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Health and Safety at St Patrick’s College

by Director of Risk and Compliance, Ms Jo-anne Dyer Sick Bay The College Sick Bay is established to cope with the immediate treatment of illness or injury that may arise during the school day. If your son is feeling unwell or has rashes or other symptoms prior to the commencement of the school day he…

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Deputy Principal Report

by Deputy Principal, Mrs Elizabeth Ryan Hello parents! As we continue to sail in unchartered waters the College leadership team is working hard being very proactive in our approach to addressing each of the challenges COVID-19 presents. Elsewhere in the Crest are detailed instructions about how we as a College will be ensuring continuity of…

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Mental health care and COVID-19

By Rebecca Petrie, College Psychologist Mental health care and COVID-19 Certain people who access a Mental Health Treatment Plan with a psychologist, can maintain their access to these services while self-isolating or in quarantine. Many private psychologists and clinics have set up teleconferencing services, so you may still be able to access your usual care…

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Pastoral Care Update

2020 Pastoral Care Program: Information for Parents Year 8 Father Son Night – Tuesday March 17 The annual Year 8 Father / Son night will happen on Tuesday March 17, from 6.30pm in the Gymnasium, with break out discussions to occur in the Junior and Middle School classrooms. I would please encourage all Year 8 students…

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Youth Mental Health First Aid

Would you like to understand more about the mental health of young people? Would you like to learn practical skills to assist a young person in crisis? The 14-hour Youth Mental Health First Aid Course is for adults who work, live or care for adolescents, such as school staff, parents, sports coaches, community group leaders…

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Wellbeing Report

By Mrs Elizabeth Ryan, Deputy Principal – Student and Staff Wellbeing Travelling to and from St Patricks College Parents, please ensure that your son is aware of his responsibilities as a commuter and the need to adhere to the code of conduct fair and reasonably expected of all commuters regardless of whether they are students…

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Pastoral Care Update

2020 Pastoral Care Program: Information for Parents Year 8 Father Son Night – Tuesday March 17 The annual Year 8 Father/Son night will happen on Tuesday March 17, from 6.30pm in the Gymnasium, with break out discussions to occur in the Junior and Middle School classrooms. I would please encourage all Year 8 students to take…

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Pastoral Care Update

2020 Pastoral Care Program: Information for Parents “The Man Cave” – Year 10 Students As part of the Year 10 Pastoral Care Program this year, for the first time, the students will engage in a full day workshop with ‘The Man Cave’. The Man Cave is a relatively new organization whose vision is to create a…

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Wellbeing Report

By Mrs Elizabeth Ryan, Deputy Principal – Student and Staff Wellbeing I would like to welcome both new and old families to the College and take this opportunity to familiarise you with the contents of the College Homepage which will provide one and all with a wealth of information about 2020 events, the College’s policies…

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Wellbeing – Student Medical Profiles

Wellbeing All families are responsible for providing an up-to-date Medical Profile in PAM for their son/s in 2020 and students with medical conditions such as asthma, anaphylaxis, diabetes, epilepsy, allergies or other significant health/medical conditions are required to ensure that they also provide a current Medical Action/Management Plan signed by their GP in the last…

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