A memorable Sports Day

Our Sports Day was memorable for the camaraderie, teamwork and great spirit that shone through our children and parents as they participated in the day.

Years 5 & 6 busy STEAM cleaning the Bay

Since mid-Term One, the Year 5/6 students have been involved in the ‘STEAM clean the Bay’ program run by the Port Phillip Eco-Centre and delivered thanks to a generous grant from the Port Phillip Bay Fund. As the title suggests, the focus of this program is engaging the students in […]

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Prep island challenge

On Friday 4th May we turned our classroom into a construction site and all the Preps were the builders. The challenge was to design and create something to help a friend who was stuck on an island. The students could use anything they wanted to build their creation. It was […]

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Have you seen our new rain garden?

This week the Eco Warriors worked under the guidance of our fabulous parent Green Team to finish our new rain garden at the entrance of the school. The planting design and the working bee were generously organised by Karen Said (Kett) and her sister Sue (aka the Property Style Counsel […]

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Swimming team excels in the pool

Our St Columba’s Swimming Team excelled in the pool at the Holt District Swimming Carnival in Term 1. The team swam their hearts out to finish second overall, with more than half the swimmers qualifying for the Beachside competition. Their dedication to training, and their enthusiasm on the day, highlighted […]

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STEAM cleaning the bay

Last year St Columba’s was thrilled to be awarded a grant from the Port Phillip Bay Fund. Our grant application – Operation STEAM Clean the Bay (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, Maths) – was developed through the hard work and dedication of our Green Team parents and April Seymore at the […]

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St Columba’s students gear up for National Ride2School Day

St Columba’s Primary students are pumping up their tyres and polishing their helmets in preparation for National Ride2School Day, being held on Friday 23 March. The Day is part of a nationwide program that enables students to get physically active on their journey to school. “Students who ride or walk to […]

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Water Saving Wednesdays

As a school, we are trying to promote ways in which we can save our natural resources and the Green Team are hoping to encourage and educate everyone by sharing some useful tips. Over the year parents will receive a few water saving ideas which we hope you will discuss […]

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