If your Child is to be absent from School, please inform the School Office by 9.30am either by phone 5221 5221, email firstname.lastname@example.org or by using the SMS service “0418712263”.
Please note this number will only send and receive SMS messages - it will not receive telephone calls.
End of Term 1: Friday 5th April ( Curriculum Day for School Students)
School: Parent/Teacher Interviews Thursday 4th (4pm - 8pm) & Friday 5th April (9am - 4pm)
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.
Next P&F Meeting - Monday 18th March 7.30pm
As we begin the process of interviews for students starting school in 2020, it may be a great time to review some aspects of school structures. A few questions recently have been a timely prompt to share more about the busy days of school, curriculum, reporting,...read more
Anxiety is a normal part of our survival instinct which helps to keep us safe and respond in threatening situations. However, some children react more quickly and intensely and find it harder to get their anxious feelings under control. Families can do a lot to...read more
Shepherds, angels, cribs, stars….it must be getting close to Christmas! The Kinder children presented their delightful Christmas Concerts last week. The Brave Bears sharing their wonderful skills on Wednesday evening followed by the Courageous Lions on Thursday...read more
This week we enjoyed our very first St John’s Art Show. It is hard to describe the wonderful community atmosphere and celebration of creativity and energy expressed in the artworks. Celebrated international advisor on education, Sir Ken...read more
Exploring how a supermarket stores, sources and sells its fruit and vegetables has many excellent connections to our Kitchen Garden Program. Our Year 3/4 students went on a discovery where they were introduced to an array of...read more
This week the Kinder children met their student buddies as they prepare to transition from Kinder to Prep. The Kinder children and buddies worked together to colour in their invites to the upcoming Teddy Bears Picnic in Term 4. The Teddy Bears Picnic is the second...read more
This week the Brave Bears and Courageous Lions have been exploring their community by visiting Narana Creations Cultural Centre and the Easter Gardens Play Space. This term we have focused on learning more about Aboriginal Culture. We have been...read more
As Term 3 draws to a close, we can reflect and give thanks for a wonderful time of learning, community and celebration. The recent “Explorers Expo” held by the Year 3 and 4 classes was testament to the amazing learning that is going on in our classrooms. Attended by a...read more
Book Week Dress-Up day was fantastic with so many treasured book characters. The energy was uplifting and the school was buzzing. We all had so much fun… Thank you to all the parents who made this Dress-Up day so eventful, creating magical characters all...read more
The St John’s School Concert, “The Greatest Show” will be held at 7pm on Thursday 20th September at The Geelong Arena (110 Victoria Street, North Geelong). All students from Prep to Year 6 will be involved in showcasing their class item. Tickets are available online...read more
Book Week Schools and Kindergartens everywhere are enjoying the activities associated with Book Week. This year’s theme of ‘Find your Treasure’ has certainly resulted in some fantastic costumes and thematic activities. However, the true purpose...read more