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South East Water Grant Success

Posted on 14 September 2019
South East Water Grant Success
St Columba's was successful in receiving $1,500 to helpsupport a Grow Together Garden Classroom. South East Water strongly aligned with St Columba's commitment to embedding sustainable practices into its core curriculum and procedures. South East Water believes that every drop of water counts, and is excited to support the self-irrigation system for the parish's Grow Together Garden Classroom. South East Water also aligned with its cultural learning focus and respect for the Tradi...
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Worms, wowing and winners!

Posted on 13 September 2019
From our Year 6 Sustainability Leaders...

Last Thursday the Year 6 Sustainability leaders presented their amazing worm game at the Sustainable Schools Festival at St Kilda Town Hall.

Their worm game, called Wormopoly, was a big hit with the other schools and they loved learning about the importance of having worms in your garden.

The day was fun filled and after they presented they got to experience many other groups presentations.

The Climate Change Choir wowed the crowd with their Port ...
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Sustainable Schools Festival

Posted on 11 September 2019
Worms wonderful Worms!! Last Thursday the Year 6 Sustainability Leaders presented their amazing worm game at the Sustainable Schools Festival at St Kilda Town Hall. Their worm game called, Wormopoly was a big hit with the other schools and they loved learning about the importance of having worms in your garden. The day was fun filled and after they presented they got to experience many other groups presentations. The Climate Change Choir wowed the crowd with their Port Phillip Bay song and ...
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Our blooming biodiversity

Posted on 9 September 2019
Our blooming biodiversity
Have you seen our beautiful biodiversity garden lately? A bunch of wonderful green team parents and volunteers have been busy installing signage, insect hotels and upgraded poles to further tempt our native birds.

The garden is located outside the front of the school, and the aim of the space is to to develop a supporting habitat for our local bird species. Did you know: Over one third of Victoria's bird species, as well as Australian and international migratory birds, visit o...
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No Waste Wednesday's kicks off!

Posted on 7 August 2019
No Waste Wednesday's kicks off!
No Waste Wednesday began with a total of 7 families and 1 teacher involved in our very first collection. We collected a total of 7.78kg of food scraps!  A great effort for our first ever collection!  We had loads of positive feedback from parents who thought it was a great idea and lots of enthusiastic children. We are hoping to have more families and community members on board each week :) ...
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Eco Warriors now social media stars!

Posted on 1 August 2019
Five of our fabulous eco warriors have been featured on the City of Port Phillip Facebook page - with 98 likes, 5 shares and counting!

The post said:

"These EcoWarriors from St Columba's Primary School in Elwood have been taking action to improve the health of Port Phillip Bay.

They have planted over 1,000 trees, counted nurdles and shells, welcomed short finned eels as they migrated into the local freshwater canal and have worked with their parent Green Team to design and create ...
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"The teachers and staff focus on the child to be the best that they can be. They value and encourage individuality."

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

 

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