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  • Gingerbread Men Baking

    11 December 2018

    As part of the literacy program, our Year 1 students have been reading fairy tales and now learning to write a narrative as part of their author study. The students read and discussed the book "The Gingerbread Man" and then wrote their own version of the story. As an extension exercise, students designed their own gingerbread shapes in… Read more

    Gingerbread Men Baking
  • Temporary: Entrance From Gate 1

    10 December 2018

    Please be advised that due to roadworks, there will be no access from Gate 3 into the school’s main car park from this Monday the 10th, until late December 2018. If visiting the school, you would need to drive from Harvest Home Rd onto the old drop off zone and turn right into Gate 1. The temporary car park which is between the TEAMS and… Read more

    Temporary: Entrance From Gate 1
  • 2019 Term Dates

    7 December 2018

    We would like all new and current parents to take note of the following important dates for our Junior and Senior School students in the new year 2019. The Office will close on Friday, 21 December 2018 and reopen on Monday, 7 January 2019. The office hours during the summer break will be from 9am – 4pm. As in previous years, we will have… Read more

    2019 Term Dates
  • Uniform Shop CLOSED during School Holidays

    7 December 2018

    Our School Uniform Shop has now CLOSED for the remainder of 2018. It will l REOPEN on Monday, 21 January 2019. To assist our families in purchasing their school uniform items, the Shop will operate on Extended Opening Hours from 21 January – 28 February 2019: - Mondays to Fridays. - From 9am – 3:30pm. We have attached the 2019 School… Read more

    Uniform Shop CLOSED during School Holidays
  • School Communication and Website

    6 December 2018

    Al Siraat is helping to improve the environment by being a paperless school, ie. our main means of communication with parents, students, staff and the wider community is via sms and email. Where possible, we try to avoid handing out printed information on paper as we found it often gets lost in school bags or does not arrive in the mail… Read more

    School Communication and Website
  • Gambling Harm Awareness Forum

    6 December 2018

    This week, we had our final event for the community engagement space, the Muslim Leaders Forum for Gambling Harm Awareness. The event was proudly sponsored by Ethnic Communities Council of Victoria and supported by Victoria Police, SHARC, Arabic Welfare and Banyule Community Health. All community engagement events are MC'ed by our student… Read more

    Gambling Harm Awareness Forum
  • Free Tennis Sessions for Ladies

    5 December 2018

    The Epping Tennis Club has been awarded a Female Participation Grant from the Whittlesea City Council and is offering FREE tennis days/evenings in January and February. The aim is to promote the sport, encourage fun in sport and to provide an avenue for females to participate in tennis at no cost. The project is aimed at any female aged… Read more

    Free Tennis Sessions for Ladies
  • Woolworth Cricket Blast Program

    5 December 2018

    Australian Cricket launched "Woolworths Cricket Blast" on 1 July as well as an exciting partnership with Woolworths, which will see them play a major role in supporting the next generation of Australian cricketers via the Junior Cricket Pathway. Please take note that "Woolworths Cricket Blast" will replace the "MILO in2CRICKET and MILO… Read more

    Woolworth Cricket Blast Program
  • Yarra Plenty Library: Summer Reading Club

    5 December 2018

    The Summer Reading Club is an annual program designed to encourage children and young people to read during the summer break by offering a range of free programs and exciting prizes. Research demonstrates that access to books and involvement in fun reading programs helps children to retain learning over the summer holidays. Children and… Read more

    Yarra Plenty Library: Summer Reading Club
  • Discounted Umrah Package

    5 December 2018

    Crescent Tours offers huge discounts for the Al Siraat community as well as for school groups for Umrah in 2019. For more information, please refer to the attached flyer. JazakAllah khairan. Read more

    Discounted Umrah Package
  • Free Parenting Seminar on Transition to Senior School

    5 December 2018

    Drummond Street Services will run a FREE parent training program on "Supporting your child’s transition to Secondary School in early 2019. This seminar helps families plan and prepare for their child’s transition to secondary school. This session will explore the role of parents/carers in promoting their child’s social and emotional… Read more

    Free Parenting Seminar on Transition to Senior School
  • URGENT: Lost Property Collection

    5 December 2018

    With the academic school year coming to an end this Friday, we strongly encourage all parents to sort through the lost property items left in the Junior School Building from this term. If you are attending any of our special end of year assemblies or pick up your child/children on their last day of term on Friday, 7 December, please pass… Read more

    URGENT: Lost Property Collection
  • Parents' Volunteer Program

    5 December 2018

    Welcome to Al Siraat College to all the new parents who have their children starting in 2019. My name is Sarah Wills and I am the parent representative from PFF Parents and Friend Forum. The PFF is here to build community ties, volunteering and fundraising for Al Siraat College. Volunteering. If you are interested in volunteering your… Read more

    Parents' Volunteer Program
  • Hifzul Qur'an Graduation Ceremony

    3 December 2018

    We are pleased to announce that we will have 3 students graduating from our Intensive Hifz program this year. We are having a special event to celebrate their achievement. All are welcome to the event. Brothers will be in the Musallah and sisters in the Junior building at this stage. Mabrook to these inspiring boys and their families. For… Read more

    Hifzul Qur'an Graduation Ceremony
  • Du'a When Under Pressure

    3 December 2018

    Exam time is usually filled with stress and anxiety. Along with other high stress times, we are in desperate need of Allah’s help. But do not forget to remember Allah in times of ease and hardship, during both!. This week’s poster has a du’a from the Qur’an, which was recited by our Prophet Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam as well as Nabi… Read more

    Du'a When Under Pressure
  • 2019 Pre Eid Market Call Out

    3 December 2018

    We had a very successful Pre Eid Market meeting earlier this morning to discuss ideas for our 2019 market. To make it a profitable event, we require as many donated items as possible. Please have a look around your home to find any unwanted items that you could donated to us. Items we are seeking include but are not limited to the below:… Read more

    2019 Pre Eid Market Call Out
  • End of Year Get-Together with Staff

    1 December 2018

    The PFF Parents and Friends Forum has organised a get together for the Al Siraat Community at the end of this term. Our catch-ups are always a wonderful way to meet some new parents while the kids play. This end of term event will be held at school so the wonderful Al Siraat Staff are able to attend. It is a fantastic opportunity for us… Read more

    End of Year Get-Together with Staff
  • Islamic Storytime Excursion: Strawberry Farm

    30 November 2018

    This week, the mums & bubs group of 40 people had our very first community excursion to a strawberry farm and orchard in Bacchus Marsh. This Islamic Storytime Mums & Bubs Group initiative was proudly supported by the City of Whittlesea’s "Sustainability Outreach Whittlesea SOW", a City of Whittlesea initiative. The children got to watch a… Read more

    Islamic Storytime Excursion: Strawberry Farm
  • PES: Natural Home Cleaning Workshop

    30 November 2018

    This morning’s Parent Education Seminar PES on "Natural Home Cleaning" with health coach and healthy living advocate Derya Kucukali was truly inspiring. Derya encouraged ladies to be conscious of the health implications that have a direct, often scientifically proven, correlation with the cleaning products they use. She offered several… Read more

    PES: Natural Home Cleaning Workshop
  • Du'a in Times of Difficulty

    29 November 2018

    We all go through stressful times. What we need to remember is that difficulty and ease is all in Allah Ta’ala’s control. Our duty is to try our best and make du’a to Allah Ta’ala. This week’s du’a is for when we are facing difficulty. Please see link below which includes a sound file as well and PDF poster for printing. We should all… Read more

    Du'a in Times of Difficulty
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