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  • Islamic Storytime: Learning about Allah’s Creation

    7 November 2019

    Our weekly Islamic Storytime again saw many mother with their bubs under 5 years of age in attendance. This week, the children learnt about Allah’s beautiful and wondrous creations, mashaAllah. The kids had so much fun engaging and learning about Allah’s creations. The session included stories, songs and activities that ended with amazing… Read more

    Islamic Storytime: Learning about Allah’s Creation
  • Celebrating Grandparents Week

    6 November 2019

    Grandparents offer us love that stands out from the rest. The warm happiness in their company cannot be compared to any kind. They sprinkle stardust over the lives of their grandchildren. One of our school values is “RESPECT” – we teach our children to respect, especially the elderly. During Grandparents Week, we had various activities… Read more

    Celebrating Grandparents Week
  • Parliament House Art Exhibition Launch

    4 November 2019

    This event was hosted by MP Bronwyn Halfpenny and supported by Premier Daniel Andrews to highlight the contributions of young people in the Thomastown and surrounding region to art and culture. Several Al Siraat student artworks were selected to be a part of this exhibition by our Art Department. Nur Naziihah Hafidi from Year 9 was… Read more

    Parliament House Art Exhibition Launch
  • Congratulations to Ms Noori

    1 November 2019

    Congratulations to our very own Ms Noori Ahmad for not only having been nominated but being one of the finalists for the "Woman of the Year" category of this year’s Australian Muslim Achievement Awards to be held in Sydney on Saturday, 30 November 2019. The Australian Muslim Achievement Awards AMAAs are one of the Australian Muslim… Read more

    Congratulations to Ms Noori
  • Teachers Day 2019 Celebrations

    1 November 2019

    Last Friday, 25 October 2019 marked World Teachers Day in Victoria. Our SRCs celebrated their College teachers and staff in an event organised by the SRC team of 27 students and their Coordinator. It was a wonderful opportunity to acknowledge the valuable work and celebrate the wonderful achievements made by teachers at the College. Every… Read more

    Teachers Day 2019 Celebrations
  • Year 10 Health Excursion: Yarra Bend Park

    30 October 2019

    Our Year 10 Health students tackled one of Melbourne’s most popular natural bushland walking sites: Yarra Bend Park is considered the closest natural bushland near the CBD. The expedition commenced near Yarra Bend Golf Course, with a circuit taking students through Collingwood and all the way to Richmond, followed by a return hike back… Read more

    Year 10 Health Excursion: Yarra Bend Park
  • Turkish Doll Making Workshop – Grandparents Week

    30 October 2019

    This week in celebration of Grandparents Week Ms Elif Boz invited grandparent volunteer Ms Nezahat to run a traditional Turkish doll making workshop for all Foundation to Year 2 students. Using some basic household items like a stick from the garden, some scrap materials from old clothes and elastic bands from bunches of asparagus, Ms… Read more

    Turkish Doll Making Workshop – Grandparents Week
  • Road Safety

    28 October 2019

    The staff at Al Siraat are extremely concerned about the safety of our students when crossing Harvest Home Road at the end of the school day. Harvest Home Road is a public road, and as such, crossing the road at any other point apart from where the crossing is located, is illegal. Many parents may not be aware that a student was hit by a… Read more

    Road Safety
  • Year 12 Students' Farewell

    28 October 2019

    Our Year 12 student cohort celebrated their last official day at school with a farewell Morning Tea on last Friday, 25 October 2019. Our Year 12’s had an opportunity to reflect on their experiences at the College and their coordinators and teachers shared words of advice and some wisdom with our graduate students in return. Some fun games… Read more

    Year 12 Students' Farewell
  • Year 9 Canberra Trip

    25 October 2019

    The Year 9 students from our College recently undertook a five day education tour of the national capital. Students were given the opportunity to participate in a variety of educational programs with a focus on Australia’s history, culture, heritage and democracy. The following is a list of the places we were able to visit with our… Read more

