Category: Senior School


Service – the world beyond St John’s

By Amanda Bertschinger,

St John’s students continue to exhibit a real passion to improve the world. This is supported by the school in a number of ways, including being embedded in our Wellbeing Framework. To quote the framework, “service is at the heart of St John’s mission, with students and staff encouraged to be active, responsible citizens, learning  … Read more

Year 11 Students Last Day

By Tracey Wilson,

  All Year 11 students are required to attend a compulsory information session on Thursday 5 December from 8.30am to 1.30pm. Students will collect exam results,  meet with their 2020 teachers and receive some work for the new year. Thank You  

Dulcie’s Bus Visit

By Lucy Shelton,

On Wednesday 6 November our AWARE group have organised for Dulcie’s Bus to visit our Secondary Campus from 9am – 4pm. Dulcie’s Bus raises funds for the Hutt Street Centre by selling high quality vintage clothing at markets and community events around Adelaide. Not only does the service raise money for a worthy cause, it  … Read more

Year 12 Examination Guides and Holiday Sessions

By Lucy Shelton,

Dear Year 12 students, Firstly, well done to all of you for your hard work and persistence to the end of Term 3; we are coming to the final exciting weeks of your Year 12 journey and it’s great to see you supporting each other and working with real purpose. To assist your revision leading  … Read more

Bushfire Prevention

By Lucy Shelton,

South Australia Police are committed to preventing bushfires in our local area. Please view the fact sheets below and take action now to keep your property and our local area safe this summer. School Fire Prevention Home and Business Fire Prevention Rural Fire Prevention Please direct any queries to the Crime Prevention Office on 8207  … Read more

Alternative Pathways to University

By Tracey Wilson,

University Study. Is it for your child? This Wednesday we had a senior school assembly around the theme of ”University Study. Is it for you?” Representatives from Flinders University and the University of Adelaide explained how secondary school students can study first year subjects at university whilst still at school and have it count towards  … Read more

Year 12 Jumper 2020

By Tracey Wilson,

  As is customary for their Senior Year, Year 12 students can purchase and wear a Seniors Jumper with the School Uniform, and a Seniors Rugby Top for sports uniform days.   Our current Year 11 students have formed a ‘Jumper Committee’ for the 2020 Seniors Jumper and Rugby Top and have made their choices.  … Read more

Year 12 Profiles and Baby Photos

By Tracey Wilson,

  Over the past few weeks students have been asked to complete a Profile Questionnaire and supply a baby photo for their end of schooling celebrations. Unfortunately there are still many outstanding; please can students either email them to twilson@stjohns.sa.edu.au or drop them in to RH111 asap. They are required by the end of the  … Read more

Essential English Excursion

By Amanda Bertschinger,

This term the Year 12 Essential English class have been studying the classic novel The Outsiders and discussing the challenges of living with social disadvantage. On Wednesday 4 September, the class visited two organisations in Adelaide who work with people experiencing homelessness and other personal difficulties, such as addiction and mental health problems. In the  … Read more

Foodies Week

By Amanda Bertschinger,

Over the course of Explore and Soar week, a group of 12 keen students embarked on an extensive and enjoyable tour of the culinary highlights Adelaide has to offer. From a cheese-making class in Woodside to sampling the delicacies of the Adelaide Central Markets in the City Centre, we were lucky enough to experience firsthand  … Read more