Term 3 - that's a wrap!

In the blink of an eye another term has flown past. At the end of each term, I really like to take some time to reflect on all of the highlights and this term there has been many! Excursions to Old Tailem town, the Migration Museum and State Library, Camps, Book Week, Science Week, performances,… 

A teacher and parent perspective on building resilience

On Wednesday 30 August, ELC teachers attended a Junior School staff meeting for a presentation on the importance of building resilience in children by Madhavi Nawana Parker. Her message is such an important one and as a teacher and parent I found myself immediately inspired and committed to trying some of her suggestions and tips.… 

A wonderful start to Term 3 for the Junior School!

What an exciting day it was for 16 of our new Receptions on Tuesday of last week! Their transition visits and comfortability with knowing each other made for a smooth and enjoyable start for them with very few tears. Five international students also began their 5-week study tour this term. They are Rikki in Year… 

The Muffin Making Plane has launched!

  Throughout the year, Year 6 have worked with Mrs Chapman and visiting composer Julian Farraretto (world-renowned Jazz Violinist, and multi-talented composer, string arranger and musical director) to compose and record their own track. Students have driven the whole process which involved coming up with a name for the song, a subject for the song,… 

St John's students join the Blackwood Christmas Parade!

Please keep Friday 2 December free ready to join in with or watch the annual Blackwood Lions Club Christmas Parade. The Parade is held on the first Friday in December every year and is followed up with a carnival atmosphere party on the Waite Reserve. Groups assemble from 5.30pm and the parade starts at 6.30pm.… 

News from the Junior School

Where has the year gone! Teachers are already organising classes for next year and there is only two weeks to go before our Orientation Morning commences. For those unfamiliar with the day all our children and children new to the school will be allocated their classes for 2017. As indicated earlier this allocation process is…