If your Child is to be absent from School, please inform the School Office by 9.30am either by phone 5221 5221, email stjohns@glc.vic.edu.au or by using the SMS service “0418712263”.
Please note this number will only send and receive SMS messages - it will not receive telephone calls.


School and Kinder Closed - Friday 22nd November

Orientation Morning for 2020 Prep and 4 year Old Kinder - Friday 22nd November

Parents & Friends News
All welcome - If you would like to be involved in the P&F, please come along, we'd love to meet you.
Annual General Meeting: Monday 18th November - 7.30pm


All School News

French Morning

St John's Newtown students have enjoyed a wonderful French Day experience with a vast array of fun activities. While a lot of enjoyment was had playing Pétanque (a bowls type activity), building Eiffel Towers out of spaghetti, creating stained glass...

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Year 5 & 6 Leadership Day

Araleun Leadership Camp recently provided a terrific learning opportunity for our senior students. A fun range of activities kept them on their toes. During the year, our Year 5 & 6 students have had many opportunities to take on a range of...

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Year 1’s History Unit

The Year 1's are learning about Transport from the Past and Present this week as part of their History unit. Thanks to a class Dad, Richard, along with good friend of the College, Norm Lyons, the children benefited from the opportunity to learn...

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Remembrance Day Service

On Monday, our staff and students marked Remembrance Day with a special service in the hall. Thanks to Lola we heard of her experience, along with her sisters and parents, of visiting Ieper, a town in the Belgian province of West Flanders earlier this...

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Year 1 Sovereign Hill Excursion

Year 1 students had a wonderful day at Sovereign Hill last week. We enjoyed a lolly/sweet making demonstration, an education session and panning for gold. We also browsed the shops and visited various trades, crafts and stores. Some of us...

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Staying Alive!

HASS - As part of this term's HASS topic 'Staying Alive,' the Year 2 & 3 students had an introductory session together in the College hall. Students explored different work stations in relation to this topic ranging from mental wellbeing, hygiene,...

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Healthy Food Day

Congratulations to Year 6 students: Asher, Abby and Lola, who recently petitioned the Fruit and Vegetable Department Manager at Woolworths to support their 'Healthy Food Day'. After learning so much about the benefits of good nutrition, the...

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Year 5 & 6 Inter School Sport

This term our Year 5 & 6 classes have been involved in Inter School sport.  Football, Softball & Netball teams have been competing at various schools in Geelong every Friday afternoon. All involved have enjoyed taking part.

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Year 5 & 6 Expo

The Year 5 & 6 Expo is celebrating all of the work the children have covered across Term 3.The students’ displays cover Integrated Studies, Christian Studies projects about the life of Jesus, Book Club activities, Video work and French Towers.As this...

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