NEWS & EVENTS

Sports carnival

What a wonderful example of community spirit and collaboration this year’s Sports Carnival was. The camaraderie, teamwork and spirit that shone through our children as they participated. Everywhere there were smiling faces, hugs, cheers and lots of encouragement towards one another. Most people would agree that good sportsmanship is about […]

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Mother’s Day

On Friday 12th May St Columba’s celebrated Mother’s Day with a liturgy for the mothers and grandmothers of our school community. The children, led by our Year 6 leaders, organised a beautiful assembly to celebrate Mother’s Day and it was wonderful to see so many able to join us in […]

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ANZAC Day 2017

On Tuesday 25 April, thirty children joined me in representing the school at the ANZAC service held on the Elwood foreshore. Participating in this occasion has steadfastly become one of our school rituals. It was wonderful to see so many of our families gathered at this event despite the inclement […]

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Learning science for the environment

Over the past few weeks, our 3/4 Eco Warriors have been lucky to have some pre-service teachers from ACU come in to run some science lessons with us. Here’s what they had to say about the lessons: Audrey: In our workshop, we have been learning different ways to reduce our […]

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Recent wellbeing activities

Friendship Fair Our Friendship Fair on the last day of term 1 was a great success. Children were beyond excited about setting up their stalls and activities for everyone to visit. We had cake decorating, massage, guessing how many lollies in the jar, nail painting, lucky dip, photo booth and […]

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Our Canberra Adventure – Year 5/6 Camp

On Thursday the Year 5/6s returned from their big trip to Canberra. We visited lots of places such as Parliament House, Old Parliament, The Australian War Memorial and The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS). One of our favourite places was Questacon, where we explored lots of things to do with […]

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2017 Open Days

Our 2017 Open days have been a great success! All visiting families were given a personalised tour by our Year 6 leaders and/ or Principal, who were very proud to present their school to them. Parents had the opportunity to visit the classrooms and grounds, and were able to see […]

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