Category Archives: Class Work

34BBK Compost Ninjas

The 34BBK Compost Ninjas have just released the first issue of a monthly newsletter that is aimed at inspiring others to create sustainable and productive gardens. If you would like to sign up for the next issue please let the Compost Ninjas know by emailing them at . Also, you can check out their blog at […]

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Collingwood Doll’s House Restored

The Doll’s House is a tiny little house located on the grounds of Collingwood College at the corner of Cromwell Street and McCutcheon Way. It is the last tiny house left in Melbourne from ‘The Slums’ of Melbourne. A group of grade 5/6 students from Collingwood College became very interested in the little house after […]

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Class 8 Performs Twelfth Night

Class 8’s Shakespeare main lesson culminated in two performances of the Twelfth Night on Thursday 31 October. The students had worked hard under Wolfgang to learn their lines and bring the production to the stage.  Wonderful as Shakespeare is, the language can be daunting and parents and friends were impressed and proud to witness the […]

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How old is Australia?

Dear People of Australia, Could you please help us with our project about time because we would like to know “How old is Australia?” We’ve thought of ideas but we don’t know if they’re true. If you want to come to Collingwood College and give us some of your thoughts give us an email–that’s […]

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Class 6N & 6R Plays Next Week in the Theatre: Robin Hood

Tuesday November 20: Class 6N presents Robin Hood Part 1 11.20am for students (Suitable for Class 4 & above), 7.00pm for parents. Thursday November 22:  Class 6R presents Robin Hood Part 2 11.20am for students (Suitable for Class 4 & above), 7.00pm for parents.

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Poetry from Class 6M

Mary-Ann has asked the students in her class to write poems to help them break the bad habit of leaning back in their chairs. Here is Orla’s poem, ‘Overboard!’ (She doesn’t lean back in her chair but loves writing poetry.) Overboard! A chair is a very hard thing to control, If you’re tempted to lean, […]

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3D Computer Animation

Students in the Yr 10 and 11 VET program are nearing completion of their Certificate 2 in Creative Industries. They have learnt skills in 3d animation which include concept art, modelling, texturing, lighting and rendering. We have visited the Academy of Interactive Entertainment on several occasions where the students have gained a deeper knowledge of […]

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Student work – Kitchen Reflection

The natural and steamy aroma filled the air as the lentils boiled silently in the pan. The weeds and herbs were being chopped and sliced in all different techniques. Ingredients catapulted in with the lentils, resulting in a satisfying taste. The dressing was sweet and added with a selection of salt and sour, balancing out […]

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Book Week – One World, Many Stories

The Eleventh Hour is a good book because it has lots of animals and I love animals because all of them are so unique. The Eleventh Hour is very creative and the illustrations are amazing, it’s about lots of animals trying to figure out who ate all the food. And when they do, you have […]

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