Hello everyone,

Welcome back! I hope the holidays treated you well. There’s just two weeks to go until Spring Fair so here’s some important things for you to consider!


Spring Fair Meeting this Wednesday 8th October, 9am in the canteen.

Please bring your questions &/or experience to the Fair meeting this week.


On the agenda:

  • Help & advice
  • Prices
  • Program
  • Map
  • Tickets & wristbands
  • Reward for ticket sales?
  • Food donations
  • External stalls
  • Jobs for working bee


Working bee THIS SATURDAY 11th October, 9am – 3pm

It’s time to start getting ready! Please come along Saturday for an hour or two..

Please bring a salad or something sweet to share.

If you can’t make it, would you be willing to donate some tomato stakes (short –  bamboo or wood)?? We need about 40 in total! Please drop your donations into the office marked attention to Tina.

Jobs to do:

  • Children’s Playground
  • Making up equipment boxes for each stall
  • Cleaning the PA Kitchen & freezer
  • Making “Fete Today” signs
  • Making signs to mark out stalls on the ovals (paper signs stapled to a stick)
  • Sorting clothes, books & bric-a-brac

More details to follow….

Remember, this is a great opportunity to get together with your class and get ready for your stall – make a sign, prepare food to freeze, paint rocks, wrap lucky dips – anything! 

Donations of second hand clothes, books & bric-a-brac 

Spring clean anyone?  We urgently need donations of unwanted clothes, books and household goods to sell at the Fair.

Please bring your donations to the canteen on school days before 10:30am.


Raffle tickets

Sold your raffle book? Please bring the money and ticket stubs back to the office. There are more books if you’d like to sell more!


The Collingwood College Spring Fair Auction is online and LIVE! 

Are you ready to do some bidding?

Over the last 12 days we’ve had over $2,000 of bids but this is just the tip of the iceberg!


Have you clicked www.32auctions.com/springfairauctions yet?


You will be excited by the range and quality of items on offer.

You could own a Rona Green limited edition print, win a weekend away at the beach, get yourself some gorgeous AESOP products, a Naked For Satan voucher, Art ClassesLazybones cotton quilt, shop at the Megan Park store and pick up a signed copy of Poh’s latest book, not to mention get yourself some serious bargains!

The online auction ends at 9 am on Friday 17 Oct and goes LIVE in the flesh at the Spring Fair. As always we’ll have the fun and heckling of the loud auction at 1pm!

Do NOT miss out!

Please invite all your family and friends:  www.32auctions.com/springfairauctions

Remember to join the Collingwood College Facebook Page where new items are uploaded daily and you can see images and best of all, you can share them. Also remember to JOIN the Event page and invite your friends.

Can you lend a hand? We’ve worked hard to get this amazing auction up and running. Can you help us by:

  • setting up for the auction on Saturday 18th and/or Sunday 19th (1st thing)?
  • spending an hour at the auction stall, keeping an eye on the items and supporting bidders?

Please send us an email at: collingwoodcollegeparents@gmail.com, by the end of this week.


 Thank you very much to everyone who has made a contribution so far, it’s just amazing.  I would like to say a very special thank you to Sylvia Tai who’s done an extraordinary job asking businesses for donations and then posting on Facebook almost daily.

We’ve still got items coming in so bookmark the link or follow us on Facebook to hear about it first!


Check it out & start bidding here!

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Get the most recent news on the Fair – and get the lowdown on the businesses who are supporting our school – you can LIKE them here, here & here!

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