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Middle School Report

by Mr Michael Busscher,  Director of the Middle School  In the final Crest report for this term, I would like to acknowledge the excellent manner in which the far majority of our students behaved and enhanced their education. Considering this was the first time in three years that the boys had an in-school experience in…

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Middle School Report

by Mr Michael Busscher,  Director of the Middle School  It’s often said that communication is the key to a healthy relationship. While it might sound like tired advice, it’s a skill worth learning that will help us do better in all our relationships. As your son grows up, the way you communicate with them will…

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Middle School Report

by Mr Michael Busscher,  Director of the Middle School  If all sense of routine has gone out the door at the moment at home, you’re not alone. There’s no question: COVID-19 has resulted in huge changes to our daily life. These changes might mean that usual routines such as school and work look dramatically different….

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Middle School Report

by Mr Michael Busscher,  Director of the Middle School  Last week saw the Year 9 cohort move down to Melbourne for classes and all ran very smoothly. The Melbourne Experience is designed to promote important life skills, such as independence, initiative and responsibility, and provide a real world link to the Year 9 Curriculum. The…

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Middle School Report

by Mr Michael Busscher,  Director of the Middle School  Welcome back to the second semester of Middle School. This will be yet again another busy term for all of the boys as they begin their journey in preparation for their subject selections for Year 10 in 2023. I would also like to report back from…

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Middle School Report

by Mr Michael Busscher,  Director of the Middle School  Last week saw all Year 9 students undertaking their Semester 1 Examinations and this week we have turned over to start Semester 2 in each of our elective classes. I know the boys and our staff are equally tired and very much looking forward to the…

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Middle School Report

by Mr Michael Busscher,  Director of the Middle School  The Mid-Year Examination Timetable will be conducted in week 8 of this term – next week. The Year 9 Examination period starts on Tuesday June 14 until Friday June 17. All Examinations are for 80 minutes. This is the Middle School Mid-Year Examination Timetable: Tuesday June 14…

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Middle School Report

by Mr Michael Busscher,  Director of the Middle School  A huge thank you to all of the parents who attended our Middle School Parent Information Night in preparation for their son embarking on the Melbourne Experience in Week two of next term. It was a wonderful evening to get together and bridge any concerns parents…

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Middle School Report

by Mr Michael Busscher,  Director of the Middle School  Welcome back to all the Middle School families. I hope that everyone was able to enjoy the Easter break and are now well and truly back into the swing of things and are looking towards another very positive term of school. This week we began our…

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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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