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February 17, 2017

From the Principal

This week, we celebrated our first Academic Assembly for 2017 to recognise the achievements of our young men from Semester 2, 2016. This event also recognised the amazing achievements of our newly graduated cohort who achieved an OP 1-5. Well done to all of our students on a record number of Academic Awards. As part of this occasion it was my very great pleasure to welcome back St Patrick's College Old Boy, Brett Parkinson (2009 - O'Rourke House). I would like to take...


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February 17, 2017

From the Deputy Principal

We are nearly at the half-way point of the term and all students should have settled into a balanced routine of study, physical activity, family life and social activities. The key word is “BALANCE”, the lack of balance can become overwhelming for our young men if healthy living and wellness are wanting.

All assessment dates have been published and are available on the Student and Parent Portal. This weekend is a good time to sit with your...


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February 17, 2017

Men of Action Week 2017

Men of Action Week and the St Patrick’s College 2017 Anti-bullying Program

Bullying among children within our schools is a serious matter. Here is a brief outline of some recent statistics in relation to bullying in Australia:

One child in four between the ages of 8 and 15 is bullied weekly. The highest frequency of bullying occurred to students in Years 5, 7 and 8.More students reported being victims of face-to-face bullying than cyberbullying in the last year (30.5%...

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