Ripples Edition 8 | 24 May 2018

Principal’s Message

On 18 May 2018, St John’s students had the privilege of participating in the Anglican Schools Music Festival Gala Concert held in the Concert Hall at QPAC.  This event is held every two years and draws together musicians and their teachers from Anglican schools in Queensland under the batons of …

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Primary News

In March this year a report on the Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools, was published and has been termed Gonski 2.0 by the media. The Review Panel, led by Mr David Gonski AC, was tasked with examining evidence and making recommendations on how schools can improve performance …

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Curriculum

Year 12 QCS Preparation At the end of this term all year 12 students intending to sit the QCS will sit a final full practice of the four papers.  We will send the papers away to be marked by experienced QCS markers and each student will receive individual feedback on …

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Pastoral Care

Cyberbullying is an issue which evokes great fear in educators and parents. It is one of the downsides of the digital world. Statistics indicate that 1 in 4 children have experienced online bullying and 24% of children 8-12 have had inappropriate contact from strangers online. The average age of children …

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Lake Side Reflection

This year I have begun doing some research. One of the areas I am focusing on is about prayer and why prayer is so important. Personally, prayer is a significant part of my life. One of my favourite ways of praying is writing in my journal and reflecting and talking …

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PACE

On Friday 18 May, 12 St John’s students were selected to perform in the Anglican Schools Music Festival at the Queensland Performing Arts Complex.  Students participated in workshops all day and it culminated in an evening performance at the Concert Hall. With our very own Mr Neill Thacker conducting the Combined …

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Sport

Secondary  Term Three Sport Preparation There has been an outstanding start to training for Term Three sporting activities.  Attendance to these sessions is very important.  These training sessions allow the coaches and players to get to know each other, sharpen fundamental skills and work on team strategies.  Teams are filling …

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Dates for the Diary

May and June 2018 25 Year Community Concert featuring James Morrison CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR SEATS 2018 Foundation Gala Dinner Saturday 15 September 2018  BOOK HERE 

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Important Information

College Carnival  We look forward to welcoming St John’s families and community to our College Carnival this Saturday 26 May from 12noon. To make sure you have the most up to date information please click here to view the College Carnival program for the day. You can also stay up …

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St John’s Foundation

Nominate an outstanding Old Collegian The Old Collegians’ Awards recognises the exceptional achievements of St John’s graduates in many fields of endeavour, in tertiary study, professional life and in the community in which they live. From the earliest graduates in 2000 to the most recent in 2017, all of our …

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P&F Association

Entertainment Book The P&F is once again fundraising with the 2018/2019 Entertainment Book!  Books are now available at both Primary and Secondary campus reception for $70. Cash payment can be made at either campus or via credit card by clicking here. P&F Association  The much anticipated College Carnival is FINALLY …

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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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