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Primary School Sports Carnival

The Primary School raised the curtain on our annual 3-day Sports Carnival on Wednesday, 12 March, and they didn't disappoint. Staff and students thoroughly enjoyed the day’s activities with plenty of events for all Primary students to excel in, regardless their area of talent. The students’ boisterous energy was matched only by the excitement of their parents and friends who...

Year 8/9 Boys Cricket

On Thursday, 20 February, the St Columba Year 8/9 Boys Cricket Team travelled to Thomas More College for the opening round of the Secondary School Sport SA Knockout Competition. With rain greeting us upon arrival the start time for the match was pushed to 10am, allowing only 30 overs for each team. Our captain, Tristan Walker, won the toss and...

Year 12 Child Studies - Prenatal Practical

Our Year 12 Child Studies students were challenged to explore the practical task of preparing a Prenatal meal, being a healthy option for an expectant mother and her un-born baby. The students completed the task exceptionally well. Click to see what meals they prepared.

Year 12 Food & Hospitality - High Tea Practical

The Year 12 Food and Hospitality students have recently completed the first practical component for the year. Students were asked to each prepare two menu items suitable for a ‘High Tea’ setting. Within this task they had to demonstrate their understanding of food safety, as applicable in the Industry. The menu items prepared were required to contain ‘high risk’ ingredients,...

Senior School Report - Wk 5

In Week Four I had the great pleasure of being part of the Year 12 Retreat, which was held in Victor Harbor. The Retreat covers many facets of a student’s life but one of the most significant and relevant to all students is the sense of community and support needed to be successful. We have almost reached the half-way mark...

Primary Leaders 2014

At the Primary School Leadership Assembly the Primary School were introduced to our Student Leaders for 2014. It was great to see so many families in attendance and we are confident that these students will have a successful year in their leadership capacity. Congratulations to the following students: YEAR 6 HOUSE CAPTAINS Broughton Baylie Gericke Holly Sampson Faulkner Connor Murray Mitchell...

Middle School Report - Wk 5

At the Middle Academic Assembly we reflected on the imperative of being a responsible risk taker. Everything in life carries with it an element of risk. One of the greatest risks is to play it safe every time. Below are some great quotes about risk-taking which I shared at the Assembly: ‘What you have to do and the way you...

Primary School Report - Wk 5

What a busy and celebratory two weeks we have had in the Primary School. Our Assembly in Week Four was a very special one, with the announcement and commissioning of our student leaders from Reception to Year 6. My special thanks to Mr Chris Spry, Assistant Head of Primary, for his excellent co-ordination of not only the Assembly, but also the enormous...

Message from The Executive Principal - Wk 5

The Senior School Academic Assembly was held on Monday, 17 February. Vince Barbaro, College Dux 2013, attended and spoke to the students, staff and parents who were gathered to celebrate student achievement. Vince provided some very good advice to students. He spoke about being organised, about keeping up with the work, meeting assignment deadlines, and about asking teachers for help...