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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
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
Come and join us for our annual Advent Evening.read more
Wow! What wonderful work by our Year 4 students as they took their sustainability projects to market. It certainly proved a hit to children from across the different year levels.read more
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...read more
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.read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more