    Year 9 Canberra Trip
  • Women teaching Women: Embroidery Classes

    25 October 2019

    Today the PFF commenced embroidery classes. As always, it is wonderful to see mums learning a new skill from other mums. Not only do these classes give mums an opportunity to learn skills they didn’t have before, it is also a great way to connect with other mums, and make new friendships. It was great to see a few new faces today join the… Read more

    Women teaching Women: Embroidery Classes
  • Ride2School for a Cure

    24 October 2019

    Students, staff and parents joined us for last week’s Ride2School for a cure of childhood cancers on Tuesday, 15 October. Upon arrival at the school, we collected some gold coin donations which were added to our cycling team’s total fundraising efforts for the Great Cycle Challenge. So far, we have raised $5,587 to fight kids' cancer and… Read more

    Ride2School for a Cure
  • Grandparents Morning Tea

    23 October 2019

    Primary School students will be celebrating Grandparents and Respected Elders Week from Monday, 28 October – Friday, 1 November 2019.". We have a lovely range of activities planned throughout the week, including daily visit from Early Years students to the Ottoman Aged Care facility to give them real life experience with the elderly… Read more

    Grandparents Morning Tea
  • Sisters Walking Group

    22 October 2019

    We kicked off our new Sisters Walking Group with a wonderful and sunny first outing in early September and will continue our weekly walks this coming Thursday, 10 October. MashaAllah, we usually walk roughly 6500 steps while celebrating our sisterhood and being out and active together. Please feel free to join us on Thursday mornings at… Read more

    Sisters Walking Group
  • 2019 Blessing of the Fleet

    18 October 2019

    For the third year in a row, an Al Siraat College staff member participated in the annual Emergency Services “Blessing of the Fleet” ceremony on Saturday, 12 October 2019. The Whittlesea Interfaith Network WIN and Whittlesea Council host the event each year in October at the start of the new fire season. It is a beautiful open air… Read more

    2019 Blessing of the Fleet
  • Islamic Story Telling

    17 October 2019

    We have finally commenced our Islamic storytime in the musallah to our beautiful community and their children from 0 – 4 years old. Alhamdulillah, what a wonderful turn out we had this week at storytelling. We had over fifteen joyful children attend the session. The kids had so much fun engaging and learning about Allah’s creations. The… Read more

    Islamic Story Telling
  • Blanket Project

    16 October 2019

    Just over a year ago, the PFF engaged in the SRC project to provide winter essentials for the people in Syria. For this project we ran knitting classes so sisters could learn a new skill of knitting while making scarves. It was such a successful exercise for us that we wanted to continue our new found skills and move onto another project… Read more

    Blanket Project
  • Tuesdays: Good Morning Walking Program

    14 October 2019

    Why not come and join us every Tuesday morning? As long as the weather is fine, we will be there, inShaAllah. You can walk and talk, jog, run or see how many laps you can do in 15 minutes to beat your personal best. Bring your family and friends great way to start your day. We have had our regulars join how about you come along and join… Read more

    Tuesdays: Good Morning Walking Program
  • Radio Interview Podcast

    10 October 2019

    Our very own Ms Tanya and her daughter Mariam were invited to give a radio interview on World Cancer Research Day about their annual participation in the Great Cycle Challenge for kids fighting cancer. Thank you Denise Kuchmar from local radio station Plenty Valley FM 88.6 for giving us the opportunity to talk about our annual fundraiser… Read more

    Radio Interview Podcast
  • Thank you for Your Donations

    10 October 2019

    We would like to thank everyone who has so generously and selflessly contributed to our cycling team’s joined efforts to raise funds for kids fighting cancer yesterday. As in the previous 7 years, we have assembled a wonderful team of dedicated staff, students and parents to participate in this year’s Great Cycle Challenge GCC for kids… Read more

    Thank you for Your Donations
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