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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • New Pedestrian Access to Primary Building

    14 May 2019

    To improve pedestrian flow and access to the Primary building and canteen, we have opened up a new temporary access path via the TEAMS building and our canteen. Please refer to the photo map for details on where to walk for a quicker access to the Primary School building A. The new footpath will be asphalted at a later stage and become a… Read more

    New Pedestrian Access to Primary Building
  • 2019 Victorian Premiers’ Reading Challenge

    13 May 2019

    The Victorian Premiers’ Reading Challenge is now open and Al Siraat College is excited to be participating once again. The Challenge is open to all Victorian children from birth to Year 10 in recognition of the importance of reading for literacy development. It is not a competition; but a personal challenge for children to read a set… Read more

    2019 Victorian Premiers’ Reading Challenge
  • Women Award Nomination for Ms Tanya

    8 May 2019

    The College would like to congratulate our very own Ms Tanya on her nomination for this year’s "Baasila Women Acknowledging Women Awards 2019. The Baasila Awards are an incredible platform pioneered to celebrate the substantial contributions of Australian Muslim women. The inaugural Women Acknowledging Women Awards of 2018 celebrated the… Read more

    Women Award Nomination for Ms Tanya
  • Calling Students to Participate: Tournament of Minds (TOM)

    6 May 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)
  • STARTING TODAY: Ramadan School Timings

    6 May 2019

    Marhaban Ya Ramadan. Ramadan has arrived and Al Siraat will be adjusting the hours to allow students to be home earlier during this blessed month. - All students finish their classes at 3pm on Mondays to Thursdays instead of 3.30pm. - The Ramadan Bell times will commence from next today, Monday, 6 May. - Friday timings will remain as… Read more

    STARTING TODAY: Ramadan School Timings
  • Customer Care Procedure

    1 May 2019

    At Al Siraat College, we want to create an environment of mutual understanding and respect between all of our stakeholders. We understand that parents have inquiries in regards to their children’s schooling from time to time. It is essential that all of your queries be addressed to your child’s class teacher first. The class teacher knows… Read more

    Customer Care Procedure
  • Reporting Islamophobic incidents

    1 May 2019

    In the midst of this current climate, we are all responsible to report any incidents deemed Islamophobic to the police. It is important to ascertain as many details as possible to ensure swift action can be taken by the police. The Victorian Police have ensured that they will assist us in stopping anti-Muslim behaviour. Please note down… Read more

    Reporting Islamophobic incidents
  • Important Traffic Changes

    29 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
  • 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
  • Special Assembly on Christchurch

    27 March 2019

    Two media sources have covered our Special Christchurch Assembly held in the days following the mosque massacres. Below are links to both to share with our community: - To read the AMUST article, click here.https://www.amust.com.au/2019/03/special-assembly-on-christchurch-tragedy/. - To read the Herald Sun/Leader article, click… Read more

    Special Assembly on Christchurch
  • Official Launch of “This Girl Can Victoria" Week

    22 March 2019

    The "This Girl Can Victoria" week was officially launched at the Plenty Ranges Arts and Convention Centre on Monday, 18 March 2019. As one of the main campaigners, our very own Tanya Kubitza was invited to attend and received a gift from Mayor CR Lawrie Cox on stage. The “Whittlesea Girls Can” campaign, proudly supported by the City of… Read more

    Official Launch of “This Girl Can Victoria
  • Equestrian Program: Places Available

    5 March 2019

    Did you know that Al Siraat College runs their very own Equestrian Program? Horse riding is offered to Hifz and students from Years 5 and up as an after-school program in Mickleham, using school ponies "Hash" and "Dazzle". New Equestrian Coach Ms Adrienne McMahon will guide both inexperienced as well as advanced riders in their lessons… Read more

    Equestrian Program: Places Available
  • Community Celebration of 10 Years of Learning

    4 March 2019

    This week, Al Siraat celebrated 10 years since opening their doors to their very first students on a quiet country road in Epping. Starting with just under 80 students, the College is now proud to have a highly diverse school community with 914 students from over 50 different ethnic backgrounds. In celebration of 10 Years of Learning, ASC… Read more

    Community Celebration of 10 Years of Learning
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