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Director of Sports Report

Director of Sport, Ms Tina Benoit, provides an update on sporting activities at the College. Please click on the links below to view the Sports Report and a summary of the John James Medal recipients. Sports Report Term 3 Week 9 John James Medal Evening SPC Basketball Invite SPC Basketball VIP Invite SPC Rugby Invite…

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Senior School Report

by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum Last week I had the privilege of being part of a panel interviewing 35 prospective candidates for our 2023 Student Council.  I am always in awe of how articulate, thoughtful and confident our young men can be at the ripe old age of 16 or 17. …

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Performing Arts Report

by Ms Monique Allen, Head of Co-Curricular Performance 2023 College Production Announcement The performing arts has some exciting news to announce, we can confirm that our College Production in 2023 will be…. Monty Python’s Spamalot! The story centres around King Arthur and his search for the Holy Grail. After a rather silly bit of miscommunication…

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From the Assistant Principal – Staff and Culture

by Mr Tom Ferguson, Assistant Principal – Staff and Culture Recently, students completed their subject selections for the 2023 school year. This is a significant undertaking within the College which shapes the subject availability and timetable for the upcoming year. As with previous years, students will receive a confirmation of subject allocations once we have…

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Boarding Bulletin Board

by Director of Boarding, Mr Brendon Gilbert Dear boarding families, The College and boarding staff are immensely proud of our boarding students. They continue to amaze us with their achievements across various areas of the School. Their contribution to the school, boarding and co-curricular bring life into our communities, and for that, we are grateful…

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Junior School

By Mr Gavin Webb, Director of the Junior School Grade 5 Catholic Primary School visits Over the past couple of weeks, we have had our annual Grade 5 transition visits to SPC. Our future students enjoyed a tour of the college and participated in a number of classes such as Wood Technology, Physical Education, Science…

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Middle School Report

by Mr Michael Busscher,  Director of the Middle School  In the final Crest report for this term, I would like to acknowledge the excellent manner in which the far majority of our students behaved and enhanced their education. Considering this was the first time in three years that the boys had an in-school experience in…

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Ballarat Community Notices

Caring for Nature Expo  – Sunday 11 September 10am-3pm Earth Ed Centre, Olympic Ave Mt Clear   Ballarat Tramway Museum Presents Tramway Celebration Day – Sunday October 2 10am-6.30pm South Gardens Reserve, Lake Wendouree To view a flyer for the Tramway Celebration Day please click on the below link. Ballarat Tramway Museum Tramway Celebration Day…

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Where are they now – James Ryan (SPC 1965-70)

We recently reconnected with Old Collegian James Ryan (aka Basil Ryan) (SPC 1965-70), who has kindly permitted the College to share his story, which was published in a reunion book produced by the Class of 1970 in readiness for their 50-Year Reunion back in 2020. Due to COVID, their reunion has been repeatedly rescheduled, but we…

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Principal’s Message

by Principal, Mr Steven O’Connor Student Leadership – 2023 Student Leaders This week, I finalised the appointment of the new Student Council for the remainder of this year and 2023. These appointments were finalised after an extensive and rigorous process which included: Year 11 students nominating themselves Staff providing detailed feedback on the nominations and…

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