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Teaching and Learning Report

By Director of Teaching and Learning, Mrs Julia Petrov Review and reflection of Term 3   Mid-semester reports provide an overview of a student’s classroom work habits, class attendance (online and at school) and academic progress for the term. Some students find studying remotely more challenging than others and this may be seen in their academic…

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Teaching and Learning Report

By Director of Teaching and Learning, Mrs Julia Petrov As we come to the end of term, I would like to thank families for supporting your sons over the periods of remote learning. For managing their frustrations and disappointments, for getting them online and back onsite and all the family adjustments that need to be…

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Teaching and Learning Report

By Director of Teaching and Learning, Mrs Julia Petrov Tutoring Online We are continuing to offer students tutoring during this period of remote learning for Maths, English, Humanities and Study Skills. Ten-minute sessions will be conducted online through Teams. Students may benefit from having a brief one-to-one session to support them with classwork or with…

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Teaching and Learning Report – Tutoring Available for students from Year 7-11

By Director of Teaching and Learning, Mrs Julia Petrov We are offering a range of tutoring opportunities for students in Years 7 – 11. VCE Units 3/4 subjects have additional tutoring times set by their faculties. Students don’t need to attend the whole time and there’s no need to book. We encourage students to just…

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Teaching and Learning Report – Tutoring available for Years 7 – 10 students 

By Director of Teaching and Learning, Mrs Julia Petrov Tutoring available for Years 7 – 10 students  There are many benefits to seeking expert assistance outside of scheduled timetabled classes. Students can seek clarification and consolidate skills and knowledge with one-to-one attention. Not only does this improve academic performance, encourage self-paced and self-directed learning through…

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Teaching and Learning Report

By Director of Teaching and Learning, Mrs Julia Petrov Remote Learning The return again to remote learning has required adjustment and adaption of our courses and planned classwork. We appreciate all that families are doing to support their boys in their learning from home.  It can be a bit lonely studying from home and we…

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External VCE VET Cluster Program Applications and School-Based Apprenticeships

by Director of Pathways and Applied Learning, Mr Damian Kinnersly External VCE VET Cluster Program Applications Opening Soon As we are currently underway with subject selections, applications for the external VCE VET programs will be opening soon. Students have the opportunity to participate in these programs that St Patrick’s is unable to offer through our…

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Teaching and Learning Report

By Director of Teaching and Learning, Mrs Julia Petrov GAT Trial On Friday, June 4, a significant number of our Year 11 students participated in a trial General Assessment Test (GAT) conducted by the Australian Council for Educational Research. From 2022, the Victoria Curriculum and Assessment Authority (VCAA) will be introducing new literacy and numeracy…

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National Consistent Collection of Data(NCCD) on School students with a disability

National Consistent Collection of Data(NCCD) on School students with a disability Schools must now complete the National Consistent Collection of Data(NCCD) annually. It counts the number of students who receive extra adjustments or -‘help’ at school because of a disability, as defined by the Discrimination Act 1992. (DDA). Please refer to the below letter from…

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Deputy Principal Report

by Deputy Principal, Mrs Elizabeth Ryan As we again plunge into Remote learning, please keep in mind that there are a range of supports available should your son start showing signs of heightened levels of concern and anxiety as a result of the disruption to their school, sporting and social networks. These thoughts and feelings…

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