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Year 5 Maths Day

The Year 5 students recently completed a whole day of fun and learning around the world of measurement. There were a diverse range of activities organised in a rotation which made learning these skills exciting. On one rotation the students were looking at water clocks outside and on another rotation they were working with sheep pens (not to be confused...

Junior School Performing Arts Showcase 2018

Junior School had their annual Performing Arts Showcase at the end of last term. More than seventy students across Year 2 to Year 6 performed to an audience of at least two hundred, consisting of their families, staff and their peers. The evening included performances by the Year 3-5 Dynamics Choir, Year 4/5 Columba Rumba Percussion group, Confi-dance group, instrumental...

Swedish Teachers Visit Junior School

At the end of Term 3, a group of lead educators from Sweden visited the Junior School to learn more about how we teach language and literacy in the Reception to Year 5 classrooms. The visitors were first warmly welcomed to the Junior School with an energetic performance by the dance group Confi-dance comprising some of our most talented Year...

CyberParent Web App

The Australian Multicultural Foundation has launched a web app called CyberParent which encourages safe and healthy internet use in Australian homes. CyberParent equips parents with the knowledge and confidence to identify early warning signs and seek appropriate support from Australian service providers. CyberParent can be accessed by all devices that have an internet connection, however, it is optimised for tablets...

The Carly Ryan Foundation: Online Safety Presentation

St Columba College presents The Carly Ryan Foundation 'Online Safety Presentation' on Wednesday, 23 May from 7:00pm to 8:30pm, in the Middle School Auditorium. Parking is through Gate 1 on President Avenue. This is a FREE event. To book online, click here - Online Registrations! Presented by Sonya Ryan, CEO of The Carly Ryan Foundation, the presentation is for parents,...

Principal’s Report: Term 4, Week 7

Dear Parents and Caregivers, Welcome to the final edition of the Coracle for the year. In the past week we have held the Carols Night and the Senior School Prayer and Presentation Evening. Thank you so much to all our families for your support of the Carols Night. Our thanks go to the Junior and Middle School Choirs and to...

Religious Heart of the College

Volunteers Liturgy It was a privilege to welcome our Volunteers to a liturgy to thank them for all the hard work they do. These people give freely and generously of their time and talents so that staff, students and other parents are supported, encouraged and enriched by their generosity. The benefit to our school is huge and it is important...

Vic Calleja: On a Winning Journey

Junior School Library Assistant, Mr Vic Calleja, has been awarded an NGS Super Scholarship Award to assist him in his role as an education support staff at the College. This week at the College, Mr Calleja was officially presented with his award by NGS Super Customer Relationship Manager, Elaine Santos. The award, formerly known as the Dedicated to the Dedicated...

Principal’s Report: Term 4, Week 5

Dear Parents and Caregivers, This year we have reviewed our Student Personal Responsibility Policy. A draft document has been formulated. A key focus of the policy is to provide a clear overview of our approach to support all students to make responsible decisions and choices. Each day students interact and engage with a range of people; peers, staff, visitors and...