Eid Mubarak to all our families and friends. Spend the day with family, extended family and close friends CELEBRATING Eid Al Fitr. A reminder of the Sunnah of Eid Al Fitr: 1. It is obligatory for men to attend Eid prayers and highly recommended for women; 2. Make the ghusl, perfume one’s self and put... View Article
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Over the past few days, I visited many orphans, schools, mosques and many isolated, remote Muslim villages in the northern and eastern side of Cambodia, approximately 3-4 hours drive from Phnom Penh. The hardships our fellow brothers and sisters have endured over the last few decades is heart wrenching. The history of our fellow Muslim... View Article
Jazak Allahu Khayrun to all the families who donated food items this month for the ‘Giving Back Australia Food Drive’. Collection Day arrived and the Brothers who came to pick up the goods were amazed at the generosity of our school! Mashallah, Arkana College managed to donate enough food to feed needy families for over... View Article
A reminder that Harmony Day is tomorrow, Wednesday 21/3/2018. The children are reminded to come to school in ORANGE. The children have written messages (and attached a chocolate) to our neighbours on St Elmos Pde and Rayment Ave that demonstrate Islamic values and reflect our harmonious nature. Our choir have prepared a special performance for... View Article
The children on Kindergarten have seen eggs hatch into real life chicks! What an amazing opportunity for the children and their teacher, Ms Kourouche.
Arkana College hosted the 2nd AAEI on behalf of the Centre for Islamic Thought and Education (University of South Australia). Professor Abdalla and his team including Dylan Chown, alongside a group of presenters offered the Sydney Islamic educators a plethora of professional development opportunities covering a range of topics. Furthermore, the collegial nature of the... View Article
We have received a framed plaque from AusRelief with photos and certification of the water wells the students built in the Kampang Chhang province in Cambodia. The frame is on display in the office foyer for the time being before it is permanently displayed in our school hall. Our 2017 water wells are almost complete... View Article
The Healthy Harold will visit Arkana from Monday 5/2 til Wednesday 7/2. The workshops will focus on issues around food and nutrition, personal safety, physical activity, cybersafety, safety with medicine and legal drugs. This program is comprehensive and I’m sure many parents themselves will remember Healthy Harold when they were back at school. The program... View Article
We ended the 2017 school year with enough money to build 3 wells in Cambodia and $3000 towards the Rohingya Crisis through AusRelief. I wanted to thank all the students and their parents for their extreme generosity.
One of the most important skills children in Australia should learn is how to swim. In 2016, 41 people drowned in New South Wales and these alarming figures continue to rise. Australia is a country fortunate to be surrounded by water that is accessible to everyone from a young age. Swimming is not only a... View Article