NEWS & EVENTS

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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5 stars for St Columba’s!

by Chantel Munoz, Sustainability Leader Last week we were all very excited to learn that our school was awarded its fifth star for the 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. In […]

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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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Eco-warriors learn about mosquitoes in our environment

On Wednesday 19th October, the Year 3/4s had a special guest speaker named Peter Mee. He came in to talk to us about mosquitoes. Peter is a scientist that works for the state government where he researches mosquitoes. He talked about how they live, grow and how they impact people. […]

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Join us at the St Columba’s Festiv-eel

Next term our St Columba’s Green Team will be working with the Eco Warriors to host a special Festiv-eel on Friday 19th October at 6:30pm. This is a free event where we will be showcasing a DVD titled BayKeepers, created by the Eco Centre. This film aims to raise awareness […]

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