Blackwood Christmas Pageant

By Lucy Shelton,

The ELC and Reception students are invited to be involved in this year’s Blackwood Christmas Pageant, to be held on Friday 7 December. Notices have gone home with details of our ‘St John’s Christmas Workshop’. Please reply to your child’s class teacher if you would like to join us in this annual event.

Christmas in the ELC!

By Lucy Shelton,

Christmas Activity Mornings Parents and caregivers are invited to attend a Christmas activity morning with their child in the week of 19 November. ELC3 Christmas Activities: Monday 19 to Friday 23, 8.45am – 10:00am ELC4 Christmas Activities: Monday 19 to Friday 23, 8.30am – 9:45am    

Carols Service – St Peter’s Cathedral Day Rehearsal

By Lucy Shelton,

Dear Parents, Carol Service – St Peter’s Cathedral Day Rehearsal On Wednesday 5 December, students involved in the annual Carols Service will attend a full day rehearsal at St Peter’s Cathedral in preparation for the service that evening. Students will be traveling by bus and must report to the JBC Foyer at 10am so we  … Read more

Year 10 and 11 Music Performance

By Lucy Shelton,

Dear Parents,   Year 10 and 11 Music Performance – Lunch on the Lawns   As part of the Year 10 and 11 Music Curriculum, students are required to perform in front of a live audience for assessment. This year we have chosen to use the School community event, Lunch on the Lawns, as our  … Read more

Humanities Expo

By Lucy Shelton,

On Thursday 15 November all students and parents are invited to attend the Humanities Expo, where our Middle School students will showcase their work from Semester 2. The Expo will be held in Pargeter Building, classrooms P303-04, P109, P110 and P114, and will run from 6.30pm – 7.30pm.    

Year 10 & 11 Exams and Revision

By Tracey Wilson,

  Dear Parents   One of the final procedures for the academic year for students is the examination process.  Students need to prepare a revision study schedule for each subject, over and above the normal homework schedule. They should also be willing to make times to seek assistance with teachers with their revision. The exam  … Read more

Relay for Life

By Tracey Wilson,

  2018 Relay for Life – Rite Journey Team – Belair National Park Information Pack Congratulations! You have registered for our St John’s Grammar Rite Journey team that will participate in the very special community event, Relay for Life, a fun and moving overnight experience that raises vital funds for Cancer Council’s research, prevention and  … Read more

Routines from the Rectory team…

By Liz Day-Liebelt,

Welcome to Term 4 to all families of children commencing, or returning, to the Rectory Program. If you are a new family to St John’s Rectory Program this term, I know that you will love being a part of our exceptional St John’s community and that you’ll be made to feel most welcome in our  … Read more

Calm environments at St John’s Grammar ELC

By Liz Day-Liebelt,

The start of each new term, semester or school year is a great time to reassess and remind ourselves about how important it is to respect and value the children’s needs of a calm and quiet environment inside. Here at the ELC, we support and encourage a calm and quiet environment, where children have the  … Read more

Welcome to Term 4 in the 4-year-old room….

By Liz Day-Liebelt,

We have enjoyed a delightful and busy start to our term. Week 1 brought about some challenging weather, and as most of you know, we didn’t have power for Monday or Tuesday. The children managed really well, and it was actually an excellent way for us to have some interesting conversations about how reliant we  … Read more