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Swim School

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

Cupcakes for a Cure

We are excited to be involved in Cupcakes for a Cure Day on Wednesday 6th of September. We are requesting that you, the parents contribute homemade cupcakes, that will be sold by the Student Representative Council, to fundraise for the Kids’ Cancer Project. The Kids’ Cancer Project is an Australian charity focused on finding cures... View Article

Literacy and Numeracy Week

Our children will be celebrating Literacy and Numeracy Week with a plethora of planned activities. For Numeracy Week, the entire school, K-6, visited Taronga Zoo on a Maths Trail. To mark Literacy week this week, we have planned a Spelling Bee, a Book Character Parade and two author visits (Deborah Abela, Australian author of Max... View Article

Debating Tournament

Our Debating Interschool Tournament with AIA has been a highly successful event. The children, under the guidance of Ms Melligi, have been mastering their debating skills: the confidence to speak publicly; the construction of a logical argument and the ability to read an audience’s reactions and most importantly, the willingness to hear others’ arguments and... View Article

AusRelief Fundraiser

Mr Halbouni will be travelling with AusRelief to Cambodia for the final week of Ramadan. AusRelief will be leading a team of doctors and volunteers to deliver Ramadan food parcels to rural Cambodia. This is a very poor environment with hundreds of thousands of people doing it tough. AusRelief have led these teams now for... View Article

Ramadan Toy Drive

This Ramadan, bring a smile to a child’s face by donating a new toy. Let’s remember the less fortunate children and help make their Eid celebrations extra special this year. Arkana College Parent Council will be collecting toys for disadvantaged children in our community. Toys for age groups including infants to 15 year olds. New... View Article

Dougies Year 6 Fundraiser

The Year 6 ‘Dougies Grill Fundraiser’ is on this Thursday 18th May. Dougies Grill, Hurstville, has been extremely generous and donated their entire order to help fundraise for the Year 6 students of 2017. What a tremendous donation. Thank You so much brother!

NAIDOC and the ‘Edg Virtual Reality’ Experience

NAIDOC stands for National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee’. The purpose of this committee is to increase awareness in the wider community of the status and treatment of Indigenous Australians. As well as this, it is a time to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements and is an opportunity to... View Article

Deng Adut’s Visit

Arkana College was fortunate enough to have 2017 NSW Australian of the Year, Deng Adut, visit our students and share his remarkable story. A truly inspiring story of overcoming adversity in Sudan, his trials and tribulations as a teenager and refugee in Australia and now as a successful lawyer. His story was moving and the... View Article

Interfaith

The Year 5 and 6 students of Arkana College will be participating in a Values Education Interfaith program in consultation with ‘Together for Humanity’ and Mount Sinai College, Maroubra, on Tuesday 4th April 2017. The aim of the first program is to unpack prejudice, look at strategies with regards to living with diversity, commonalities and... View Article

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