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September 03, 2015

From the Principal

On my way home from work recently I listened to a Radio National broadcast. The speaker was giving his view on the current younger generation of "digital natives". A digital native (to the more experienced of us) describes a person who was born more recently when technology was well developed and they have grown up with a sense of comfort, appreciation and ease with the use of technology. Whereas, the more elderly of us, born especially in the 70's...


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September 02, 2015

Book Here - Inaugural Sports Luncheon

Join us at the Inaugural Sports Luncheon - special guests include Corey Parker and Darius Boyd (both Australian, QLD and Brisbane Broncos representatives) and Emily Seebohm (Australian Olympic Swimmer). All profits from the lunch will go directly to the St. Patrick's College Sport Program - helping to support ongoing programs and provide further development in this vital arena.

Date: Friday October 9Time: 12:00pm for a 12:30pm startWhere: Eatons Hill Hotel - Grand Ballroom Cost: $115 includes 2 course meal and 4...

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September 03, 2015

Year 12 Curriculum Matters

The Year 12 students completed the two day QCS Test on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week. The test is completed by all OP eligible Year 12 students in Queensland on these days. The purpose of the test is to ensure there is compatibility in the achievement standards within different subjects and between Queensland schools. Hence the results of the students are used to scale student performance within individual subject areas and from school to school. A...


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