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Teaching and Learning Report

by Director of Teaching and Learning, Mrs Julia Petrov Save the Date! We now have some finite dates we can all work towards. Much planning has gone into preparing the staged return of our students. Stage One return – Tuesday, May 26 Unit 1 & 3 VCE, VET and all VCAL face to face classes…

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Teaching and Learning Report

by Director of Teaching and Learning, Mrs Julia Petrov Exams and reports Due to the challenges posed by remote learning it is felt that running traditional examinations would not be useful so there will be no exam period at the end of this semester. We will use the additional time to teach coursework. Our reports…

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Director of Studies report – April 24

Learning together – remotely The core focus over the first two weeks has been to connect with the boys and set our remote learning class expectations for the rest of the term. This has invloved a great deal of learning for both teachers and students. With every lesson presented remotely, we have all had to…

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Continuity of the Learning Environment – Off Campus Learning Arrangements

by Director of Studies, Mrs Julia Petrov While we look forward to seeing your sons on their return from holidays next term, rest assured we have invested much time planning for the possibility that this may not occur. In the possible event of the school being closed, we have been working to ensure the continuity…

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Online Teaching and Learning at St Patrick’s College

By Mr Ian Fernée 1:1 eLearning Coordinator This afternoon I walked past a Year 7 maths class. The boys were learning their equations and formulas with the guidance of their teacher, but the classroom experience was probably not a familiar for many. On the desk the students had their laptop, digital pen and OneNote software…

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Pathways and Applied Learning

From the Director of Pathways and Applied Learning, Mr Damian Kinnersly Dear Parents and members of the St Patrick’s community, At present all VCAL and VET classes (both internal and external programs) are continuing to run as scheduled. If the College is required to close, please understand that the College will be advised by the…

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Director of Studies Report – Academic Assembly 2020

by Director of Studies, Mrs Julia Petrov Last 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….

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Teaching and Learning Report

by Deputy Principal Teaching and Learning – Mr Stephen Hill Teaching and Learning in 2020 Classes for the year have started very well and the boys have returned from the break with a noticeably positive attitude to their learning. Congratulations to the boys on the way they have started 2020 and may the rest of…

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Director of Studies – Technology in our Community

by Director of Studies, Ms Julia Petrov Technology in our Community The Thales Design Competition, facilitated by the Ballarat Tech School was an opportunity for students in Years 9 and 10 to explore concepts of STEM, coding, design and project management. During the induction day, a number of presenters from Thales and the City of…

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Teaching and Learning

by Deputy Headmaster Teaching and Learning – Mr Stephen Hill As we enter the final teaching days for 2019, 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…

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