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Performing Arts Report

by Ms Monique Allen, Head of Co-Curricular Performance Debating – Debating Association of Victoria (DAV) Swannie Award Winner Congratulations to Patrick Clarke Thomas in Year 12 who was awarded the 2021 Swannie award in the A Grade Ballarat region. The Swannie Awards are named after Alan Swanwick, a long-time member of the DAV and a…

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Performing Arts Report – Purton Oratory Competition

by Ms Monique Allen, Head of Co-Curricular Performance The 2021 Purton Oratory Competition – Thursday, August 26 COVID strikes again but our debating and public speaking staff and students were not deterred by the latest lock down. It was the 80th iteration of this esteemed event and given the unique circumstances and wonderful talent on…

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Performing Arts Report

by Ms Monique Allen, Head of Co-Curricular Performance The 80th Annual Purton Oratory Competition Next Thursday, August 26 the annual Purton Oratory Competition will take place in the KRC. Although normally held in the Spring Boardroom this year the wonderful team in the KRC have agreed to host the event which will place us right…

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Performing Arts Report

by Ms Monique Allen, Head of Co-Curricular Performance The most esteemed public speaking event on our calendar is the Annual Purton Oratory Competition. 2021 will be the 80th year of this event. The first ‘Purton’ Prize was in 1940 and had been created to honour Brother Purton, an educator who was deeply passionate about the…

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Performing Arts Report

by Ms Monique Allen, Head of Co-Curricular Performance This is not the start to the term that we were hoping for however there is no time to dwell, we are locked in for a very busy term in the world of performing arts. Lots of events have been rescheduled due to the lock down and…

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2021 Online Soiree

St Patrick’s College is proud to showcase the following videos, highlighting some of the incredible music talent our students have learned. Please enjoy our 2021 Online Soiree!

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Performing Arts Report

by Ms Monique Allen, Head of Co-Curricular Performance ‘Private Peaceful’ – June 1 and June 2 at 7pm The College Play has been lucky enough to have current Year 11 student, Jed Brennan, design the wonderful poster displayed below to promote the performances which will take place in early June. The cast is busy rehearsing, and…

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Performing Arts Report

by Ms Monique Allen, Head of Co-Curricular Performance The 2021 College Play: Private Peaceful The cast and tech crew of the 2021 College Play have been busy preparing for our performance run, Tuesday, June 1 and Wednesday, June 2 at 7pm. This is one performance you will not want to miss. There is something in…

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Performing Arts Report

by Ms Monique Allen, Head of Co-Curricular Performance DAV Debating Round 2 On Wednesday, March 17, our Year 9 and 11 debating teams participated in the second round of DAV debating. The boys represented the College really well but unfortunately lost to some very competitive teams. A big thank you to coaches Glenda Morris, Bridie…

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Performing Arts Report

by Ms Monique Allen, Head of Co-Curricular Performance The Loreto and SPC Improv Sports Junior/Middle School Competition On Thursday, February 25 students from Loreto and St Pat’s competed in a range of drama improvisation games. It was a fantastic afternoon with lots of laughs and enjoyment from both staff and students. A huge congratulations to…

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