St Pat’s News

Junior School

By Mr Gavin Webb, Director of the Junior School Congratulations and well done to everyone on your efforts over the past seven weeks after returning from remote learning. I particularly want to acknowledge the boys and their families for all you have done during this time. In a time of much uncertainty one thing that…

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Middle School Report

by Mr Michael Busscher, Director of the Middle School  The St Patrick’s College Middle School continues to be a significant and positive experience in the lives of each of our boys. We openly acknowledge that Year 9 is a time of significant change in the lives of adolescent boys and thus a vital time when…

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Mission Report

by Director of Mission, Mr Geoff Brodie For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life.’ (Jn 3:16) Once again, the Season of Advent begins just as our school years draws to a close. Advent is the time…

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College Shop Report

The College Shop closes on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 and reopens Monday, January 17, 2022. Please click here: Secondhand Textbook & Uniform Trading User Guide St Pat’s Ballarat  for the User Guidelines for the trading of Second Hand Text Book and Uniforms from the Sustainable School Shop. The College Shop – Located adjacent to the College…

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Pathways and Applied Learning

From the Director of Pathways and Applied Learning, Mr Damian Kinnersly Celebrating 2021 in Vocational Pathways Once again we have faced a year that has been punctuated by Covid-19 lockdowns and restrictions on the applied learning settings. The Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) and Vocational Education and Training (VET) programs were restricted in the…

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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 4 Week 8

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Performing Arts Report

by Ms Monique Allen, Head of Co-Curricular Performance P.A.C.C Wrap Up A huge thank you to all staff and students who attended our end of year Performing Arts Co-Curricular Wrap Up last week. It was a wonderful chance to come together and celebrate the year that was and look forward to opportunities in 2022. The…

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Careers Update

Please read the Weekly Career News each week to ensure you keep up to date with upcoming career events and key dates. Please click on the following link to view the current Weekly Careers News. Weekly Careers News 24 Nov 2021 Mr Anthony Meehan Careers and Transition Manager

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Year 7 2022 Orientation Day and Welcome

Dear Parents, Carers and Guardians of Year 7 2022 students, Welcome to St Patrick’s College.   ORIENTATION DAY On Tuesday, 30 November we welcome all new Year 7 students to the College for Orientation Day. Students are welcome to arrive at the College from 8.40 am with Pastoral Care commencing at 8.50 am. Parents are…

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Teaching and Learning Report

By Director of Teaching and Learning, Mrs Julia Petrov Exams   With the exams commencing on Monday, November 29, the next few weeks will focus on knowledge and skill consolidation for Years 7 – 10 students.  To further support your son in his preparation for these exams, teachers will be emphasising two key aspects – revision for the exam and exam technique.  …

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