Category: Uncategorised


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

Environmental Science

By Sandie Bray,

We are truly blessed to have such a wonderful natural resource located next to St John’s and two years ago we set out on a journey to better utilise the Belair National Park as an educational resource. In order to achieve this goal we accessed the expertise and knowledge of Natural Resource Management and Amanda  … Read more

If you’re happy and you know it …

By Sandie Bray,

Something that attracted me to St John’s Grammar is its genuine commitment to wellbeing – student, staff and community. Our comprehensive Wellbeing Framework that was launched earlier this year and supported by scientific evidence. There is no doubting that we all gain from developing life skills in multiple areas, including resilience, expressing gratitude, friendship building,  … Read more

Year 12 Final Information

By Tracey Wilson,

    We are fast approaching the concluding stages of Year 12. These final weeks are critical and require ongoing commitment and hard work that every student finishes the year successfully. The Term 3 break represents a vital opportunity for all students to finish assignments and projects and revise for the November exams. Students need  … Read more

Year 8 Immunisations – Dose 2

By Lucy Shelton,

Dear Parents, The Year 8 Immunisation for dose 2 of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Gardasil vaccine is scheduled for Week 6, Wednesday 28 August. Dose 2 will only be given to students who had Dose 1 back in February this year. Please contact the Middle School Office if you have any concerns. Yours Sincerely, Mandy  … Read more

Sustainability – where to from here?

By Sandie Bray,

As Teachers and Leaders we are always pondering over the big topics and questions that face as individuals and as a community. The topic of Sustainability is one topic that is frequently discussed in the media and business sector. It challenges our thinking around our personal and collective responsibility for and impact on the environment,  … Read more

Junior School Open Morning 2019

By Sandie Bray,

Last Sunday St John’s Grammar hosted an Open Morning on the Junior School campus. Despite the cool weather on the day, the school shone brightly and the event was well attended by current families and pleasingly, new families strongly considering  a St John’s Grammar educational journey for their children. Overwhelmingly, the feedback received was excellent,  … Read more

School Bus Services

By Tim Wilson,

Shuttle Service From Monday 19 August, the school bus shuttle service between the Junior and Secondary Campuses each morning and afternoon will now be serviced by the school’s own bus and the Roadrunner school bus, rather than via the Adelaide Coachlines bus. School Bus Services Did you know that we have multiple school bus services  … Read more

ICAS Competitions – 2019

By Lucy Shelton,

Dear Parents 2019 ICAS Competitions This year we will be offering students in Years 3 – 6 the opportunity to participate in the International Competitions and Assessment for Schools (ICAS) program run by Educational Assessment Australia.The ICAS assessment series is designed to assess students’ abilities to apply classroom learning in new contexts, using higher-order thinking  … Read more