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  • Year 12 Trip to Phillip Island

    1 August 2018

    The trip to Philip Island was a welcoming break from our recent SACs and Year 12 VCE cohort. Bilal Syed Adnan: Our first stop was feeding the animals. Kangaroos, emus and cassowaries were all eager to meet us with absolutely no care for our personal space. We admired, ran and fed our way through the entire area until time was up. Next was… Read more

    Year 12 Trip to Phillip Island
  • Middle and Senior School: Ramadan Assembly

    22 May 2018

    First Assembly led by SRCs. For the first time, SRC members from Years 5 – 11 conducted our Middle and Senior Ramadan assemblies separately on Monday, 7th May to welcome the holy month of Ramadan. Ammar Ulhaq, Mira Damlkhi, Hanan Hirsi, Mohamad Bakir Al-Ghazawi and Zahra Al-Ghazawi hosted the Ramadan Assembly in their respective year… Read more

    Middle and Senior School: Ramadan Assembly
  • Year 7 Excursion: Sea Life Aquarium

    14 May 2018

    Our Year 7 girls and boys attended an excursion visit to the Melbourne Sea Life Aquarium. As part of their Science Classification Unit, our Year 7’s learned how and why classification is an important skill set for scientists. They considered the physical and behavioural features of animals on displayed, then drawn upon similarities and… Read more

    Year 7 Excursion: Sea Life Aquarium
  • Year 12 Excursion: Melbourne University Tour

    4 May 2018

    Last week, the Year 12 students went on an excursion to the University of Melbourne for a campus talk and tour aimed at providing students with valuable information about their future study options and careers. Students were presented with an informative presentation about the universities’ ‘Melbourne Model’, course information, pathways… Read more

    Year 12 Excursion: Melbourne University Tour
  • Year 12 VET Business Students' Stall

    2 May 2018

    Our Year 12 VET Business students executed their business plans by running a stall during lunch time. This activity was part of their scored coursework, during which students were observed on their customer service skills. We had 2 stalls operate on Tuesday and Thursday, allowing our Al Siraat students to enjoy some yummy smoothies… Read more

    Year 12 VET Business Students' Stall
  • Year 10: Careers Session

    1 May 2018

    Over the past two weeks, the Year 10 students have been engaged in two Careers Sessions aimed at assisting students with making an informed decision about their future career and study paths. Students were given the opportunity to explore the many courses offered at different tertiary institutions, as well as identifying and understanding… Read more

    Year 10: Careers Session
  • VCE Biology Excursion: Werribee Open Range Zoo

    24 April 2018

    Last week our VCE Biology class went to Werribee Open Range Zoo, to learn more about animals and their digestive systems. We had lots of fun with the tour guide, who showed us the different kind of skull shapes, and how to observe if an animal has more than one stomach. We even got to touch a snake! The guide was really nice and explained… Read more

    VCE Biology Excursion: Werribee Open Range Zoo
  • Year 12 Excursion to Latrobe University

    29 March 2018

    This week, the Year 12 students embarked on a journey to Latrobe University for a campus talk and tour aimed at providing students with valuable information about their future study options and careers. Students were presented with an informative presentation about Latrobe University’s course information, pathways, scholarships programs… Read more

    Year 12 Excursion to Latrobe University
  • Robotics at Al Siraat

    22 March 2018

    The colourful and fun Lego bricks are indeed a familiar sight to everyone. However, our Middle Years and Senior Years students have gone a step further with the Lego bricks and transform them to a geeky-high tech robots in our classroom. The robots are built with mechanical motors, optical sensors, colour sensors that would allow it to… Read more

    Robotics at Al Siraat
  • Walk with the Mayor – Week 2

    19 March 2018

    Last week, our second group of girls went out to meet with our Mayor of Whittlesea as a part of the "Walk With The Mayor" program. They shared in a High Tea at City of Whittlesea’s Great Hall in celebration of International Women’s Day. Senior students Mariam Jawad, Hafsa Sarwar and Medina Makram from Year 11 all got an opportunity to… Read more

