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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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Middle School Report

by Mr Michael Busscher,  Director of the Middle School  It seems just like yesterday that we started the year and here we are rapidly approaching the end of Term 1. In what has been a typically very busy term we have been able to run the Swimming Carnival, we have all been on Camp down…

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Middle School Report

by Mr Michael Busscher,  Director of the Middle School  Between March 7 and March 11, we conducted our Year 9 Anglesea Camps with everything being completed in the single week for the first time. We were blessed with reasonable weather and perfect conditions for each of our activities. It was wonderful to be able to…

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Middle School Report

by Mr Michael Busscher,  Director of the Middle School  The Middle School Community Service Program started for the first time for our Tuesday groups this week with our boys heading out into the Ballarat Community offering their services. Quite possibly, some students don’t realise how important volunteers are to the country and to many organisations….

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Middle School Report

by Mr Michael Busscher,  Director of the Middle School  Year 9 Queenscliff/Anglesea Camps In Week 6 of Term 1 the Year 9 students will attend the first of their experiential experiences. By now you will have received their information letter and permission form via PAM. This needs to be attended to with permission granted and…

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Middle School Report

by Mr Michael Busscher, Director of the Middle School  Firstly, a warm welcome back to all the 2022 Middle School families on behalf of the Middle School Team. As always, we are looking forward to working with your sons as they begin their Middle School Journey. In particular, I wish to make all of our…

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Middle School Report

by Mr Michael Busscher, Director of the Middle School  The St Patrick’s College Middle School continues to be a significant and positive experience in the lives of each of our boys. We openly acknowledge that Year 9 is a time of significant change in the lives of adolescent boys and thus a vital time when…

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Middle School Report

by Mr Michael Busscher, Director of the Middle School  The Year 9 Examination period starting Monday, November 29 until Friday, December 3 which will be the final day in Year 9 for your son. This day will include our Middle School Awards Ceremony starting at 11.10am in the Pavilion. Parents of our Major Award winners…

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