Life for the students of St Patrick’s College is built on the Gospel values of the Catholic Church. St. Patrick’s is a distinct community that cherishes the religious, academic and social development of young men.
Developing Men of Action
St Patrick’s College is a Catholic School in the Edmund Rice tradition. Our Mission Statement acknowledges building right relationships amongst students, the College staff, the parent body and the wider community as a fundamental value of our College. Consequently, it is the responsibility of all adult members within the community to work together in partnership to assist in forming our young men into Men of Action. CLICK HERE to view the document that sets out the guidelines that illustrate how all adults can work together, in partnership, in a consistent and effective manner to achieve this outcome.
An atmosphere of care prevails at St Patrick’s where each young man’s dignity is affirmed so that he may confidently strive for excellence in all dimensions of his life. This ethos of care aims to ensure the formation of strong characters, men of action, who are based on Gospel values. Students are welcomed into one of nine Houses as a means of optimising personal care and leadership opportunities.
Students are encouraged to explore their potential and pursue excellence within the realm of the College’s extensive sporting program which includes inter-school and intra-school competitions. There exists opportunities in which students of all ages, abilities and ambitions are able participate.
Cultural expression is nurtured by St Patrick’s and valued as a critical component in the development of an individual. The young men of St Patrick’s are provided with a variety of cultural opportunities including performing arts, public speaking and chess.
Developing a connectedness with local and global communities is recognised by the College as an integral feature in the life of a young man. Students are encouraged to participate in local and international social justice immersion and student exchange programs.
Students of St Patrick’s are provided with professional support and guidance so that they are fully equipped with the necessary tools to strive for their personal and academic goals. Accessing services of support is encouraged and readily available to students.