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Teaching Report – 2017 Booklists Available Now

2017 Booklists and iPad Resources Lists Our distribution of the 2017 booklists commenced this week when current Year 11 boys, along with selected Year 10 students studying a VCE Units 3/4 subject or second year VET certificate in 2017, received a print copy of the 2017 Year 12 booklist as part of the Headstart program….

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Teaching and Learning Report – October 20, 2016

1:1 Program -“ update on 2017 devices The introduction of iPads into Years 7-9 in 2014 has proven to be an important element in the implementation of the initial phase of the College’s eLearning strategic plan. 2017 will see the next phase of the eLearning plan affected through the continued expansion of the 1:1 program…

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2016 Visual Arts and Technology Showcase

It is with great excitement that we invite you to attend the launch of the 2016 St Patrick’s College VCE Visual Arts and Technology Showcase Exhibition. Details of the Launch are set out below: Date:– – – Wednesday, October 5. Time:- – – 7:00pm to 9:00pm Purpose:– – – The exhibition showcases the best student…

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Teaching and Learning Report – September 8, 2016

Mid Semester Reports and Years 7-9 Parent/Teacher/Student interviews: St Patrick’s College uses the Parent Access Module (PAM) to give parents and guardians online access to a range of information specific to their son(s). The Student Assessment area allows you to view and download your son’s mid semester and end of semester reports for this and…

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Teaching and Learning Report – August 25, 2016

Current Year 8 students attended the student information session for 2017 Year 9 this week. While at this session, the boys received a copy of the 2017 Year 9 Information Booklet and the 2017 Year 9 Subject Selection Guide. The Information Booklet provides an overview of the Middle School program and includes descriptions of the…

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Teaching and Learning Report – August 11, 2016

2016 Semester One Chris Nolan and VCE Headmaster’s Excellence Awards assembly The Chris Nolan and VCE Headmaster’s Excellence Awards assembly has become one of the College’s most important academic celebrations. This is the ninth year that boys attaining academic excellence have been recognised with a Chris Nolan Award.- We were fortunate to again be able…

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Old Boys help at College Careers Expo

Experienced MICA paramedic Sean Duggan (SPC 1986-1991) was one of the many Old Boys to share their career knowledge at the St Patrick’s College’s recent Senior School Careers Expo. Sean now works for Ambulance Victoria and his connection with the College continues with son, Thomas, currently attending SPC and studying in Year 9. Sean was…

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Teaching and Learning Report – July 28, 2016

The 2017 subject selection process Current Years 9, 10 and 11 students are now well into all aspects of the 2017 subject selection process. As I have previously noted, subject selection can be an anxious time and the College has developed a variety of procedures to support both students and parents. All 2017 student and…

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Teaching and Learning Report – July 14, 2016

The 2017 subject selection process In the coming weeks all current Years 8, 9, and 10 students will complete the various aspects of the 2017 subject selection process. Subject selection can be an anxious time and the College has a variety of procedures to support both students and parents. Firstly, parents and students should check…

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VCAL to be introduced in 2017

St Patrick’s College will welcome a new era of hands-on learning when it introduces the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) to its curriculum offerings in 2017. The College has employed the 2014 VCAL Teacher of the Year Lyn Maniz to oversee the development and introduction of the program which will complement the school’s already…

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