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  • 2019 Foundation Transition Session 1

    17 October 2018

    What a wonderful first transition morning we had for our 2019 Foundation students and their parents on Monday! Believe it or not, we had some early birds arriving just after 8am. This demonstrates enthusiasm and promptness. Attached is a snapshot of some of the children engaged in some fun activities in class. Attached is a snapshot of… Read more

    2019 Foundation Transition Session 1
  • Support Kids Fighting Cancer

    17 October 2018

    For the past six consecutive years, the Al Siraat Cycling Team has been actively participating in the Great Cycle Challenge to fight kids' cancer. As you might know, we have two Al Siraat students and parents battling cancer and undergoing chemo treatment. Right now, cancer is STILL the largest single killer of children from disease in… Read more

    Support Kids Fighting Cancer
  • Weekly Du'a

    15 October 2018

    This week’s du’a is about asking Allah for good, in the present and future, and seeking His refuge from evil in the present and future. We should all learn this dua and make it part of our daily life – we are all in need of the good from Allah, now and in the future, what we know of and what we don’t know of …….. Click here to view the… Read more

    Weekly Du'a
  • Students Interviewed on Live Radio

    12 October 2018

    Following on from the Animates Launch, three College students together with John King from North Melbourne Football Club’s "The Huddle" were invited live on radio. The students were interviewed by local radio station 88.6 Plenty Valley FM host Denise Kuchmar. The Animates project gave the students a platform to develope a short animation… Read more

    Students Interviewed on Live Radio
  • Women Award Nomination for Ms Gulhan

    10 October 2018

    The College would like to congratulate our very own Ms Gulhan on her nomination for the inaugural "Baasila Women Acknowledging Women Award 2018". The Baasila Awards is an incredible platform pioneered to celebrate the substantial contributions of Australian Muslim women, where all nominations are made by women for women. There was an… Read more

    Women Award Nomination for Ms Gulhan
  • 2018 Residential Address Collection

    5 October 2018

    The Department of Education and Training has requested that all independent schools provide them with the most recent data. It is imperative that we have your correct address in our system to enable this collection. If you have recently moved house and have not updated your address with the College, please either log into the parent… Read more

    2018 Residential Address Collection
  • ON HOLD: Before and After School Care

    5 October 2018

    Our Before and After School Care operator Sherpa Kids will be discontinuing their services until they receive their funding from the Government. At the time being, Ms Arona will continue the after school care for STAFF CHILDREN until Sherpa Kids recommences. Please ensure that if your children are staying after school that they see Ms… Read more

    ON HOLD: Before and After School Care
  • Summer Dress Now Available for All Primary Girls

    2 October 2018

    We have good news: The summer dress uniform has now become optional for all Foundation to Year 6 girls. The summer dress may be worn in Term 1 and Term 4. The summer dress has previously been available only for Foundation to Year 4 girls but has now been extended to girls in Years 5 and 6 as well. For more information regarding the Al… Read more

    Summer Dress Now Available for All Primary Girls
  • ASC Sisters and Girls Camp Kangaroobie

    28 September 2018

    The first ever Al Siraat Sisters and Girls Camp, held at Kangaroobie near Princetown during the Term 3 school holidays, was full of adventure, friendships and fun. Ladies arrived to a delicious cooked lunch and after Salah headed straight for the river for some canoeing. The camp was jam packed with activities including a bushwalk at… Read more

    ASC Sisters and Girls Camp Kangaroobie
  • Important: Reduction in Government Funding and Impact on Fees

    26 September 2018

    Asalaamu Alaikum Dear Parents. Please find a letter attached as RELATED PUBLICATION BELOW that explains a reduction in government funding for Al Siraat College. It is a significant reduction and has the potential to impact College fees in the future and the level of discounts we can offer. The immediate impact is that we need to ensure… Read more

    Important: Reduction in Government Funding and Impact on Fees
  • Clean Eating Workshop A Huge Success

    21 September 2018

    As a part of the community engagement strategy, one of the things we are passionate about is developing programs for mums with small children that are designed as a grassroots approach to educating women and thereby enriching the lives of whole families. The "Clean Eating & Nude Food" workshop last Friday was run by health and wellness… Read more

    Clean Eating Workshop A Huge Success
  • Winter Syria Campaign a Big Success

    20 September 2018

    After the extremely successful "Shoebox4Syria" campaign of Term 1, our Student Representative Council SRC is pleased to share wonderful news about yet another successful fundraising drive with you all: The "Winter Syria Campaign" officially closed last Saturday, 15 September 2018 and all donated goods are now on their way to their… Read more

    Winter Syria Campaign a Big Success
  • Author of "Vagabond" Writes to Al Siraat Students

    20 September 2018

    The English Department teachers as well as our VCE Year 11 tudents recently received a personally signed letter from Mr Anthony Karakai, author of "Vagabond". The novel is currently being studied by our Year 11 students. The message Anthony Karakai gives to our students is truly inspirational and we feel elated with this sense of… Read more

    Author of
  • College Students Received Free Tickets to Ilm Arts Festival

    19 September 2018

    Ten of our students together with one parent each received free tickets to the ILM ARTS FESTIVAL. The free tickets were distributed by Ms Ecehan and Ms Fatima. The Ilm Arts Festival will be an event where young, talented Muslims will perform, educate, and inspire. In a world where the Muslim community is marginalised and vilified, you… Read more

    College Students Received Free Tickets to Ilm Arts Festival
  • Junior Years Numeracy and Literacy Week

    14 September 2018

    Student in our Junior Years Foundation to Year 4 were treated a wide range of interactive and fun activities for last week’s Numeracy and Literacy Week 2018. There were a number of fun learning activities that incorporated literacy and numeracy and students enjoyed them greatly. We asked some of our Year 2 students to provide us with some… Read more

    Junior Years Numeracy and Literacy Week
  • College Students Featured in the Media

    13 September 2018

    Al Siraat College is delighted to announce that we have premium coverage in the latest edition of the Australian Muslim TimesAMUST newspaper for our students who went to Parliament House as speakers. To read the AMUST article online, CLICK HERE. Read more

    College Students Featured in the Media
  • Year 2: Mindfulness Program

    13 September 2018

    Our Year 2 students have been involved in the "Life Skills – Mindfulness In Action" Program during this Term. The program had a series of interactive, progressive lessons where our students could develop their self-awareness and increase impulse control, focus and empathy. It had a combination of visual and auditory stimuli with physical… Read more

    Year 2: Mindfulness Program
  • Positive Parenting Workshop – Discipline & Setting Rules

    10 September 2018

    We would like to invite you to attend our upcoming Positive Parenting Workshop on "Discipline & Setting Rules". This session offers practical parenting tips in a consultative platform with expert presenters, proudly supported by the Australian Muslim Women’s Centre for Human Rights. Event Details. - Date: Friday, 14 September 2018. -… Read more

    Positive Parenting Workshop – Discipline & Setting Rules
  • Senior SRCs Feeding the Homeless

    10 September 2018

    Last Sunday evening of 2 September 2018, our SRCs from Years 10 to 12 along with 2 non SRCs members joined in to serve the homeless in the city as part of the Eid Adha celebrations. The Qurban meat was provided by Mercy Wings. Our talented Canteen Chef Rafi Mohammed volunteered to cook "Pulao" a popular rice and meat dish and vegetarian… Read more

    Senior SRCs Feeding the Homeless

    7 September 2018

    ‘Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers’. – Charles W. Elio. Al Siraat is delighted to announce the opening of the Mini Library where students can go and borrow books on their own interest. A library plays a vital role in promoting the… Read more

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