It is with great pride that we celebrate being part of theÌýSt Patrickâ€™sÌý°ä´Ç±ô±ô±ð²µ±ðÌý³§³Ù°ù²¹³Ù³ó´Ú¾±±ð±ô»åÌý³¦´Ç³¾³¾³Ü²Ô¾±³Ù²â.ÌýSt Patrickâ€™sÌýCollege is a Catholic School educating in theÌýEdmund RiceÌýtradition. The College exists to provideÌýan excellentÌýlearning centre forÌýYear 5Ìýto Year 12Ìýboys.ÌýÌý
Our prime focus is to promote the safety and wellbeing of young men under our care. We take our responsibilities for child safeguarding extremely seriously and therefore we commit to ensuring that our College has appropriate policies and practices to make it a place that is both safe and inclusive. Central to this, is student voice and agency. Our College’s child safeguarding programs are regularly updated and checked for compliance with regulatory requirements.
We are not just a College with boys in it; we are a College that specifically caters for the learning, spiritual,ÌýphysicalÌýand wellbeing needs of boys.Ìý
We strive to animate our delivery of learning, teaching and wellbeing, as one which is innovative and creative, underpinned by contemporary and relevant pedagogy.Ìý
Our College motto, LuceatÌýLuxÌýVestra which meansÌýLet Your Light Shine,ÌýperfectlyÌýdescribesÌýwhat we want each one of our students to do in his time here.ÌýWe want the young men of St Patrickâ€™s to useÌýtheir gifts andÌýto have their uniqueÌýtalents shine.Ìý
WithÌýBlessed Edmund RiceÌýas our model in faith, we encourage students to grow into the fullness of their humanity in an educational environment where they feel welcomed,Ìýaccepted,Ìýand valued.ÌýWe aspire that each member of our community is faithful to the four touchstones:ÌýLiberatingÌýEducation,ÌýGospel Spirituality,ÌýInclusive CommunityÌýandÌýJustice and Solidarity.ÌýAs aÌýCatholicÌýschool in the Edmund RiceÌýTradition, known as the Edmund RiceÌýEducation AustraliaÌý(EREA)Ìýnetwork of schools, St Patrickâ€™s College is one ofÌý54 schools,Ìý1 Early Childhood Centre and 34 Associated schoolsÌýacross Australia.ÌýÌý
EREA schools are part of an international network of schools in over 20 countries called Edmund Rice Education Beyond Borders.Ìý
We are proud that weÌýare part of a global community that provides support and opportunity to our students and teachers.ÌýWe welcome you toÌýSt Patrickâ€™s College ³§³Ù°ù²¹³Ù³ó´Ú¾±±ð±ô»åÌýand encourage all students,Ìýteachers,Ìýand visitors to embrace ourÌývisionÌýofÌýpreparing faithful and inclusive men for a dynamic world! Through this website, you get to know more about why we have a proud reputation for beingÌýA Beacon for Boys’ Education.
Dr Vittoria Lavorato