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 Primary 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
Click here to view our St Patrick's College, Gympie Annual Improvement Plan for 2022
Mr Mark Newton is our Principal. His Leadership Team is...
Mr Timothy Malone - Deputy Principal - Student Engagement and Wellbeing
Mrs Paula Elvy - Assistant to the Principal - Learning and Teaching
Mrs Kim Mooney - Assistant to the Principal - Religious Education
Mr Gerard O'Connell - Business Manager
As well the College has a complement of Teaching and Administrative Staff. For 2022 the College has around 500 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 2022 House Coordinators are...
Horan - Mr Todd Pooley
Rice - Mr Patrick Anstock
McAuley - Mrs Jacqueline Parr
Chisholm - Ms Gemma Kennedy