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  • Ladies Friday Nights: Focus on “RU OK? Day”

    13 September 2020

    JazakAllah khairan to all the wonderful mums who joined us last night for our weekly “Ladies Friday Night Catch Up”. Once again, you all made the night a big success, with lots of laughter as well as some tears. Guest speaker for the evening was our very own behaviour consultant Ms Guls who spoke about RU OK? Day. After the presentation… Read more

    Ladies Friday Nights: Focus on “RU OK? Day”
  • TONIGHT @7.30pm: Ladies Friday Night Catch Up

    11 September 2020

    Join us from 7.30pm to 8.30pm every Friday night during lockdown for a chat, a game, presentations and general catch up with other mums in your community. Limited spaces are available in the Urdu & Arabic speaking groups. Two more sessions left for this term – Join us TONIGHT when we focus on mental health and wellbeing by honouring "RU… Read more

    TONIGHT @7.30pm: Ladies Friday Night Catch Up
  • Transformational Ethical Storytelling Webinar

    10 September 2020

    As a part of the Interfaith Youth Forum project, Al Siraat College, in collaboration with Our Race hosted the first Transformational Ethical Storytelling webinar on Wednesday, 9 September 2020. The webinar was designed to better understand the importance of anti-racism storytelling with a focus on developing racial literacy and leadership… Read more

    Transformational Ethical Storytelling Webinar
  • Pakistan Emergency Appeal

    10 September 2020

    Monsoon rains and associated flooding continue to affect Pakistan, resulting in at least 90 fatalities and injuring 40, according to national authorities. More than 1080 houses, 5 bridges and 10 roads have been damaged or destroyed. We urgently request your support in this challenging time to deliver essential items to our brothers and… Read more

    Pakistan Emergency Appeal
  • OSHClub News (Week 8)

    9 September 2020

    With many families spending more time at home now than ever before, we understand that you may be looking for fun and innovative activities for your child. That’s where our Outside School Hours Care provider OSHClub has got you covered. Children currently attending OSHClub on site had a lot of fun this past week, being involved in lots… Read more

    OSHClub News (Week 8)
  • Primary Students Welcomed Spring

    7 September 2020

    Our young students in FC celebrated the start of spring on 1 September with a delicious virtual picnic at home. Students farewelled Melbourne winter and welcomed spring time by enjoying some delicious treats virtually alongside their friends. They have all been admiring the beautiful sunshine of the last few days and are excited about the… Read more

    Primary Students Welcomed Spring
  • Fun Run @Home

    5 September 2020

    This year due to COVID, we are taking our annual Fun Run online. Students can set up their own obstacle course in or outside their home. You can use chairs, tables, towels, washing baskets and other objects to create a bit of a challenge. Your home obstacle course needs to be completed from home and recorded in a 1 minute video. For… Read more

    Fun Run @Home
  • Site Update: Multi-purpose Sports & Outdoor Learning Canopy

    4 September 2020

    Driving down Harvest Home Road towards the College, you might have noticed the large structure currently taking shape right at the front of Al Siraat, next to the Primary building. This massive structure is our new multi-purpose Sports and Outdoor Learning Canopy. It is a tension membrane structure using a PTFE Teflon coated fiberglass… Read more

    Site Update: Multi-purpose Sports & Outdoor Learning Canopy
  • REMINDER: Literacy Week – PARENTS Contest finishing This Sunday

    2 September 2020

    PARENTS: Get ready and excited to join us in celebrating Literacy and Numeracy Week 2020 alongside your children!. Have a look at the attached poster, grab a pen and participate in one or both Literacy contests. Please email your submission directly to by this Sunday, 6th September 2020. We look forward to… Read more

    REMINDER: Literacy Week – PARENTS Contest finishing This Sunday
  • OSHClub News (Week 7)

    1 September 2020

    Last week at OSHClub, we celebrated Science Week 2020 with the students, experimenting with colours and reactions. To enrol your child/children online for our Outside School Hours Care provider "OSHClub", please click here or call our friendly head office at: 1300 395 735. Please feel free to… Read more

