In 2012, the College reviewed and republished its Education Brief. A copy of the document is available via this link
Education Brief 2012.pdfSt Patrick's College is a Parish based Catholic College catering for Years 7 to 12 in a coeducational setting. In 2017, around 400 students are enrolled at the College.
The College has a strong Catholic tradition based on the Christian Brothers College for Boys (established in 1904) and the Sisters of Mercy High School for Girls (established in 1879).
Faith Life - Our claim to existence as an independent school is based on the support we offer parents in the education of their children in the Catholic tradition. A variety of Faith Experiences both inside and outside the classroom is offered, including -
Facilities - The College is fortunate to have a wide range of facilities available:
All General Purpose classrooms are carpeted and have been refurbished. Interactive whiteboards or digital televisons or data projectors are available in most classrooms. Classrooms are also cabled for computer access.
The Tuckshop is open each day and offers a comprehensive range of food and drinks.
Pastoral Care - Each student is assigned to a House Group. The House Group teacher has daily contact with the group and strives to foster the well-being and harmony of all members. A Peer Support program allows older students to mentor to younger ones.
A formal assembly of the whole College is held most Wednesdays. This assembly has a liturgical focus.
Support Staff - Student's personal needs are further enhanced by:
Parents - Parental contact and participation are encouraged. Opportunities include:
Student Representative Council - The Student Representative Council represents the whole student body through a variety of committees that operate within school life.