Mother’s Day

On Friday 12th May St Columba’s celebrated Mother’s Day with a liturgy for the mothers and grandmothers of our school community. The children, led by our Year 6 leaders, organised a beautiful assembly to celebrate Mother’s Day and it was wonderful to see so many able to join us in […]

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ANZAC Day 2017

On Tuesday 25 April, thirty children joined me in representing the school at the ANZAC service held on the Elwood foreshore. Participating in this occasion has steadfastly become one of our school rituals. It was wonderful to see so many of our families gathered at this event despite the inclement […]

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Recent wellbeing activities

Friendship Fair Our Friendship Fair on the last day of term 1 was a great success. Children were beyond excited about setting up their stalls and activities for everyone to visit. We had cake decorating, massage, guessing how many lollies in the jar, nail painting, lucky dip, photo booth and […]

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Our Canberra Adventure – Year 5/6 Camp

On Thursday the Year 5/6s returned from their big trip to Canberra. We visited lots of places such as Parliament House, Old Parliament, The Australian War Memorial and The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS). One of our favourite places was Questacon, where we explored lots of things to do with […]

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2017 Open Days

Our 2017 Open days have been a great success! All visiting families were given a personalised tour by our Year 6 leaders and/ or Principal, who were very proud to present their school to them. Parents had the opportunity to visit the classrooms and grounds, and were able to see […]

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Term 1 Uniform Shop Opening Hours

The school uniform shop WILL NOT be open every Wednesday as in previous years. Opening hours will be published in the school newsletter and advertised via Tiqbiz. Here are the opening days for Term 1: Friday 10th February, 8.30-9.00am Friday 24th February, 8.30-9.00am Wednesday 15th March, 8.45-9.15am    

Giving our streets some love

On Saturday, a bunch of St Columba’s students and parents donned their fluorescent vests and gardening gloves and set off with tongs and bags to collect garbage around the streets of Elwood. Fifteen volunteers in total collected 11 shopping bags of litter – including 373 cigarette butts and 64 bottles […]

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