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Outward Bound Trekkers' Gallery

July 22, 2014

They say that a picture is worth a thousand words and we hope that this gallery of our intrepid Year 10 Outward Bounders will tell its own remarkable story. Enjoy! More

Term 3 Gets Off to a Flying Start

July 17, 2014

Already the campus is buzzing with activity and the sounds of excited ready-t0-go student 'noise'.  This week we farewelled Year 6 and Year 10 on their travels to Winton and Outward Bound respectively. Both year levels will return to campus on Thursday, 24 July after an exhilarating and, for many, a life-changing nine days away from all things familiar. Resilience and team work are... More

Join Us At Our Next Open Day

July 13, 2014

Our next Open Day is on Tuesday, 12 August, 2014 from 11am-12.30pm. You are invited to be our guest at our next Open Day, when the College will open its classroom doors to welcome you into the heart of the teaching and learning excellence taking place in its Junior and Senior School lessons, every day of the week throughout the academic year. Take a tour with our students- Discover our... More

Athletics Programme is Ready, Set, Go!

July 12, 2014

With high profile coaches on board for the start of the Athletics season, our  College programme will commence in preparation for the Interhouse and Associated Private Schools (APS) Athletics carnivals in Week 2,Term 3.   Training commences at 6:45am until 8am, and the athletes are to meet their respective coaches at the designated area for their discipline.   For further... More

Welcome Back to Term 3!

July 9, 2014

The College staff welcomes our families back to its campus on Tuesday 15 July. We hope that you all had a wonderful mid -year break with your family and friends, and return to the routine of school and work refreshed and relaxed. The excited buzz of student voices arriving for school and catching up with friends on Tuesday morning will be most welcome after the down-time quiet of the three week ... More

Artwork for Commonwealth Games Association

June 19, 2014

A.B. Paterson College participated in the Adopt a Commonwealth Country Programme in 2011; our adopted country was St. Kitts and Nevis. Through the programme, schools learned about the cultures and customs of its adopted Commonwealth country, the Commonwealth Games and the Gold Coast’s Bid for the 2018 Games.   Our school was invited to re-connect with its adopted Commonwealth... More

Fundraiser for Royal Flying Doctor Service

June 11, 2014

As Year 6 gear up to begin their journey into the Outback, the anticipation also heightens. This is a trip that is both exciting and defining. For many, this will be a first time venturing into country and experiencing life outside of a city. Camping, cooking and organising themselves will also be a first for many without Mum or Dad to help out. But there is plenty on offer to see and take ... More

Plenty of Hospitality in Hotel Experience

June 6, 2014

From 12-13 May, the Year 11 Hospitality class were invited to attend a two-day work experience at the Mercure Resort, Carrara.   Students had the opportunity to work in different departments of the kitchen and hospitality, for the Mercure Resort guests. It was an experience to remember, as much was learned through hands-on activities. In particular, the students were able to work in the... More

Back to School for our Old Collegians

May 23, 2014

Saturday, 17 May, saw the College abuzz with the happy spirit of past students returning to challenge current students in sports in the early afternoon, and also to gather together for drinks and nibbles at the Official Launch of the College’s Alumni Association, Old Collegians, later in the afternoon.  Approximately 80 past students joined us, from across the years, with... More

Performing with Opera Australia on the Beach

May 23, 2014

Thanks to the creative and convincing writing style of the College's Director of Choirs, students and staff of the Arts faculty were the lucky recipients of free tickets to Opera Australia's 'Opera on the Beach' performance on Thursday, 8 May.  As the winners of the Courier-Mail competition, the students were able to view the final dress rehearsal for the production, whilst warming... More

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