    OSHClub News (Week 7)
  • Teachers using Green Screen for digital content

    1 September 2020

    Digital Learning is an exciting area that the College is embracing to provide a rich, meaningful and fun learning experience for your children. It is important for us, as parents to note that 85% of the jobs that of our children will end up working don’t even exist yet! As a school, we are changing the way we teach by integrating… Read more

    Teachers using Green Screen for digital content
  • Ladies Friday Night Launch: Focus on Gaming and Gambling

    1 September 2020

    For our First Ladies Friday Night Catch Up, we had guest speakers Sarah Quirk from Banyule Health and Abir Melhem from Arabic Wefare join us for a presentation on the correlation between gaming and gambling. They shared some valuable resources to support parents in English and in Arabic. Useful Resources: - Common Sense… Read more

    Ladies Friday Night Launch: Focus on Gaming and Gambling
  • Literacy & Numeracy Week 2020

    31 August 2020

    Our Virtual Literacy & Numeracy Week 2020 kicks off today with the theme: “Literacy & Numeracy teaching and learning in the COVID-19 crisis and beyond”. This year, we mark this event from 29th August to 4th September. We also have the Adult Learners Week coinciding with Literacy & Numeracy Week from this Tuesday as we launch activities… Read more

    Literacy & Numeracy Week 2020
  • Celebrating Science Week 2020

    26 August 2020

    Our oceans cover more than 70% of our Earth’s surface. We have been excited to explore these 70% with our students across all year levels from Foundation to Year 10 over the course this past week to celebrate National Science. This year’s theme was "Deep Blue: Innovations for the future of our oceans.". National Science Week is the annual… Read more

    Celebrating Science Week 2020
  • Council’s Parking and Safety Information

    26 August 2020

    We would like to remind our community that we all have a responsibility when it comes to safe driving around school zones. Drivers must take responsibility for parking and driving safely around schools.The following information is per advise of the City of Whittlesea: Understanding the signs around school zones. 40km/h sign. All school… Read more

    Council’s Parking and Safety Information
  • Students Producing Beautiful Art from Home

    25 August 2020

    We would like to share with you how enthusiastic our Primary and Secondary students are about their art in their online classes which turned out to be a huge success with many students. Even from home, students keep producing beautiful and very detailed art works in their classes with Ms Stamatia. Our Year 9 students looked at artworks by… Read more

    Students Producing Beautiful Art from Home
  • Whittlesea Community Connections – Here to help

    24 August 2020

    Whittlesea Community Connections WCC is providing its services to all the community members across the City of Whittlesea. If you know of anyone a family from our school or the wider community within the City of Whittlesea, WCC are able to help out with food, financial and/or legal support. Simply contact any of the phone number as… Read more

    Whittlesea Community Connections – Here to help
  • Sporting Equipment Purchased

    21 August 2020

    This week our Head of PE, Mr Daniel Saleh used the $400 voucher supplied by Women of Whittlesea Embracing Diversity WOWED to personally purchase and hand deliver 44 basketballs and volleyballs of various sizes for our students. Attached is a photo of Mr Saleh’s daughter Selena proudly showcasing our new sports equipment. We are very… Read more

    Sporting Equipment Purchased
  • UPDATE: Build a Masjid Project

    20 August 2020

    We would like to to thank everyone in our community who has so generously donated towards our "Build a Masjid Project" to support our brothers and sisters in Myanmar currently in the process of building the mosque. To provide you with an update on this charity fundraiser, $4,822.50 have so far been collected for this noble cause… Read more

    UPDATE: Build a Masjid Project
  • Staff Wisdom Circles with Mitch Ditkoff

    19 August 2020

    Come Monday afternoon when our work day has finished, a regular group of 10 to 12 staff from various teams working on site, gather in one of the empty classrooms for a very special storytelling session. Each week’s "wisdom circle" is conducted under the wonderful guidance of Mitch Ditkoff. The room we enter is warm and inviting, set up… Read more

    Staff Wisdom Circles with Mitch Ditkoff
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