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  • After School Minecraft Coding Camp for Primary Students

    19 January 2023

    Junior Engineers are offering a fun, hands-on and engaging program designed to teach Primary students the fundamentals of coding with Minecraft Education. The program will run as an after school program on site and is suitable for students in Years 2 to 6. Students will use drag and drop coding and explore how to build amazing 3D… Read more

    After School Minecraft Coding Camp for Primary Students
  • Year 6 Farewell Graduation 2022

    16 December 2022

    The Year 2022, the first full year back after almost 2 years of COVID-19 Lockdowns, ended in a manner pleasing to Allah in that it entered happiness into the hearts of our young students. Our Year 6 students had a special completion ceremony to mark the end of their Primary journey. It was a beautiful evening that saw our Year 6 boys and… Read more

    Year 6 Farewell Graduation 2022
  • Year 2 ASC Farm Incursion

    1 December 2022

    Our Year 2’s had an opportunity to visit our very own ASC farm on site. They observed and interacted with chickens, rabbits, goats and guinea pigs. Do you remember the chicks that we hatched at school during Term 2? We were all fascinated by how much they had grown! It was really wonderful to see the awe and smiles on everyone’s faces… Read more

    Year 2 ASC Farm Incursion
  • Year 6 Arabic Incursion: Our Muslim Identity in the Medical Profession

    28 November 2022

    Last Friday, 25 November 2022, our dedicated Arabic Department welcomed three guest speakers on site to share their experiences with our Year 6 students on what it means to be a practising Muslim paramedic and nurse in Victoria. Ms Rana and Ms Mona are two paramedics wearing hijab who discussed modesty and their Islamic character with our… Read more

    Year 6 Arabic Incursion: Our Muslim Identity in the Medical Profession
  • Year 4 Camp Experience

    11 November 2022

    The past three days/two nights saw our Year 4 students and their teachers having lots of fun and adventures at Camp Angahook in Aireys Inlet along the world famous Great Ocean Road. Our students enjoyed the bus ride to and from the camp, taking in the fantastic ocean views along the way and enjoying a delicious stopover at the… Read more

    Year 4 Camp Experience
  • Year 5G: Scienceworks excursion

    10 November 2022

    Earlier this week on Tuesday, 8 November 2022, our Year 5 and Hifz B girls visited Scienceworks to further explore our Chemistry unit on "States of Matter". We were provided with a detailed demonstration of how solids, liquids and gasses interact with their environment and the changes that occur within the states of matter. The students… Read more

    Year 5G: Scienceworks excursion
  • Year 2A: Publication of "The Adventures of Midas the Monkey"

    10 November 2022

    It’s finally here! Class 2A have written their experiences at home with class mascot Midas the monkey, and have created a wonderful book titled "The mighty adventures of Midas, the monkey". Every student in Year 2A has been able to take home a lasting memory of their fun and interesting experience with their friend Midas, and the class is… Read more

    Year 2A: Publication of
  • Year 2 excursion: Scienceworks

    9 November 2022

    Our Year 2 students visited Scienceworks on Wednesday, 2 November 2022 to enhance their knowledge regarding the Science topic of "Earth and Space". They started the action filled day learning all about weather and lightning. Students were given the opportunity to view demonstrations exhibiting how water, air and heat can cause changes in… Read more

    Year 2 excursion: Scienceworks
  • Year 3: Visit from Epping Gardens Senior Citizens

    4 November 2022

    As a part our Values-in-Action Programhttps://www.alsiraat.vic.edu.au/page/values-in-action-program and commitment to community service, our Year 3 students welcomed some of the wonderful senior residents from local Epping Gardens Aged Care for morning tea inside our auditorium earlier this week. The seniors were greeted by the students… Read more

    Year 3: Visit from Epping Gardens Senior Citizens
  • Year 4 Science Incursion

    28 October 2022

    Alhamdulillah! Our Year 4’s and Hifz A had a fantastic fun-filled Science incursion this week. In this 90-minute incursion, students investigated different forces to learn more about the relationship between force and motion. Students explored the effect of friction and learn about the forces of attraction and repulsion between magnets… Read more

