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Primary School News

Unity in our Diversity

The Multicultural and Social Justice team planned and presented a vibrant assembly to the Middle and Senior School called 'Unity in our Diversity'. Their message was about celebrating differences and the importance of sharing stories. Two students of the team, Yom Akech, Year 12, and Angeth Dut, Year 10, shared their stories. Yom spoke about growing up in Kakuma Refugee...

A Rose for our Mums

On Monday 13 May, the Junior School celebrated our Mums, Grandmas, Aunties and special women in our lives with a touching liturgy. Rev Jo Smith and the Year 1 students spoke about all the wonderful things our Mums do for us. The students then gave out beautiful roses to say thank you. After the liturgy the College held a delicious...

Reception: A Wildlife Adventure

On Wednesday 8 May, the Reception students went on an adventure to see wildlife animals in their natural habitat. Students travelled on a bus through the windy roads to the Gorge Wildlife Park. Thankfully the sun was shining when the students arrived. The morning began with some animal encounters and keeper talks. Enjoying Gorge Wildlife Park, students pat a cuddly...

Smashing Win for our Allstars Tennis Team

On Wednesday 3 April, 16 students from the College competed in the ANZ Tennis Hot Shots SAPSASA Playford and Para Districts Schools Competition. The tournament took place at the new Playford Tennis Centre on Main North Road. Our two teams consisted of the St Columba Allstars - Jack, Marco, James, Matthew, Marc, Matheson, Mantej and Jakob; and, the St Columba...

“Ahoy there me hearties”

Year 4 students set ashore at the Port Adelaide Maritime Museum & the City of Adelaide Clipper Ship On Thursday, 28 March, Year 4 students went on an excursion to the Port Adelaide Maritime Museum and the toured the City of Adelaide Clipper ship. While at the Maritime Museum students learnt about migration to South Australia and the conditions on board...

Year 5 Educational Tour to Ballarat 2019 - Parent Information Evening

Year 5 Educational Tour to Ballarat 2019 - Parent Information Evening Parents and caregivers of Year 5 students,  you are invited to join us for a Parent Information Evening Tuesday, 19 March | 6pm - 7pm. at the Junior School, Performing Arts Centre  During the evening information about the upcoming Educational Tour to Ballarat will be explained in detail and documents will be...

Cybersafe Families Seminars

St Columba College held two Cybersafe Families Parent Seminars over two days in Week 5, one in the morning in the Junior School, and a further seminar to the Middle and Senior parents in the evening, which was held in the Middle School Auditorium. These seminars informed on how to effectively manage your digital environment with confidence. Topics included: cyberbullying,...

Refocus & Reenergise with Art

Engaging in Visual Arts can have many benefits such as improving stress levels, memory and empathy. At St Columba College we see the value encouraging our students to engage in the Arts on a regular basis. Art not only helps restore focus and concentration, it assists in decreasing mental exhaustion. Visual Art at St Columba College allows students to explore...

Year 5 Students Lead the Way

Year 5 Students Lead the Way, Oh What a Day! St Columba College seeks to nurture great leaders and encourage students to discover their God given gifts and develop these skills and passions to reach their full potential. Year 5 Leadership Day is just one way we encourage this development. The Year 5 students had an amazing day strengthening their leadership...

Premier’s Reading Challenge 2018: Award Winners

The Premier’s Reading Challenge began in 2004. It is a Statewide initiative which recognises the importance of reading and encourages the practice of daily reading thus raising the profile of reading, libraries and literacy in the College. There are now over 700 schools in South Australia which participate in the Premier’s Reading Challenge each year. Our students from R-12 were...