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

2016 Kindy Orientation 11/9

The Kindergarten students of 2016 and their parents are invited to attend Orientation Day on Friday 11th September 2015. It will be an opportunity for the students to be introduced to the Principal, the current Kindergarten teacher/coordinator and Arabic and Quran staff.

This opportunity will also allow parents to be briefed on the history and the daily running of the school, as well as shown the uniform attire . The current Kindergarten teacher will address parents in relation to preparation for school and be given an overview of curriculum areas that are covered.

The pre-kindy children will have the opportunity to complete some relevant learning tasks in Literacy and Numeracy, as well as meet their buddies. Families will be given Information Packs with a variety of materials to allow for a smooth transition into the Arkana community for 2016.

The pre-kindy classes, due to commence in Term 4, will also be elaborated on and the parents will be given an opportunity to ask any questions they would like addressed.

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Swim School 7/9-18-9

Mr Ali Kourouche has been busy organising swim school for the final two weeks of Term 3. The children will be swimming at the Hurstville Aquatic and Leisure Centre daily. Swim times are indicated below:

  • Years 5 & 6 12:15-1pm
  • Years 3 & 4  1-1:45pm
  • Years 1 & 2  1:45-2:30pm
  • Kindergarten 2:30-3:15pm

Kindergarten parents are encouraged to assist their children in the afternoon.

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Literacy and Numeracy Week

To celebrate Literacy and Numeracy Week, Arkana College has organised a myriad of activities for the students spread over the term. They include:

  • Author Visit on Thursday 13/8
  • Book Character Parade 28/8
  • Mathematics K-6 Incursion 1/9
  • Spelling Bee K-6 3/9
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Jeans 4 Genes Day 7/8

The children will come to school in the favourite denim jeans to support Jeans 4 Genes Day. Arkana College will get behind the day and raise valuable funds for Children’s Medical Research Institute’s fight against childhood genetic disease. A gold coin donation per student is requested on the day.

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Anasheed Concert 24/7

We will be having our annual Anasheed Concert on Friday 24/7 in the school hall from 2-3:30pm. The classes have paired up this year and the children are ready to SING. Come along and enjoy the presentations prepared for you. The Parent Council will also be organising a sausage sizzle prior to the concert for our students.

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Term 3 21/7

Inshallah, you have all had an enjoyable break and a blessed Ramadan and Eid. We will resume Term 2 on Tuesday 21st of July Inshallah.

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Eid Mubarak 17/7

Eid Mubarak to all our families and friends. Inshallah, you all have an enjoyable day surrounded by all your loved ones.

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Ramadan Mubarak 18/6

Ramadan Mubarak to all our students, staff and parents. May Allah swt accept all of our fasting, prayers and duas during this blessed month.

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School Photos 1/6

We will be having our annual school photos on Monday 1/6/2015. Please ensure your child(ren) come to school in their full winter school uniform.

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‘CoverMe 2015′ Blanket Drive 4/5 – 5/6

The ‘CoverMe 2014′ blanket drive collected 800+ blankets which were distributed to those in need. The CoverMe 2015 blanket drive operates as part of the Anssar Project which was initiated in Sydney in 2003. The project has since spread nationally and the primary theme is to create a positive change in our local communities by reaching out and getting the community involved in offering some form of relief to individuals and families in need. The blanket drive is held annually during winter in order to collect sleeping bags and blankets from the community and redistribute within our local areas to ensure those in need are kept warm during the cold winter nights. The project is scheduled to officially kick off in May and run till early June.

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Athletics Carnival 21/5

The annual Athletics Carnival at Hurstville Oval (Dora St, Hurstville) has been set for Thursday 21st May 2015. Parents are most welcome to attend. Come along and support your child(ren).

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NAPLAN 12/5-14/5

NAPLAN for our Year 3 and 5 students is fast approaching. The NAPLAN dates are as follows:

  • Tuesday 12th May : Language Conventions and Writing
  • Wednesday 13th May : Reading Comprehension
  • Thursday 14th 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.

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ANZAC Ceremonies 23/4 & 24/4

The school’s Captains and Vice Captains will take part in an ANZAC Commemorative Service in Hyde Park once again on Thursday 23/4/2015. The remainder of the Years 3-6 students will take part in an ANZAC Ceremony at school with the Kingsgrove Diggers on Friday 24/4/2015 at 10am.

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School Holidays 2/4 – 19/4

The children will begin holidays on Thursday 2/4/2015. They will resume school on Monday 20/4/2015. We wish everybody a safe and enjoyable holiday.

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Crazy Hair Day 13/3

On Friday 13th March, Arkana College will be partaking in Crazy Hair Day for the Leukaemia Foundation. A gold coin donation to this worth cause would be most welcomed. For an additional gold coin, 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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Islamic Day of Etiquettes 10/3

Next Tuesday, students in K-6 will have the opportunity to participate in the Islamic Day of Etiquettes. The aim of this day is to teach the students about the Islamic etiquettes for eating, drinking, praying, going to the bathroom and will incorporate teachings of the sunnah of the Prophet Muhammad (SAW) as a primary example. A range of engaging and interactive activities have been organised to make the day an educational and memorable experience for the students. We ask Allah swt to make this day beneficial and assist the students in applying the sunnah in their daily lives InshaAllah. The children are encouraged to come to school in Islamic Dress. Abayas are to be worn to school for the entire day.

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Swim Carnival 4/3

Mr Kourouche has planned our annual Swim Carnival at the Hurstville Aquatic Centre. The children in K-2 will engage in fun activities, whilst the Years 3-6 children will have the opportunity to race in various swim strokes.

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Kindergarten Information Session 11/2

Ms Ghazi has organised an information session for the K-2 parents from 4-5pm on Wednesday 11th February. During this time she will outline her term one plan and goals, She will also provide you with ideas that you could embark on with your child from home.

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Term 1 Sport

Mr Ali Kourouche has programmed for PDHPE’s Games and Sports Skills outcomes for K-6. He will take the children out for sport every Thursday throughout Term 1. Kindergarten will begin sport in Week 2.

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Kindergarten Commences 29/1

Kindergarten commences on Thursday 29th January 2015. Parents are reminded that all kindergarten children will finish at 1:30pm on their first two days as part of the transition into formal schooling.

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Arkana College Building Fund

Donate to our Building Fund bank account by direct deposit.
Account Name: Arkana College Ltd Building Fund
BSB: 062-189
Account number: 00122915

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!