The Art Walk
9 November 2020
What we all missed this year was the connection with people we love. Staying connected was not easy, but we did it. For us as a school community it is also time to get back together (restrictions considering) and make new memories. We asked the children what 'connection' meant to them and translated that into 9 artworks. The artworks hang in various shop windows and bars.  We invite you to take a walk through Elwood, see the artworks and place a bid during the live stream fun...
St Columba's Kitchen Garden
9 October 2020
St.Columba's Primary School have a little kitchen garden overflowing with healthy parsley and mint. It is well looked after by dedicated parents with some help from our students. We are so happy to be able to share our produce with Sacred Heart Mission who do such an amazing job cooking meals for hundreds of people.   St Columba's is proud to be a 5-Star Resource Smart School.  We're also closely affiliated with the Port Phillip Eco Centre and have won a numbe...
School readiness for 2021 preps
4 September 2020
How to support your child during this unprecedented time Deciding when to start your child in prep is a difficult decision at the best of times, let alone in 2020 the year COVID-19 upended life as we know it. Understandably, you may be confused, apprehensive or undecided about the transition to prep given the disruption COVID-19 may have caused to your child's important kinder year. You may be wondering if you should still send your child to prep in 2021 and, if so, how to choose th...
Two green thumbs from TWISK!
22 June 2020

Our fabulous Steph and the wonderful Green Team have once again starred in the press this week.

This Week in St Kilda included news of the awards in their weekly newsletter, giving the wins "two massive green thumbs up"!

A big thanks for the support to the team at TWISK.

Steph chats to Southern FM!
21 June 2020

Our wonderful Steph Young was recently interviewed on 88.3 Southern FM after winning Teacher of the Year (Primary) Award in the 2020 ResourceSmart School Awards.

She chatted to Southern FM newsman, Colin Tyrus, about the award and our fabulous Green Team parents who took out the School Community Volunteer of the Year title.

You can listen to the interview here:

St Columba's scoops up 2 awards at prestigious ResourceSmart School Awards!
5 June 2020
St Columba's has taken home not one but two awards at this year's 2020 ResourceSmart School Awards Victoria's largest sustainability awards program for schools! Our fabulous Steph Young was the well deserving winner of the Teacher of the Year (Primary) and our wonderful Green Team were crowned School Community Volunteer of the Year. The Awards recognise and reward the outstanding sustainability efforts of Victorian primary and secondary schools that contribute to a better pl...

What our parents & students say

"The teachers and staff focus on the child to be the best that they can be. They value and encourage individuality."

Parent of Year 3 Student

We respectfully acknowledge the Boon Wurrung  people of the Kulin Nation, the traditional custodians of the Country on which we learn and play.
pay respect to ongoing living cultures of First Peoples, their ancestors and their Elders; past, present and emerging.


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