    Walk with the Mayor – Week 2
  • Anti Bullying Poem

    9 March 2018

    Year 10G1 student Sondos Mahmandar wrote this exalting poem as part of a class project. Sondos did an outstanding job in creating this video and has left the students with a a powerful message that choosing to stay quiet will only serve the oppressor: SAY NO TO BULLYING!. CLICK HERE to listen to Sondos'… Read more

    Anti Bullying Poem
  • Semester 2 Senior Awards Assembly

    8 December 2017

    The Senior School held its Awards Assembly on Thursday, 7 December 2017. Our students were rewarded for their hard work with awards given for Effort and Academic Achievement. Apart from academic achievement achievement, the College also places great emphasis on character building and good values. To this end, Appreciation Awards were… Read more

    Semester 2 Senior Awards Assembly
  • Year 7 Transition Program

    8 December 2017

    Alhamdullilah, our current Year 6 students participated in the 'Student Connect Program' as part of their Year 6 to 7 Transition Program. The aim of the program was to assist Year 6 students with connecting them to Year 7 and empowering them with the knowledge and skills to ensure a smooth transition. The Year 6 students got to be… Read more

    Year 7 Transition Program
  • VCE 2017 Graduation Ceremony

    29 November 2017

    Our 3rd Graduation Ceremony was held at the La Mirage Reception Centre in Somerton on Friday, 24 November. This grand affair saw 15 students graduating from Al Siraat in front of over 200 guests. Our quest speaker for this function was Ms Tasneem Chopra, a curator, author and prominent activist. This glamorous occasion was enjoyed by all… Read more

    VCE 2017 Graduation Ceremony
  • Late to School

    20 November 2017

    Coming late to school is a major problem at Al Siraat. Students are missing out on vital learning and important information. It also leads to an unsettled day for the student. As a result, every student’s attendance is being monitored and the time they arrive late to school is recorded and tallied – at the end of the week, if the tally is… Read more

    Late to School
  • Indigenous Incursion

    2 November 2017

    This week students in Years 5, 7, 8 & 9 were privileged to participate in an Indigenous Incursion. Father and son duo Ian and Mitch from True Culture visited Al Siraat to teach the students about the Indigenous Aboriginal Culture. Students were captivated learning all about Aboriginal beliefs and culture including artefacts, ceremonies… Read more

    Indigenous Incursion
  • Congratulations to Staff Member Mr Mohammed Azim

    30 October 2017

    Al Siraat College is proud to announce that one of our staff members – Mr Mohammed Azim, Head of English and Teacher Mentor has been recognised in "The Educator Magazine’s Third Annual Hot List of 2017". "The Educator" is Australia’s only magazine for the most senior educational professionals and decision makers. The Educator magazine… Read more

    Congratulations to Staff Member Mr Mohammed Azim
  • Year 7 Excursion to the Chinese Museum

    26 October 2017

    On Thursday, our Year 7 cohort attended the Chinese Museum as part of their unit on ancient China. It was a great opportunity to see some interesting artefacts and gain further knowledge about this amazing civilisation. We were thoroughly impressed by the size of the Chinese dragon. Students also took part in a Chinese calligraphy… Read more

    Year 7 Excursion to the Chinese Museum
  • Year 10: Real Industry Job Interviews

    25 October 2017

    On Tuesday, 24 October it was a special day for our Year 10 "Job Ready" students as they experienced a "real" interview situation at the Plenty Ranges Arts and Convention Centre. The students had first hand experience in preparing and attending a real interview situation.The event called "Real Industry Job Interviews" was organised by… Read more

    Year 10: Real Industry Job Interviews
  • Year 12 Students' Last Day at School

    20 October 2017

    Our Year 12 students celebrated their last official day at school with a farewell Morning Tea today, Friday 20 October 2017. Students presented gifts to their teachers and coordinators and handed all staff present with a rose of gratitude for their help and support. After enjoying a hearty morning tea, our Year 12’s had an opportunity to… Read more

    Year 12 Students' Last Day at School
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