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  • Author of "Vagabond" Writes to Al Siraat Students

    20 September 2018

    The English Department teachers as well as our VCE Year 11 tudents recently received a personally signed letter from Mr Anthony Karakai, author of "Vagabond". The novel is currently being studied by our Year 11 students. The message Anthony Karakai gives to our students is truly inspirational and we feel elated with this sense of… Read more

    Author of
  • Numeracy Week: Maths Activities

    6 September 2018

    During Numeracy Week, our Year 7 to 12 students were involved in numerous activities around numeracy. In class, they played various games such as giant Jenga, giant connect four, giant checkers, giant dominoes, master mind and various card games. Students were all engaged during the games session using their mathematical ability to play… Read more

    Numeracy Week: Maths Activities
  • Middle and Senior School: Ramadan Assembly

    22 May 2018

    First Assembly led by SRCs. For the first time, SRC members from Years 5 – 11 conducted our Middle and Senior Ramadan assemblies separately on Monday, 7th May to welcome the holy month of Ramadan. Ammar Ulhaq, Mira Damlkhi, Hanan Hirsi, Mohamad Bakir Al-Ghazawi and Zahra Al-Ghazawi hosted the Ramadan Assembly in their respective year… Read more

    Middle and Senior School: Ramadan Assembly
  • Robotics at Al Siraat

    22 March 2018

    The colourful and fun Lego bricks are indeed a familiar sight to everyone. However, our Middle Years and Senior Years students have gone a step further with the Lego bricks and transform them to a geeky-high tech robots in our classroom. The robots are built with mechanical motors, optical sensors, colour sensors that would allow it to… Read more

    Robotics at Al Siraat
  • Semester 2 Senior Awards Assembly

    8 December 2017

    The Senior School held its Awards Assembly on Thursday, 7 December 2017. Our students were rewarded for their hard work with awards given for Effort and Academic Achievement. Apart from academic achievement achievement, the College also places great emphasis on character building and good values. To this end, Appreciation Awards were… Read more

    Semester 2 Senior Awards Assembly
  • Year 7 Transition Program

    8 December 2017

    Alhamdullilah, our current Year 6 students participated in the 'Student Connect Program' as part of their Year 6 to 7 Transition Program. The aim of the program was to assist Year 6 students with connecting them to Year 7 and empowering them with the knowledge and skills to ensure a smooth transition. The Year 6 students got to be… Read more

    Year 7 Transition Program
  • Late to School

    20 November 2017

    Coming late to school is a major problem at Al Siraat. Students are missing out on vital learning and important information. It also leads to an unsettled day for the student. As a result, every student’s attendance is being monitored and the time they arrive late to school is recorded and tallied – at the end of the week, if the tally is… Read more

    Late to School
  • Indigenous Incursion

    2 November 2017

    This week students in Years 5, 7, 8 & 9 were privileged to participate in an Indigenous Incursion. Father and son duo Ian and Mitch from True Culture visited Al Siraat to teach the students about the Indigenous Aboriginal Culture. Students were captivated learning all about Aboriginal beliefs and culture including artefacts, ceremonies… Read more

    Indigenous Incursion
  • Congratulations to Staff Member Mr Mohammed Azim

    30 October 2017

    Al Siraat College is proud to announce that one of our staff members – Mr Mohammed Azim, Head of English and Teacher Mentor has been recognised in "The Educator Magazine’s Third Annual Hot List of 2017". "The Educator" is Australia’s only magazine for the most senior educational professionals and decision makers. The Educator magazine… Read more

    Congratulations to Staff Member Mr Mohammed Azim
  • Year 7 Excursion to the Chinese Museum

    26 October 2017

    On Thursday, our Year 7 cohort attended the Chinese Museum as part of their unit on ancient China. It was a great opportunity to see some interesting artefacts and gain further knowledge about this amazing civilisation. We were thoroughly impressed by the size of the Chinese dragon. Students also took part in a Chinese calligraphy… Read more

