ABSENCES:

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.

DON'T FORGET:

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

 

Primary 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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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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100 Days of Prep

It may look like 100 Years of School for our current crop of St John's Preps as they appear to have raided the wardrobes of their grandparents and great grandparents. However, in reality it's 100 Days of Prep that gave rise to celebrations at...

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Camp Wilkin – Year 2/3 Reflections

The Year 2 and 3 students had a wonderful time at Camp Wilkin , Anglesea on Monday and Tuesday July 22nd and 23rd. This overnight camp provided many new experiences and challenges. The students were exceptionally well behaved and got along well together in...

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Year 2 & 3 Walk a While in my Shoes

As part of our ‘Individuals can make a difference’ unit of work, the Year 2 & 3 students undertook the ALWS Refu.me Challenge 3 Walk a while in my shoes. In Africa, the average distance a woman or child must walk to collect water is 6 kilometres. The...

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Year 6 Camp to Sovereign Hill

Our Year 6 students have enjoyed an amazing time at Ballarat’s magnificent living museum, Sovereign Hill. There was great enthusiasm for dressing in period costume and learning more about the 'goldrush' era of the 1850's. During this phase in Australian...

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