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Developing Effective Study Habits

2022-08-30T09:46:55+10:00August 30th, 2022|2022 College News|

On Monday 22 August, Benjamin White (Year 9), Izaak Chen (Year 8) and Alice Schlamm (Year 8), members of the Middle School Council, presented a workshop to interested Middle School students on goal setting and effective study habits. The ultimate aim was to share some strategies, tips and tricks that have proved useful for them

St John’s Early Years Conference 2022

2022-08-30T10:52:22+10:00August 30th, 2022|2022 College News|

For over a decade, St John’s Anglican College has been holding an annual Early Years conference on a myriad of different topics relevant to best practice teaching in this important part of the school. Topics have ranged from aspects of Literacy, Numeracy and the Arts to the impact of the digital age on our young

Big Ideas Summit 2022

2022-07-25T12:05:31+10:00July 25th, 2022|2022 College News|

Why do students find writing so difficult? They have the tools, yet many students simply cannot bring everything together. Last week, we had the privilege to present to principals and curriculum leaders at the ‘ISQ Big Ideas Conference’ at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre where independent schools shared best practice examples of how they

St John’s Red Centre Expedition

2022-07-25T11:39:23+10:00July 25th, 2022|2022 College News|

During the recent holidays, a team of twelve St John’s students and two teachers embarked on a 10-day expedition to the Red Centre, Northern Territory. To begin the trip to the desert heart of Australia, the ‘Dangaroos’ (an amalgamation of the College’s dragon mascot and iconic Australian kangaroo) flew into Alice Springs airport and

Inaugural Human Library Series

2022-07-25T11:32:25+10:00May 27th, 2022|2022 College News|

As we seek to develop people of good character through growing stronger community partnerships, the idea for a St John’s Human Library series was brought to life. The concept of ‘Human Books’ is for volunteer community members to share their life experiences, face to face, with students and staff of the College. There is