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Teaching and Learning Report – April 26, 2018

2018 NAPLAN for Year 7 and Year 9 students The 2018 National Assessment Program -“ Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) for Years 7 and 9 students will be held on Tuesday May 15, Wednesday May 16 and Thursday May 17. Friday May 18 will be used as a -‘catch-up’ day for boys who were absent for…

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Teaching and Learning Report – March 28, 2018

Holidays -“ a time for reflection, revision and refreshment It has been an eventful term with many things to celebrate. The boys now know their teachers and have a good understanding of what is required of them in their various subjects. The holidays give us time to reflect on our lessons and on what has…

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VCAL Update – March 28, 2018

Applied Learning Program It’s been a very busy start to the year in Applied Learning. We have had involvement in a number of major projects already, including construction of the CARAVAN project, in collaboration with Loreto College, making of items for sale for the PADDYMART for St Patrick’s Day, raising funds and teaching boys project…

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Teaching and Learning Report – March 16, 2018

For 125 years we have been working with boys to help them achieve academic success. This classroom has seen some spring through the door while others have entered a little less enthusiastically. Although a lot has changed in 125 years, many core aspects, like literacy and numeracy, are still essential elements of a boy’s education….

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Teaching and Learning Report – March 1, 2018

Advice and guidance- – Parent / Student / Teacher interviews and the 2017 College Dux’s speech Students are offered advice and guidance from multiple sources throughout the year and Parent / Student / Teacher interviews offer a valuable opportunity for open discussion. Many constructive conversations were had this week as we conducted Parent/Student/Teacher interviews for…

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Teaching and Learning Report – February 15, 2018

This week, at our annual Academic Assembly, we recognised the academic excellence of our high achieving VCE and VET students. We also acknowledged students whose aggregated performance in all Semester Two assessment tasks placed them in the top 15% of their year level with a Chris Nolan Award. The College Dux is presented to the…

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Teaching and Learning Report – February 2, 2018

Teaching and Learning in 2018 Students have returned from the summer holidays ready for classes with a noticeably positive attitude to learning. This year the College will continue to implement and develop a range of teaching and learning initiatives including: Changes made in response to the Middle School Review including blocking Year 9 classes with…

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Celebrating our 2017 results

2017 Victorian Certificate of Education results The month of December is a significant one for all Year 12 students across the state. Not only does it mark the official end of secondary school for these students, it is also the time when they receive details of their academic performance in the Victorian Certificate of Education….

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Teaching and Learning Report – December 6, 2017

As we enter the final teaching days for 2017, it is appropriate to reflect on the significant work that has been done in the key area of teaching and learning at St Patrick’s this year. Our current Strategic Plan challenges all at St Patrick’s who have the shared responsibility for curriculum develop to remain focussed…

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Teaching and Learning Report – November 23, 2017

2018 Booklists and iPad Resources Lists Our distribution of the 2018 booklists will commence in the coming days when current Year 11 boys, along with selected Year 10 students studying a VCE Units 3/4 subject or a second-year VET certificate in 2018, receive a print copy of the 2018 Year 12 booklist as part of…

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