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Literacy and Numeracy Week

Literacy and Numeracy Week

Academic News, Primary
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SCAS celebrated literacy and numeracy week from September 5th to September 10th in the library with activities and puzzles everyday. There was also a display of books with a mathematics theme. Monday saw the launch of “Problem of the Week”, ungoogleable questions and a binary challeng ...
Youth Against Marine Debris Challenge

Youth Against Marine Debris Challenge

Academic News, Primary
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As part of the Yr1 Geography and Maths curriculum, a field trip was organised to help clean up Oxley and Town Beaches. This coincided with our involvement in the Youth Against Marine Debris Challenge, run through the Mid North Coast Environmental and Sustainable Network. The children ...
Threatened Species Day

Threatened Species Day

Academic News, Primary
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Koalas in the Port Macquarie region are threatened because of habit loss, car accidents, domestic pet attacks and disease. Our Year 1G students wanted to find out if our school was koala friendly, so with clipboards and maps in hand, they wandered the school grounds and discovered tha ...
Literacy and Numeracy Week

Literacy and Numeracy Week

Academic News, Primary
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This week we are celebrating Literacy and Numeracy Week in the Library with activities and puzzles every day, and a display of books with a mathematics theme, supported by Mrs Sarah Jones, our Numeracy and Literacy Specialist Teacher, and Mrs Meridith Ebbs, our Primary STEM teacher. M ...
Primary Students ‘Escape to Everywhere’

Primary Students ‘Escape to Everywhere’

Primary
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Each year across Australia, The Children's Book Council of Australia brings children and books together to celebrate Children’s Book Week. This year the theme for Book Week is "Escape to Everywhere". The St Columba Book Week Parade is always a highlight of the school year, with Primary ...
Alice Hillsdon at CIS Primary Girls Basketball

Alice Hillsdon at CIS Primary Girls Basketball

Basketball, Primary, Sport
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Year 6 student Alice Hillsdon played in the Combined Independent Schools (CIS) Primary Girls' Basketball team at the Primary School Sports Association (PSSA) Championships in Canberra last week. The CIS girls placed 7th out of 14 teams from around the state. Well done Alice on a great ef ...
Year 2 Excursion to Cowarra Dam

Year 2 Excursion to Cowarra Dam

Primary
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On Thursday 17th August, Year 2 went on an excursion to the Cowarra Dam as a part of their Science unit on "Water Works". The students were taken on a tour of the facilities including the dam wall, reservoir, outlet and the pumping station. They were given a detailed explanation of ho ...
Environmental Education at SCAS

Environmental Education at SCAS

Primary
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St Columba were fortunate in securing environmental education sessions for all of our Primary students, funded by Port Macquarie Hastings Council. The theme this year was 'Everything Organic'. The students examined natural and human systems and our role within these. Ideas were explor ...
Primary Students Help to Attempt a World Record

Primary Students Help to Attempt a World Record

Academic News, Primary
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St Columba Anglican School Primary students participated in the worldwide coding event MoonHack organised by Code Club Australia. The event was an attempt for a Guinness World Record for most number of people coding in a 24 hour period. The purpose of this MoonHack was to get as many sc ...
Meerkat Productions Visit

Meerkat Productions Visit

Primary
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Kindergarten, Year 1 and Year 2 students, and their teachers, were treated to a wonderful play by Meerkat Productions which brought to life the CBCA short listed book 'Gary' by Leila Rudge. Gary is a pigeon who can't fly but he ends up going on an accidental yet amazing adventure, ...