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A bold new sports precinct

St John’s Anglican College recently hosted the official opening and dedication of their new Sports Centre, welcoming Archbishop Phillip Aspinall and His Excellency The Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland

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St John’s Battle of the Bridges 2020

The recent St John’s Anglican College annual Battle of the Bridges competition came to a spectacular close, producing some outstanding record-breaking results from the Year 9 students

The Rev'd John Coleman from the Parish of Centenary Suburbs and Head of Primary / Deputy Principal at St John’s Anglican College Mrs Sandra Hawken, who is keeping student collegiality at the forefront of the Sports Centre Redevelopment

St John's Anglican College and broader community collaborate

St John’s Anglican College families and the Centenary Suburbs community collaborate to make the college’s Sports Centre Redevelopment a reality, set to benefit students and the broader community


Prayer Spaces – a journey worth taking

“In the Prayer Spaces framework, ‘space’ can unite mind, body and spirit, as students are positioned in a safe context of quiet and calm, where they can consider the ‘big questions’ of life and faith,” says Vanessa Gamack, Mission and Education Advisor at the Anglican Schools Commission


Reconciliation Prayer Spaces

As part of our continuing series on Reconciliation Action Plan achievements, The Rev’d Susan Crothers-Robertson tells us about how St John’s Anglican College primary students recently explored Reconciliation Prayer Spaces with students opening themselves to awe and wonder: “When the students were welcomed into the prayer space, it felt there was an inner hospitality, an inner awakening, that God was inviting us into a deeper sense of being, as we reflected on the first peoples of the land”