Category: Middle School


100km Relay Oakbank to Banksia Park

By Tracey Wilson,

  We are entering two teams (Junior and Open) in this unique, gruelling but enjoyable run, which takes place on Wednesday 1 August. Each team consists of five runners, of which two must be girls, each running 4 x 5km legs. The course starts at Oakbank Area School and runs through Woodside, Charleston, Mount Torrens,  … Read more

SAPSASA Year 6-7 Touch Football State Championships 2018

By Tracey Wilson,

SAPSASA Year 6/7 Touch Football State Championships This will take place on Thursday 21June at the City Touch Fields (Park 17) – Corner Greenhill Road and Beaumont Road, Eastwood. Students will be required to meet outside Retreat House at 8:30am and will return before the end of the school day. Teams will be traveling to  … Read more

2019 Indonesia Trip

By Tracey Wilson,

  The Language faculty is very excited to announce a proposed St John’s Grammar Indonesia Trip for April 2019. The trip will be based in Yogyakarta, a city that is commonly known as the ‘culture capital’ of Indonesia. Through this trip, we aim to provide experiences that will bring to life what students have learnt  … Read more

Generations in Jazz wrap up

By Liz Day-Liebelt,

The amazing music extravaganza “Generations in Jazz” took place in Mount Gambier in early May. Representing St John’s Grammar School at this remarkable event were 56 excited students from Year 7-12 who performed as part of the Senior Vocal ensemble, Big Band 1 and Big Band 2. Our 56 students were a tiny part of  … Read more

2018 Choirs in Concert Sunday Rehearsal

By Tracey Wilson,

Dear Parents 2018 Choirs in Concert Sunday Rehearsal St John’s Grammar is delighted to again present the 2018 Choirs in Concert. This is held on Saturday 2 June at Blackwood Hills Baptist Church, 72 Coromandel Parade Blackwood. The following ensembles will be participating in the concert: Senior Vocal, SATB, 8-9 Class Choir, Secondary School Choir,  … Read more

The Term ahead for the Middle School

By Liz Day-Liebelt,

Year 7 The experiential curriculum continues with specialist subject rotations of; Art/Music/Design & Tech/Drama from the beginning of the term, for a term RAVE/Digital Tech/Philosophy from Week 3 for a trimester (13 weeks) In Digital Technologies, students will be learning about the power and importance of positivity in the online environment. They have considered the  … Read more

Middle School Wellbeing with Carlee Mitchell

By Liz Day-Liebelt,

The important learning in wellbeing continues in Term 2 with a range of guest speakers and activities scheduled for our Wednesday Wellbeing program to complement the many student wellbeing initiatives occurring on our Secondary Campus. In the Middle School, our Year 7 students will explore elements of gratitude through the Growing with Gratitude program and  … Read more

Getting organised

By Liz Day-Liebelt,

The start of the term always excites me. It is a chance to start fresh and setting some new goals. But also, the start of term is a time that we can look at what went well last term, and what we can improve on for the future. Getting organized in the first few weeks  … Read more