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  • Calling Students to Participate: Tournament of Minds (TOM)

    26 April 2019

    As part of our Learning Enrichment Program, the College is participating in the Tournament of Minds TOM Challenge for the second year which will be held on 24 – 25 August at La Trobe University. Tournament of Minds TOM is a problem solving program for teams of students from both primary and secondary years. TOM provides students with the… Read more

    Calling Students to Participate: Tournament of Minds (TOM)
  • After School AUSKICK Program returns

    26 April 2019

    Our very popular Auskick Program will be running once again this term, starting after Ramadan on Wednesday, 12 June. EVERYONE is welcome to join in this fun and engaging Auskick Centre, aimed at both female and male students from Foundation to Year 6. All registered participants will receive a gift pack and a football in the final week!!… Read more

    After School AUSKICK Program returns
  • Interfaith Memorial Service for Sri Lanka

    26 April 2019

    Hosted by Darebin Ethnic Communities Council DECC, all invited to join together in a Memorial Service to honour all the victims of recent terrorist acts in Sri Lanka. Event Details. - Date: Next Monday, 29 April 2019. - Time: 5.30pm – 7pm. - Venue: St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 1 Rossmoyne Street corner High Street, Thornbury . For all… Read more

    Interfaith Memorial Service for Sri Lanka
  • Lost Property

    25 April 2019

    We have accumulated an abundance of lost property items during the first term. The not one but two clothes racks with lost property items have been moved to the office to make access for parents easier during the school holidays. We would like to encourage you to please come in next week and look for items, even if you do not think you… Read more

    Lost Property
  • THIS SUNDAY: Workshop on Collectively Responding to Islamophobia

    25 April 2019

    The Islamic Council of Victoria ICV will be holding an educational workshop as part of their community-led project Empowering Victorian Muslims in responding to Islamophobia. The ICV hopes the workshop will provide clear pathways for reporting an Islamophobic incident and options to support those who experience Islamophobia. Delivered in… Read more

    THIS SUNDAY: Workshop on Collectively Responding to Islamophobia
  • Ramadan School Timings

    24 April 2019

    Ramadan is around the corner, alhamdulillah and Al Siraat will be adjusting the hours to allow students to be home earlier during this sacred month. - All students finish their classes at 3pm on Mondays to Thursdays instead of 3.30pm. - The Ramadan Bell times will commence from Tuesday, 7 May, inShaAllah. - Friday timings will remain as… Read more

    Ramadan School Timings
  • Community Conversations: How to stand up for your right?

    24 April 2019

    The Whittlesea Community Leadership Network, City of Whittlesea and Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission invites you to their second community conversation to better understand how to stand up for your rights, and how to support others to do the right thing. The session is suitable for African and/or Muslim members of… Read more

    Community Conversations:  How to stand up for your right?
  • Canteen Closed During Ramadan

    24 April 2019

    We would like to inform our patrons in advance that our College Canteen will remain closed during the sacred month of Ramadan. The usual lunch orders and pizza sales will resume after Eid, InShaAllah. Read more

    Canteen Closed During Ramadan
  • Earn & Learn Program Is Back On

    24 April 2019

    As in previous years, Al Siraat is excited to be taking part in the 2019 Woolworths Earn & Learn Program. During the previous campaign, we were able to purchase some great resources with the points we earned, thanks to you. From now until Tuesday, 25 June 2019, you can collect stickers at Woolworths that go towards Earn & Learn points… Read more

    Earn & Learn Program Is Back On
  • Important Traffic Changes

    24 April 2019

    The safety and well-being of our students, staff, and visitors is a shared responsibility. With this in mind and in the interests of child safety, the College has implemented the following changes: - Al Siraat’s main gates and driveway access will remain CLOSED during school hours and only authorised vehicles will be permitted to enter. -… Read more

