St Patrick's College is situated on top of Calton Hill and is bounded by Church and Bligh Streets. The college is in close proximity to both St Patrick's School (Primary) and St Patrick's Church.
St Patrick's School is our main feeder school.
Our College was established in 1983 by the amalgamation of the Sisters of Mercy High School for Girls and the Christian Brothers College for Boys. Enrolments at that time were 290 students.
In our Mission Statement, we state -
St Patrick’s College aspires to be a community based on Gospel values of love, forgiveness, compassion, respect, sensitivity and justice, expressed through the Catholic tradition.
We strive to -
Our Vision for Learning states - Fostering Talent, Providing Challenge, Pursuing Wisdom
Mrs Karen Harrison is our Principal. Her Leadership Team is...
Dr Lyn Nothdurft - Deputy Principal
Mr Neil Jones - Assistant to the Principal Pastoral
Mr Tim Malone - Assistant to the Principal Religious Education.
As well the College has a complement of Teaching and Administrative Staff. For 2015, the College will have around 400 students in our six (6) year levels.
The College has four (4) House Groups - Horan, Rice, McAuley and Chisholm. These Houses are named after people of significance to College life and growth. For more details about this please follow the links above.
Our 2014 House Coordinators are...
Horan - Mr Andrew Newton
Rice - Mr Patrick Anstock
McAuley - Mrs Kim Mooney
Chisholm - Mrs Gemma Jacobson
In 2012, the College has reviewed and republished its Education Brief. A copy of the document is available via this link - Education Brief