St Pat’s News

SPC notches first Division 1 Rugby win

St Patrick’s College 1st XV 55 d Brighton Grammar School 14Try Scorer/s: D Tippett (4), J Coward (1), M Kaponga (1), C Pollard (1), K Travers (1), L Maroney (1)May 2, 2015 will live long in the memories of many for it marked St Patrick’s College’s first foray into Division 1 rugby.- This was never…

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Legends inducted on historic night for SPC

St Patrick’s College honoured its incredible military history on Saturday night when it inducted four new Legends at its annual Legends Dinner. World War I hero Major Joe Fogarty was inducted posthumously as was Afghanistan veteran Sgt Blaine Diddams who was killed in action three years ago. World War II bomber pilot Laurie Larmer was…

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Enrolment Report – May 1, 2015

College Open Mornings The College conducts tours for prospective students and their families throughout the year which is an ideal opportunity to see students and staff in action in a wide range of learning areas. Current parents are also most welcome to attend. Tours are conducted on Friday mornings from 9am. To book a place…

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Boarding Report – May 1, 2015

I am often asked, by students, staff and parents, what is the attraction, or benefits, to a boarding education. My own experience would be something akin to that described in James Hilton’s -Goodbye, Mr Chips-, which, although much maligned in popular media and educational forums today, served to instil in me respect, independence and a…

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Information Technology Update – May 1, 2015

Cybersmart Outreach Parent Presentation Just a reminder about the upcoming Cybersmart Outreach presentation for parents on June 1 at 7:00 pm in the Old Boys Pavilion. This will be presented by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA). The Cybersmart Internet safety presentations cover topics including: ï‚· the ways children use the internet and emerging…

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Mission Report – May 1, 2015

Transformation One definition of transformation is -‘a thorough or dramatic change in form or appearance’. Let us take the time to go over this statement carefully. This change is firstly thorough -“ it involves the whole thing under transformation. Secondly, it is a change in form -“ this is a term that refers to the…

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Curriculum Report – May 1, 2015

2015 NAPLAN for Year 7 and Year 9 students The 2015 National Assessment Program -“ Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) for Years 7 and 9 students will be held on Tuesday May 12, Wednesday May 13 and Thursday May 14. Friday May 15 will be used as a -‘catch-up’ day for boys who were absent for…

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Director of Sport report – May 1, 2015

Director of Sport Term 2 Week 3 2015 Term 2 Sport The sports offered in Term 2 include Football, Soccer, Rugby, Badminton, Hockey, Athletics and Gymnastics. All sports now have provided information to students with competitions underway this week. Keep an eye on the morning notices for more information. Below is a list of staff…

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1st XVIII report – SPC accounts for Grammar

Score: St Patrick’s College 30 19 (199) def Ballarat Grammar 0 2 (2) Goal Kickers: Jackson Carrick 5, Clay Bilney, Max Scales 4, Jacob Brown, Leslie Moroney 3, Ben Hurley, Ollie Nash 2, Jordyn Cotter, Jake McQueen, Nick Stuhldreier, Tom Evans, Daniel Rioli, Cameron Jackson, Sam Mead 1 Best Players: Max Scales, Tom Evans, Jackson…

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Full football report – May 1, 2015

Football Report SPC Football Website The football programme under the leadership of Mr Howard Clark has created an SPC Football website. All matters pertaining to each of the Junior, Intermediate and Senior programmes will be will be updated on a weekly basis. Please refer to: http://spcfootball.weebly.com – Junior Programme SPC Gold 9 -“ 4 –…

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