Entries by St. Columba's College News Archive

China Trip 2018

St. Columba’s College are delighted to announce details of a new and exciting Cultural Trip to China in March / April in 2018. The proposed trip to China will provide a once in a lifetime opportunity for pupils to see many of …

Half Term Rugby Report

[ Sports ]Since their return after the Christmas holidays the rugby teams have been very busy – both in training and in competition. Almost every boy in the College plays rugby and, over the past five weeks, have experienced both the jubilant buzz of …

Junior Play 2017

[ Performing Arts ]The annual Junior Play production this year is, like last year’s, actually two (short) plays, both about expectations being turned upside down.
The first is a gentle comedy by Irish writer Lennox Robinson (1886-1958), author of the…

Jimmy O’Connor

[ General ]
Jimmy O’Connor, well known and loved by many generations of the wide Columban community, retired today after 52 years of loyal and dedicated service. Ninian Falkiner, a boy here around the time when Jimmy joined the College, paid t…

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‘Phil Speaks’

[ General ]The ‘Phil Speaks’ Debating Competition 20th /21st January
Harry Oke-Osanyintolu reports:
The Phil Speaks competition 2017 was nothing close to what we imagined; it was much better. We arrived at Trinity College, Dublin at arou…

Ciara Gumsheimer

[ General ]Many congratulations to Ciara Gumsheimer who has been offered a place to read Economics at Downing College, Cambridge. Ciara sat an entrance exam and attended two interviews, before being accepted for one of the most competitive courses at …