Celebrating Carolyn and Ian's Remarkable Catholic Education Journey - Honouring Long Service Awards at Westminster Cathedral both retired in July 2023 Ian after 37 yrs service and Carolyn after 22 yrs !
Thursday, 31 August 2023
Over 65's Afternoon Tea
Monday, 3 July 2023
It was a wonderful to bring back the Over 65's Afternoon Tea held on Iona Lawn, guests had a tour of the College and chatted all things SCC over a...
A St Columba's Dad is Cycling the Mont Blanc Sportive to Fundraise for the River Reeves Foundation
Saturday, 9 July 2022
Current St Columba's College parent (and husband of staff member Mrs Rigby) Neil Rigby is attempting to cycle the Mont Blanc Sportive on Saturday 16...
Return of the Old Columban Rugby 7s!
Monday, 4 July 2022
The Old Columban Rugby 7s team will be reignited on Sunday 28 August 2022 at the Harpenden Pub 7s.

If you have any interest in getting involved...
Over-65s Afternoon Tea 2022
Tuesday, 28 June 2022
We hosted the Over-65s Afternoon Tea on Iona roundabout last Thursday where we welcomed Old Columbans and their partners, Staff and Former Staff for tea,...
Introducing 'The Flight of the Dove - personal recollections of St Columba's College'
Sunday, 26 June 2022
We are absolutely delighted to announce the publication of a new book all about St Columba's College, 'The Flight of the Dove - personal recollections...
Looking for a new job? St Columba's College is hiring!
Saturday, 25 June 2022
St Columba's College is seeking to recruit for a number of roles including: Alumni Relations Officer, School Caretaker and Sports Coach.

Inspiration Day 2022
Friday, 24 June 2022
Last Friday we hosted our annual ‘Inspiration Day’ where guest speakers come in to give career talks to our Lower 6th students. The day kicked...
2000 burpees for the MND Association in honour of Mike Lyons
Friday, 20 May 2022
Staff member Kellie Parsons is doing 2000 burpees this May to raise money for the MND Association in honour of former staff member, Mike Lyons. Mike worked...
Sean Watermeyer (C82): "Reflections through the Waves, Poems of the Pandemic"
Tuesday, 17 May 2022
Sean Watermeyer (C82) (NHS Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist) and Dr Helen Lane (NHS Consultant Physician) have written and published "Reflections...
Congratulations to Ralph Muncer (C19)!
Monday, 16 May 2022
Congratulations to Ralph Muncer (C19) on being elected as District Councillor for Kimpton and on receiving his commission as Cadet Force Adult Volunteer,...
Columban Golf Day - May 2022
Monday, 16 May 2022
We saw the return of the Columban Golf Day last Friday at Redbourn Golf Club.

Though the morning started off a little windy for everyone on the...
Over-65s London Lunch 2022
Monday, 9 May 2022
Last Friday saw the return of the annual Old Columban Over-65s London lunch at Vasco and Piero's, and it did not disappoint! When each of us arrived,...
The Columban Cycling Club - The 'Pyrenees Pursuit'
Monday, 9 May 2022
After the success of the 'The Italian Job', the Columban Cycling Club will be taking on their next challenge the 'Pyrenees Pursuit', cycling...
Pete Greening's (C72) Art Exhbition in Hemel Hempstead
Wednesday, 27 April 2022
Pete’s only formal art education was up to the first year of art A-Level in the 1970/71 academic year. The classes concentrated on landscapes, portraits...
Nick Saunders (C95) graduates from Oxford University
Tuesday, 26 April 2022
Congratulations to Nick Saunders (C95) who has graduated with a distinction in the Executive MBA programme from the Saïd Business School, University...
Ashley Harwood (C12) completes the Brighton Marathon
Tuesday, 26 April 2022
Congratulations to Ashley Harwood (C12) on completing his 4th marathon this April. Ashley managed to finish with a time of 3hr 23min, which is his personal...
David Hughes (C95) and Mike Harding's (C95) adventure across Australia!
Wednesday, 20 April 2022
Old Columbans David Hughes (C95) and Mike Harding (C95), are about to embark on an incredible cycle across Australia in aid of World Bicycle Relief.
Columban Networking - March 2022
Tuesday, 5 April 2022
Last Thursday saw members of the Columban Community interested in the Property, Construction and Finance industries gather together for an evening of networking...
Old Columbans Annual Dinner 2022
Wednesday, 23 March 2022
Old Columbans of all ages gathered together at St Columba's College on Saturday for the Old Columbans Annual Dinner. It was a spectacular evening filled...
Columban Ramblers: New Year, New Dates!
Thursday, 27 January 2022
The Columban Ramblers are ready to take on more of the beautiful countryside surrounding St Albans and are keen for new recruits! If you are interested...
Old Columbans Basketball Tournament 2022
Tuesday, 25 January 2022
The annual Basketball Tournament returned last weekend and we had a fantastic turn out of Old Columbans. Due to the large number of players, current teacher...
We are hiring!
Friday, 21 January 2022
St Columba's College is currently recruiting for the following roles:
• School Counsellor
• School Nurse
• Teacher...
Job Vacancies at St Columba's College
Thursday, 2 December 2021
We're hiring! St Columba’s College requires a Finance Manager for a busy, challenging and interesting role. The closing date for applications...
City Drinks - October 2021
Tuesday, 16 November 2021
What a night!

We were so excited to host our first City Drinks event since 2019 and the evening truly did live up to expectations. Old Columbans,...
Annual Requiem Mass 2021
Tuesday, 16 November 2021
Thank you to everyone who attended our Annual Requiem Mass on 6 November. It was an emotional and moving service in which we remembered members of the...
Over-65s Lunch - October 2021
Tuesday, 16 November 2021
It was wonderful for Old Columbans to take a trip down memory lane and return to St Columba's College again. After an outstanding musical performance...
Upcoming Ramble at St Ippolyts: Sunday 21 November 2021
Tuesday, 16 November 2021
All those who would like to join the Ramblers for their next walk at St Ippolyts are welcome!

Ramblers will meet at The Rusty Gun at St Ippolyts,...
The Columban Cycling Club - The Italian Job
Wednesday, 8 September 2021
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
Monday, 6 September 2021
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
Friday, 25 June 2021
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
Friday, 11 June 2021
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
Tuesday, 8 June 2021
Recent Old Columban Stephen Turner C17, completes the Cadet Officer Commissioning process.

CCF School Instructor, SSI Patrick Burns says:
Job vacancies at St Columba's College
Friday, 28 May 2021
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
Monday, 22 March 2021
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
Tuesday, 16 March 2021
Old Columbans Nicholas and Jack took on the 4x4x48 challenge this weekend to raise money for
Mental Health UK...
OC publishes memoir
Monday, 4 January 2021
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
Monday, 4 January 2021
The newest issue of The Columban is here! Read about Old Columbans...
Virtual Commemorative Service
Wednesday, 11 November 2020
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
Wednesday, 30 September 2020
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
Wednesday, 9 September 2020
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
Thursday, 30 July 2020
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
Friday, 10 July 2020
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
Thursday, 21 May 2020
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!
Thursday, 26 March 2020
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!
Tuesday, 10 March 2020
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
Monday, 9 March 2020
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
Thursday, 30 January 2020
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
Tuesday, 3 December 2019
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
Monday, 18 November 2019
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
Wednesday, 23 October 2019
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...
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