Teachers’ Bat Tennis Challenge!

The last week of Term 2 was a busy one and to start the week off with a bang, we had the very entertaining ‘Teachers’ Bat Tennis Challenge’. It was a lunchtime full of backspin and strategy, with Cunning Cole taking on Mean Menzies and Dangerous Darcy taking on Barber the Barbarian. The crowd was.. read more →

Lightning Premiership – Student Wrap Up

Last Friday was our school’s Lightning Premiership and the netballers did a great job and showed terrific teamwork. We played six games. The first we played was against Colac Primary, we beat them 19 to 1. The second game was against Birregurra which we lost. The last four games were against Elliminyt, St Mary’s, Sacred.. read more →

World Environment Day at COPACC

Monday 6th June was World Environment Day and the students and staff at Colac West headed off to COPACC for a day of celebration and learning. Activities included story time with Aboriginal author Fiona Clarke reading her book Minkgill Chases the Rainbow, making wishes for the environment, using UV lights to look at our insect.. read more →

National Simultaneous Storytime 2016

Wednesday 25th May was the day when libraries, schools, kinders, childcare centers, bookshops and many other places around the country all read ‘I got this Hat’ by Jol & Kate Temple at the same time! Now, while we couldn’t do this at school on this day Davida our librarian made sure we didn’t miss out,.. read more →

Crazy Science

On Monday two Crazy Science people came to our school to talk about science. They had many creative, imaginative acts, such as a foamy volcano, homemade mini-rockets, polymer nappies and many more. We learnt that air is a crucial element for many experiments, so is H20, or water. They started with the foam volcano and.. read more →

The Little Prince

On Tuesday Miss Moore and Miss Menzies’ classes visited COPACC to see the play ‘The Little Prince’ which is based on the book by Antoine Jean-Baptiste Marie Roger de Saint-Exupéry. The play was performed by two actors and included puppets and a very impressive set mostly made out of wood. It is a story about.. read more →

Ladies High Tea

Our Multi-Purpose Room was transformed on Sunday afternoon into a beautiful, charming world of fine china, delicious treats and had all the old-world charm of a classic afternoon ‘Ladies High Tea’. From the gorgeous patchwork quilt displays, to the stunning flower arrangements, every detail was given careful thought. Guests were waited on by the lovely.. read more →

Footy & Netball Lightning Premiership

On Friday the 10th of June, Colac West will be participating in the Lightning Premiership in both Football and Netball. The games will commence around 9:30 and parents are most welcome to come along and cheer us on. The football is to be played at the Central Reserve and the Netball is at the Eastern.. read more →

Breakfast Club

Thank you to the families who have donated items for out Tuesday/Thursday morning Breakfast Club. It is much appreciated!! read more →

School Review – Parent/Carer Survey

A short survey was sent home with yesterday’s West Oak (school newsletter) for school staff to gain a general understanding of parents/carers view of our school. This includes questions about what we do well and things that could be improved or changed. We are undergoing a review of our 2013-2016 Strategic Plan and staff are preparing their.. read more →