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Cybersafe Families

Cybersafe Families Parent Seminars provide parents and caregivers strategies to make their home environment cybersafe! It’s important for parents and caregivers to understand both the opportunities and the threats that the online world provides, to equip them with knowledge about the best practices available to protect their family. Cybersafe Families endorse the importance of providing suitable technology inclusive environments that...

Australia Day Events 2020

January 26 is an important day when the community gathers to reflect on the story of Australia beginning over 65,000 years ago. The Australia Day Council encourages us to reflect on our history, its highs and its lows and to celebrate our nation, its achievements and most of all, its people including the resilience of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...

Stage 1 Biology: Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics

As part of the Stage 1 Biology unit: Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, all Stage 1 Biology students attended a full day excursion to Gorge Wildlife park.  The aim of the excursion is to enhance teaching and learning of specific student outcomes in the current topic, with a focus on keystone species.  Individually each student that chose to, got to cuddle...

Construction begins on new Covered Sports Court

This week we have been excited to see the commencement of construction of the Covered Sports Court with the temporary fencing being erected. This new environment is due for completion in 2020 and will provide a fantastic sports space all year round, regardless of weather.

St Columba College - State Champion Cheerleaders!

Our St Columba College Cheerleaders are State Champions! "The SCC Cheerleaders competed at the Australian All-Star Dance and Cheer Federation (AASCF) state competitions in the school holidays. It was a very close competition, but the team of 18 girls came away with first place. The girls train each week after school to prepare for competitions. It is with commitment and...

St Columba College at Tournament of Minds

On Sunday the 8th September, a group of students from Years 5 to 6 represented St Columba College at Tournament of Minds at Flinders University 2019. The students worked together to solve a demanding, open-ended Long Term Challenge in The Arts. They also participated in an unseen Spontaneous Challenge. They displayed great collaboration and problem solving skills on the day...

R U OK? DAY

R U OK? DAY at St Columba College Thursday September 12 was R U OK? Day, a national day of action dedicated to reminding everyone that every day is the day to ask, “Are you ok?”, and to support those struggling with life’s ups and downs. The day began with a whole of school drone photo, with the students gathering...

Congratulations Museum Exhibition Award Winners!

Year 9 students have produced exceptional work as part of their Humanities studies on World War One. A major part of the assessment is to create a "Museum Exhibit" on one specific aspect of WW1. accompanied with six sources to best show their learning. The students demonstrated their creativity with a range of posters, dioramas, replicas of primary sources and...

Sparking Enthusiasm in Young Readers & Writers

Meet the Writers Festival 2019 Last term a group of 32 enthusiastic Year 7/8 students attended the ‘Meet the Writers Festival’ held at the Adelaide Convention Centre. This is an annual celebration of reading and writing run by the South Australian Teachers’ Association (SAETA). This event is the biggest of its type in Australia with 80 schools and approximately 2000...

It’s a Knockout!

6/7 Girls Knockout Soccer – Round 1 On Thursday, 30 May, St Columba College hosted Round 1 of the 6/7 Girls Knockout Soccer competition, competing against Greenwith Primary School. Congratulations to the team as they defeated Greenwith 8 - 1. Well done to goal scorers Gemma (4), Georgia (2) and Zoe (1). Special mention to Shailey for her excellent work...