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Senior School Report

by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum It has been good to have the school back and functioning for the past two weeks with all Year Levels onsite. All students have plenty of assessments over this time, particularly Year 12s.  Just one more week to tough it out before they will enjoy a…

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Senior School Report

by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum On Tuesday we look forward to the return of the rest of our Year 10 students,  and I am sure they will be looking forward to seeing their classmates again and working in a more effective way with their teachers.  I commend the boys for the…

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July Scholarship Program Now Open and Enrolment for 2022 in Year 7

Scholarships at St Patrick’s College The next Scholarship Testing date will be held on July 10, 2020 for 2021 Year 7, 10 and 11 students. Registrations are now open and can be made at this link: http://scholarships.acer.edu.au/intro/1956 Testing date: Friday July 10 at 9am. Attendees to gather in front reception. Closing date for registrations: June 30, 2020 To encourage…

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Teaching and Learning Report

by Director of Teaching and Learning, Mrs Julia Petrov Save the Date! We now have some finite dates we can all work towards. Much planning has gone into preparing the staged return of our students. Stage One return – Tuesday, May 26 Unit 1 & 3 VCE, VET and all VCAL face to face classes…

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Senior School Report

by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum On Tuesday we look forward to the return of our VCE and VCAL students (including those Year 10’s who will be attending for their VCE classes).  Most students and staff I have spoken to are looking forward to the return to face-to-face teaching.  Teaching and learning…

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May 12 – College update on COVID-19

Dear Parents, Guardians and Carers of St Patrick’s College, RE: Return to on-site learning The last few weeks of flexible and remote learning have been challenging for everyone in education. It has been a difficult period as we have all adjusted to new ways of learning and teaching. We are now grateful to hear some…

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Senior School Report

by Hamish McCrum, Director of Senior School Last week we lost a very good man in Gerard Sullivan His contributions in various conversations were always insightful and thought provoking. He was passionate about education and was always striving to find ways in which teaching could be made more effective. These things were good enough. But…

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Senior School Report

by Hamish McCrum, Director of Senior School “Welcome back” for Term 2.  I commend the students and the teachers for how well they have responded to the challenges of remote learning.  I have had conversations with about 25 students of varying abilities and I have been impressed with how they all seem to be making…

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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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