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2021 Pastoral Care Program: Information for Parents – March 18, 2021

A Day of Hope / Men of Honour – Year 11 Students – Re-scheduled event – Week 9 All Year 11 students will attend a seminar with guest presenter Glen A. Gerreyn, which will involve learning about what it means to be a good man, and to work towards living a hope filled life. Developing…

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2021 Pastoral Care Program: Information for Parents

2021 Pastoral Care Program: Information for Parents Elephant Ed. – Year 7 & 8 Students Thank you for your support in the running of our sexual education program at Year 7 and 8, through the organization Elephant Ed. Student feedback was taken, and the responses were overwhelmingly positive, and it is our hope that this may…

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Director of Students Report

By Director of Students, Mr Mike Silcock Social Media – Responsible Behaviours Social media and young people!! The combination creates endless concern for parents and educators alike. Following our most recent period of Remote Learning this week, it is important that a distinction is acknowledged between the educational and social benefits to technology and the…

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Deputy Principal Report

by Deputy Principal, Mrs Elizabeth Ryan Welcome to the 2021 school year.  On one of the wettest days in living memory our new Year 7 students and our seasoned Year 12 boys commenced the Academic year. However, no amount of rain could dampen the spirits of either group. The Year 7 Orientation Day went smoothly…

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Deputy Principal Report

by Deputy Principal, Mrs Elizabeth Ryan As we come to the end of this year, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your flexibility and support throughout the year. Remote learning forced all in our community; students, teachers, parents and guardians to rise to the challenge of upskilling and enhancing…

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Director of Students Report

By Director of Students, Mr Mike Silcock Albert Einstein once wrote “the only source of knowledge is experience.” As we look forward to welcoming our young men back to onsite learning in Term 4 we have certainly learnt from our experiences of returning from our last period of remote learning. The transition will be challenging,…

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Remote Learning – Pastoral Care and Wellbeing

In these strange and unusual times, stress and anxiety can quickly become a point of focus for all of us – students, parents and staff. It is important to be conscious of your own wellbeing needs in these difficult times. Please take note that there are a range of external providers who can be utilised…

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Counselling Services Continuing at St Patrick’s College

In these uncertain, strange and often difficult times, we want to first thank you for prioritising your son’s education. Amidst the myriad challenges we are facing, receiving traditional education in this untraditional setting is in turn likely to give rise to untraditional issues. During this flux, the counselling team would like you know that our…

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Director of Students Report

By Director of Students, Mr Mike Silcock The education of our students is one in which we work in partnership with the student and their family. It is our way to listen to our families when they provide invaluable feedback on the educational journey of their son. This past week, we held a series of…

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2020 Pastoral Care Program

2020 Pastoral Care Program: Information for Parents Year 7 Mentoring Program This week saw the commencement of a mentoring program for our Year 7 students. This program sees a group of student leaders who are passionate about student wellbeing meet with our Year 7 boys in small break out groups – having discussions about school…

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