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Physical Education Week

In Week 5, St Columba College participated in Physical Education Week across both the Primary and Middle Schools. An initiative of the Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation, Physical Education Week promotes the importance of Health & PE in the Australian Curriculum and highlights the importance of Health & PE to the learning and development of children and...

Stage 1 PE Kayaking Practical

On Friday, 6 November, the Stage 1 Physical Education students were given an introduction to the recreational activity of Kayaking. Students completed a one day course at West Lakes, looking at the basic skills involved, including: forwards and backwards paddling, sweep stroke and to capsize. All students were enthusiastic throughout the day and gained valuable skills in preparation for Stage...

Interschool Sport

Hickinbotham Cup On Wednesday, 16 September, the St Columba Football team lined-up against a well-drilled and experienced Xavier side. The boys knew they had their work cut-out for them, but eagerly embraced the challenge. Xavier came out of the blocks quickly and were a few goals ahead before St Columba had any control over the ball. Unfortunately, the game was...

Years 4-7 Playford SAPSASSA District Athletics Carnival

On Friday, 28 August, students from Year 4 to 7 had an opportunity to participate in the Playford SAPSASA District Athletics Carnival. The carnival is open to the 24 schools in the district. The students who represented St Columba College were wonderful sports people, displaying outstanding attitudes as well as being very competitive athletes. A number of students received a place...

Year 8/9 Girls Soccer

Round Two On Thursday, 20 August, the Year 8/9 Girls Soccer team travelled to the city where Adelaide High School hosted Round Two of the Knockout Competition. It was warm and sunny, but as the day progressed, the wind grew stronger creating difficult playing conditions. We arrived just before kick-off to watch the opening match between Adelaide High School and...

Stage 2 Sports Studies: Lawn Bowls Prac and Group Tasks

As part of the Stage 2 Integrated Learning (Sports Studies) curriculum at the College, the two Year 12 Sports Studies classes attended the Munno Para Bowls Club during Term Three. These visits contribute to two assessment tasks of the Stage 2 program: a Lawn Bowls Practical Task and a Lawn Bowls SEPEP Group Task. SEPEP stands for Sports Education in...

Years 4-7 SACPSSA Cross Country Carnival

On Thursday, 6 August approximately 90 students from Years 4 to 7 braved a wet winter’s day to compete in the annual Catholic Schools Cross Country Carnival. This event sees students in Under 10, Under 11, Under 12 and Senior (Under 13) challenge themselves over a 2km course through the Adelaide East Parklands. This year the weather made the event...

Open Boys Knockout Soccer

Round Two On Friday, 7 August, the Open Boys Soccer team travelled to Parafield Gardens High School to compete in Round Two of the SSSSA Knockout Competition. After arriving, the players watched the second half of the game between Parafield Gardens and Salisbury East High Schools. The game finished in a 4-4 draw. For St Columba to have any chance...

Year 10 Boys Soccer

Round One On Monday, 27 July, St Columba College took a squad of sixteen Year 10 boys to compete in the Knockout Soccer competition against Trinity College and Nuriootpa High School. Only one team would progress to the next round of the competition. Trinity defeated Nuriootpa 4-1 in the first match, so a win was required for us first up. The opening...

Country Crows Football Clinic

This year a selection of Primary School students were fortunate to participate in a Country Crows Football Clinic. Each year a number of football clubs are chosen to host a Crows football clinic, with more than 100 kids from nearby schools chosen to participate in each clinic. St Columba received an invitation for 10 of our students that were local...