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Parents and Friends Forum news – 45 stories

  • Tuesday Mornings: Peaceful Parenting Program

    8 February 2021

    Alhamdulillah, we have started a new school year. May Allah SWT bless all our children with ilm that is beneficial, increase them all in imaan, yaqeen and taqwa, and bless them with success in this world and the next. Ameen. We are very excited to announce that we’re restarting our Peaceful Parenting Program with parenting expert and… Read more

    Tuesday Mornings: Peaceful Parenting Program
  • Manal Shehab – Gaming & Gambling

    27 October 2020

    Manal Shehab delivered an insightful presentation on the correlation between gaming and gambling on Friday, 23 October 2020. Some of the key learnings were to highlight to social and financial impacts “games of chance” have on people and their families and society. The presentation also explored the predatory nature of the gaming… Read more

    Manal Shehab – Gaming & Gambling
  • Ladies Friday Nights: Focus on “RU OK? Day”

    13 September 2020

    JazakAllah khairan to all the wonderful mums who joined us last night for our weekly “Ladies Friday Night Catch Up”. Once again, you all made the night a big success, with lots of laughter as well as some tears. Guest speaker for the evening was our very own behaviour consultant Ms Guls who spoke about RU OK? Day. After the presentation… Read more

    Ladies Friday Nights: Focus on “RU OK? Day”
  • Great Women of Islam High Tea Function

    10 March 2020

    Last Friday, 6 March 2020 marked International Women’s Day when sisters in our community came together for our "Great Women of Islam High Tea" function. For the evening, we had four wonderful student representatives: Year 12 students Hooda Mohammed Emin and Asma Mohamed were our MC’s for the night while Mariam Rashid Year 9 was our guest… Read more

    Great Women of Islam High Tea Function
  • Healthy Lifestyles Program Re-Launch 2020

    7 February 2020

    Following the success of our pilot program in 2019, we are thrilled to announce that we have received community funding from the City of Whittlesea to continue our Healthy Lifestyles Program for another term. This program is designed to encourage greater participation of women in our community in sports & recreation and adopting healthier… Read more

    Healthy Lifestyles Program Re-Launch 2020
  • Women teaching Women: Embroidery Classes

    25 October 2019

    Today the PFF commenced embroidery classes. As always, it is wonderful to see mums learning a new skill from other mums. Not only do these classes give mums an opportunity to learn skills they didn’t have before, it is also a great way to connect with other mums, and make new friendships. It was great to see a few new faces today join the… Read more

    Women teaching Women: Embroidery Classes
  • Grandparents Morning Tea

    23 October 2019

    Primary School students will be celebrating Grandparents and Respected Elders Week from Monday, 28 October – Friday, 1 November 2019.". We have a lovely range of activities planned throughout the week, including daily visit from Early Years students to the Ottoman Aged Care facility to give them real life experience with the elderly… Read more

    Grandparents Morning Tea
  • Sisters Walking Group

    22 October 2019

    We kicked off our new Sisters Walking Group with a wonderful and sunny first outing in early September and will continue our weekly walks this coming Thursday, 10 October. MashaAllah, we usually walk roughly 6500 steps while celebrating our sisterhood and being out and active together. Please feel free to join us on Thursday mornings at… Read more

    Sisters Walking Group
  • Blanket Project

    16 October 2019

    Just over a year ago, the PFF engaged in the SRC project to provide winter essentials for the people in Syria. For this project we ran knitting classes so sisters could learn a new skill of knitting while making scarves. It was such a successful exercise for us that we wanted to continue our new found skills and move onto another project… Read more

    Blanket Project
  • Launch of Sunday Gardening Club

    25 September 2019

    Thank you to everyone who joined us today at the community garden for the launch of our Sunday Gardening Club. We had a great turn out, & had a very productive day. We met some lovely people & all made new friendships. Here are a couple of photos. Our next catch up will be on Sunday, 6 October at 9:30am. All Al Siraat families are welcome… Read more

    Launch of Sunday Gardening Club
  • Ladies Morning Tea @ TRAC

    12 September 2019

    We had a wonderful Ladies Morning Tea at the Thomastown Recreation & Aquatic Centre TRAC this week, facilitated in collaboration with our good friends at TRAC and City of Whittlesea. The ladies had a tour of the facilities including the ladies only gym, the childminding facilities and the Saturday ladies only swimming program. We will be… Read more

    Ladies Morning Tea @ TRAC
  • Ladies Morning Tea: Community Engagement Consultation

    30 August 2019

    We held our first Ladies Morning Tea – Community Engagement Consultation this Friday, 30 August 2019. The purpose of these consultations are to better understand the needs of our community and deliver programs, workshops and events that are relevant and engaging. We are very excited by the excellent points and ideas raised in this… Read more

    Ladies Morning Tea: Community Engagement Consultation
  • Eid Bake Sale

    15 August 2019

    Jazakallah khair to all of our wonderful parents who baked, purchased goods to sell, sent money with their children and volunteered their time to sell the baked goods to our students. It was a really successful day and everything was sold out. Alhamdulillah. A total of $1,154.10 was raised. We appreciate the ongoing support from our PFF… Read more

    Eid Bake Sale
  • 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
  • Pre-Eid Market

    19 May 2019

    The Parents and Friends Forum of the College PFF would like to thank all the wonderful parent volunteers who have helped out these past few weeks by attending crafty working bees to make goods for the upcoming Pre-Eid Market. Our committed group of parent volunteers have made over a 1,000 items to sell for our wonderful market. Prices at… Read more

    Pre-Eid Market
  • Mums and Bubs Gardening Workshop

    3 April 2019

    Our Mums and bubs had a wonderful gardening workshop last Friday, 29 March 2019. We learnt a lot on how to get the most of our vegetable garden from the wonderful and very knowledgeable Natasha from "The Sage Garden". We had lots of hands on experiences with vegetable seedling which we planted in 4 planter boxes in our Community Gardens… Read more

    Mums and Bubs Gardening Workshop
  • “A Celebration of Hijab” for World Women’s Day

    13 March 2019

    On Friday, 8 March 2019, we celebrated our first international women’s day in a way that reflects the women in our community and by celebrating something that is an important part of our lives as Muslim women: Our hijabs. Hijab is such an important part in the life of Muslim women. It is a part of our observance of our faith and done only… Read more

    “A Celebration of Hijab” for World Women’s Day
  • Community Gardens: Mums Second Working Bee

    28 February 2019

    Our second Mums Community Gardens Working Bee was a great success again, alhamdulillah. Together we assembled more garden beds and prepared the space for the tree and flower planting ceremony on this Saturday. All mums enjoyed a lovely morning tea and a chat together in the gardens in appreciation of their brilliant work. We look forward… Read more

    Community Gardens: Mums Second Working Bee
  • Community Gardens: Mums Working Bees

    22 February 2019

    Alhamdulillah, our first ever gardening workshop on Thursday, 21 February was a blast with a great turnout from our wonderful parents. Our mums group, some with very little gardening experience, were able to put together a beautiful bird bath feature, assemble garden beds, lay paving and assemble seating furniture. The garden beds are now… Read more

    Community Gardens: Mums Working Bees
  • Parents' Volunteer Program

    12 February 2019

    Welcome to Al Siraat College to all the new parents of the College. 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 time as a parent of Al Siraat… Read more

    Parents' Volunteer Program
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