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Learning and Social Spaces for Students to Call their Own

2022-05-03T15:01:31+10:00May 3rd, 2022|2022 College News|

The dedication and opening of the Middle School Precinct on Wednesday of last week represents a significant milestone in St John’s journey of growth and learning. St John’s vision to deliver the very best in experience, environment, and opportunity for learning is a reality. The new precinct includes an abundance of social space; an

Supporting the Student Learning Experience

2022-05-03T15:11:47+10:00May 3rd, 2022|2022 College News|

St John’s Parents and Friends Association (P&F) works with the College in empowering parent partnerships to support students in their educational journey. P&F fundraising events and initiatives are integral in raising funds to provide new or improve existing resources for the benefit of the students. In 2021, St John’s P&F Supporters of Sport (SOS)

New Junior School Classrooms

2022-04-01T10:54:13+10:00April 1st, 2022|2022 College News|

As the College continues to grow as does the need to further develop our Build Environment Plan in conjunction with the immediate educational priorities. In Term Two, the 2022 Junior Campus Building Program will be in full swing with the development of two new Junior School classrooms. One of Queensland’s most respected and awarded

The Journey to Success 2021

2022-04-01T11:18:13+10:00April 1st, 2022|2022 College News|

It is with great pleasure that we can share with you the 2021 academic results of our students in Years 3-12 in our recently released publication The Journey to Success. Across the College, we witnessed an additional 2% growth above the expected rate of development with more than three-quarters of all students achieving an overall

Transition to Middle School

2022-02-24T12:35:10+10:00February 24th, 2022|2022 College News|

“Something I have enjoyed most about my transition to Middle School is the different classes that I have experienced throughout the first couple of weeks. I enjoy the subjects I did not have in Primary School as they are interesting, fun, and new!”  (Sia Shah, Year 7 student). The 2022 school year has commenced, and

International Students Return to St John’s

2022-02-24T12:18:09+10:00February 24th, 2022|2022 College News|

Following two years of online learning in their home nations, we have finally been able to welcome all our international students back to on-campus learning. For many, learning remotely meant a very early start commencing lessons in Vietnam at 5.00am or 6.30am in China. However, it is with thanks to our dedicated teacher support staff

Student Engagement Across our Strategic Enterprises

2021-11-25T11:47:25+10:00November 25th, 2021|2021 College News|

As we reach almost two years from the launch of St John’s Strategic Enterprise Model, we have provided our students with the opportunity to develop their leadership skills and undertake a College portfolio in conjunction with one or more Strategic Enterprises. Recently our Year 11 students engaged in a brainstorming session to discuss and