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Where are they now – Leo Freeman (SPC 1968-70)

We recently reconnected with Old Collegian Leo Freeman (SPC 1968-1970), who has kindly permitted the College to share his story, which was published in a reunion book produced by the Class of 1970 earlier this year. The cohort was due to celebrate their 50-Year Reunion at the College, however their celebrations have been sadly rescheduled to early…

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Leslie (Les) Patrick Dickinson (SPC 1955-58)

We celebrate the life of Old Collegian Leslie (Les) Patrick Dickinson (SPC 1955-58) who sadly passed away peacefully at home on September 18, 2021 after succumbing to brain cancer, aged 79 years. We extend our deepest condolences to Trudie, his wife for 54 years, and six children and extended family including Les (SPC 1980-83, PY1985)…

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Where are they now – Michael Whitehead (SPC 1968-1971)

We recently reconnected with Old Collegian Michael Whitehead (SPC 1968-1971), who has kindly permitted the College to share his story, which was published in a reunion book produced by the Class of 1970 earlier this year. The cohort was due to celebrate their 50-Year Reunion at the College, however their celebrations have been sadly rescheduled to…

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Speech from incoming 2022 College Captain James Clark

Incoming 2022 College Captain James Clark gave his first speech at the recent Transfer of Leadership and Awards Assembly, which was unable to go ahead as a full school assembly due to ongoing restrictions and was instead filmed in the College’s Black Box Theatre. Here is a copy of James’ speech, which we hope you…

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Main Oval upgrade underway – Your chance to own your own piece of the Oval!

If you have driven down Eyre Street of late you could be forgiven for mistaking the surface of our Main Oval for resembling that of a local quarry. Fear not. Work is now well underway on the planned reconfiguration, reorientation and resurfacing of the Main Oval. In past weeks, thousands of cubic metres of soil…

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Acting Deputy Principal and Senior School Report

by Acting Deputy Principal and Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum Last week we celebrated our Transfer of Leadership and Senior Awards, albeit without being able to gather all Year Levels in an assembly and invite parents, rather we filmed and shared this event. Some students have worked very diligently and contributed in…

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Teaching and Learning Report

By Director of Teaching and Learning, Mrs Julia Petrov Review and reflection of Term 3   Mid-semester reports provide an overview of a student’s classroom work habits, class attendance (online and at school) and academic progress for the term. Some students find studying remotely more challenging than others and this may be seen in their academic…

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Principal’s Message

by Principal, Mr Steven O’Connor Term 4 – the joy of Spring! Much earlier in my career I had the honour and joy of teaching for a short time at Stonyhurst College, which is in the Ribble Valley in Lancashire in the north of England. Stonyhurst is the oldest English speaking Jesuit school in the…

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KRC Update

by Director of Library and Information Services, Ms Leonie Darken How lovely to see students once again taking advantage of the many aspects of the KRC.   We have welcomed back our WIRED classes and are pleased to see many boys borrowing to extend their reading for enjoyment experiences.  To challenge the boys to break old…

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Junior School

By Mr Gavin Webb, Director of the Junior School And we’re back!!! It was wonderful to welcome back Year 7 and 8 students to onsite, face-to-face learning earlier in the week. Busy classrooms, noisy corridors, excitement on the down ball courts and lots of chatter in the yard was evident and great to see. A…

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