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Senior School News

Bushwalking in the Great Outdoors

Our Year 10 and 11 Outdoor Education students and staff were so excited to venture outside of the classroom and enjoy the great outdoors! Year 10 students heading to Mt Crawford Forrest and the Year 11 students to Para Wirra Conservation Park. Students walked with full packs, cooking their lunch on Trangia stoves. The students pushed themselves walking up some steep...

Staying Active During the New Normal!

With the global pandemic closing gyms and sporting clubs, the Stage 1 Physical Education class have been exploring the many benefits of physical activity and how they can stay physically active with minimal equipment and facilities. Students created a training program that meets the physical activity guidelines for young people (aged 5-17 years), and have been completing this program during...

Sports Carnival Record Breakers 2020

A Record Breaking Performance! On Thursday 12 March, the Middle and Senior School Sports Carnival took place with students participating in Athletics or Novelty events. It was great to see students getting into the spirit, dressing up to represent their House, participating in all events, and cheering for their House. This year we had a number of students break Athletic...

Sports Champion Awards 2020

Congratulations to our Champions! Sports Carnival Age Champion Awards are presented to students in Years 6-12 who achieve the highest individual score in the Athletics component of the Sports Carnival. Congratulations to the following Age Champion recipients! Age Champions: Year 6 Boys 1st: Steven Bukuru 2nd: John Butoyi 3rd: Jiela Monyror Year 6 Girls 1st: Charlotte Talbot 2nd: Nicole Alexander...

Stage 1 Biology: Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics

As part of the Stage 1 Biology unit: Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, all Stage 1 Biology students attended a full day excursion to Gorge Wildlife park.  The aim of the excursion is to enhance teaching and learning of specific student outcomes in the current topic, with a focus on keystone species.  Individually each student that chose to, got to cuddle...

Unity in our Diversity

The Multicultural and Social Justice team planned and presented a vibrant assembly to the Middle and Senior School called 'Unity in our Diversity'. Their message was about celebrating differences and the importance of sharing stories. Two students of the team, Yom Akech, Year 12, and Angeth Dut, Year 10, shared their stories. Yom spoke about growing up in Kakuma Refugee...

Year 12 Research Project Exhibition

It is with pleasure that we invite you to the Year 12 Research Project Exhibition. We are seeking your assistance to engage with our students and provide constructive feedback on the work presented. WEDNESDAY 1 MAY | 3:30-5:00PM Middle School St Columba College Gate 1 President Avenue, Andrews Farm The Research Project is a compulsory subject of the South Australian...

Getting fired-up for the F1 in Schools STEM Challenge

The F1 in Schools program is a STEM Challenge where more than 17,000 schools from 44 nations take part in manufacturing the world fastest miniature F1 car. Students are provided with direct links to a number of industry pathways. Mimicking the world of a Formula One team, groups of students have to follow a pathway of engineering and manufacturing disciplines:...