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Principal’s Report: Term 2, Week 7

Last Friday, we celebrated Saint Columba Day as a whole school. The day is a special occasion to reflect on the life of our College patron. While Saint Columba lived in the 6th century, his mission is still as relevant to us today. Columba left Ireland and travelled to Iona in Scotland to spread Christianity and was a significant person...

Religious Heart of the College

COMBINED ANGLICAN SCHOOLS SERVICE On Wednesday, 17 May, students and staff from St Columba College attended the annual Combined Anglican Schools Service at Saint Peters Cathedral along with 400 students from the 11 Anglican Schools across both the Diocese of Adelaide and The Murray. It was a very special service where we met the new Anglican Archbishop Geoff Smith and...

Saint Columba Day

On Friday, 9 June, the College celebrated Saint Columba Day - a special occasion to reflect on the life of our patron saint, Columba. The celebrations commenced with a whole school Eucharistic Liturgy in an Anglican tradition with Rev'd Jo Smith as the celebrant followed by fun activities across all campuses. 16/06/17

2017 Iona Pilgrimage Quiz Night - Friday 23 June

Iona Pilgrimage Quiz Night Supporting the 2017 Iona Pilgrims Friday, 23 June | 7:00pm St Columba College President Avenue, Andrews Farm Middle School Auditorium | Enter through Gate 1 $10 Entry | Tables of 8 Limited tickets available on the night BYO drinks and nibbles | Soft drinks for sale TICKETS ON SALE NOW! For bookings & payments, contact Linda...

Principal’s Report - Term 2, Week 5

Dear Parents and Caregivers, As a school we continually work with our students to develop the skills to foster positive relationships with others. This is a critical life skill not only for the school environment but for future work and family relationships. In the Junior School, this year we have introduced ‘What's the Buzz’, a social skills program. In the...

Religious Heart of the College

GODLY PLAY This term, the Junior School staff have been investigating Godly Play as a way of telling stories in the Religious Education Curriculum. Godly Play is a practical visual method of telling Bible stories, developed by Jerome Berryman. The stories told include parables, sacred stories and liturgical lessons about religious traditions using simple high quality materials. Godly Play can...

Inclusive Education

LEGO CLUB AT ST COLUMBA With the support and expertise of Autism SA, we are trialling a Lego Club at the College. Lego system therapy takes advantage of the rewarding nature of Lego construction and connects this with collaborative teamwork. The Club will be targeted at students from aged 5 to 12 years and will initially act as a reward...

Year 1 Historical Exhibition

On Thursday, 25 May, the four Year 1 classes experienced an exhibition of equipment, games and activities from past lifestyles as part of the inquiry unit Past & Present Lifestyles. Items including various telephones, cameras, a typewriter and audio devices, such as tape recorders and a record player, were gathered from different sources and the students had a hands on...

Junior School Crazy Hair & Silly Socks Day

Last Thursday was our first ever 'Crazy Hair/ Silly Sock' casual clothes day. This colourful, wonderful day also included delicious ice cream being sold at lunch. A BIG THANK YOU to Kevin Selwood and Golden North for supplying the ice cream and to Mr Ruggiero for donating ice cream cones. Another BIG THANK YOU to the staff and students who...

‘Raising Social & Resilient Kids’ Parent Workshop

WEDNESDAY, 14 JUNE 2017 | 7:00PM St Columba College President Avenue, Andrews Farm Gate 1, Middle School Auditorium Tea and coffee provided (A parent only event) BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL - Call 8254 0600 or email admin@stcolumba.sa.edu.au St Columba College is hosting a FREE Parent Workshop with guest speaker Madhavi Nawana Parker titled 'Raising Social and Resilient Kids'. Madhavi is a behaviour...