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  • Mid-Year Food Drive

    14 June 2019

    Al Siraat College is supporting the the Whittlesea Emergency Relief Network WERN, facilitated by Whittlesea Community Connections WCC in their mid-year food drive. The WERN is a group of local emergency relief service providers working collaboratively to address issues and concerns around disadvantage in the local community. Their… Read more

    Mid-Year Food Drive
  • Knitting and Crocheting Lessons

    14 June 2019

    Have you ever wanted to learn how to knit or crochet? Here is your opportunity: Come along on Friday, 21 June between 8.30am and 10.30am to learn the basic skills for either knitting or crocheting. We will have a few sessions to master your new skill. What to do: - Register to secure your spot limited spots available. - Choose what you… Read more

    Knitting and Crocheting Lessons
  • AFL at Al Siraat: Final Round 6

    14 June 2019

    We concluded the SSV AFL Program last Friday and what a great season it has been for all the boys that participated throughout the program. The purpose of these programs are not only to develop the physical skills required in the game but to extend the development and learning in other key areas. The development of the social and… Read more

    AFL at Al Siraat: Final Round 6
  • Lost Property Access

    13 June 2019

    Our Lost Property has accumulated many items over the course of this term, including many new school uniform items as well as hats, bags and much more. As you are aware the lost property was situated in the Primary Building and then at the Reception, but now it has a new home. We have shifted the Lost Property to F Block which is behind… Read more

    Lost Property Access
  • THIS SATURDAY: Women of Faith Event

    13 June 2019

    The Whittlesea Interfaith Network WIN in collaboration with Al Siraat College and the City of Whittlesea would like to invite you to attend the inaugural "Women of Faith” event to be held on Saturday 15 June. Women of faith will be sharing inspiring stories of contributing to the community with guest speakers from all faith. Light… Read more

    THIS SATURDAY: Women of Faith Event
  • Reminder: CSEF Closing Soon

    13 June 2019

    Al Siraat College would like to remind our parents to please update your centrelink card details, so we can apply the camp sports and excursions funding CSEF for your child/children. CSEF applications CLOSE on 28 JUNE. The Camps, Sports and Excursions Fund CSEF will be received by the College and be deducted from your school fees for this… Read more

    Reminder: CSEF Closing Soon
  • Sisters Camp 2019

    13 June 2019

    We are pleased to announce that we will be having another Sisters Camp this year after the inaugural camp last year. This is a great opportunity for us to form bonds and escape our normal daily routines. While it might be hard for sisters to attend with young children and home duties, please try your best to organise some time away for… Read more

    Sisters Camp 2019
  • Before and After School Care from Term 3

    13 June 2019

    We have exciting news to share with our parents and staff community today: As per your renewed request, Al Siraat will be offering Before And After School Care BAAS from Term 3 onwards for very reasonable costs. Our BAASC provider will be the much experienced "Camp Australia" who have been looking after children in the crucial times… Read more

    Before and After School Care from Term 3
  • This Saturday: Gender Equity in Employment Project

    12 June 2019

    The Gender Equity in Employment project is funded by the Victorian Government Local Government Preventing Violence Against Women Grants. The Gender Equity in Employment project’s long term vision is to enhance women’s financial and economic independence as a protective factor against violence and a facilitating factor to leaving violence… Read more

    This Saturday: Gender Equity in Employment Project
  • Get your FREE Flu Shot

    11 June 2019

    Council of Whittlesea would like to remind our community that it is not too late to have your flu shot for this season. The Council are still offering FREE flu vaccine for all children up until the age of 18 years. The vaccine is available at all public sessions and no appointments are necessary. Read more

    Get your FREE Flu Shot
  • Eid Greetings from our SRCs

    6 June 2019

    On behalf of our Student Representative Council, we would like to wish the entire Al Siraat community a very happy and blessed Eid Al-Fitr. May the blessings of Allah fill your life with happiness and open all the doors of success now and always. Eid Mubarak!. Eid Al-Fitr takes place when Ramadan finishes and the new Islamic month of… Read more

    Eid Greetings from our SRCs
  • Pakistan Back to School: Container To Arrival This Week

    5 June 2019

    During Term One and Term Two, our SRCs have been busy with collecting and packing Eid ul Fitr school gift bags for underprivileged children living in Pakistan. We have been able to put together 1000 ‘starter packs’, which included basics such as bags, books, stationery, a lunch box, drink bottle, towel, tooth brush and toothpaste… Read more

    Pakistan Back to School: Container To Arrival This Week
  • Year 7 Excursion to the Melbourne Aquarium

    3 June 2019

    Recently, our Year 7 girls and boys visited the Melbourne Aquarium as part of their Science Classification Unit. They learned how and why classification is an important skill set for scientists. They considered the physical and behavioural features of animals on displayed, then drawn upon similarities and differences that existed to… Read more

    Year 7 Excursion to the Melbourne Aquarium
  • AFL at Al Siraat: Round 5

    3 June 2019

    Last Friday saw our boys take on the top team in the SSV AFL program – Marymede. The conditions were almost identical to the week before but it did not stop our boys from giving it their all. Their dedication and effort despite the many barriers is commendable. We are still in search of our first winning result and will continue that… Read more

    AFL at Al Siraat: Round 5
  • Mud on Road and Illegal Parking

    31 May 2019

    The College has received the following notification from Whittlesea Council: "We have had a report of mud on Harvest Home Road allegedly as a result of school parents parking on wet nature strips. Can you please advise parents that this is illegal and has the potential to create hazardous conditions for drivers and pedestrians school… Read more

    Mud on Road and Illegal Parking
  • ASC Annual Sisters Iftar

    29 May 2019

    Al Siraat and the ladies from our Parents and Friends Forum PFF held their annual sisters iftar on Friday, 24 May 2019. This year, we held the iftar at the Galada Community Centre in Epping. It was a lovely space to break our space with our beautiful sisters. Thank you to all the sisters who came along to break their fast with us. We had… Read more

    ASC Annual Sisters Iftar
  • AFL at Al Siraat: Round 4

    29 May 2019

    Another game done and dusted this week against Epping Views Primary School and what an experience it was. The cold, wet, windy, and muddy conditions only added to the test against the third-placed side and we are extremely proud of the resilience displayed by our boys. There was no victory to report this time round but we are very happy… Read more

    AFL at Al Siraat: Round 4
  • Site Safety and Security

    28 May 2019

    There has been an increase of students being picked up early from school. As we have now secured our site, the early pick up of a large number of students creates significant logistic issues for the College. Last Friday, we had to announce the names of about 20 students that had to leave early. When a student does not come to the… Read more

    Site Safety and Security
  • Casting Call for Look-alikes

    27 May 2019

    Casting call for boys & girls aged between 5 to 12 years who live in Victoria and look like the younger versions of: - Jarryd Roughead . - Tayla Harris. - Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti. - Justin Westhoff. - Touk Miller . - Bachar Houli. - Richelle Cranston. - Aliir Aliir . No acting experience is necessary!. This is a paid campaign. Further… Read more

    Casting Call for Look-alikes
  • Pakistan: Back to School Campaign Media Featurette

    27 May 2019

    Our successful "Pakistan: Back to School Campaign" has been featured in an article called "School Bags of Hope", published by Community Connections who report on the great community work of Independent school students and staff. Please read the article below: Students from Al Siraat College in Epping have again rallied behind a cause to… Read more

    Pakistan: Back to School Campaign Media Featurette
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