Au Revoir to Solene!

By Liz Day-Liebelt,

Our delightful French exchange student Solene Jarrousse leaves us in a week’s time. She has spent the past year as a senior student at the school and living with Rotary and school families, the Morrices and the Andersons. Solene is special. She has a maturity and a sense of composure that sets her apart. She  … Read more

Anglican Cup win!

By Liz Day-Liebelt,

Recently St John’s took part in the Anglican Cup which is a competition between Pedare College, Pulteney Grammar and Woodcroft College in boys’ and girls’ basketball, AR football, netball and boys’ and girls’ soccer. The games were fiercely contested and played in great spirit. St John’s Grammar won the most games on the day and  … Read more

Fantastic learning opportunities for all year levels

By Liz Day-Liebelt,

As is often the case, the program in the Junior School has been busy and there have been some fantastic learning opportunities taking place. We speak a lot to the students about service as a form of leadership and the Year 4 students are currently undertaking a music project that services the community. We start  … Read more

We flourish in community

By Liz Day-Liebelt,

We flourish in Community is one of our values. Indeed, it’s the first on the list displayed on our home page! To complement this, in Middle School we have an unofficial core value of living beyond yourself – of thinking and acting with regard to what is also best for others. Our school has a  … Read more

What’s happening at the ELC?

By Liz Day-Liebelt,

Here is an exciting list for you explaining some of the amazing events and work the children have the opportunity to become involved in during their time in the Early Learning Centre. The staff have also participated in Professional Development to help us to provide the best education for your children. The Property Services team  … Read more

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Some fantastic P&F events coming up soon!

By Liz Day-Liebelt,

Phew! We have come to the end of the P&F barbecue season, with a very successful District SAPSASA Cross Country day on Friday 19 May. We were very lucky with the weather, being a little damp to begin but otherwise cool and fine, and with the big happy crowds of hungry kids and adults who  … Read more

Week 4 Update from the Principal

By Liz Day-Liebelt,

Safety Improvements We were very pleased to be informed by the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure that safety will soon be improved for motorists and pedestrians at the Main Road junctions with Gooch Court, Penno Parade North and Downer Avenue, Belair. Of particular importance for our students is that a pedestrian refuge will be  … Read more

Term 2 Update from the Principal

By Liz Day-Liebelt,

New Principal I am delighted with the appointment of Richard Anderson as the next Principal of St John’s Grammar School. He is an exceptional educator, a respected leader in the educational community, and he is passionate about the future success of our School. The Chair of the St John’s Grammar School Board, Mr Arndrae Luks,  … Read more

From the P&F

By Liz Day-Liebelt,

Welcome to Term 2! I keep thinking the worst of the busy period is behind us, but when I look again there is more to come!! Our Second Hand Uniform Shop is up and running, and is located downstairs between the Year 4 and 5 classrooms in the Junior School. The first of our successful  … Read more

Getting back on track

By Liz Day-Liebelt,

What does a parent do when their child brings home a report that points to a lack of effort and progress? It is a worrying concern. Usually, the report sums up what parents have already observed during the term and what is reported to them in emails from teachers concerned about draft submissions, test preparation,  … Read more