Centenary fete celebration

Our Centenary Fete was a wonderful expression of community spirit. Thank you to all the organisers, volunteers and helpers who put so much into this day – and to everyone else who came along and enjoyed themselves.

Prep visit to Scienceworks

Our Preps loved concluding our Inquiry Unity titled ‘We like to make it, move it!’ by visiting the amazing Scienceworks! They used all their senses to explore and investigate the many objects and materials throughout the different exhibitions. Students listened to an interactive story and used their collaborative skills to solve […]

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Grandparents Day

The first Friday of November is a special day at St Columba’s. It is when we celebrate Grandparents and Special Persons Day. It was a wonderful morning and occasion for our school. We had an enormous turn out and there were so many lovely comments about the children, the welcoming […]

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October is Walk to School Month!

The weather is warming and the days are getting longer, so what a great opportunity to walk, ride or scoot to school each day! Plus we get to do our bit for the planet. We began our celebrations during week 1 with a healthy Walk to School breakfast. It was […]

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Discovering math opportunities everywhere

Our year 5/6 students have been busy thinking about ways that we can see and recognise math in everyday situations. They used resources from around the school to test out some of their questions. Some of their questions include: What is the percentage of free throw shots I can make? […]

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Preps celebrate Book Week

In Prep we celebrated Book Week: Find Your Treasure. This was a wonderful time for us to explore books and foster a love of reading across the whole school. Research suggests that learning to read is one of the most important factors in school success and that an early exposure […]

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Prep yoga and money activities

Our Preps had a ball working cooperatively during Partner Yoga. They worked together as a team to get into tricky poses and keep their balance. They have also been investigating money by shopping in our classroom shop. Students bought items and used our play money to take them through the […]

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