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  • 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
  • Food Tech Classes Now in New Kitchen

    20 September 2017

    There is great excitement in the air as our Senior School students have been using the brand new kitchen inside the TEAMS building for the very first time this week. After touring the new building, our students were given a kitchen orientation and introduction to the facilities, including the touch screen ovens. Afterwards, they watched a… Read more

    Food Tech Classes Now in New Kitchen
  • New TEAMS Building Now Open

    19 September 2017

    We are extremely pleased to announce our brand new TEAMS building open, showcasing Al Siraat’s contemporary way of thinking in regards to important learning environments and student work spaces. The building provides students with technology-rich, interactive spaces, with a focus on collaboration and individuality. Teaching and learning… Read more

    New TEAMS Building Now Open
  • Celebrating Maths Week in Senior School

    8 September 2017

    Students at Al Siraat College celebrated Mathematics Week with various exciting activities this week. We started the week with “MAV Maths Games Day Competition” excursion that took place at Mount Hira College. Our Level D students enjoyed taking part of such a big and prestigious competition and competed against the highest achiever… Read more

    Celebrating Maths Week in Senior School
  • Senior School: Literacy and Numeracy Week

    7 September 2017

    Literacy & Numeracy Week celebrations for our Senior students have been running at Al Siraat from Monday, 4 September to Friday, 8 September 2017. The "Literacy Olympics" for our Senior students from Years 7 to 10 Senior commenced earlier this week, with full-on activities happening each day for our students. Teachers also ran specific… Read more

    Senior School: Literacy and Numeracy Week
  • Years 7 to 9: Drama Festival

    7 September 2017

    Senior students from Years 7 to 9 were part of the inaugural Drama Festival held in the Senior Assembly Hall last Monday, 4 September 2017. There was much excitement and nervousness as the students prepared to perform in front of an audience, some of them for the first time in their lives. The costumes were colourful and the efforts put… Read more

    Years 7 to 9: Drama Festival
  • Years 9 to 12 Incursion: Youth Empowerment Project

    24 August 2017

    Our Senior School students had the privilege of listening to an international speaker about making the most of school.The students greatly enjoyed this inspiring and highly interactive session which was held on On Tuesday, 22 August 2017. Mr M.S. Kash Iqbal is an international speaker and founder of UNSTOPPABLEWORLD.ORG. He goes around… Read more

    Years 9 to 12 Incursion: Youth Empowerment Project
  • This Week in Food Technology

    22 August 2017

    Only the Year 10 Elective Class had the fortune to cook in Food Tech this week. Students began the first step of their design task by making basic muffins. Chef James from the Canteen was kind enough to do the baking for the students in his new 20-tray combi oven. Next week students will create their own design by adding ingredient… Read more

    This Week in Food Technology
  • Food Technology: Precision Measuring

    17 August 2017

    This week, the focus of our Food Technology classes was on precision measuring. Students learnt to be accurate when measuring out their ingredients. Students thoroughly enjoyed making and eating chocolate truffles. All students displayed the School value of perseverance especially when some classes were moved into Student Services. Thank… Read more

    Food Technology: Precision Measuring
  • Year 8 Excursion: Keysborough Islamic Cultural Centre

    11 August 2017

    Our Senior students from Year 8 visited the Turkish Islamic Cultural Centre & Mosque in Keysborough towards the end of last term as part of their Enquiry Unit about the "Ottoman Empire and the Golden Age of Islam". The excursion was a collaboration between the students' Humanities and Art studies. Our students and staff were warmly… Read more

    Year 8 Excursion: Keysborough Islamic Cultural Centre
  • Food Technology: Precision Knife Skills

    10 August 2017

    Our Senior School students were focusing on precision knife skills in their Food Technology classes during this week. Students learnt to Julienne thin matchsticks, Baton larger matchsticks and Macedoine dice vegetables. This was a challenging task for students. However they were rewarded with hummus to dip their finished cuts. Read more

    Food Technology: Precision Knife Skills
  • Food Tech Classes Have Commenced

    4 August 2017

    Food Technology classes are well underway at Al Siraat, despite a short delay in access to the new TEAMS Building. Improvised classes are taking place in the Senior Assembly Hall and students are enjoying the new experience. All students from Years 7 to 9 and 30 Year 10 Elective students are learning to chop, slice and dice! This week… Read more

    Food Tech Classes Have Commenced
  • Year 9 Excursion: Melbourne Aquarium

    20 June 2017

    Our Senior girls and boys from Year 9 attended an excursion visit to the Melbourne Aquarium last week. The students finished their chapter on ecosystems in their Science Unit. They had an opportunity to not only study life under the sea but also touch and examine marine samples and of course, view the amazing under water and penguin… Read more

    Year 9 Excursion: Melbourne Aquarium
  • VET Sport and Recreation: Food Cultural Experience

    23 May 2017

    A Piece of Cake!. In this very vibrant and delicious program, Students were required to work collaboratively in small groups to deliver a cultural food experience encapsulating a particular country. Students were encouraged to seek optimal group performance as an objective, contributing to the group by allocating tasks and working… Read more

    VET Sport and Recreation: Food Cultural Experience
  • Year 7 Students Visit the Melbourne Aquarium

    19 May 2017

    Our Senior girls and boys from Year 7 attended an excursion visit to the Melbourne Aquarium this week. The students are currently studying about classification in their Science Unit. They had an opportunity to not only study life under the sea but also touch and examine marine samples and of course, view the amazing under water and… Read more

    Year 7 Students Visit the Melbourne Aquarium
  • Year 7 English: Book Cover Design

    11 May 2017

    In first two weeks of Term 2, Year 7 Secondary students were engaged in book design activities for the set text ‘Trash’ by Andy Mulligan. Students made some interesting choices when redesigning the cover page. Some experimented with different materials and took a unique creative approach. The activity allowed students to examine ‘How a… Read more

    Year 7 English: Book Cover Design
  • Senior Students Attend ANZAC Day Ceremony

    28 April 2017

    A small group of Senior students from Year 10 attended the Melbourne’s Legacy 86th ANZAC Day Commemoration Ceremony at the Shrine of Remembrance on Friday, 21 April 2017. Although it was a wet Melbourne morning, it definitely was a worthwhile event to attend, not only to show our respect for the ANZAC centenary, but to also represent our… Read more

    Senior Students Attend ANZAC Day Ceremony
  • VCE VET Excursion to the MSAC

    17 April 2017

    Our Sports and Recreation students visited the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre MSAC in what was an exhausting yet exciting experience. This year’s Unit 3/4 VCE VET students studying sports and recreation visited Melbourne’s iconic Swimming and Recreation Centre for a taste of real sports delivered by the MSAC staff. It was a perfect… Read more

    VCE VET Excursion to the MSAC
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