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Year 10 Mindshop Excellence Work Experience Program 2019

Year 10 Mindshop Excellence Work Experience program 2019 Mindshop Excellence is a structured five-day work experience program involving a small group of Year 10 students who were placed with the host organisation, Ballarat City Council, where they were given a real problem to solve for the Council during the week. Along with students from other…

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Applied Learning Update – September 5, 2019

VCAL PaddyMart The Father’s Day PaddyMart was a great success, the best yet! The boys worked hard to produce a range of handmade goods for sale, and elected to donate the proceeds to saving koalas by supporting the World Wildlife Fund with a one – off donation focused on habitat restoration and medical treatment for…

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Teaching and Learning Report – August 22, 2019

Cardinal Pell Appeal In discerning the outcome of Cardinal Pell’s appeal, both as individuals and as a school community, I note the response from Bishop Paul Bird: The outcome of Cardinal Pell’s appeal against his conviction on historical child sexual abuse charges is the culmination of months of uncertainty during which many people in our…

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2020 Student Council announced

  St Patrick’s College is excited to announce its new student leaders who will fill the crucial roles on the Student Council for 2020. Acting Headmaster – Wellbeing Mrs Elizabeth Ryan said she was incredibly impressed by the qualities of candidates who applied for a role as a student leader. “Following a lengthy process of student…

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1st XI Soccer report – August 14, 2019

St Patrick’s Seniors 9 defeated St Patrick’s Reserves 0 GOALS: Jordan Armstrong 4, Alex Baker 4, Tyson Strachan BEST: Alex Baker, Jordan Armstrong, Flynn Squire, Maxx Hofler, Jordan Lauton, Patrick Heagney, Connor Gaffney, Tyson Strachan, Kale Huggett BEST RESERVES: Tom Latrobe, Matthew Layton, Brandon Radic, Declan Andrew, Hugh Ollerenshaw, Jack Carey What a fantastic contest…

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Teaching and Learning Report – August 9, 2019

2019 Semester One- Chris Nolan Academic Awards The College community gathered this week for the annual presentation of the 2019 Semester One Chris Nolan Awards. Established in 2008, they acknowledge the academic excellence of individual students. To receive a Chris Nolan Award, a boy must be in the top 15% of his year level. This…

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Launch of 2019 SPC Great Man Video

Our student leaders of 2019 launched this video on Tuesday, August 6 at a full school assembly. In their own words, they described what it means to be a great man of St Patrick’s College: From our School Captain Aidan Hanrahan: -Raising fine boys to the status of Great Men-. That is what we strive…

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Teaching and Learning Report – July 25, 2019

Welcome back to Term 3! The term has started well with the boys continuing to make the most of the many and varied learning opportunities that are created and presented to them on a daily basis. While many staff made the most of the Term 2 break for some time away from SPC, the great…

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Teaching and Learning Report – June 20, 2019

Thanks for the term! Term 2 is always an incredibly busy one for all at St Patrick’s and the success of the many events, functions and activities that have taken place can only occur through the combined efforts of the many. The role of Acting Co-Headmaster – Teaching and Learning has been made all the…

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Enhanced Learning at St Patrick’s College 2019

National Consistent Collection of Data(NCCD) on School students with a disability. Schools must now complete the National Consistent Collection of Data(NCCD) annually. It counts the number of students who receive extra adjustments or -‘help’ at school because of a disability, as defined by the Discrimination Act 1992. (DDA) Please refer to this link– which includes…

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