St Pat’s News

Deputy Principal Report

by Deputy Principal, Mrs Elizabeth Ryan Habits, Outcomes and Long-Term Goals At the bottom of my Christmas sack last year was a book called Atomic Habits written by John Clear and while it was not a genre that I would normally lean towards I read it and I am so thankful that I did.  Clear…

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St Patrick’s College Critical Incident Plan

St Patrick’s College remains committed to ensuring the highest levels of safety for its staff and students. To realise this commitment, the College maintains a Critical Incident Management Plan as well as several specific safety policies and procedures. One method of testing the effectiveness and efficiency of our Critical Incident Management Plan is to practice…

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Principal’s Message

by Principal, Mr Steven O’Connor The Term Goes On! The term has bounced back strongly into its full stride following the recent circuit breaker lockdown. It is great to see everyone back on site and enthusiastically taking up the many opportunities available to them here at St Pat’s. I acknowledge the resilience and optimism that…

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KRC Update

by Director of Library and Information Services, Ms Leonie Darken It has been a busy fortnight for all things KRC. We have continued to welcome students into the library for a variety of activities. The print hub is a popular drop-in spot, facilitating the boys print needs. We now boast dual photocopiers that allows for…

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Director of Sports Report

Director of Sport, Ms Tina Benoit, provides an update on sporting activities at the College. Please click on the link below to view the Sports Report. Sports Report Term 1 Week 6

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Boarding Bulletin Board

 News around the Boarding Precinct As we begin to return to a COVID-normal, it is pleasing to be able to offer weekend activities for our Boarders once again. The past few weekends have seen the Boarders try their hand at some ten-pin bowling as well as participating in a tennis tournament at the College. We…

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Junior School Report

By Mr Gavin Webb, Director of the Junior School Six weeks of school have now been completed and we have witnessed many examples of growth, learning, transition, empathy, fun and friendship. Your son has now had a chance to meet all of his teachers, adjust to a new group of classmates, get involved in extra-curricular…

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Senior School Report

by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum The 2021 Head of the Lake did not go the way we or our First Crew would have liked.  Grammar were better than us, congratulations to them and commiserations to us.  Competitive sport has the capacity to burst our bubbles and cause us some short-term pain. …

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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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Ballarat Community Notices

Interested in becoming a Volunteer for Ballarat Hospice Care? Please click on the below link to find out more about volunteering for Ballarat Hospice and for details regarding an upcoming Information Sessions for those interested in volunteering. Ballarat Hospice Volunteer Information Session   Ballarat: Our Future Ballarat City Council is developing a range of new…

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