Category: Middle School


Year 7 and 8 Camps – Registration

By Lucy Shelton,

Dear Year 7 and Year 8 Parents, The registration process for Year 7 and 8 camps has now commenced. Both camps will take place in Week 9 of Term 1. The Year 7 Camp is held on Hindmarsh Island, running from Tuesday 24 – Friday 27 March and the Year 8 Camp is held at  … Read more

Year 7 Buddy Program

By Tracey Wilson,

  The Year 12/Year 7 Buddy Program is now well established and has proven to be beneficial to all students involved. Year 12 students have been allocated a Year 7 student (from the same House where possible) with similar interests and the idea is to build a trusting and supportive friendship throughout the year. The  … 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

Year 8 Science Enrichment Program

By Lucy Shelton,

Dear Parents For several years St John’s Grammar School has offered an exciting initiative in the form of an Enrichment Science class from Year 8 onwards. These classes have allowed students who have the interest and capacity for higher-level Science learning to extend themselves in an environment with like-minded students. While the topics covered at  … Read more

Secondary Campus Counselling Service

By Lucy Shelton,

Dear families, We have a counselling service based on the Secondary Campus and in 2020 this can be accessed on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. We have two wonderful counsellors to support our students, with Michael Sharp continuing from last year, and Mandy Seyfang joining our school community this year. Both Michael and Mandy are highly  … Read more

Middle School New Parent Information Night

By Lucy Shelton,

We invite all parents of new students in Year 7, 8 and 9 to attend an Information Night. The event will run from 5:30pm – 6:30pm, Tuesday 4 February in the John Bray Centre for Performing Arts, Secondary Campus. Yours sincerely, Ben Clark Head of Middle School

Awards Night

By Tracey Wilson,

  Tomorrow morning students and parents will receive notification as to whether they are a recipient of an award to be presented at Awards night. Awards night is an important event in the school calendar. It is compulsory for award winners to attend this event. Students are required to wear their full summer uniform with  … Read more

What is my purpose? What do I have to give?

By Amanda Bertschinger,

These are two big questions our Year 9 students explore during Term 4, as part of the final stages of their Rite Journey year. On the weekend, our Year 9s participated in Relay For Life in Belair National Park, raising awareness and money for the work of the Cancer Council. This event provides such an  … Read more