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  • 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
  • VCE VET Excursion to the MCG

    17 April 2017

    In Term 1, students enrolled in Unit 1/2 VET Sport and Recreation visited the MCG Melbourne Cricket Grounds, participating in a guided tour as well as practising their skills in sporting activities in the ‘Game on’ centre. The purpose of the excursion was to investigate the service qualities and procedures provided by a variety of sectors… Read more

    VCE VET Excursion to the MCG
  • "We Care for Cancer" Bake Sale by Senior Students

    28 March 2017

    Allahu Akbar! Al Siraat College would like to congratulate a group of Senior School students for initiating a fundraiser to help raise awareness of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Allyah Shawqy of Year 8G initiated this fundraiser together with a committee consisting of Yasmeen Alhadad, Bashyyr Saida and Junayd Ayoubi. The fundraiser was in support… Read more

  • Whittlesea Youth Career Expo

    24 March 2017

    On Thursday, 16th March all Year 9 students participated in the Whittlesea Youth Employment Opportunities Fair and Careers Expo. This expo is organised through Youth Commitment/Hume Whittlesea and is intended for school students to assist them with careers planning, to consider Structured Workplace Learning options or for school leavers… Read more

    Whittlesea Youth Career Expo
  • Year 7 (Girls): A Journey through Science World

    21 March 2017

    Learning is an amazing experience. Science is one of the subjects where surprises and facts mesmerize students when they explore scientific world with experiments and inquiry learning. Our enthusiastic Year 7 Senior girls have explored their lab safety module and experiments with Bunsen Burner in science lab. Their energy was visible… Read more

    Year 7 (Girls): A Journey through Science World
  • Edible Cell Cake Science Project

    8 March 2017

    Science projects are often viewed by students as a difficult or dull task. However, there are ways to make it fun and entertaining. Our Senior students from Year 8 had plenty of fun while creating a hands-on and functional science project: They made edible and delicious cell cakes as their Science assignments. Students had the option to… Read more

    Edible Cell Cake Science Project
  • Senior BOYS Camp 2017 – A Poem

    23 February 2017

    It was the first week of school, and subhanAllah: What a start. With camp set to go for our middle School boys who were certainly dressed for the part. It rained as we gathered, but that didn't stop the excitement. The Mussallah made for an excellent meeting point to share the enlightenment. . We boarded the buses with 79 including staff… Read more

    Senior BOYS Camp 2017 – A Poem
  • Senior GIRLS Camp 2017

    23 February 2017

    The buses filled with anticipation, in the morning of the journey to the camp destination. While our Senior girls wondered what was to come, teachers had been working hard to make camp fun. The young ladies were welcomed with smiles and a bit of sun, and the camp had only just begun: Canoeing, volleyball, thunder hockey, a robe course… Read more

    Senior GIRLS Camp 2017
  • New Differentiated Senior Maths Level System

    17 February 2017

    As Al Siraat College Mathematics Department, we always aim to give the best Mathematics education to our students. We want each student to reach their full potential. In order to fulfil this goal, we designed a “Differentiated Mathematics Level System” for Year 7 to 9 students that is in line with the new Victorian Curriculum. This new… Read more

    New Differentiated Senior Maths Level System
  • 2016 VCE Graduation

    13 December 2016

    Al Siraat College held their 2016 VCE Graduation on Friday, 25th November 2016 at the "La Mirage" Reception Centre in Somerton, with all 15 graduating students bidding farewell to their lives at the College. All graduates were presented with Certificates as well as student awards and plaques. The College truly celebrated their second Year… Read more

    2016 VCE Graduation
  • 2016 Special End of Year Senior Assembly

    8 December 2016

    Our Senior students from Years 7 to 12 as well as Secondary staff came together today to celebrate the end of a very successful year 2016 in the Senior School. Students were acknowledged by College Principals Mr Houghton and Ms Rahat for their overall academic achievements as well as endeavour in various subjects. The PE Department gave… Read more

    2016 Special End of Year Senior Assembly
  • Year 6 Transition Program

    8 December 2016

    Our current Year 6 students as well as newly enrolled students for Year 7 in 2017 explored the new world of Secondary School over the course of two days this week. The future Senior School students also greatly enjoyed spending time in a lab performing experiments. It is our primary focus to ensure our students moving into new classes to… Read more

    Year 6 Transition Program
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