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Reception to Year 6 Athletics Carnival Information

By Lucy Shelton,

Dear Parents, The 2019 Reception – Year 6 Athletics Carnival will be held on Friday 29 March, Week 9, at Belair National Park’s Main Oval. Please click on the links below for confirmed details. Athletics Carnival Information Schedule Parking Booklet Original Letter Yours sincerely Simon Laube Junior School Sport Coordinator

Interschool Athletics 2019

By Lucy Shelton,

Congratulations to all students who have been selected in the St John’s Grammar Secondary Campus Athletics Team to represent the School at the upcoming Track and Field Carnival, Wednesday 10 April, Week 11. Trainings will be held on Tuesday and Thursday mornings and students are invited to attend the Team Breakfast on Tuesday 9 April,  … Read more

News from the Deputy Head of the Junior School

By Sandie Bray,

Over the past year we have been looking at different options we can offer the students during play times. As mentioned in the previous newsletter we are in the process of developing our play spaces to enhance opportunities to play and for students to interact. Giving like minded students the opportunity to mix with each  … Read more

News from the Head of the Junior School

By Sandie Bray,

Welcome to Week 5! It is hard to believe we are approaching the mid-way point of Term 1. Pleasingly all students have settled into their new learning environments well and are enjoying the challenges and successes that a new school year provides. Equally satisfying is the way new staff have embraced life in the Junior  … Read more

Nurturing Responsible Young Adults

By Amanda Bertschinger,

“With great power comes great responsibility.” These iconic words, spoken by Uncle Ben, are probably the best thing to come out of the Marvel Spiderman Series. One of the hardest things for anyone to do, but especially young adults, is to take responsibility for your own actions. This term, a strong message has be given  … Read more

News from our Captains

By Amanda Bertschinger,

Our School Captains, Ben Ransom and Katie Aitken and Vice-Captains Kaitlyn Howlett and Alex Matters have plenty on their leadership plates. On top of their advocacy roles and their formal duties, all four of them have taken on a number of projects. At this week’s Leaders meeting, they shared their most recent work. Over the  … Read more

Hey, House it Going?

By Amanda Bertschinger,

Well, funny you should ask. So many amazing, exciting and wonderful things have happened in the Middle School over the last five weeks with regard to House. Every House jumped straight into the deep end to organise their ‘Ra Ra Parade’ in preparation for the Swimming Carnival. From the catchy lyrics of the Fresh Prince  … Read more

Student Feedback Surveys

By Amanda Bertschinger,

At St John’s Grammar School, as teachers, we pride ourselves on knowing our students, as we consistently talk to them about their level of understanding, as well as provide more formal feedback on tests, assignments and class work and when needed, work one on one with them to support their individual needs in learning. Canvas  … Read more