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Senior School Report

by Hamish McCrum, Director of Senior School We find ourselves living in “interesting times”. This is not good. Our boys have coped well with many activities and some trips are cancelled – all prudent measures. Many were even excited/hopeful about schools being shut down early for holidays and returning late from holidays, without necessarily comprehending…

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Senior School Report

by Hamish McCrum, Director of Senior School On Tuesday March 10 we are holding parent/teacher/student interviews. I encourage all to attend. Even if you suspect you may not learn anything new, attending reinforces to your son that you value him and his education. Your son should attend with you, it is their education and the…

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Senior School Report

by Hamish McCrum, Director of Senior School Welcome to the Senior School for 2020. Each year brings new opportunities for growth and development and challenges to be faced. I encourage each of our boys to become involved in as many of the extra-curricular activities as is practicable, giving them the chance to form connections in…

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2019 VCE and VCAL results

Deputy Principal of Teaching and Learning Mr Stephen Hill provides the following full report on the College’s 2019 VCE and VCAL results: “The month of December is a significant one for all Year 12 students across the state. Not only does it mark the official end of secondary school for these students, it is also…

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College Dux scores 99.9

Congratulations to our 2019 College Dux Matthew Duffy who has scored an incredible 99.9 ATAR score. Matthew has been an outstanding contributor during his six years at St Patrick’s College and has been a wonderful role model to his fellow students. While his academic excellence has never been questioned, his commitment to many co-curricular endeavours…

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Senior School Report

by Hamish McCrum, Director of Senior School The Year 12s celebrated their Valedictory Dinner last Friday. It is a great way to finish and good to celebrate when all the work that can be done has been done. The Gym undergoes a massive transformation with a huge contribution from a large number of people. In…

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Boys take to the skies in work experience adventure

Last week Year 10 student Tyson Tipumantamerri joined Year 9 Jayden Tonks in attending the Airforce Indigenous Youth Program Work Experience Week at the RAAF Base in East Sale. Both boys said it was an awesome experience with further developed their passion for a career in the airforce. Well done boys!

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Headmaster’s Address to 2019 Valedictory Dinner

The following is a transcript of the address Headmaster John Crowley delivered at the 2019 Valedictory Dinner: “Can I begin by offering a very warm welcoming to everyone here tonight: parents, carers, family members, staff, those helping us out tonight across a variety of areas and, most importantly, our Graduating Class of 2019. In offering…

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Senior School Report

by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum The VCE Information Night scheduled for Monday November 18 has been cancelled. It was felt it would be more efficient and effective for families to communicate the relevant information via email or through PAM at various times through the end of this year and into 2020….

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SPC grows together in Movember

Growing a mo to support mental health By Pastoral Care Co-ordinator Mr Brad Murray To continue the important discussions on men’s health at St Patrick’s College, this month, being the month of November, we will celebrate Movember. Staff and senior students have been invited to participate and we’d love to garner further support from our…

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