The Columban Cycling Club - The Italian Job
The Columban Cycling Club are happy to announce that from Wednesday the 29th September to Sunday 3rd October 2021, they will be cycling from Venice to...
Return of the Columban Ramblers
We are excited to announce that the Columban Ramblers are back! After some idyllic looking rambles in July and August, the Ramblers are ready to explore...
Old Columbans get together for virtual reunions
We recently celebrated the Class of 1996 25th Anniversary with a virtual reunion over Zoom.

Similarly, the Over 65s got together over Zoom for...
Mike Lyons' family is fundraising for the Motor Neurone Disease Association
We know that many of you will remember Mike Lyons who worked at St Columba's College for 34 years. Unfortunately Mike has recently been diagnosed with...
Old Columban commissioned as Second Lieutenant
Recent Old Columban Stephen Turner C17, completes the Cadet Officer Commissioning process.

CCF School Instructor, SSI Patrick Burns says:
"I...
Job vacancies at St Columba's College
We are recruiting for a number of Support Staff roles at St Columba's College: Admissions Officer, Alumni Relations Officer, Estates Manager, Gardener/Grounds...
Old Columbans Virtual Annual Dinner
Thank you to all the Old Columbans who joined us for a virtual reunion on Saturday evening.

We celebrated the anniversaries for the Classes of 1970,...
Old Columbans raise money for mental health charity
Old Columbans Nicholas and Jack took on the 4x4x48 challenge this weekend to raise money for
Mental Health UK...
OC publishes memoir
Old Columban William Spencer C71 has published an adventure memoir called 'Far Sweeter than Honey: Searching for Meaning on Bicycle'. It is available...
New issue of The Columban
The newest issue of The Columban is here! Read about Old Columbans...
Virtual Commemorative Service
Whilst we were unable to hold an in-person Requiem Mass this year due to the pandemic, we were delighted to be able to have a Virtual Commemorative Service...
Liferider, life & a Catholic boy
Liferider, life & a catholic boy.

When Jim Lewis suggested that it might be interesting for me to relate the journey from my days at St Columba...
Guard of Honour to say goodbye to Brothers Clement and Daniel
On September 7th, students in the Lower Prep and Lower Sixth had the chance to say goodbye to Brother Clement and Brother Dan, before they returned to...
First class degree success for Old Columbans
In a stunning double for St Columba's College, a former Head Boy and Deputy Head Boy have both been awarded First Class Honours university degrees...
SCC says goodbye to Brother Clement and Brother Dan
St Columba's says goodbye to Brother Clement and Brother Dan, as they return to America after many years of service to the school.

After a total...
Key Worker Story: OC Derek Spranger working for the Salvadorean Red Cross
As a thank you to key workers in our Columban community, we will be sharing their stories to highlight their incredible work during this unprecedented...
Old Columbans FC promoted to Division 2!
We are delighted to announce that the Old Columbans Football Club have secured promotion to Division 2 of the Arthurian League. Congratulations to all...
Sportsman's Dinner raises £5000!
It was a fantastic evening at the annual Sportsman's Dinner with our Columban community.

We were delighted to welcome parents, alumni and staff...
Cholesbury Ramble
A dodgy weather forecast failed to deter 6 intrepid ramblers from completing the 6 mile Cholesbury circular walk on the 4th March. Completed in very muddy...
Old Columbans return for Basketball Tournament
We were delighted to recently welcome back Old Columbans from over the years for the annual OCs vs Students Basketball Tournament.

The afternoon...
Piccotts End Ramble
On Wednesday 27th November 2019, eight ramblers turned up for this ramble which was muddy but accomplished before the wet weather arrived while some of...
Moor Mill Ramble
We set off from Moor Mill in Frogmore on a sunny but coldish morning following some very rainy days. Proceeding along the riverside way in Drop Lane we...
Great Gaddesden Ramble
Seven ramblers turned up for the Great Gaddesden, Jockey end and Gaddesden Place ramble on Wednesday October 23rd, which was good given the poor, muddy...
Old Columbans Over 65s Annual Lunch
On Friday 18th October 2019, a group of around 30 Old Columbans gathered for the annual Over 65s lunch at St Columba's College. After a tour of the...
Columban Golf Day at the Old Fold Manor
Old Columbans recently spent the day at Old Fold Manor for a wonderful day of golf on Friday October 4th 2019.

