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Teaching and Learning Report – June 11, 2015

VCE Premier’s Awards Current Year 12 student Patrick Collier received a Premier’s award at last week’s VCE Premier’s Awards ceremony in Melbourne. The Deputy Premier of Victoria and current Education Minister, the Hon. James Merlino MP presented Patrick a Study Award in recognition of his academic excellence in attaining the maximum study score of 50…

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Patrick Collier receives Premier’s VCE award

Current Year 12 student Patrick Collier was honoured at last week’s VCE Premier’s Awards ceremony in Melbourne.- The Deputy Premier of Victoria and current Education Minister the Hon James Merlino MP presented Patrick a Study Award in recognition of his academic excellence in attaining the maximum study score of 50 in Further Mathematics in 2014.-…

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SPC and Loreto students in final rehearsals

Students from St Patrick’s College and Loreto College are entering the final stages of rehearsals for their annual joint production which this year will be Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat. Just days remain until the curtain is lifted on the opening performance being held in Loreto’s fantastic new Mary’s Mount Centre for the first…

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Open letter from Student leaders – May 29, 2015

To all members of the broader St Patrick’s College and Ballarat communities, and especially to the many victims and survivors of child sexual abuse. As a student body we are well aware of the events currently unfolding in the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse being heard in Ballarat. The details revealed…

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Teaching and Learning Report – May 28, 2015

May 19 College Assembly Last week’s College Assembly provided us with the opportunity to acknowledge the efforts and excellence of two groups of Junior School boys. We began by acknowledging the outstanding work of number of Year 8 students, who received a Headmaster’s Excellence Award for their work on the Year 8 Music Instrument Building…

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Headmaster’s Message – May 15, 2015

Dear Friends As you will be aware, the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse will conduct public hearings in Ballarat over the next three weeks. Over this time a number of victims/survivors will speak about their own individual stories of abuse in the Diocese of Ballarat involving Catholic clergy and religious associated…

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Cybersmart Parent Presentation

St Patrick’s College will host a special presentation by the Australian Communications and Media Authority, providing parents with information about how to keep their children safe online. The Cybersmart Outreach-”Internet Safety Awareness presentation is thorough and nontechnical. It covers a range of issues including: * the ways children use the internet and emerging technologies *…

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Curriculum Report – May 1, 2015

2015 NAPLAN for Year 7 and Year 9 students The 2015 National Assessment Program -“ Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) for Years 7 and 9 students will be held on Tuesday May 12, Wednesday May 13 and Thursday May 14. Friday May 15 will be used as a -‘catch-up’ day for boys who were absent for…

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Teaching and Learning report – April 17, 2015

2015 NAPLAN for Year 7 and Year 9 students The 2015 National Assessment Program -“ Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) for Years 7 and 9 students will be held on Tuesday May 12, Wednesday May 13 and Thursday May 14. Friday May 15 will be used as a -‘catch-up’ day for boys who were absent for…

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2015 Academic Assembly – Dux’s Address

The 2015 Academic Assembly was held on Friday, February 20 in sweltering conditions in the Br W.T. O’Malley Sports Centre.- The Assembly is one of the highlights on the SPC calendar and invites back all subject duces from the previous year. Old Collegian and sports journalist with The Australian Courtney Walsh (SPC 1989-94) was invited…

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