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SANTOS Athletics Carnival

On Monday, 24 March, St Columba College competed in the annual Catholic Co-Educational Secondary Schools Athletics Carnival at SANTOS Stadium, Mile End. The day was a huge success with all students enthusiastically participating in their chosen events. The overall results for the day were as follows: Open Boys and Girls - 2nd Overall in Pool B Under 16 Boys and Girls...

Senior School Sports Carnival

As our week of Sports Carnivals drew to a close, the Senior School Sports Carnival put on a show to nicely wrap it all up. Students continued to show healthy competition amongst one another, and the sporting activities were highly successful. A particular highlight continues to be the Finale, where we witnessed a whole school celebration of sport and community...

Shrove Tuesday

On Tuesday, 4 March, the Primary students celebrated Shrove Tuesday (widely known as Pancake Day) with traditional pancakes. Observed by many Christians as the last day of celebration and feasting before the fasting season of Lent, Shrove Tuesday is a popular day for our students with a sweet tooth. Here are a few students' reflections of the day: 'On Shrove...

Primary School Report - Wk 7

It is with great pride that I write this article at the conclusion of what has been an absolutely brilliant Primary Sports Day. Thank you so much to the staff for their excellent work, most particularly Mr Chris Spry, Assistant Head of Primary, and Mr Adriaan Vollebregt, R-6 Sports Co-ordinator, in co-ordinating and implementing the event. The students participated with...

Middle School Sports Carnival

On Thursday, 13 March, the College held its annual Middle School Sports Carnival. All students participated in a range of activities, from competitive track and field events, to highly spirited novelty events. The College continues to encourage all students to participate in this annual celebration of competition, and we were incredibly proud of the conduct of our student body. A...

Year 9 Semi-Permanent Art Display

The wall outside the lecture theatre has had a face lift. This space now features Year 9 artwork. These creative and original works on canvas board and paper explore two very different themes. "Where do I come from?", in which students explore themes of identity, family trees, hobbies and personal interests; and "Abstract Expressionism", wherein students explored mark making to...

Year 9 Food Technology - Fruit Dessert Task

Year 9 Food Technology students were presented with a challenge to create a fruit-based dessert, which sounded simple – but the dessert needed to involve specific fruits that students had been researching. Many students found this task tricky, particularly for some of the more complicated fruits, but there were some very tasty results. Click on our gallery below to see...

Year 8 Food Technology - Muffin Innovation Task

In a recent practical task in Year 8 Food Technology, we asked students to respond to the assignment of making a new kind of muffin to feature in the market, one that hadn’t been produced previously. Some very unique concepts were created, and the students did well to navigate a complicated practical task. Not only was it lots of fun,...

Middle School Report - Wk 7

This week a number of our Middle School students began work on the Interactive Computerised Assessment System (InCAS) Program. InCAS is a tool which provides schools with longitudinal baseline assessment data in a range of areas including literacy, numeracy, and attitudes towards learning. All students from Year 1 to Year 9 will undertake the program over the next few weeks...

Inclusive Practices

The Special Education Team is committed to the academic success of our diverse cohort of students. We are currently in the process of reviewing students’ educational plans and addressing any teacher concerns. Working in partnership with families is always valued, and as such, please feel welcome to make contact if required. AUSTISM SA – A NEW INITIATIVE Digital Enterprise: Pathways...