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Junior School Report

We have now been back for two weeks and what a busy but wonderful two weeks it has been. Aspects of College life we used to take for granted like assemblies, BAS sport events, excursions and guest speakers, and so on, are not happening at the moment but this forced change has given us a…

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July Scholarship Program Now Open and Enrolment for 2022 in Year 7

Scholarships at St Patrick’s College The next Scholarship Testing date will be held on July 10, 2020 for 2021 Year 7, 10 and 11 students. Registrations are now open and can be made at this link: http://scholarships.acer.edu.au/intro/1956 Testing date: Friday July 10 at 9am. Attendees to gather in front reception. Closing date for registrations: June 30, 2020 To encourage…

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Junior School Report

It was great to see Year 11 and 12 students return to the College on Tuesday, May 26. Staff, students and no doubt parents were excited to finally see the boys present in classrooms for some face-to-face interaction and learning, and for plenty of socialising in the yard at recess and lunch. The boys would…

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Teaching and Learning Report

by Director of Teaching and Learning, Mrs Julia Petrov Save the Date! We now have some finite dates we can all work towards. Much planning has gone into preparing the staged return of our students. Stage One return – Tuesday, May 26 Unit 1 & 3 VCE, VET and all VCAL face to face classes…

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Junior School Report

I wish to start by acknowledging the collective effort, by students, parents and staff, that has occurred and will continue as we transition back to on-site learning and teaching. The co-operation, patience and grit displayed has reinforced to me that we are all more capable than we think, and you can always develop new skills…

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May 12 – College update on COVID-19

Dear Parents, Guardians and Carers of St Patrick’s College, RE: Return to on-site learning The last few weeks of flexible and remote learning have been challenging for everyone in education. It has been a difficult period as we have all adjusted to new ways of learning and teaching. We are now grateful to hear some…

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Junior School Report

Hi all, Well done to all students in the Junior School for your effort and attitude in the first month of remote learning. The majority of feedback from parents has been overwhelmingly positive and this is mainly due to the patience and willingness of the boys to learn and take on this challenge head on….

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What it’s like to be a Year 8 student during a pandemic

Humanities- Create a primary source Students across Junior Humanities were asked to create their own journal entry reflecting about living through a pandemic. For most, this is the first major global historical event that they have experienced, and it present a fantastic opportunity for the students to create their very own primary source.  What it’s…

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Junior School Report

Junior School Crest Report – Week 2, Term 2, 2020 A warm hello to all and welcome back to Term 2. Firstly, I would like to thank and acknowledge Mr Gerry Willis, who took on the role of Director of Junior School, while I was on Long Service Leave (five weeks) at the end of…

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Junior School Report

by Acting Director of the Junior School, Mr Gerard Willis As we look towards the end of the first term and all the unprecedented events that have unfolded in these last two weeks, one thing that has remained constant is the continued dedication of our staff to the day to day operation of our learning…

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