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From the Assistant Principal – Staff and Culture

by Mr Tom Ferguson, Assistant Principal – Staff and Culture Recently, students completed their subject selections for the 2023 school year. This is a significant undertaking within the College which shapes the subject availability and timetable for the upcoming year. As with previous years, students will receive a confirmation of subject allocations once we have…

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Director of Curriculum

From the Director of Curriculum, Mr Damian Kinnersly 2022 End of Semester 1 Statement of Attainment Reports Semester One Statement of Attainment reports will be available from 4:00pm (Friday, July 15) via PAM. An explanation of the terms used for the report work habits and practices can be found on the home page in PAM…

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Director of Curriculum

From the Director of Curriculum, Mr Damian Kinnersly 2022 End of Semester 1 Statement of Attainment Reports Semester One Statement of Attainment reports will be available from 4:00pm (Friday, July 15) via PAM. An explanation of the terms used for the report, work habits and practices can be found on the home page in PAM…

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Year 7 and Year 9 students to undertake NAPLAN in May

By the Director of Curriculum, Mr Damian Kinnersly NAPLAN The National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) 2022 for Years 7 and 9 students at St Patrick’s College will be held on Tuesday May 10, Wednesday May 11 and Thursday May 12, 2022. NAPLAN tests assess student knowledge and skills in Writing, Reading, Language…

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Director of Curriculum

From the Director of Curriculum, Mr Damian Kinnersly NAPLAN In 2022 St Patrick’s College will be administering the NAPLAN test in an electronic format. In preparing for this there will be a Coordinated Practice Test (CPT) taking place on March 24. The purpose of this test is for NAPLAN to test the College’s capabilities, the…

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Introduction from the New Assistant Principal – Learning Innovation

by Ms Carol Roberts Assistant Principal – Learning Innovation Introduction from the New Assistant Principal – Learning Innovation   I wanted to take this opportunity, to introduce myself to the St Patrick’s College community, and to say a few words about my role, as the new Assistant Principal – Learning Innovation. I am thrilled to be…

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Teaching and Learning Report

By Director of Teaching and Learning, Mrs Julia Petrov Once associated with a fun card game, the word “snap” has taken on a whole new significance in the relation to the lockdowns of 2021. While we were better prepared for the disruptions caused by the rapid change from onsite classes to learning from home and…

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Pathways and Applied Learning

From the Director of Pathways and Applied Learning, Mr Damian Kinnersly Celebrating 2021 in Vocational Pathways Once again we have faced a year that has been punctuated by Covid-19 lockdowns and restrictions on the applied learning settings. The Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) and Vocational Education and Training (VET) programs were restricted in the…

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Teaching and Learning Report

By Director of Teaching and Learning, Mrs Julia Petrov Exams   With the exams commencing on Monday, November 29, the next few weeks will focus on knowledge and skill consolidation for Years 7 – 10 students.  To further support your son in his preparation for these exams, teachers will be emphasising two key aspects – revision for the exam and exam technique.  …

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Teaching and Learning Report

By Director of Teaching and Learning, Mrs Julia Petrov Exam preparation We have entered exam season with the VCE Unit 3/4 exams underway and the first of the Unit 1/2 exams on Friday, November 5.  All Year 12 and 11 students should now be actively preparing for these important assessment tasks. Teachers have prepared information…

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