NEWS & EVENTS

Your role in our Energy Action Plan!

St Columba’s has made a number of impressive achievements to date in reducing our energy use, but we’ve got to keep working hard to keep up the good green work! Our school’s Energy Action Plan each gives us an important job to do to ensure our energy saving progress continues: […]

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Eco Warriors – Tomorrow’s Leaders for Sustainability

By Mikaela and Angelina, Year 3/4 This term the year 3/4 classes have been looking at energy saving. We’ve learnt how to save energy when not using it. We get energy from underground which is called ‘non-renewable’ energy like coal. I learnt that we will eventually run out of coal […]

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Touring our beautiful school

By Alessia and Maya On Thursday 23rd April 2016 a judge from ‘Keep Australia Beautiful’ came to our school. We took him on a tour around our building and playground and showed him different sustainable projects that we have been working on. Before we started the tour we showed him […]

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PJ’s & Teddy Bears

Our very excited preps (and parents) came back to school one night last week wearing very fancy PJ’s and cuddling very much loved teddies! Parents found out about the many different ways that we can pray in the prep room. Families worked together to create their very own prayer mat […]

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Wellbeing News

What’s happening in Wellbeing around our school? We began term 2 with Wellbeing Week and a big, school wide focus on Bouncing Back and Fairness. Some of the important messages that children will be learning about this term are included in the BOUNCEBACK acronym: Bad times don’t last, things always […]

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Mother’s Day Breakfast

Mother’s Day breakfast will be celebrated on Friday 6th May in the Parish Hall starting at 8.00am and breakfast will be available until 8.45am.  The breakfast will be followed by a Mother’s Day liturgy in the school hall.  All mother’s, grandmother’s, aunts and special person’s are warmly invited to join us. We […]

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The judge is coming!

St Columba’s Primary School in Elwood will be under the beauty spotlight on Thursday 21 April as Keep Victoria Beautiful’s (KVB) judge pays a visit to review the school’s impressive sustainability efforts as part of its entry in the KVB Sustainable Cities Awards 2016. The Elwood village school has entered […]

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