    Year 4 Science Incursion
  • Year 5’s VIA Community Services

    27 October 2022

    It is wonderful to see our students from Year 5 and up taking up opportunities to give voluntary service over a period of time as part of our Values-In-Action Programhttps://www.alsiraat.vic.edu.au/page/values-in-action-program. Through this program, our students are developing and fostering a spirit of giving back and gratitude through… Read more

    Year 5’s VIA Community Services
  • Lunchtime Club: Cat Ownership

    20 October 2022

    This week we had members from the Cat Protection Society of Victoria visiting our school, and talking to our Primary students about Cat ownership and the ways we should care for cats. Our Foundation to Year 2 students had the opportunity to engage with Tunip who is a rescue cat. Tunip was initially very shy but then with the support of… Read more

    Lunchtime Club: Cat Ownership
  • Year 4 Arabic Assessment: At the Restaurant

    7 September 2022

    This week, our Year 4 students have been celebrating the end of their Arabic inquiry unit "At the restaurant" with an authentic assessment task. The students had a wonderful experience, applying their conversational knowledge to order their food in Arabic. It was a lot of fun, a lot of yummy food and most importantly, a lot of practical… Read more

    Year 4 Arabic Assessment: At the Restaurant
  • Year 3 Arabic: Firefighters' visit

    2 September 2022

    Our Year 3 students were very excited this week to welcome the amazing crew from our local Epping CFA Fire Station on campus, demonstrating their heavy safety equipment and answering many questions from their attentive audience. Our Arabic Department had invited the firefighters to the College as part of an evaluation phase of our Year 3… Read more

    Year 3 Arabic: Firefighters' visit
  • Year 6 Archery Ascension

    31 August 2022

    Last Friday morning, the team from Archery Ascension came to our College for an incursion with our Year 6 students. Archery Ascension’s aim is to revive tradition, create culture & community, and transform lives. What an amazing opportunity this was for our Senior Primary students. The introduction was very thorough and included learning… Read more

    Year 6 Archery Ascension
  • Book Week closes with Pyjama Day

    26 August 2022

    While Book Week 2022 has now drawn to a close this afternoon, we invite you to look back with us on the past five days of truly wonderful celebrations across Primary School of all things reading, creativity, story telling and imagination. We started Book Week with our fun and fabulous Book Character… Read more

    Book Week closes with Pyjama Day
  • Primary Book Week commenced with a bang

    23 August 2022

    It’s Book Week again! A highlight on everyone’s annual calendar from students to parents and staff, we have welcomed Book Week in style with a bang when a flurry of colourful book characters have ascended into our Primary School yesterday morning to partake in the annual Book Character Parade. Each year since 1945, the Children’s Book… Read more

    Primary Book Week commenced with a bang
  • Year 1’s celebrating their "100th Day of School"

    10 August 2022

    Our Year 1’s have been very busy this term. We have been working on procedure writing in Literacy and made fruit salad. We also learned about halves and what a fraction is, so we had fun cutting our fruit in half!. We also wrote a procedure to brush your teeth to ensure that our teeth are clean and fresh!. For the 100th day of school this… Read more

    Year 1’s celebrating their
  • Year 2: Werribee Zoo Excursion

    29 July 2022

    It was a lovely Tuesday morning when the Year 2 students and staff members gathered to head towards the Werribee Zoo for a fun filled day. The day started off with lots of chatter on the bus as we all wondered what kinds of animals we would see, at least those of us who had never been there before. At the zoo, we were provided with an… Read more

    Year 2: Werribee Zoo Excursion
  • Year 3: Twisted Science Excursion

    29 July 2022

    On Wednesday 27 July 2022, Year 3 students visited Twisted Science in Moorabbin for their Science excursion. Students sat in a workshop where they had hands-on experiences with science experiments that stirred so much excitement in their discoveries. These experiments enriched their learning for their chemical and physical science topics… Read more

    Year 3: Twisted Science Excursion
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