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Dates For Your Diary
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Term Dates for 2018 also.
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Parents & Friends News
Parents and Friends meeting - Monday 30th July 7.30pm in the Staffroom.
All welcome - If you would like to be involved in the P&F, please come along, we'd love to meet you.
Last week the Year 5 and 6 students, teachers and supporting parents travelled to Canberra. What an amazing experience for our students. For some, venturing interstate was an exciting prospect. Having been studying the concept of government and in particular...read more
Once again, the St John’s Mother’s Day Fete and Community Market was a huge success! Our thanks go to all those who prepared in the rain and wind on Friday to ensure everything was ready for what turned out to be a lovely day on Saturday. The...read more
The Geelong Gallery is currently hosting an exhibition called "REIMAGINE - the world according to children’s books”. The exhibition is a selected range of Australian children’s literature and book illustration from the past twenty years. It includes the...read more
This week a group of our senior St John’s students ran a mini Commonwealth Games for the Brave Bears and the Courageous Lions. The Year 6 students planned and managed the running of all events, drawing on their leadership skills, organisation...read more
This fortnight has been busy as applications for the 2019 school year begin to come in. It has been encouraging to have so much interest in our unique learning environment which nurtures our children with such care. I am pleased to announce that in 2019 we will be...read more
Volcanoes This term we have extended the children’s interest in science by making volcanoes and lava lamps. While we investigated volcanoes last term, the children now have the opportunity to experiment themselves. This term, the groups added their own...read more
Easter Celebrations Throughout the final week of Term 1, the Lions and the Bears participated in Easter celebrations. The children enjoyed decorating bunny ears for the Easter Hat Parade which they were proud to show off on the day of the Parade in front of their...read more
We have been blessed to have another wonderful start to the term with glorious autumn sunshine and excited children greeting us each morning. Certainly, the highlight of the last fortnight has been the ANZAC service on Tuesday afternoon. It was a moving and very...read more
Over the last few weeks, it has been inspiring to have our senior classes lead us in worship at Chapel. In the coming terms, all the classes will be regularly leading this time. Classes and dates will be listed in the Diary Dates on our website. Next Wednesday...read more
The Early Learning Language Application (ELLA) is being explored and enjoyed by our early learners in the Kinder. Our children are learning the French language through immersion, exposure and experimentation and they are loving it. The children are familiarising...read more
Another busy two weeks have passed with Easter and school holidays rapidly looming. Cross Country, Athletics Day and now swimming are keeping students excited, busy and tired. Like all schools, Term 1 sports activities have significance for district and state...read more
From time to time families in our School Community require meals to help them through some difficult events – be it illness, death or other trauma. We currently have a group of families who help out during these times. Sometimes it is just a one off meal that is...read more