St Pat’s News

Boarding Bulletin Board

News around the Boarding Precinct Thankyou to all of the students, families and staff who adapted so well to the snap, seven-day lockdown. It must be acknowledged that adapting to remote learning within the space of a few days is no mean feat and it was pleasing to see how well most of our boarding…

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KRC Update

by Director of Library and Information Services, Ms Leonie Darken Study Tips as Term 2 Draws to a Close The KRC have welcomed many students into our available “quiet” study spaces during lunchtimes and recess in the past week as they take up valuable moments to study for exams.  This pre-test / pre-exam time can…

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Senior School Report

by Director of the Senior School, Mr Hamish McCrum It is good that our lockdown was once again short-lived and we have been able to get back to face-to face learning which is much more effective.  We are at the busy end of the semester and all of our Year 10’s and 11’s are going…

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Few tickets remain for Annual Celebration Dinner

Just a small handful of tickets remain available for sale for the 2021 Old Collegians Association Annual Celebration Dinner. Already, more than 170 tickets for the event on Saturday, August 7 have been sold. St Patrick’s College is excited to reveal the identities of the four men who will be honoured with prestigious awards at…

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Principal’s Message

by Principal, Mr Steven O’Connor Lockdown v4 How quickly things can change! When I last wrote for The Crest, I recall that I noted how much I was looking forward to viewing the production of ‘Private Peaceful’ amongst other things in the week after the newsletter was to be published. The onset of the recent…

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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 2 Week 8

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Middle School Report

by Mr Michael Busscher, Director of the Middle School  Next week will unfortunately see the Smart Assk incursion planned for Tuesday, June 16 cancelled. It is hoped that once the current COVID-19 regulations around schools are removed we will look at an available opportunity of rebooking this opportunity for the boys. Our Semester One Examinations…

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Junior School Report

By Mr Gavin Webb, Director of the Junior School COVID-19 & Remote Learning 4.0 A lot has happened since the last edition of the Crest two weeks ago! I wish to congratulate the boys, families and staff for the way you entered into Remote Learning. With relative ease, staff were able to plan, organise and…

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Mission Report

by Director of Mission, Mr Geoff Brodie If we want to know what another person truly values in their life, one piece of sage advice is, “Don’t listen to what people say, watch what they do.” French poet Paul Claudel, making the same point to his fellow Catholics said it this way: “Speak about Christ…

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National Consistent Collection of Data(NCCD) on School students with a disability

National Consistent Collection of Data(NCCD) on School students with a disability Schools must now complete the National Consistent Collection of Data(NCCD) annually. It counts the number of students who receive extra adjustments or -‘help’ at school because of a disability, as defined by the Discrimination Act 1992. (DDA). Please refer to the below letter from…

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