Category: Junior School


New Parent Buddy Program – are you interested in helping a new St John’s Grammar family?

By Amanda Bertschinger,

The New Parent Buddy Program is a new P&F initiative, aimed at supporting the parents of families new to the school, as they navigate their family’s preparation and first days and weeks at our School and within our community. The initiative will pair a new parent with an existing parent ‘buddy’ who will be there  … 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

Welcome to 2019 – A Message from the Principal

By Briar Standing,

Dear Parents I trust that all of our families have enjoyed a great summer break and our young stars have had time to recharge, set some new plans and start 2019 with optimism and excitement. We most certainly have. There has been a ton of work done at all of the campuses over the holiday  … Read more

Junior School Music Information

By Lucy Shelton,

Welcome to another exciting year of Junior School Music! Please find essential start up info below. Private Instrumental Lessons Tutors begin private instrumental lessons in Week 2. Please email Jenny Chapman if you have not been contacted by your child’s tutor by the end of Week 1. Instrumental lesson Terms and Conditions can be found  … Read more

Announcement of new Chair of the Board of Governors

By Amanda Bertschinger,

At last Monday’s AGM of the St John’s Grammar School Board of Governors, Arndrae Luks formally ‘retired’ as Chair and Jodie Benveniste was elected to the role. Arndrae was our longest serving Chair, having held that role for the past 11 years. Arndrae’s involvement in the school extended back to 1991, when he joined the  … Read more

From strength to strength in the Junior School

By Amanda Bertschinger,

What a wonderful first term it has been in the Junior School this year. I have had the privilege of leading a dedicated team of professionals who work tirelessly to ensure every child achieves a personal best in all that they do. As a staff, we have focused on teaching and learning to ensure we  … Read more