On the last day of each term we like to celebrate with a special day for the children. These days are a wonderful opportunity for everyone to come together and have a lot of fun. This year we held our Inaugural House Tabloid Sports. The children were in multi age […]
St Columba’s eco achievements were applauded last month by our state and federal local members. According to Hansard (Wednesday 19 June), the Member for Brighton, James Newbury MP, very kindly said in Parliament: “St Columba’s Catholic Primary School is a special school in my community. The school, ably led by […]
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 […]
Lady Forster Kinder Visit St Columba’s Year 6 Sustainability Team recently visited the wonderful local Lady Forster Kindergarten on Elwood Beach. They took the kinder children on a nature walk and played games with the students. Here is a reflection from one student… “The Sustainability team went on an excursion […]
Our annual Friendship Fair held on the last day of term 3 is always such fun. It is a day run by the children for the children. The money raised on the day was in support of Caritas.
On Friday 29 March, our 3/4 teacher and sustainability leader, Chantel Munoz, and Green Team parent, Samantha Smith, headed to the zoo and presented on our STEAM Clean the Bay project at the Steps 2 Sustainability Conference. They were joined by over 200 teachers, environmental educators and local government officers […]
Project Compassion is Caritas Australia’s annual Lenten fundraising and awareness-raising appeal. Millions of Australians come together in solidarity with the world’s poor to help end poverty, promote justice and uphold dignity. Here is our school link if you would like to donate: https://lent.caritas.org.au/stcolumbasprimaryschool. Thank you for your support.
Tuesday 19th February, marked Chinese New Year 2019. To celebrate this occasion St Columba’s children had the opportunity to learn and perform the Dragon and Lion Dance. I learnt that there was a legend about a dragon that was trying to catch a red pearl but never did. The red […]
In October 2018, St Columba’s was reviewed by a representative from Sustainability Victoria and awarded its fifth star for Sustainability Certification. This means that our school is now a 5 Star ResourceSmart School and has met all the requirements of the ‘Leadership’ Star Level. Philip Dalidakis MP noted in his […]
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.