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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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By Mr Gavin Webb, Director of the Junior School Mid-term check We are now at the halfway mark of the term. Be it in business, sport or any aspect of your life, we all must continually review and strive to improve ourselves and others around us. Year 7 and 8 students are no different, so…

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By Mr Gavin Webb, Director of the Junior School Academic Assembly The College’s Academic Assembly (Chris Nolan awards) was held on Tuesday, July 26. As a College, we place great importance on recognising those students whose results have placed them in the top 10% of their respective year level. I also wish to acknowledge all…

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By Mr Gavin Webb, Director of the Junior School Welcome back It was wonderful to see classrooms full and the yard vibrant, upon the return of students on Tuesday. The finish to Term 2 was hampered by high levels of illness to both students and staff, which placed pressure on everyone to complete assessment tasks,…

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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,…

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By Mr Gavin Webb, Director of the Junior School NAPLAN Throughout this week the Year 7 cohort completed four literacy and numeracy tests online under exam conditions. The boys are to be congratulated in the manner in which they approached the tests, as it was evident there were some nerves and apprehension. Being placed under…

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By Mr Gavin Webb, Director of the Junior School It was wonderful to welcome back all Junior School students and staff to SPC to commence Term 2, after a well deserved Easter break. Seeing the boys eager to return to class, chatting to mates in the corridor and enjoying a run around at recess and…

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Year 7 and Year 9 students to undertake NAPLAN in May

By the Director of Curriculum, Mr Damian Kinnersly NAPLAN The National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) 2022 for Years 7 and 9 students at St Patrick’s College will be held on Tuesday May 10, Wednesday May 11 and Thursday May 12, 2022. NAPLAN tests assess student knowledge and skills in Writing, Reading, Language…

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By Mr Gavin Webb, Director of the Junior School Well done to all, on your efforts in ensuring Term 1 has been a success. This is despite the obstacles that Covid isolation continues to present us with on a daily basis. Monday, January 31, seems like a long time ago when the Year 7’s entered…

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By Mr Gavin Webb, Director of the Junior School Seven weeks of school have now been completed and we have witnessed many examples of growth, learning, transition, fun and friendship. Your son has now had a chance to meet all his teachers, adjust to a new group of classmates, get involved in extra-curricular activities and…

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