    Year 7 Excursion to the Chinese Museum
  • Food Tech Classes Now in New Kitchen

    20 September 2017

    There is great excitement in the air as our Senior School students have been using the brand new kitchen inside the TEAMS building for the very first time this week. After touring the new building, our students were given a kitchen orientation and introduction to the facilities, including the touch screen ovens. Afterwards, they watched a… Read more

    Food Tech Classes Now in New Kitchen
  • New TEAMS Building Now Open

    19 September 2017

    We are extremely pleased to announce our brand new TEAMS building open, showcasing Al Siraat’s contemporary way of thinking in regards to important learning environments and student work spaces. The building provides students with technology-rich, interactive spaces, with a focus on collaboration and individuality. Teaching and learning… Read more

    New TEAMS Building Now Open
  • Celebrating Maths Week in Senior School

    8 September 2017

    Students at Al Siraat College celebrated Mathematics Week with various exciting activities this week. We started the week with “MAV Maths Games Day Competition” excursion that took place at Mount Hira College. Our Level D students enjoyed taking part of such a big and prestigious competition and competed against the highest achiever… Read more

    Celebrating Maths Week in Senior School
  • Senior School: Literacy and Numeracy Week

    7 September 2017

    Literacy & Numeracy Week celebrations for our Senior students have been running at Al Siraat from Monday, 4 September to Friday, 8 September 2017. The "Literacy Olympics" for our Senior students from Years 7 to 10 Senior commenced earlier this week, with full-on activities happening each day for our students. Teachers also ran specific… Read more

    Senior School: Literacy and Numeracy Week
  • Years 7 to 9: Drama Festival

    7 September 2017

    Senior students from Years 7 to 9 were part of the inaugural Drama Festival held in the Senior Assembly Hall last Monday, 4 September 2017. There was much excitement and nervousness as the students prepared to perform in front of an audience, some of them for the first time in their lives. The costumes were colourful and the efforts put… Read more

    Years 7 to 9: Drama Festival
  • Years 9 to 12 Incursion: Youth Empowerment Project

    24 August 2017

    Our Senior School students had the privilege of listening to an international speaker about making the most of school.The students greatly enjoyed this inspiring and highly interactive session which was held on On Tuesday, 22 August 2017. Mr M.S. Kash Iqbal is an international speaker and founder of UNSTOPPABLEWORLD.ORG. He goes around… Read more

    Years 9 to 12 Incursion: Youth Empowerment Project
  • This Week in Food Technology

    22 August 2017

    Only the Year 10 Elective Class had the fortune to cook in Food Tech this week. Students began the first step of their design task by making basic muffins. Chef James from the Canteen was kind enough to do the baking for the students in his new 20-tray combi oven. Next week students will create their own design by adding ingredient… Read more

    This Week in Food Technology
  • Food Technology: Precision Measuring

    17 August 2017

    This week, the focus of our Food Technology classes was on precision measuring. Students learnt to be accurate when measuring out their ingredients. Students thoroughly enjoyed making and eating chocolate truffles. All students displayed the School value of perseverance especially when some classes were moved into Student Services. Thank… Read more

    Food Technology: Precision Measuring
  • Year 8 Excursion: Keysborough Islamic Cultural Centre

    11 August 2017

    Our Senior students from Year 8 visited the Turkish Islamic Cultural Centre & Mosque in Keysborough towards the end of last term as part of their Enquiry Unit about the "Ottoman Empire and the Golden Age of Islam". The excursion was a collaboration between the students' Humanities and Art studies. Our students and staff were warmly… Read more

    Year 8 Excursion: Keysborough Islamic Cultural Centre
  • Food Technology: Precision Knife Skills

    10 August 2017

    Our Senior School students were focusing on precision knife skills in their Food Technology classes during this week. Students learnt to Julienne thin matchsticks, Baton larger matchsticks and Macedoine dice vegetables. This was a challenging task for students. However they were rewarded with hummus to dip their finished cuts. Read more

    Food Technology: Precision Knife Skills
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