Strategic plan

Strategic Plan 2023-2025

St Patrick’s College is a Catholic day and boarding school for boys in Years 7 to 12 in the Edmund Rice tradition, founded in 1893 and conducted by Edmund Rice Education Australia (EREA).

Our College is named after St Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, who brought Christianity to the Irish people. Born in England in the late 4th Century, he was later ordained a Bishop and arrived in Sloane, Ireland on 25 March 433. By the time of his death on 17 March 461, he had established many monasteries, churches, and schools.

St Patrick is said to have used the three leaves and stalk of the shamrock to explain the concept of the Holy Trinity, three persons in one God.

Patrick was a humble, pious, gentle man, whose love and total devotion to and trust in God should be a shining example to each of us.

Central to the mission of the College is an unequivocal commitment to fostering the dignity, self-esteem and integrity of all our students and providing them with a safe, supportive and enriching environment to develop spiritually, physically, intellectually, emotionally and socially. The College is committed to achieving excellence in all its forms.

A copy of our Strategic Directions for 2023-2025 can be downloaded at this link.