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Primary School News

Melbourne Museum and IMAX Excursion

On Friday 13th October, classes J1, J2 and J3 headed off to the IMAX theatre and Melbourne Museum for their integrated topic ‘Minibeasts: Place and Purpose in Our World’. The classes had a wonderful day exploring the Museum exhibits and viewing ‘Bugs Mighty Micro...

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P & F News – Bunnings BBQ

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...

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Year 5 & 6 Interschool Sports

Throughout Term 3, students from Year 5 and 6 compete against other schools in the Interschool Sports Competition.  This is always an exciting opportunity for our students and a great highlight of their year.  In the competition so far, we have competed against Christ...

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Art News

Our students have been very busy in their Art classes, creating portraits for the Geelong Gallery Who’s Who portrait prize.  The student prize coincides with the Geelong Gallery's presentation of the Art Gallery of New South Wales' Archibald Prize 2017 and marks Jules...

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Pot to Plate Project

Years 3 and 4 students have taken on the challenge of growing their own fruit, vegetables and edible flowers. The balcony is blooming, full of large pots growing a variety of carrots, strawberries, spinach and snow peas, beetroots, tomatoes and corn. Students will be...

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Robotics in the Classroom

Students in the  Years 5 and 6  are currently completing a unit on robotics.  This unit utilises LEGO MINDSTORM kits which contain the software and hardware to program robots.  By combining different programmable bricks (which is the coding language or instructions...

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Prep Literacy Project

St John’s Prep teachers have been involved in a two-year Prep Literacy Project which began in 2016. This is an initiative by renowned educator, Michelle Hutchinson who has extensive knowledge in learning difficulties, particularly dyslexia. St John’s is part of a...

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Tournament of Minds

On Sunday 27th  August, a team of seven students from Years 5/6 represented our School at the ‘Tournament of Minds Competition’ held at Deakin University. The students who participated were Ned (S3), Imani (S3), Rebecca (S2), Luca (S1), Sarah (S2), Lila (S2) and Zach...

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