Learning and Teaching

A highly qualified and enthusiastic staff works tirelessly to provide for the wellbeing and learning of all the students. At Columba staff encourage students to experience a sense of joy and optimism in their journey to becoming successful learners.

Extra-curricula and co-curricula activities have a high priority to ensure that the needs of all students are met. Columba provides a learning environment that stimulates, engages and excites. Students are encouraged through their learning to be confident, self-disciplined and inquiring learners, who demonstrate independence and display initiative.

Great learning happens at Columba through:

  • A comprehensive and structured curriculum.
  • The provision of individualised programs to meet the specific needs and interests of students.
  • Real-life learning experiences.
  • Creating opportunities to celebrate the successes of all students in all curriculum areas.
  • Staff effectively using data and assessment to inform planning and teaching.
  • The continued development and use of ICT in all curriculum areas.
  • The promotion of learning activities and achievements in the school newsletter, media and in displays around the school.
  • Leadership opportunities for all members of our school community.
  • The provision of co-curricular and extra-curricular activities to enhance learning.