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Junior School

Deputy Principal Report

by Deputy Principal, Mrs Elizabeth Ryan As we again plunge into Remote learning, please keep in mind that there are a range of supports available should your son start showing signs of heightened levels of concern and anxiety as a result of the disruption to their school, sporting and social networks. These thoughts and feelings…

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Teaching and Learning Report

By Director of Teaching and Learning, Mrs Julia Petrov Return to remote learning Thanks in advance to the adjustments you will make to support our return to remote learning. We appreciate all that families need to prepare for having their boys learning from home. The Online Classroom Rules outline behaviours that enable effective teaching and…

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Junior School Report

By Mr Gavin Webb, Director of the Junior School Staffing A big thank you to Peter Brady, who has filled in for Margie Dodd in the role of Year 7 Co-Ordinator since late Term 1. Peter has now finished that stint and will enjoy retirement. Elizabeth Till is now in the role until the end…

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Junior School Report

By Mr Gavin Webb, Director of the Junior School NAPLAN Throughout this week the Year 7 cohort completed four literacy and numeracy tests 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 a…

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Hand, foot and mouth disease notice

The College advises that students in Years 7, 8 and 12 have contracted hand, foot and mouth disease. The boys in question are under appropriate medical care. Outlined below are some general guidelines for your information. Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD) is a virus that causes a rash or blisters on the hands and…

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Junior School Report

By Mr Gavin Webb, Director of the Junior School It was wonderful to welcome back all 472 Junior School students 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 lunch is…

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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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Junior School Report

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

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Junior School Report

By Mr Gavin Webb, Director of the Junior School A warm hello to all. The fourth 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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Junior School Report

By Mr Gavin Webb, Director of the Junior School Welcome to the 2021 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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