Open Learning Days

Over the past two years we have held a parent information night at the beginning of the school year, to outline school initiatives and classroom practices and procedures. This year, we instead hosted two parent Open Learning Days. Rather than “listening to” us, we invited parents to come along and […]

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Saintly Soil a sell-out success!

St Columba’s Green Team officially launched Saintly Soil yesterday… and sold out in 9 minutes! The garden fertilizer has been lovingly made by St Columba’s Primary School’s organic closed loop composter using our school food waste. Parents snapped up the buckets as unique Christmas gifts for their favourite green thumbs. […]

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Carols night

What a sensational evening! Our carols night was another wonderful occasion for our school community. Thank you to all the families who came along to hear the great singing and join in the fun.

Grandparents and special persons day

Grandparents and special persons day was a wonderful morning and occasion at our school. We had many of our grandparents and special friends join us, first for our special liturgy and then in our classes. We were so proud and thrilled to be able to share this time with our […]

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2017 Water Warriors

On Friday 15th September some of our Year Fours went to the St Kilda Town Hall to participate in the Sustainable School’s Festival Kids Teaching Kids workshops. At these awards, St Columba’s was awarded the 2017 Water Warrior of the Year award, in recognition of all of the teaching and learning […]

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Book Week: Escape to everywhere

In September we celebrated Book Week: escape to everywhere. This is always a wonderful opportunity for us to take a moment to think about the importance of books and reading in the lives of children today. According to Mem Fox, author of Possum Magic, “If parents understood the huge educational […]

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Footy and pie day

As part of our wellbeing program at St Columba’s we like to finish term 3 with our annual Footy and Pie day. We celebrate all codes and our Year 6 leaders organise and facilitate football related games suitable for all levels to participate in.

Sports carnival

What a wonderful example of community spirit and collaboration this year’s Sports Carnival was. The camaraderie, teamwork and spirit that shone through our children as they participated. Everywhere there were smiling faces, hugs, cheers and lots of encouragement towards one another. Most people would agree that good sportsmanship is about […]

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