A busy year for the Bay!
1 July 2019
At the end of the financial year, we submitted our report for the second year of funding for the Port Phillip Bay Fund Operation STEAM Clean the Bay (Science, tech, Engineering, Arts, Maths).

A quick snapshot of our incredibly busy 12 months: We achieved 5 stunning stars! We completed our Kids Teaching Kids conference Climate Change Choir is up and singing and the talk of the town Our rain garden is doing incredibly well We completed our informative expert in residence p...
St Columba's Taking 3 for the Sea
30 June 2019

We celebrated the last day of term by taking ""three for the sea""!

Every child was encouraged to collect 3 pieces of rubbish on their way to school and place them in the designated bins when they arrived at the gate.

And what a haul we got! 

On behalf of Port Phillip Bay, thank you to all of the students, brothers, sisters and parents that took part.

St Columba's announced a Keep Victoria Beautiful Sustainable Cities 2019 Community Awards Finalist!
22 June 2019
Exciting news! St Columba's has been announced as a finalist in the Keep Victoria Beautiful Sustainable Cities 2019 Community Awards!

We entered the Awards last term for our exciting STEAM Clean the Bay Project, a project generously funded with the support of a Victorian Government grant.

In May, the judge visited our school, received a presentation of our work and then went on a tour of the school meeting Ben and Heidi, two of our 3/4 Eco Warriors, on the way!

The Awards are be...
STEAM Powered Warriors in the Divercity Magazine
18 June 2019

The 3/4 Eco Warriors have been working hard alongside the Port Phillip Eco Centre to learn all about the bay and how to improve its health. Divercity magazine showcased our students in their latest issue. Read the article for more information!

St Columba's Eco Warriors

St Columba's shines at Resource Smart School Awards
13 June 2019
Ten members of our Climate Change Choir and three sustainability leaders from our school traveled to the MCG on Thursday to represent St Columba's at the Resource Smart School Awards.

St Columba's was a finalist in the top awards - the Resource Smart School of the Year - and, although we didn't take home the award on the day, it was an amazing achievement for our small school!

Prior to the awards being announced, our Climate Change Choir and Chris were the official Awards entert...
Climate Change Choir in the Leader Newspaper
11 June 2019
A few members from our highly sought after Climate Change Choir, were photographed in the Leader Newspaper this week. The Climate Change choir has been performing at many Sustainability events this year, singing about the need to care for the Port Phillip Bay.

Three of our Climate Change Choir stars - Charli, Finn and Yoyo - are starring in this week's Leader Newspaper!<

The article has run in the lead up to this week's Resource Smart School Awards. The Choir will be headin...

What our parents & students say

"I have been a part of the St Columba's community now for over 30 years. First as a pupil, then as a staff member at Before and After School Care, and now as a parent. My children are thriving here now just as I did."

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