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“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...

Getting fired-up for the F1 in Schools STEM Challenge

The F1 in Schools program is a STEM Challenge where more than 17,000 schools from 44 nations take part in manufacturing the world fastest miniature F1 car. Students are provided with direct links to a number of industry pathways. Mimicking the world of a Formula One team, groups of students have to follow a pathway of engineering and manufacturing disciplines:...

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,...

Montana Vincent: Give My Regards To Broadway!

As its name would suggest, Broadway is a wide street in New York City that runs the full length of Manhattan. It is the part between the famous 42nd street and 53rd street, including Times Square, and considered the home of the American theatre industry. It is where Year 9 student, Montana Vincent, dreams of one day performing under the...

Enjoying Nature’s Splendour at the Adelaide Botanic Gardens

This week Year 10 students were fortunate to get out of the classroom and enjoy nature's splendour at the Adelaide Botanic Gardens as part of their “Natural Forms” unit of work. Students will be completing a number of drawings and media studies based on the natural forms found in Botanic Gardens. Work completed forms part of their assessment. The emphasis...

Good Things in Small Packages

Among the many benefits of Visual Art is the opportunity for self-expression and an outlet for creativity. Oodles of imagination and personal symbolism are displayed in these small yet significant sculptures created by students based on the topic of identity. Students were given the task of making a sculpture using a matchbox to express themselves. They have done an outstanding job...

Learning in the Great Outdoors

The positive outcomes of learning outdoors are phenomenal. Not only is it a refreshing change of pace from the classroom, it also increases students’ physical, mental and social health. The new Stage 1 Outdoor Education course at St Columba College is off to a roaring start. Students have been completing a Group Dynamics Unit in preparation for the time away...

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...