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  • New sandpit and play area now complete

    24 June 2021

    We are pleased to announce that the project for a new sandpit and rope pyramid for our youngest students in Foundation to Year 2 has been officially completed. After receiving the Certificate of Completion from the contractor, we were able to open up the brand new play area to our Eary Years students. As you can imagine, they have… Read more

    New sandpit and play area now complete
  • Official Opening Ceremony: Years 3 – 6 Learning Neighbourhood

    21 May 2021

    Al Siraat College hosted an Official Opening Ceremony for the Years 3 to 6 Learning Neighbourhood, the latest infrastructure built to cater to the increasing demand for quality education in the growth corridor of Melbourne’s outer north on Friday, 21 May 2021. The event was hosted by College Captain Humza Ghouse. The opening prayer was… Read more

    Official Opening Ceremony: Years 3 – 6 Learning Neighbourhood
  • Take Home Reading Program

    22 April 2021

    Alhamdulillah, we are launching our "Take Home Reading Program" for Foundation to Year 4 students on next Monday, 26 April 2021. Students will come home with a plastic folder which will include a copy of a book and a Student Diary & Reading log book. The program is a wonderful opportunity for students to improve their reading through… Read more

    Take Home Reading Program
  • Year 3 Sleepover and Excursion

    31 March 2021

    Alhamdulillah, the evening of 29 March had finally arrived, Year 3 students of Al Siraat eagerly arrived at the gates of the College, ready to partake in the 2021 Year 3 Sleepover. The evening commenced with Year 3A, 3B, 3C, 3D and HIFZ A Year 3 students coming together as one group and getting the rundown of the course of events which… Read more

    Year 3 Sleepover and Excursion
  • International Day of Mathematics and Pi Day 2021

    25 March 2021

    UNESCO proclaimed 14 March as the International Day of Mathematics. The date is already being celebrated in many countries as Pi Day, an annual opportunity for math enthusiasts to recite the infinite digits of Pi, talk to their friends about math, and eat pie. Pi from the Greek letter “π” is the symbol used in Maths to represent a… Read more

    International Day of Mathematics and Pi Day 2021
  • Year 3 Science Incursion

    25 February 2021

    Our Year 3 classes and Hifz A were excited to welcome "Physics Chris" from PrimeSCI! by Swinburne University of Technology to their classrooms for a lively and hands-on Science incursion to learn about "thermal dynamics". Students watched Chris demonstrate a number of fun experiments at the front and also got ample opportunities to… Read more

    Year 3 Science Incursion
  • Year 4 Science: Egg Drop Experiment

    25 February 2021

    Our Year 4 students have been exploring many different types of “forces” in Science this term, using inquiry-based learning to guide curiosity and experimentation. This week, we wanted to “defeat” gravity by designing and building parachutes that utilise air resistance, with the aim of keeping a hard-boiled egg that was along for the… Read more

    Year 4 Science: Egg Drop Experiment
  • Story Time with Ms Najma: "My Hero is You"

    16 February 2021

    The scale and impact of the coronavirus disease COVID-19 pandemic is difficult for adults to wrap their minds around, much less children. But young people still have questions, and they are looking to adults to help them understand what is happening. “My Hero is You”, a story developed for and by children around the world, offers a way… Read more

    Story Time with Ms Najma:
  • Foundation 2021 Transition Program

    11 February 2021

    Our four fabulous Foundation teachers have been super excited to welcome the new cohort of students this year. They have been busy little learners over the past two weeks, participating in various fun and interactive activities to help them settle into their new environment. The daily activities have been carefully planned to encourage… Read more

    Foundation 2021 Transition Program
  • Primary Meet the Teachers

    11 February 2021

    Al Siraat hosted "Meet and Greet the Teacher" sessions for parents of Primary school students in Years 1 – 6 in the afternoon of Thursday, 11 February 2021. It was wonderful to finally see and warmly welcome our parents back on site. For many, it would have been the first opportunity to see your child’s classroom and speak to their… Read more

