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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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Middle School Report

by Mr Michael Busscher, Director of the Middle School  Just a reminder to all Year 9 families that this term will be a very busy one, as the boys continue their journey towards completing their education in the Middle School. Again, I remind everyone that the Grampians Camp set for next week following the Melbourne…

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Teaching and Learning Report

By Director of Teaching and Learning, Mrs Julia Petrov Review and reflection of Term 3   Mid-semester reports provide an overview of a student’s classroom work habits, class attendance (online and at school) and academic progress for the term. Some students find studying remotely more challenging than others and this may be seen in their academic…

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Middle School Report

by Mr Michael Busscher, Director of the Middle School  Welcome back to everyone in the Middle School. I hope that you have all had a wonderful holiday. This is also another opportunity to remind all of our parents that Term 4 requires ALL boys to wear school shorts and to also have a College Cap…

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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 everyone’s efforts in dealing with Remote Learning and the myriad of issues that arise with teaching and learning occurring in an online environment. Also, looking ahead, we are hoping that all Year 9…

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Middle School Report

by Mr Michael Busscher, Director of the Middle School  As we arrive at the conclusion of two weeks of Remote and Flexible learning many things are being cancelled and I often wonder what message this continues to send the boys. One of our special Year 9 Programs did successfully get off to a start before we…

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Teaching and Learning Report – Tutoring Available for students from Year 7-11

By Director of Teaching and Learning, Mrs Julia Petrov We are offering a range of tutoring opportunities for students in Years 7 – 11. VCE Units 3/4 subjects have additional tutoring times set by their faculties. Students don’t need to attend the whole time and there’s no need to book. We encourage students to just…

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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: coronavirus (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…

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Teaching and Learning Report – Tutoring available for Years 7 – 10 students 

By Director of Teaching and Learning, Mrs Julia Petrov Tutoring available for Years 7 – 10 students  There are many benefits to seeking expert assistance outside of scheduled timetabled classes. Students can seek clarification and consolidate skills and knowledge with one-to-one attention. Not only does this improve academic performance, encourage self-paced and self-directed learning through…

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