Arkana College Primary School

Arkana College is a registered and certified independent, non-government, primary school which was first established in 1960, and currently run completely by a Muslim board of directors. Our aim is to make Arkana College an advanced educational institute for Muslim Children. Read more About Us or Our History

Latest School Announcements

End of Term Holidays 11/4 – 28/4 inclusively

The last day of Term is Thursday 10th April 2014. The children will resume Tuesday 29th April 2014.

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Swimming Carnival 10/4

Mr Ali Kourouche has organised out annual swimming carnival at Hurstville Aquatic Centre. The children in K-2 will participate in novelty races and on the slides. The children in Years 3 to 6 will partake in 25m races covering various strokes throughout the day. The Parent Council will also be organising a sausage sizzle for the children and their families to enjoy.

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RSL and Schools Remember Commemorative Service 9/4

The School Captains and Vice Captains (representing Arkana College) will attend the ‘RSL and Schools
Remember Commemorative Service’ at Hyde Park on Wednesday 9th April.

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Anzac Ceremony at Kingsgrove RSL 84

Selected Year 4 students will participate in an ANZAC Ceremony at Kingsgrove RSL on Tuesday 8th April. Four students will participate in various activities within the service followed by light refreshments for the entire group attending.

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Interfaith Session at Mount Sinai 8/4

The next Interfaith session with Mount Sinai College for our Year 5 and 6 students will be on Tuesday 8th April 2014. The children will participate in a range of activities with the aim to unpack prejudice, look at strategies with regards to living with diversity, commonalities and differences and how to deal with difference.

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National Day of Action Against Bullying 4/4

Mr Kourouche, Arkana College Student Welfare Officer, has organised two competitions. There will be a Years 2-4 poster competition to combat bullying and a Years 5-6 competition to combat cyberbullying.

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Harmony Day 21/3

Harmony Day, Friday 21st of March 2014 is a day of cultural respect for everyone who calls Australia home from the traditional owners of this land to those who have come from many countries around the world. By participating in Harmony Day activities, we can learn and understand how all Australians from diverse backgrounds equally belong to this nation and enrich it.

The children will participate in a range of activities that will reflect and celebrate our cultural diversity. Also, the children are to come dressed to school in ORANGE.

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Funky Hair Day 14/3

On Friday 14th March, Arkana College will be partaking in Funky Hair Day for the Leukaemia Foundations. A gold coin donation to this worth cause would be most welcomed. For an additional $1, students may have their hair sprayed with temporary hairspray.
The Leukaemia Foundation’s Vision to Cure is being achieved by funding the best research. Decades of research have improved survival rates and treatment for people with Leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma and related blood disorders. However, blood cancer remains the second biggest cause of cancer death in Australia, claiming a life every two hours – so ongoing donations and help from the Australian public is vital. Your ongoing support is much appreciated.

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Fit Ozzie Kidz 7/2 – 28/3

The children K-6 will engage in a series of Games and Sports every Friday throughout Term 1 with our Fit Ozzie Kidz team. The children will be involved in a series of aerobic exercises and modified sports.

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Parent Information Session 17/2

A K-6 parent information session has been organised for Monday 17th February 2014. The session will be held in our school hall from 5-6:30pm. The school’s staff will detail the current programs, outline our NAPLAN program for Years 3 and 5, discuss sport, the homework policy, support program, merit award system, excursions and interfaith activities, etc.

The staff will issue parents with a Term One Overview outlining the Key Learning Area content to be taught for their class. The parents will then get the opportunity to discuss the finer details of the program of work with the individual class teacher.

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Mawlid An Nabi 6/2

The Arkana College staff and Parent Council would like to invite you to join us on Thursday, 6th of February (Week 2) to celebrate Mawlid An-Nabi; the birth of Prophet Muhammad (Peace and Blessings be Upon Him). A fun-filled day for the students has been organised, with the intention of remembering Prophet Muhammad (Peace and Blessings be Upon Him) throughout. The program shall commence 11:30am sharp, and all parents and families are welcome to come and celebrate this wonderful occasion. Children are to come to school dressed in Islamic clothing.

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Kindergarten Begin 2014 30/1

The Kindergarten children begin schooling on Thursday 30th January 2014. Parents are reminded that they can pick their child up early for the first two weeks to ease the transition to school. Children that are fine are encouraged to stay for the entire day.

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Years 1-6 Begin 2014 29/1

The children on Years 1-6 begin their 2014 school year on Wednesday 29th January 2014. We hope the children had a safe and enjoyable holiday and are ready for bigger and better 2014.

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Last Day of Term 13/12

The last day of the 2013 school year is Friday 13th December 2013. We wish all the children and their families a safe and enjoyable holiday.

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Presentation Night 3-6 13/12

Parents and families are invited to attend the end of year 3-6 Presentation Night. Come along and enjoy the presentations and Powerpoints showcasing the talents of our students. We also have a myriad of trophies to be presented to our students. The Presentation Night will be held in the school hall from 5pm.

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K-2 Presentation Night 12/12

Parents and families are invited to attend the end of year K-2 Presentation Night. Come along and enjoy the presentations and Powerpoints showcasing the talents of our students. We also have a myriad of trophies to be presented to our students. The Presentation Night will be held in the school hall from 5pm.

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Year 6 Graduation Dinner 11/12

The time has come to farewell your childs primary school years, and as part of that celebration, the Year 6 children will have their Graduation Dinner. The dinner will include a graduation ceremony, Thai cuisine, farewell video presentation and cake.
Place: The House of Thai
Address: Shop 2| 465-469 Chapel Rd, Bankstown
Date: Wednesday 11th December 2013
Time: 5pm

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K-6 Aquatic Fun Day 10/12

Mr Ali Kourouche has organised our annual end of year ‘Aquatic Fun Day’. The children will be engaged in a myriad of indoor sports and swimming. A day full of fun for all the children K-6. Parents are invited to attend and accompany their children. The Parent Council are also looking into lunch options for the children.

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BIG DAY OUT 4/12

The children on Year 6 will have their ‘BIG DAY OUT’ at MovieWorld on the Gold Coast. The children will get that early Jetstar flight out from Sydney, visit Surfers Paradise and Movieworld. A day full of fun and adventure. The children will then catch the last Jetstar flight back into Sydney and arrive at 10pm.

Remember to be at the airport no later than 0610 for the morning flight. Students that are late will forfeit their flight.

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Interfaith 26/11

The children will participate in their final Interfaith session for 2013 with the students from Mount Sinai College. The children will be involved in a series of indoor sports games and swimming before ending the day with program reflections.

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Arkana College Building Fund

School Notices

Kindergarten enrolments have closed for 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.

Quote of the Moment

If God helps you, none can overcome you. If He forsakes you, then who else is there other than Him who can help you? Therefore, in God let the believers put their trust. - Quran, 3:160
Arkana College’s solar electricity system was installed by Solar Switch

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Important Notes!

Remember to bring your hats on sunny days!

Always be kind to your parents, teachers and other students!

Always remember to do your homework and complete any assignments on time!