    Primary Meet the Teachers
  • Year 6 Promotion Dinner

    14 December 2020

    The Year 5/6 team had its Promotion Dinner for all Year 6 students on last week’s Wednesday, 9th December 2020. This was a semi-formal event to congratulate and acknowledge our students for their perseverance throughout the 2020 school year. With our students embarking on another chapter in their lives, we felt it was necessary to send… Read more

    Year 6 Promotion Dinner
  • Book Week 2020

    26 October 2020

    Book Week 2020 is in the “Books” and what a wonderful and exciting time had by all! The students, teachers, and staff participated in a week filled with interesting activities that highlighted the importance of reading and cooperation. Just imagine walking into a school where students are sitting all over the place with books in hand or… Read more

    Book Week 2020
  • Book Week Display Contest

    22 October 2020

    We would like to share with you the outstanding displays created by our amazing teaching teams and students!. The teaching team of each year level have created these fabulous displays in their teaching area with help of their students and one another, making it real team effort, mashaAllah. Click here to view the… Read more

    Book Week Display Contest
  • Starting TODAY: Book Week 2020

    19 October 2020

    We have finally been able to have our students back on campus just in time to celebrate Book Week! The theme for this year is "Curious Creatures, Wild Minds". 2020 is a year like no other we have experienced so, lets really get into this celebration of LITERACY! Below is information about the various activities that are occurring at the… Read more

    Starting TODAY: Book Week 2020
  • Congratulations to Ayaan Aftab Khan

    12 October 2020

    Congratulations and Mabrook to our Primary student Ayaan Aftab Khan from Year 4A for representing Australia and Al Siraat College in the "2020 Southeast Asian Mathematical Olympiad". We are pleased to announce that Ayaan made it to the Top 50 candidates for the entire Australasian region. He ranked a fabulous 43rd place. What an… Read more

    Congratulations to Ayaan Aftab Khan
  • Foundation: Virtual Spirit Week

    17 September 2020

    This week, our fabulous Foundation students celebrated the end of Term 3 with 'Virtual Spirit Week.'. - On Tuesday, we asked students to dress up in their favourite teams to celebrate Sports Team Day. - On Wednesday, students could wear their pyjamas and watched a movie. - On Thursday, they had the option to wear their favourite hat and… Read more

    Foundation: Virtual Spirit Week
  • Foundation students have reached "100 Days of School" today

    14 September 2020

    On today’s Monday, 14 September 2020, our youngest Primary students celebrated reaching "100 Days of School" on Zoom. The Foundation students reached a once in a life time milestone – 100 days of school for the very first time! On this very special day, they participated in many different and fun learning activities that related to the… Read more

    Foundation students have reached
  • Primary Students Welcomed Spring

    7 September 2020

    Our young students in FC celebrated the start of spring on 1 September with a delicious virtual picnic at home. Students farewelled Melbourne winter and welcomed spring time by enjoying some delicious treats virtually alongside their friends. They have all been admiring the beautiful sunshine of the last few days and are excited about the… Read more

    Primary Students Welcomed Spring
  • New Playground Has Opened

    14 August 2020

    We are pleased to inform you that work on our brandnew play area for our Foundation to Year 2 students has been completed. Driving down Harvest Home Road, you would have noticed the bright blue and red sun sails which now cover the playground right outside our Foundation classrooms. The playground has officially been opened and our… Read more

    New Playground Has Opened
  • Virtual Eid Dress-up Day Celebrations

    11 August 2020

    Students in our lower Primary classes celebrated Eid Al-Adha with their classmates and teachers throughout last week in an online "Eid Dress-Up Day" celebration. Our Foundation to Year 2 students had a fun time sharing how they had spent Eid at home with their families. Dressed in their gorgeous outfits and best clothes, they spoke about… Read more

    Virtual Eid Dress-up Day Celebrations
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