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Wellbeing Report

By Mrs Elizabeth Ryan, Deputy Principal Canteen Moving into Term 3 the amended canteen arrangements where students have the opportunity to pre-order lunch items via the Ultimate Schools online ordering system and also purchase a limited range of pre-packaged items in a cashless setting at recess and lunchtime will continue into Term 3. The Canteen…

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Wellbeing Report

By Mrs Elizabeth Ryan, Deputy Principal The return of our senior students last week gave me the opportunity to witness the sheer joy each boy has in the company of his peers. It also gave all in leadership an opportunity to fine tune the many changes to routine and practice which have been implemented to…

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Health and Safety at St Patrick’s College

As we return to face to face learning there are a few key health and safety messages which students, parents and staff will be required to follow whilst at the College: Hand Hygiene Hand sanitiser is located throughout the College.  Soap, of course, is available in every bathroom.  Each classroom has either hand sanitiser or…

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Health and Safety at St Patrick’s College – COVID-19 Pandemic

by Director of Risk and Compliance, Ms Jo-anne Dyer COVID-19 Pandemic As we continue our preparations for our students to return safely to School additional health and safety protocols have been implemented including extra handsanitser stations, placement of social distancing markers and the incorporation of required cleaning regimes. We also ask for your help at…

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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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Health and Safety at St Patrick’s College – Novel Coronavirus

by Director of Risk and Compliance, Ms Jo-anne Dyer Novel Coronavirus  We are now very aware of the impact of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) globally and in our own local communities. It is important to note that the safety messaging has remained consistent over time, that is, practice good hand hygiene, good respiratory hygiene and social…

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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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