St Pat’s News

Information Technology Update – May 1, 2015

Cybersmart Outreach Parent PresentationJust 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 technologiesï‚· potential risks…

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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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Wellbeing report – May 1, 2015

Dear Parents, Friends and Students of St Patrick’s College, Uniform: The start of the new term saw the great majority of boys looking very smart in their winter uniform. Thank you to all the parents who went through the regular ritual of dragging out last year’s winter gear, discovering what still fitted or was in…

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Mother’s Day Mass and Breakfast

Tickets remain available for the 2015 Mother’s Day Mass and Breakfast despite record interest in the incredibly popular event. Already more than 430 people have reserved their spot at what has become the most popular annual function on the St Patrick’s College calendar. This means that all available places in the OCA Pavilion and the…

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Headmaster Column – May 1, 2015

Dear friends,- I have to admit I felt very proud to be the Headmaster of St Patrick’s College last week! Last Saturday, on a very cold morning in Ballarat, I had the great pleasure of accompanying 40 boarders and staff to the ANZAC Dawn Service at the Arch of Victory. By all reports, there were…

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Matt Short’s tour diary

Old Collegian Matthew Short has written a tour diary for Cricket Australia following the recent Under 19 series between Australia and England. You can read it at this link –

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