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Indigenous Education Program: Reconciliation Action Plan

St Patrick’s College is excited to begin its process of developing a new Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), that will be created through extensive collaboration between the whole College community, our broader Ballarat community and local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island peoples. Members of the Wathaurong Nation, who are the traditional owners of the grounds upon…

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St Patrick’s College Certare Bursary

St Patrick’s College is excited to announce the creation of a new annual bursary which will acknowledge great achievements by Year 10 students. A generous donation from a man with close familial connections to St Patrick’s College has enabled the creation of the ongoing Certare Bursary, being offered to at least one Year 10 student…

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Term 3 Parent/Student/Teacher Interviews

by Director of Administration, Mr Tom Ferguson As previously advised, the Parent/Student/Teacher interviews for Term 3 will be taking place on Tuesday, August 18. Given the current challenges in meeting face-to-face these interviews will be online or via phone calls only. Throughout the day, teaching sessions will be shortened to 20 minutes with a view…

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Teaching and Learning Report

By Director of Teaching and Learning, Mrs Julia Petrov Teaching and Learning The sudden return to remote learning has required considerable adjustment and adaption of our courses and planned classwork. We appreciate families have also had to quickly prepare for all that will be involved in having their boys learning from home. As you may…

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Director of Students Report

By Director of Students, Mr Mike Silcock The education of our students is one in which we work in partnership with the student and their family. It is our way to listen to our families when they provide invaluable feedback on the educational journey of their son. This past week, we held a series of…

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Director of Teaching and Learning

By Director of Teaching and Learning, Mrs Julia Petrov Subject Selection This year we have made some significant changes to the way we are delivering subject selection information for students in the Senior School in 2021. Pastoral Care teachers have teamed up with subject selection facilitators to present a program together. This new structure allows…

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Teaching and Learning Report

By Director of Teaching and Learning, Mrs Julia Petrov Review and reflection of the remote learning One universal truth about remote learning is that it has been a unique experience for all involved. Every student’s home circumstance has presented a different learning environment with various distractions and temptations not found in a traditional classroom. A…

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Teaching and Learning Report

By Director of Teaching and Learning, Mrs Julia Petrov Remote Learning   As we come to the end of the remote learning program, we would like to thank families for your support over the term. We would also like to recognise the outstanding work our teachers and support staff have done to ensure the continuity…

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Senior School Report

by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum On Tuesday we look forward to the return of the rest of our Year 10 students,  and I am sure they will be looking forward to seeing their classmates again and working in a more effective way with their teachers.  I commend the boys for the…

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July Scholarship Program Now Open and Enrolment for 2022 in Year 7

Scholarships at St Patrick’s College The next Scholarship Testing date will be held on July 10, 2020 for 2021 Year 7, 10 and 11 students. Registrations are now open and can be made at this link: http://scholarships.acer.edu.au/intro/1956 Testing date: Friday July 10 at 9am. Attendees to gather in front reception. Closing date for registrations: June 30, 2020 To encourage…

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