Ripples Edition 12 | 9 August 2018

Pastoral Care

Maintaining Good Health You children are putting their physical and mental health at risk if they do not dedicate enough time to exercise, according to a recent Australian study. It shows that seven out of 10 people aged 18 to 24 struggle to make time to exercise. Medical experts tells …

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Principal’s Message

Dear Families, First things First: Students eSAFE at St John’s All our students, both Primary and Secondary, are eSAFE. Everyday we receive notifications from our eSAFE monitoring service updating us with vital information about your child’s online safety. Parents have been very grateful to have this information and are working …

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Primary News

We ended our Foundation Day celebrations on Friday 3 August with an Early Years Concert in the morning and a Fancy Dress Ball in the evening. Both occasions were such a lot of fun. The students in Prep to Year Two entertained the audience with singing and dancing at the …

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Curriculum

At the core of all IB Programmes is the learner profile, 10 attributes fostered in students that promote their development as responsible members of their local, national and global communities. These attributes are developed through student participation in the MYP. In teaching our students the importance of being balanced, we …

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Pastoral Care

Relaxation Skills The pace of life affects our ability to switch off an relax. Term Three is a particularly busy time of the year and it is important that we all take time out to relax. The ability to relax and get away from it all is vital for the …

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Lake Side Reflection

Last week I attended our Provincial Clergy Conference. Clergy and key lay leadership meet as a province every three years. Our guest speaker was international speaker John Roberto. John’s focus and expertise is about faith formation. His particular focus at the conference was about how we work across generations. Not …

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PACE

Performing Arts staff and students have been busy preparing for a spectacular PACE Showcase next Tuesday 14 August at 6:30pm. We hope to see the whole St John’s community in the Performing Arts Center to support our many performers from both Primary and Secondary Campuses. Food and drinks can be bought …

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SPORT

Secondary Inter-House Athletics Carnival On Wednesday 25 July the Main Oval was a hive of activity as the Secondary student competed in the Inter-House Athletics Carnival.  The increase in overall participation was noticeable on the oval and on the scoreboard.  Well done to all students who contributed to their overall house …

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Dates for the Diary

August 2018 2018 Foundation Gala Dinner Saturday 15 September 2018  BOOK HERE 

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Important Information

Cyber Bytes To view the latest Cyber-Bytes Issue, please log into your My St John’s account and it can be viewed via the Home Page. National Excellence in Teaching Awards are NOW OPEN   Do you know an outstanding Educator? Nominate an excellent teacher now by clicking here    Little …

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St John’s Foundation

St John’s Foundation Business Breakfast – Wednesday 29 August 2018 With Greater Springfield sharing a 25-year milestone with St John’s Anglican College we are delighted to welcome guest speaker Naren Sinnathamby Director Commercial Development, Springfield City Group. Naren will share with guests what it takes to launch a new city, …

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P&F Association

Thank you to everyone who supported or volunteered in the FOTA kiosks at the recent 25th Anniversary Concert and the Primary Fancy Dress Ball. We look forward to seeing you again at the PACE showcase. If you would like to join our band of helpers, please come along to our next …

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Student Protection

You have the right to feel safe at all times including when you are a student at this school and until you graduate from the College. Protection for children and young people is of paramount importance in Anglican Church schools. St John’s Anglican College has policies and procedures which assist …

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