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St Anthony’s Primary school is a unique school situated in the multicultural suburb of Noble Park. It offers a diverse learning environment, which caters for the individual needs of students. Students participate in a fully comprehensive curriculum within a caring Catholic Community, which is strongly connected to our Parish of St Anthony’s.
We at St Anthony’s believe that it is only through an authentic partnership between families and the school that students can reach their fullest potential. We support this partnership through many innovative and engaging social occasions and through active parent participation in their child’s learning.
At St. Anthony’s we pride ourselves on being a fully inclusive community where the needs of all students are addressed. We provide many opportunities to enhance the student’s potential. If students need special assistance we have the facilities and staff to provide this.
We invite you to explore this website to find out more about what St Anthony's has to offer you and your child. Please do not hesitate to contact us should you need further information.
Last week a number of our students and their parents attended the ACMI awards and were presented with an award as winners of the category Junior Live Action (Foundation to Year 4). They got to walk the red carpet and did so with such style and grace. These students along with some others attended an event at Springvale Park Special Development School where the students there had the opportunity to walk the red carpet and celebrate their collaborative entry in the awards. A very proud moment for all.
As I mentioned in the last newsletter, ABC TV came to school to interview our students and students from Springvale Park Special Development School. The link below will take you to the program that was aired on Sunday morning.
THE SEASON OF ADVENT
The season of Advent begins this week and continues through the four Sundays of Advent and ends at Christmas Eve. The word Advent means coming. Advent is traditionally marked by the colour of violet – the same colour as used in Lent.
The first week of Advent focuses on the return of the Lord and the following weeks focus more specifically on the anticipation of the birth of Jesus. Advent is a time of preparing our hearts to ‘receive’ Jesus into the world each year. It is a time of waiting, hoping and longing. Only God knows when the second coming will be, but in today’s Gospel we are reminded that we must stay awake and be ready for Jesus when he returns at the end of time.
Advent is a time when we prepare ourselves to celebrate Christmas with joy. It is a time to recall the real meaning of Christmas and to reflect on how we as Christians live our lives. As we journey through Advent, we remember the coming of Jesus and celebrate his presence among us. We recall his promise to come again and we prepare ourselves to meet Jesus in our lives now. By reflecting on the past and looking forward to the future we begin to understand the present and we are more able to see the need for Jesus in our lives today as we celebrate Jesus’ presence among us. This week the focus is “keep awake”! It has a ring of urgency about it. It calls us to be alert and to prepare.