Latest School Announcements
The annual Athletics Carnival at Hurstville Oval (Dora St, Hurstville) has been set for Tuesday 27th May 2014. All parents are welcome to attend. Come along and support your child(ren).Read More >>
In collaboration with the Ansaar Project, we are requesting donations of new sleeping bags to distribute to the homeless of Sydney in the lead up to Winter. Please help us support this worthy cause. All sleeping bag donations can be dropped off to the school’s front office any time during this fortnight.Read More >>
- Years 3-6 : ‘Stranger Danger’ with Constable Piazzetta in the School Hall on 6/5;
- Year 4 Digital Animation Workshop on 14/5;
- Bravehearts Incursion for K-2 on 22/5;
- Anti-Bullying ‘Power of One’ Incursion for K-6 on 4/6;
- Interfaith for Years 5-6 on 24/6
The children on K-6 will participate in the Tri-Skills ‘Gymnastics’ program every Friday throughout Term 2.Read More >>
NAPLAN for our Year 3 and 5 students is fast approaching. The NAPLAN dates are as follows:
- Tuesday 13th May : Language Conventions and Writing
- Wednesday 14th May : Reading Comprehension
- Thursday 15th May : Numeracy
We have endeavoured to prepare our students well for all aspects of NAPLAN and inshallah, they will make us proud of their achievements.Read More >>
Mr Puglisi will be conducting our very own ANZAC Ceremony at Arkana College with our Years 3-6 students. The Kingsgrove RSL Diggers will be attending and various children will have allocated roles to perform during the service.Read More >>
The last day of Term is Thursday 10th April 2014. The children will resume Tuesday 29th April 2014.Read More >>
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.Read More >>
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.
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.Read More >>
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.Read More >>
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.Read More >>
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.Read More >>
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.
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.Read More >>
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.Read More >>
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.Read More >>
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.Read More >>
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.Read More >>
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.Read More >>