Congratulations to our individual...
Celebrating Brother Paul's Golden Jubilee
Congratulations to Brother Paul on his golden jubilee of religious life as a Brother of the Sacred Heart! This marks an impressive 50 years of service...
Boxmoor Ramble
Wednesday 14th August 2019

Four ramblers and two dogs began and finished this walk despite the very wet weather. The walk began along the Grand...
Potten End Ramble
Monday 24th June 2019

Another ramble starting at Potten End took us through the lovely villages of Frithsden, Nettleden, St Margaret's and Great...
Gorhambury Ramble
Sunday 12th May 2019

We set off from outside the Verulamium Museum on a lovely sunny day. Proceeding up the park we headed via the lanes to the...
Inspiring the Next Generation
Our annual Inspiration Day was another brilliant success! The day is designed to give our Lower Sixth students an invaluable insight into their future...
Columban Golf at the Centurion
Columban Golf Days dip into the elite world of golf! 44 Golfers had a fantastic day at the Centurion Club on Friday 17th May. Printed scorecards and personalised...
Promotion for Old Columbans FC!
The Old Columbans FC played a brilliant season in Division 4 of the Arthurian League. They secured wins against Old Haberdashers, Old Stoics and Old...
Rambling in Aldbury
Starting out on a cold and misty morning, we set off from outside the Greyhound Pub in Aldbury. Passing the local church and going over the railway, canal...
Gorhambury Ramble
On a wonderful sunny day, the morning after the school reunion we added an extra ramble in to blow off some of the cobwebs from the previous night.
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Old Columbans Dinner 2019
It was a brilliant evening at the Old Columbans Annual Dinner, where we celebrated the decade reunions for the Classes of 1969, 1979, 1999 and 2009. Thank...
Rambling in Sarratt
Following a really wet and windy spell we had a lovely sunny morning with a few clouds for our ramble on Sunday, led by Jim Watret and Giles Harrison....
Sportsman's Dinner 2019
What a Gentleman! It was such a pleasure to welcome Phil Thompson of Liverpool and England fame to St Columba’s College on Friday evening for our...
Rambling in Ayot
In a period of mixed weather we had a really nice sunny morning for our ramble on Sunday, led by Ken Brennan and Giles Harrison. We had 9 ramblers and...
Old Columbans Basketball Tournament
You’re never too old to play basketball! Fifteen Old Columbans and Students joined us for a great afternoon of Basketball at SCC. A fiercely contested...
Rambling in Kensworth
Eleven ramblers and four dogs undertook the Kensworth ramble on Saturday 19th January, as the first of many for 2019. Lead by Andy Mower and Chris Jones,...
Class of 2018 Reunion
It was brilliant to welcome the Class of 2018 to their first reunion at The Beech House in St Albans. There was a great turn out, with many staff also...
Festive Frogmore Ramble
Following a really wet and cold day on Saturday we had a good turnout of 12 ramblers to brave the weather at Moor Mill in Frogmore. As it turned out it...
SCC Supports Home Start
St Columba’s College Prep Boys, Sixth Form and Staff all came together on Christmas Jumper Day to ‘Wiggle in their Woollies’ in support...
Columban City Drinks
A brilliant evening at our annual Columban City Drinks at the New Moon Pub in Leadenhall Market. There was a great turnout with members of the whole Columban...
Rambling in Flamstead
A longer ramble than usual at 7.5 miles, but with a short cut at 5.5 miles for those flagging a little. All 7 ramblers and 2 dogs completed the longer...
Requiem Mass
The Columban Community gathered for the annual Requiem Mass in remembrance of all the members of our community that we have lost. The service was led by...
OCs 'Over 65s' Lunch
The annual Old Columbans 'Over 65s' lunch was a wonderful occasion as always. The afternoon began with a tour of the school by a Deputy Head Boy,...
Rambling in Redbourn
On a reasonably nice day we set off from Redbourn Common following our “Marshall”,  Ken Brennan, through the old area around the Holly...
Record-breaking Results!
Over the summer, SCC students achieved record-breaking GCSE grades, with one student finishing in the top 250 students nationally with a perfect set...
Kensworth Ramble
With the unstable weather threatening rain, thirteen of us met up at The Farmers Boy in Kensworth for our monthly ramble. Setting off along the high street...
Rambling in Wheathampstead
On a scorching hot day nine of us met up behind The Bull pub in Wheathampstead for our monthly ramble. No need for more than T-shirts and no sign of mud...
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