Al Siraat news

Community news – 10 stories

  • IMA Collecting Your COVID-19 Stories for their Archives

    8 June 2020

    The Islamic Museum of Australia IMA is asking our Australian Muslim community to tell them how you have coped and how you hve thrived during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The IMA would like to know, collect and archive what Ramadan and Eid looked like in 2020 through your eyes and in your words. How you have filled the void of not… Read more

    IMA Collecting Your COVID-19 Stories for their Archives
  • New online soccer program for young people (12-25s)

    8 May 2020

    Whittlesea Community Connections WCC is starting a new online soccer program for young people 15-25 years who live, work, study or play in Whittlesea. They are working with Melbourne City FC & Australian goalkeeper former Matildas captain, Melissa Barbieri, to develop some videos of skills and techniques that can be practiced at home… Read more

    New online soccer program for young people (12-25s)
  • ASC Community Welcoming Ramadan

    1 May 2020

    We have asked you for some photos of how you and your families are welcoming this Ramadan at home amidst the ongoing pandemic. Here are the results, mashaAllah. Now more than ever it is important that we stay connected with our school community. Allahu Ta’ala created us as one ummah, so we may be of support to one another, share our… Read more

    ASC Community Welcoming Ramadan
  • Council Advice to School Crossing Supervisors

    14 April 2020

    With a small number of students returning to most schools tomorrow, Whittlesea Council has asked their crossing supervisors to adhere to the following where possible in regards to social distancing requirements, ensuring everyone is safe and healthy at this difficult time: - Start from the opposite side of the crossing than normal where… Read more

    Council Advice to School Crossing Supervisors
  • Important message from the CFA

    3 April 2020

    CFA CEO/Chief Officer Steve Warrington is urging all Victorians to check that their smoke alarms are in working order this Daylight Savings weekend 5 April. Many of you are at home due to COVID-19 and now more than ever its crucial to check your smoke alarm to keep you and your loved ones safe. Over the last 10 years, most fatal house… Read more

    Important message from the CFA
  • The Positives of Families in Self-Isolating

    24 March 2020

    Independent Schools runs a wonderful and very helpful Parents' Website. In these anxious times, "My Tiny Humans" blogger Natalie Moutafis is discovering the positives of her family self-isolating and being together. An inspiring read for our parent community. Click here to read the blog… Read more

    The Positives of Families in Self-Isolating
  • Why Social Distancing Matters

    23 March 2020

    The Australian government has put together the attached graphic, which shows the importance of following guidelines such as maintaining 1.5 metres between people. Please maintain your social distancing. That’s 1.5 metres between people, regularly washing your hands for 20 seconds, self-isolating if you are sick and avoiding unnecessary… Read more

    Why Social Distancing Matters
  • Road Safety Presentation by Council

    27 February 2020

    Representatives from City of Whittlesea’s Community Engagement & Prevention team gave a brief presentation at Al Siraat College this week about Road Safety around the school. Council members answered several questions from the community about plans to make the traffic flow easier around the school and shared some valuable information on… Read more

    Road Safety Presentation by Council
  • Talking with kids about the bushfire emergency

    19 January 2020

    "Our current national emergency feels so overwhelming. When we are watching from a distance, working out whether to talk to our kids about it, and working out what we should say, can get tricky.". How do we talk with our children about the bushfire emergency? Caroline Ellen offers some useful advice about how to approach this difficult… Read more

    Talking with kids about the bushfire emergency
  • After School Child Safety: Wollert Community Concerns

    6 August 2019

    There have been many "near miss" incidents involving our students running in front of cars after school at pick up time. Several phone calls from the local Wollert community have been received, concerned for the safety of our students. Please remember that child safety is a shared responsibility. We urgently need your assistance to… Read more

    After School Child Safety: Wollert Community Concerns
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