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SPRING FAIR – 499 likes and growing

Keep posted on Spring Fair news with our Facebook page! There are lots of people working hard organising our Spring Fair and we post updates daily.You will find photos of silent auction items and links to the local businesses who have donated them – so our community can say thank you by shopping with them! […]

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Our Community Report

  To read  Our Community Report please follow the link.    

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A Letter to William Shakespeare

Tuesday, September 8, 2014 Dear William, My name is Nick McKenzie and I am the teacher of Class 8B at Collingwood College, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia – a country you would not have heard of, from a time you cannot comprehend, as you passed away some 398 years ago! I write because we have just done […]

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Romeo and Juliet Shakespeare Play – Class 8C

Class 8C’s modern interpretation of Romeo and Juliet was inspired by Shakespeare’s traditional use of limited sets and costumes.  The students worked hard as a class to develop the ‘sets’, making each scene’s architecture out of their own bodies and gestures.  The roles of Romeo, Juliet, the Nurse, and the Friar were shared around by […]

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Yarra City Council Sustainability Awards

Students in the Senior Strings Orchestra performed at the Yarra City Council Sustainability Awards on Thursday 11th September in the Collingwood Town Hall.  Students performed admirably above the awards ceremony, using the old balcony section as their own ‘stage’, and provided welcome music for the guests of the ceremony. Mabel (8C) and her sister Ivy, […]

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The Opening of The Doll’s House Project

Collingwood students step back in time through restoration of campus ‘doll’s house’ A Leader newspaper article is celebrating and promoting  The Doll’s House Project. Here is the link Keep Thursday October 9th, 2014  free and come to the opening, just before Spring Fair  –   The Major, Jackie Fristackie will be at the Opening. Jane Gray

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National Catch Up for 2015

Immune Hero is a one-stop-shop about immunisation for young people at secondary school. It provides a credible source of information for young people and their teachers, parents and schools and explains how young people can access free vaccine. For more information visit Margaret Chigros Adolescent Health Nurse  

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Compost Ninjas Win Again!

Congratulations to our Reggio 3, 4 and 5 students for winning the Primary School Student-led Action Team of the Year in the ResourceSmart School Award 2014!  As well as honour and glory, the students won $1000 for their project!  It’s not too late to donate to their amazing self-watering milk crate garden on our rooftop! […]

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Year 11EAL excursion to the Melbourne Writers Festival

Last week the year 11 EAL students had the wonderful opportunity to visit the Immigration Museum exhibition Identity: Yours, Mine, Ours and participate in a writing workshop facilitated by Melbourne author Alice Pung as part of the Melbourne Writers Festival. As part of outcome two, Creating & Presenting, students have been investigating the context, ‘Identity […]

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