Cancer Council SA – Relay For Life

By Lucy Shelton,

Dear families, Our Year 9 students will be participating in Cancer Council SA’s Relay For Life in Belair National Park (Karka Pavillion) on Saturday 2 November – Sunday 3 November. This is an important part of their Rite Journey experience. Cancer is something that has affected many people within in our community and if you  … Read more

Year 9 Rite Journey: Relay For Life

By Lucy Shelton,

Dear Students and Families, We are very excited to be again participating in the Relay For Life – Belair event, in support of the Cancer Council SA. This is an event that our Year 9 students participate in as part of their Rite Journey year, and it is being held on Saturday 2 November –  … Read more

Year 12 Examination Guides and Holiday Sessions

By Lucy Shelton,

Dear Year 12 students, Firstly, well done to all of you for your hard work and persistence to the end of Term 3; we are coming to the final exciting weeks of your Year 12 journey and it’s great to see you supporting each other and working with real purpose. To assist your revision leading  … Read more

Bushfire Prevention

By Lucy Shelton,

South Australia Police are committed to preventing bushfires in our local area. Please view the fact sheets below and take action now to keep your property and our local area safe this summer. School Fire Prevention Home and Business Fire Prevention Rural Fire Prevention Please direct any queries to the Crime Prevention Office on 8207  … Read more

Alternative Pathways to University

By Tracey Wilson,

University Study. Is it for your child? This Wednesday we had a senior school assembly around the theme of ”University Study. Is it for you?” Representatives from Flinders University and the University of Adelaide explained how secondary school students can study first year subjects at university whilst still at school and have it count towards  … Read more

Year 12 Jumper 2020

By Tracey Wilson,

  As is customary for their Senior Year, Year 12 students can purchase and wear a Seniors Jumper with the School Uniform, and a Seniors Rugby Top for sports uniform days.   Our current Year 11 students have formed a ‘Jumper Committee’ for the 2020 Seniors Jumper and Rugby Top and have made their choices.  … Read more

Uniform Centre News

By Lucy Shelton,

The needs of our school have changed and developing our new International Learning & Living Precinct has meant the relocation of our Uniform Centre to Penno Parade, where it is accessed via the John Bray Centre for Performing Arts carpark. The Penno Parade property has been repurposed from a residential home to multifunctional depot including  … Read more

Year 12 Profiles and Baby Photos

By Tracey Wilson,

  Over the past few weeks students have been asked to complete a Profile Questionnaire and supply a baby photo for their end of schooling celebrations. Unfortunately there are still many outstanding; please can students either email them to or drop them in to RH111 asap. They are required by the end of the  … Read more

Environmental Science

By Sandie Bray,

We are truly blessed to have such a wonderful natural resource located next to St John’s and two years ago we set out on a journey to better utilise the Belair National Park as an educational resource. In order to achieve this goal we accessed the expertise and knowledge of Natural Resource Management and Amanda  … Read more

“Let’s Get Physical”

By Amanda Bertschinger,

When we reflect on the significant things we can do to keep our mind and body feeling good and functioning well, one of those most valuable things is ‘being active’ and unfortunately, it is often the most common thing we let slide as we get older. By adolescence, we often will see an increase in  … Read more