Our bird garden is starting to take shape!

On Wednesday 8 August we were back in the garden again with our Eco Warriors putting their green thumbs to work planting our new bird garden (located outside the front of the school). Locally indigenous tubestock with Boon Wurrung significance was planted to develop a supporting habitat for our local […]

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St Columba’s greenies in the news!

Thomas Carrick and Audrey Browne starred on page 2 of the Leader Newspaper last week for our impressive National Tree Day planting efforts! Our final planting count was over 1,000 trees! The day was supported by CoastCare Victoria as part of our initiative: ‘St Columba’s Caring for our Coast’, as […]

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1,000 plants for the planet

On Friday our Years 3-6 students ventured out into the stunning sunshine and down to Elwood foreshore to take part in Schools National Tree Day. The students were guided by April and Karen from the Port Phillip Eco Centre together with Damien and members of the CityWide team as they […]

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Prep yoga and money activities

Our Preps had a ball working cooperatively during Partner Yoga. They worked together as a team to get into tricky poses and keep their balance. They have also been investigating money by shopping in our classroom shop. Students bought items and used our play money to take them through the […]

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Taking “3 for the sea”

On Friday 29 June we celebrated Walk to School Day, walking or travelling to school in a safe and sustainable way. On our trip to school we also did our bit for the Bay by collecting “3 for the sea” – picking up three (or more!) pieces of rubbish and […]

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21st century skills

The 5/6 Students have been applying their 21st century skills of creativity, collaboration, communication and critical thinking through STEM activities.

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.