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Junior School Report

By Mr Gavin Webb, Director of the Junior School Congratulations to students, parents and staff, on your efforts in ensuring Term 1 has been a success. Friday, January 29, seems like a long time ago when the Year 7’s entered the gates for the first time, with Year 8’s commencing on Monday, February 1. Many…

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Teaching and Learning Report

By Director of Teaching and Learning, Mrs Julia Petrov In Term 1 teachers set classroom expectations, get to know classes and build an understanding of our learners’ needs. We also participate in a range of valuable activities and events which offer important educational experiences for our students beyond the classroom. With a lot happening in…

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Term 1 Reflection and Term 2 Reminders

by Deputy Principal, Mrs Elizabeth Ryan and Director of Students, Mr Mike Silcock We would like to congratulate all students and their families for the tremendous start to the school year. We welcomed up to 300 new students to the College which brought our total number to 1350. It is a credit to the boys,…

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Senior School Report

by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum Congratulations to our first crew of rowers finishing the season on a high with a win at the Nationals.  A tremendous feat, with success being the result of many hours of toil in the background by themselves and others supporting them.  The challenge for all of…

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Ballarat Community Notices

Ballarat Lawn Tennis Club The Ballarat Lawn Tennis Club, in conjunction with the Buninyong Tennis Association, is excited to announce two junior tennis competitions that are being developed this year to take place over autumn, on a Saturday morning 9:00 to 10:30am.   During term 2 of the school year. These will be ladder based competitions…

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Performing Arts Report

by Ms Monique Allen, Head of Co-Curricular Performance The 2021 College Play: Private Peaceful The cast and tech crew of the 2021 College Play have been busy preparing for our performance run, Tuesday, June 1 and Wednesday, June 2 at 7pm. This is one performance you will not want to miss. There is something in…

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Faith in Action students deliver Easter cheer

One of the great annual traditions at St Patrick’s College is taking place today at Ballarat Health Services – Base Hospital. Each year students involved in the Faith in Action group seek to collect as many Easter eggs and chocolates as possible from donations throughout the school. They then dress as Easter bunnies before travelling…

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KRC Update

by Director of Library and Information Services, Ms Leonie Darken The KRC hosted our first Staff Book Club this fortnight.  Two meetings were held after school on a Thursday afternoon with attendees enjoying a lovely afternoon tea prior to discussing the books they read.  Over fifteen staff participated in the reading of the following two…

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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 link below to view the Sports Report. Sports Report Term 1 Week 10

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Principal’s Message

by Principal, Mr Steven O’Connor 1st IV National Champions! Congratulations to the St Patrick’s College 1st IV crew and coach for their tremendous results at the National Rowing Championships held in Tasmania last week! The crew were rewarded with a bronze medal in the U19 Men’s Coxed IV final on Friday and backed this up…

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