St Pat’s News

Futsal Program Opportunities

There are a range of futsal programs currently on offer through Futsal Ballarat.- If you are interested in becoming involved in Futsal please check out the opportunities available, for both young and old, at this link.

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Full Football Report – June 11, 2015

Please click on this link to view the Full Football Report.

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Intermediate Soccer Report – June 10, 2015

SPC Intermediate v Ballarat Grammar School. – In the Intermediate squad’s final match for the season the boys took to the field at Ballarat Grammar in a much anticipated meet with our main BAS rival this year. As expected, Grammar dictated the play from the starting whistle, with an onslaught of speed and creativity that…

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Headmaster’s Message – June 11, 2015

Last week, one of our current Year 12 students, Patrick Collier, travelled down to Melbourne to receive a VCE Premier’s Award for his perfect score of 50 in Further Mathematics last year. The award was presented by the Deputy Premier of Victoria and current Education Minister the Hon James Merlino. Of particular note here is…

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Mission Report – June 11, 2015

Schools are very structured communities. We have timetables, bells, routines and repeated cycles that let us know where we should be and what we should be doing. With around 1600 souls to co-ordinate on a daily basis this is not surprising and is most likely essential. However, the trap is that we can withdraw from…

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Careers Update – June 11, 2015

For all the latest posts on careers news, events and course information goto:- http://spccareersblog.edublogs.org/– Recent Posts: Weekly Career News -‹Focus on Careers in Agriculture. Meet two students studying at university and two working in graduate positions Meet Shaun Darmody, Bachelor of Agriculture Business Management, Charles Sturt University Meet Monica Ley, Bachelor of Agricultural Science,- Charles…

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Teaching and Learning Report – June 11, 2015

VCE Premier’s Awards Current Year 12 student Patrick Collier received a Premier’s award at last week’s VCE Premier’s Awards ceremony in Melbourne. The Deputy Premier of Victoria and current Education Minister, the Hon. James Merlino MP presented Patrick a Study Award in recognition of his academic excellence in attaining the maximum study score of 50…

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Information Technology Upate – June 11, 2015

On Monday June 1 the College was lucky enough to have Greg Gebhart from the Australian Communication and Media Authority (ACMA) present to the community a series of workshops as part of the CyberSmart program. Greg spoke to all Years 7, 8, 9 and 10 students in the College Gym after lunch in what was…

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Middle School Report – June 11, 2015

With the end of term fast approaching, I congratulate all boys on the manner in which they have embraced the Year 9 Rite Journey Programme. As part of the transition from boyhood to manhood, I encourage the boys to take responsibility in regard to the following: Holiday suggestions and ideas -·ãAt the beginning of the…

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Wellbeing Report – June 11, 2015

Dear Parents, Students and Friends of St Patrick’s College, Recently I have been working with a number parents in relation to assisting their sons navigate adolescence. – No doubt this can be a very difficult time for all but invariably I draw on the wisdom of Dr Ian Lillico who is an expert in the…

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