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Flinders UniTEST

By Tracey Wilson,

  If Year 12 students have a Flinders University course as a preference on their SATAC application, they should consider doing the Flinders UniTEST here at school on Monday, Week 2 of Term 4 (19th October). It is a 2 hour multiple choice aptitude test. Example questions can be found on the UniTEST website: https://unitest.acer.org/prepare/sample-questions  … Read more

Year 7 Online Safety Session

By Lucy Shelton,

Dear Year 7 Parents & Carers, This week in our Wednesday Wellbeing Series, your child had a session on online safety presented by the Carly Ryan Foundation. This session focused on raising awareness and strategies for safe online behaviour. The Carly Ryan Foundation have generously shared some excellent resources for parents & carers of children  … Read more

Year 8 Science Enrichment Program

By Lucy Shelton,

Dear Parents   As you may be aware, the Year 8 Science Enrichment Program will commence in Semester 2. In previous years this was a single Year 8 Science class of students with interest and capacity for higher-level Science learning, but with the impressive academic response and interest from this cohort, we have decided to  … Read more

Year 10 Work Experience update

By Tracey Wilson,

Whilst Year 10 Work experience had to be postponed from Week 5 this term until later in the year given Covid-19 concerns, students have undertaken virtual work experience through The Careers Department program within their PLP subject. As we are keen to enable students to still have exposure to all of the advantages that being  … Read more

Term 1 Progress Reports: Years 7 to 12

By Tim Wilson,

We are pleased to advise that Academic Reports for Years 7-12 students are now available to view online, via the Parent Portal. How to access Academic Reports: Log on to the Synergetic Parent Portal. Use your Family ID as your username and your usual password. Forgotten passwords can be recovered HERE. Select the ‘Docs’ tab  … Read more

Parent/Teacher Interviews – Term 1, 2020

By Tim Wilson,

Further to the progress reports and feedback provided throughout Term 1, further feedback about your child’s progress can be gained through Parent/Teacher Interviews, scheduled for the beginning of Term 2. These interviews are an important opportunity to discuss the progress of your child in greater detail, and to identify areas of success and strength as  … Read more

Year 12 Formal

By Tracey Wilson,

  The St John’s Grammar Year 12 School Formal is to be held at The National Wine Centre, Hackney on Saturday 28 March. The event will commence at 6.30pm with a Year 12 group photo and conclude at 11pm. All details for this special occasion can be found HERE  

Wellbeing and Leadership Day

By Sandie Bray,

Dear Parents Next Tuesday 11 February the Year 3 students will experience a special Wellbeing and leadership day. We have teamed up with leading wellbeing presenters; Ash Manuel from Growing With Gratitude and Joni Combe from Girl Power to offer a series of workshops for our students. The boys will be undertaking, “Lads Program” until  … Read more

First week for 2020 at St John’s Grammar ELC

By Sandie Bray,

Dear ELC families, We hope you have enjoyed your first week for 2020 at the St John’s Grammar ELC. To help you put names to faces, please find below a list of ELC staff. Each room will also have a photo board to assist in this process. In the morning 2 assistants stay on with  … Read more