Columba College



  1. Ms. Piebenga's Welcome - Senior School

    Welcome to Columba College.  In our Senior school, you experience all of the specialist teaching and facilities of a well-resourced ... Read more…
  2. 2024 Key Dates

    : School Office opens  : Office closed for full staff meeting : Year 13 Camp begins - St Margaret's College, 4:00pm ... Read more…
  3. Grade Appeals

    A student is able to lodge an appeal against a grade they have received for internal assessment. The appeal must be made within school ... Read more…
  4. Middle and Senior School Uniform Regulations

    For clarification, please see the attached uniform list. Read more…
  5. Stationery Lists 2024

    2024 stationery lists for Junior School (Years 0-6), Middle School (Years 7-10) and Senior School (Years 11-13) are attached.  We ... Read more…
  6. College Policies and Procedures

    Policies can be viewed on SchoolDocs. Read more…
  7. Laptops for 2024

    1:1 Student Laptop Programme Read more…
  8. Assessments

    Year 9-10 students have mid-year and end-of-year assessments. Teachers assess students regularly to ensure that programmes are ... Read more…
  9. First Aid

    First Aid is available at the School Office. Other departments also hold first aid kits including the Year 7&8 Office and the Sports ... Read more…
  10. Senior School Form Teachers and Form Rooms

    Years 11 - 13 Read more…
  11. Food Hamper

    As part of our Outreach opportunities, all year levels are rostered once a term to donate non-perishable food to fill the food hamper ... Read more…
  12. Houses at Columba College

    In 1933 the House System was introduced by the second principal, Miss Grace McIntosh. The vertical grouping of students from Year 0 to ... Read more…
  13. Kākahu kāinga (non-uniform day)

    The School Council organises on average two kākahu kāinga (non-uniform day) a term to fundraise for school charities.  These are ... Read more…
  14. Meet the Teacher Functions (dates and times tbc)

    Dates to be confirmed. Please keep an eye on our weekly newsletters for more information. An online booking system operates for the ... Read more…
  15. Private and Itinerant Music Lessons

    Music lessons are available for students in Years 4-13 only. Read more…
  16. Private Speech Lessons

    Speech lessons are available for students in Years 4-13 only. Read more…
  17. Reports

    LEARNING ENGAGEMENT REPORT The Learning Engagement Report is a dynamic document which provides timely, relevant and effective ... Read more…
  18. College Map

    See map of school below: Read more…
  19. School Lunches

    The school Boarding House caterers offer a selection of hot and cold food items for the entire College, including the Junior School. Read more…
  20. School Counsellors

    The Counsellors, Mrs Mary Milne and Ms Neresa Hall, are available to students and families to self-refer, or teachers may ask for ... Read more…
  21. Sports for Year 9-13

    The following sports are offered at Columba College for Year 9-13: AthleticsCricket Elite FitnessEquestrian Futsal HandballMultispor... Read more…
  22. Sick Bay

    The Sick Bay is located in the College Office. All students who become unwell during the school day must report to the College ... Read more…
  23. Socials and Formals

    Middle School staff arrange a Year 7 and 8 as well as a Year 9 and 10 social for Columba, John McGlashan and OBHS students. Year 11 ... Read more…
  24. Social Media and School App

    Download the School App to ensure you don't miss any important messages. Read more…
  25. St Columba Day Celebrations

    Each year, we celebrate St Columba Day and reflect on the history of the school and the value of community. Read more…
  26. The School Day

    School starts at 8.40am and finishes at 3.15pm.  Please bring all your stationery with you on day one as well as your laptop. Read more…
  27. Volunteering

    Several opportunities are available to volunteer both at school and beyond in the wider community. At school, examples would be ... Read more…