Category: Current Parents


2020 Student Residential Address and Other Information Collection Notice

By Lucy Shelton,

Dear Parents, The Department of Education and Training will be undertaking a student residential address and other information collection over the coming weeks and in order to comply with the Government’s requirements, we request that all parents ensure their contact information is up to date in the parent portal by Monday 2 March. We are  … Read more

Flight Check-In

By Lucy Shelton,

Dear Parents,   Flight Check-in is a whole school approach to gathering feedback from our community, in particular our students and parents.   Community is a central value of our school and Communication is integral to nurturing this thriving community. In our quest for personalisation of student learning, we intend to provide the First Class  … Read more

Regular Chapel Services for Families

By Lucy Shelton,

Dear Families, This year I am introducing a 30 minute Eucharist on Wednesday mornings starting at 7:50am, and I invite staff, students and families to attend. This will begin on Wednesday 12 February in the Secondary Campus St Barnabas’ Chapel and continue on odd weeks, and on even weeks services will be held in the  … Read more

Consent2Go

By Lucy Shelton,

Dear Parents/Caregivers   Yesterday you were sent an email from St John’s Grammar School to update the Medical Details for your child(ren). Could you please ensure that you have completed this ASAP. I apologise for also sending out an update to permissions – this was an error and there is nothing to update in this.  … Read more

Australian Government 2019 Student Residential Address Collection

By Lucy Shelton,

Dear parents, The Department of Education and Training will be undertaking a student residential address and other information collection over the coming weeks and in order to comply with the Government’s requirements, we request that all parents ensure their contact information is up to date in the parent portal by Monday March 4. We are  … Read more

Kickstarting Careers in 2019

By Briar Standing,

Careers The New Year has brought a wonderful new space for Careers at St John’s, which is now located at the top of the stairs in Retreat House. This year, we have approximately 30 students studying Vocational Educational and Training (VET) programs, which assist students to become ‘job ready’ thereby increasing their employment prospects. They  … Read more

Introducing our new Leader of Learning & Curriculum

By Briar Standing,

Hello St John’s! Today I took ill-judged steps to consult the internet for some pithy ‘education quotes’ with which to begin this article. I’m surprised to report that some interesting things actually came up; notwithstanding Benjamin Franklin’s views that education is an ‘investment in knowledge [which] pays the best interest’ and Nelson Mandela’s understandable view  … Read more