Category Archives: School Grounds

Watering Assistance Requested

The Gardening Group has been meeting each Monday over the past month and watering the 70+ new plants that have been planted along the Hoddle Street fence. It usually takes 1-2 people an hour or so.  With a hot, dry summer predicted we will need help to keep these plants watered and alive during the summer […]

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GARDENING GROUP is happening!

GARDENING GROUP is happening! All welcome – Mondays 1:30 – 3:00pm  Thanks to all those who came forward to start the Gardening Group. We will meet on MONDAYS at 1:30pm in the Kitchen Garden kitchen for a cuppa before we set to work in the gardens and grounds. For more info contact Yuki Cameron 0414 489 814 and Maya […]

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GARDENING GROUP TO CARE FOR OUR SCHOOL GARDENS 

Do you have a few hours to spare and care about keeping our school gardens productive, looking tidy and well loved? We are floating the idea of starting a Gardening Group that will meet on Monday mornings from 9am-11am. Come along and share a cuppa, get to know other school families and take the opportunity to […]

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Weeding Help Needed on School Grounds

Dear families,   Help is needed to weed the garden around the back oval, especially along the inside fence line on McCutcheon Way. Also, along the fence line garden beds outside the music rooms on Vere St.   Trevor usually has this done for Spring Fair so that the grounds look immaculate and everyone can […]

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PLAYGROUND WORKS

You will notice that works for the new playground in the primary garden have started in earnest over the holidays. We apologise for the temporary limitations on use of the playground, which should be opened up again in a week. The broad framework of the playground design is now fixed, but we plan to have […]

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IMPORTANT Car Parking Message

Parents, Staff and School Community Members Please be aware that the car park to the south of the Staff Car Park is private property. It is for the parking of cars belonging to local companies. They have signs specifying parking bays for their companies. Parents, staff and other school community members should NOT be parking […]

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NEW PARKING RESTRICTIONS

To help alleviate the shortage of parking around the school perimeter we will be putting in place new parking restrictions. The City of Yarra has worked closely with the College on this matter and will be implementing new restrictions in March. Current parking stickers for the Education parking will be extended to the end of […]

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Junior Play Space – Ideas Meeting

Friday 22nd February, 9am (after drop off) All Welcome

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Another Great Day for Collingwood College!

I would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all the wonderful volunteers who assisted with the events last Saturday. The working bee was well attended and we were able to achieve so much in one day: ·         6 new bench seats were installed ·         All asphalt areas and the Primary play area were […]

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Working Bee This Saturday

All parents are invited to help with gardening, painting, general tidying up, and other enjoyable work. Tools and gloves will be provided, but bring extra if you can. Please report to the Stephanie Alexander Garden Shed by the front oval. Help for one hour or four – every bit helps! Free BBQ lunch provided. Have […]

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