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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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By Mr Gavin Webb, Director of the Junior School Laptops On Monday, February 28, all Year 7 students received their laptop! After enduring a frustrating delay due to shipping issues, it was wonderful to roll them out during Pastoral Care. Throughout the week many staff have been involved in the process of “setting up” the…

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By Mr Gavin Webb, Director of the Junior School A warm hello to all. The third week of Term 1 is now complete, and the vast majority of boys have made an exceptional start to the year in the Junior School. There has been quite a number of year level and College events that the…

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By Mr Gavin Webb, Director of the Junior School Welcome to the 2022 school year at St Patrick’s College, especially to the Year 7’s and new Year 8 students. No doubt the summer break was full of rest and great experiences with your loved ones, be it on a holiday or just spending quality time…

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By Mr Gavin Webb, Director of the Junior School Congratulations and well done to everyone on your efforts over the past seven weeks after returning from remote learning. I particularly want to acknowledge the boys and their families for all you have done during this time. In a time of much uncertainty one thing that…

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By Mr Gavin Webb, Director of the Junior School Since the return of students earlier in the term the boys should be congratulated in the way they have accepted the need to wear masks and the fact that many co and extra-curricular activities have either not happened or been significantly changed. Moving forward, over the…

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