Fundraising Amount Revealed

    5 April 2016

    Al Siraat College, along with its Parents and Friends Forum PFF are delighted to announce that the total funds raised for victims of Cyclone Winston in Fiji have resulted in the fabulous amount of. $2,736.90. - Total funds raised by PFF Bake Sale: $1990.60. - Total funds raised by Junior School Classes: $746.30. What a fantastic amount… Read more

    Bake Sale: Fundraising Amount Revealed
  • Dress-up Day for Year 3 Students

    24 March 2016

    Students from Year 3 were permitted to support today’s fundraiser for the people affected by Cyclone Winston in Fiji by dressing in clothes that represent their cultural heritage. The Year 3 students had previously worked hard on a study unit about "persuasive writing" and had presented their arguments for or against wearing a school… Read more

    Dress-up Day for Year 3 Students
  • National Day of Action Against Bullying

    18 March 2016

    Today, our College is joining more than 2,000 schools across Australia to mark the "National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence". Bullying and violence are not okay at any time, in or outside the classroom. At Al Siraat, we are proud to say: "Bullying. No Way!!!". Thanks to all the staff and students for getting involved and… Read more

    National Day of Action Against Bullying
  • 2016 Primary Student Representatives Appointed

    23 February 2016

    The School Representative Council SRC enables students to be ambassadors of their school to the wider College community, while giving them an opportunity towards personality development and self-growth. Al Siraat College strives to give students an opportunity to have their voice heard. The Student Leadership Programs in place at the… Read more

    2016 Primary Student Representatives Appointed
  • Whole Junior School Incursion: Life Education Van

    11 February 2016

    All our Junior School students were lucky to have a visit from Harold the Giraffe and the Life Ed van over the course of the past two weeks. To view more photos of this first incursion of the year, please CLICK HEREhttp://www.alsiraat.vic.edu.au/gallery/junior-school/whole-junior-school-incursion-life-education-van/february-2016. Many of… Read more

    Whole Junior School Incursion: Life Education Van
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