News

General News

Where are they now – Geoff Tan (SPC 1985-88)

The College recently reconnected with Geoff Tan (SPC 1985-88) whose work as an environmental health officer has made for a very busy time during recent disasters including the NSW bushfire and COVID-19 pandemic, however it has made for a very challenging, interesting, varied and rewarding career.   Where has life taken you since leaving SPC?…

Read More...

Ballarat Community Notices

    Art Gallery of Ballarat Art Bites Paid school holiday program Tuesdays https://artgalleryofballarat.com.au/gallery_events/art-bites-loom-weaving-with-amelia-greene/ Thursdays https://artgalleryofballarat.com.au/gallery_events/art-bites-comic-drawing-with-dillon-naylor/   Art Crate Drop in Be inspired by Trevor Smiths exhibition A fanciful feasts and make your very own a pompom pig or a pompom Skywhale- drop in activity running daily from 10am-5pm Art Steps- Skywhale Free Program with Artist Patricia…

Read More...

College Shop Report

The College Shop will be closed the first week of the school holidays and will reopen on Monday 4 July.   We are also closed on Monday 11 July due to Staff Formation Day. Boys must be in trousers in Term 2 and 3. Viscose trousers $45 Wool trousers $67   Please remember to fill in…

Read More...

Class of 1981 celebrate 40-year reunion

We were delighted to welcome back the Class of 1981 and the Class of 1982 for a combined 40-Year Reunion recently. With such a large group in attendance, the Old Collegians’ Association Pavilion provided the ideal setting for these two year groups to reconnect and reminisce about their school days together decades earlier. Thank you…

Read More...

Warm welcome for the Class of 1982

We were delighted to welcome back a small group of Old Collegians for their Class of 1982 40-Year Reunion. The group celebrated their 40-year reunion milestone in combined celebrations with the Class of 1981, which provided the opportunity for Old Collegians to catch up with a larger group of former peers. Thank you to the…

Read More...

Matthew Alan Bull (SPC 1985-87)

We extend our deepest sympathy to the family of Old Collegian Matthew Alan Bull (SPC 1985-87) who passed away suddenly on 21 May 2022. Matthew was a loving husband to Narelle, and a devoted father to Sasha (14), Alex (12) & Lochie (9). He was also the younger brother of Bryan (SPC 1977-78, PY1979). Matthew’s…

Read More...

St Pat’s Solar Panels Make a Major Difference!

As part of our Catholic Mission, St Patrick’s College shares a commitment to the care of our common home, the planet. Pope Francis calls us to work together to protect God’s creation. In November 2020 installation was completed on 306 solar panels on the Senior School’s Wilding Wing and Boarding precinct. Last month our solar asset supplier,…

Read More...

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 2 Week 7  

Read More...

Junior School

By Mr Gavin Webb, Director of the Junior School Year 8 Camp – Lady Northcote Last week saw the whole Year 8 cohort, plus 23 staff, venture to Lady Northcote YMCA Camp, near Bacchus Marsh, for two nights. This is the first time SPC has visited this venue for a camp, and what a successful,…

Read More...

Senior School Report

by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum Our Year 10s and 11s are currently doing exams and Year 12s will have a significant number of SACs to do over these next few weeks.  Assessments can be a stressful time.  It is OK and even a bit normal to feel stressed and anxious as…

Read More...