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There is an old adage, ‘Change is the only constant’ and nowhere is this as true as it is in education – children change, staff change, curriculum changes, pedagogy changes but this time, it’s me that’s changing. I will conclude my tenure as College Principal of St...read more
The weather has been warming up and there seems to be a real bounce in the air. It has been great having Sue Ellis, our new Campus Principal in 2018, roving through the classrooms and playground whilst learning more about our students and School. It has not only...read more
WE KNOW WE CAN TRUST GOD’S COMMANDS BECAUSE WE KNOW WE CAN TRUST GOD. Verse: “Trust in the Lord and do good” (Psalm 37:3, NIV). “I have to go to bed early tonight,” Melissa told her mother, “Because Uncle Jack’s taking me fishing tomorrow.” Mum tucked the bedcovers...read more
A huge thanks to the following helpers who came and helped out at the Bunnings Barbeque on Saturday 22nd September - Phil, Alissia, Melanie, Melissa and Adam, Amanda, Belinda and Hudson, Hannah and Imani, Deb and Isaac and John. Like a well-oiled machine, we had...read more
The importance of outdoor unstructured play This year at St John’s, we have introduced loose parts nature play activities into outdoor play and we have seen overwhelming benefits from this unstructured play. We love seeing the creations that the children build with...read more
It has been wonderful to walk and talk with students and teachers, hearing about range of fantastic teaching and learning opportunities that have occurred at St John’s. Indeed, much care, enthusiasm and thought occurs within all classroom and outdoor programs across...read more
We are almost at the end of Term 3 and the students are very excited about the upcoming concert next Thursday evening. I pray that the holiday break will give students and staff alike a break from the daily intensity and give the opportunity for a few bugs to...read more
On Thursday 24th August, Red group participated with the St John’s students for Book Week. The children were encouraged to dress up as their favourite book character. In the afternoon, Red group watched the Little Red Riding Hood play in the hall which was very...read more
Hundreds of our favourite book characters converged on St John’s last Thursday to celebrate Book Week. Our students put in their best efforts to come up with colourful and creative characters to celebrate this special day. In keeping with this year’s theme “Escape to...read more
We look forward to welcoming Sue Ellis, St John’s Lutheran School’s new Campus Principal at the beginning of 2018. Sue is currently the Head of Junior School at Encounter Lutheran College in Victor Harbor (South Australia), a position she has held since 2013. Sue...read more
Apart from the chilly weather that greeted me, it was a pleasure to return from my long service leave. Traveling and sight-seeing in Ukraine was a wonderful experience! It was a pleasure to visit so many historical sites as well as meet friendly and welcoming people....read more
Christian Studies – Christianity in the World This year the yellow group have been learning about God. Our focus was initially on creation, his helpers and now Christianity in the world. Yellow group has been reading and discussing the Bible Story, Jonah and the...read more