    Important Traffic Changes
  • Change of Office Hours

    24 April 2019

    We would like to inform our parents and the wider community that the school office will be CLOSED from 12.30pm until 1pm on a daily basis. This change will take effect from next Monday, 29 April 2019. The health centre will still be manned for all emergencies during this time. Kind regards. Leah Hamel. Customer Support Team Leader Read more

    Change of Office Hours
  • Nominate Now: "Women Acknowledging Women Awards"

    24 April 2019

    It is that time of the year again when Baasila acknowledges amazing Muslim women who go unnoticed. The Baasila Award is an incredible platform pioneered to celebrate the substantial contributions of Australian Muslim women. The inaugural Women Acknowledging Women Awards of 2018 celebrated the contributions of diverse Muslim women in our… Read more

    Nominate Now:
  • Bunnings School Grounds Painting Project

    11 April 2019

    A friendly and committed crew from Bunnings Warehouse came to the College on Wednesday, 22 March to paint various games on the concrete in the school yard for our Primary School students to use during their recess and lunch breaks. Bunnings generously supplied all necessary materials and labour on the day to complete this project for our… Read more

    Bunnings School Grounds Painting Project
  • Youth Affairs Council Victoria Networking Lunch

    11 April 2019

    On Wednesday, 10 April 2019, a group of Student Representative Council members attended Youth Affairs Council Victoria networking lunch in city office as part of Victoria Youth Week Celebration. Youth Affairs Council Victoria YACVic is the leading advocate for young people aged 12- 25 in Victoria. They provide additional targeted… Read more

    Youth Affairs Council Victoria Networking Lunch
  • Community Conversations on Racial and Religious Vilification

    9 April 2019

    A committed group of students, parents and staff members were amongst an audience of over 60 people who attended the first community conversations forum at Council’s Civic Centre in South Morang in the evening of Monday, 8 April 2019. The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission VEOAHRC in partnership with Whittlesea… Read more

    Community Conversations on Racial and Religious Vilification
  • Ride2School Day on 2 April

    8 April 2019

    Students and staff joined us for last week’s Ride2School Day on Tuesday, 2 April 2019, for a healthy and fresh start of their school day. As in 2018, we had two different starting locations on offer to encourage more of our students and their families to attend the ride. Option 1: Outside the entrance of "Blue Stone Kitchen" on 286A… Read more

    Ride2School Day on 2 April
  • Secondary Cultural Diversity Celebration

    5 April 2019

    On the last day of Term 1 on Friday, 5 April 2019, students in our Secondary School were invited to wear their traditional or cultural outfits to display the wonderful and colourful diversity found at the College and within the wider community. Our Year 12 Business Studies students had also organised a donut sale during recess and lunch… Read more

    Secondary Cultural Diversity Celebration
  • SRCs Training: Teach the Teacher Ignite

    4 April 2019

    Last week, a representative of the Victoria Student Representative Council visited Al Siraat to run an hour long workshop called “Teach the Teacher Ignite” for our our Student Representative Council SRC members. The workshop included modules like Introductions to the program, expectations of teachers and students, how to ensure school… Read more

    SRCs Training: Teach the Teacher Ignite
  • Mums and Bubs Gardening Workshop

    3 April 2019

    Our Mums and bubs had a wonderful gardening workshop last Friday, 29 March 2019. We learnt a lot on how to get the most of our vegetable garden from the wonderful and very knowledgeable Natasha from "The Sage Garden". We had lots of hands on experiences with vegetable seedling which we planted in 4 planter boxes in our Community Gardens… Read more

    Mums and Bubs Gardening Workshop
  • Indonesian Delegates from AIMEP Visit

    3 April 2019

    As in the previous years, we were visited by five delegates from Indonesia as part of the Australia-Indonesia Muslim Exchange Program AIMEP. The delegates arrived at the College on Tuesday, 2 April 2019. We received the following message of gratitude from the Indonesian delegates: “To the wonderful staff and students at Al Siraat College… Read more

    Indonesian Delegates from AIMEP Visit
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