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Ride2School Day & International Day of Happiness

Posted on 26 March 2021
Ride2School Day & International Day of Happiness
On Friday 19th March, our school participated in Ride2School Day and International Day of Happiness. We had nearly every Year Prep-4 ride, scoot, skate, walk or take public transport to school! What a huge effort! The students were treated to a delicious healthy breakfast as they arrived.

Students wore bright coloured clothing to celebrate International Day of Happiness and loved listening to fun and uplifting music during the day. It was great to come together as a whole school to enjoy...
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St Columba's eSmart Journey

Posted on 17 March 2021
St Columba's eSmart Journey
A team approach leads to great outcomes for all A few years ago, we recognised the importance of making cyber safety a priority in our school not just for our students but for our staff and parents. St Columba's has been a registered eSmart School since 2019 with the Alannah & Madeline Foundation.  eSmart provides schools with management tools to deal with bullying and cyber issues and incidents so that students feel safer and more supported at school. Our eSmart succe...
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The Art Walk

Posted on 9 November 2020
The Art Walk
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...
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St Columba's Kitchen Garden

Posted on 9 October 2020
St Columba's Kitchen Garden
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...
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School readiness for 2021 preps

Posted on 4 September 2020
School readiness for 2021 preps
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...
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