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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

Awer Ajak: Hoop Dreams

Standing at 6 ft 3 in, 14 year old Year 9 student Awer Ajak is at the top of his game in basketball. His height and agility not only contribute to his success on the court but also his commitment and talent, making him an outstanding player with the North Adelaide Rockets Basketball Club. Introduced to the game at 11...

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...

Art In Focus: Year 8 Pinch Pots

The Year 8 Art students have been experimenting and working with clay creating their own glazed pinch pot. Using the technique of pinching sees the students use their fingers to pinch and poke a single lump of clay into a final shape. Students choose different patterns and colours to create these wonderful pots. Mrs Kelley Lewis The Arts Learning Area...

A Message from the Futures Counsellor

I would like to share some useful mobile APPS for both students and parents. These are particularly valuable when establishing a career development plan, as well as researching future pathways and job options. The CareerMe app provides up-to-date occupational information allowing young people to make tangible links from school to the world of work and highlights the industries where skills...