College News

Friday, 16 Sep 2022

Year 5 Leadership Camp

Our A.B. Paterson College Year 5 students have thoroughly enjoyed their time at the Bornhoffen Leadership Camp, strengthening their skills as they soon progress to the leaders of Junior School. We look forward to welcoming back to campus our Year 5 students from their first ever A.B. camp, and sharing...
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Friday, 16 Sep 2022

Year 10 Semi Formal

The months leading up to the Semi-Formal were filled with excitement as the whole cohort anxiously waited for this special night. After some inclement weather and a couple of last-minute set-up changes, the big night took place and it was the perfect way to end the Year 10 exam block...
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Friday, 16 Sep 2022

Regional Track & Field Championships

Our A.B. Brumbies have finished up three days of competition at the Regional Track & Field Championships with some fantastic performances. Our 23 athletes all had top 10 finishes and between them picked up 6 firsts, 10 seconds and 7 thirds. Congratulations to our 14 Brumbies who have been selected...
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Friday, 16 Sep 2022

Years 4-6 Makerspace

This term, our Makerspace friends from Years 4-6 have been very busy as they have used their weekly sessions to focus upon robotics.  We began the term looking at Spheros and the creation of Make a Bots that cover the device and are manipulated by coding via the SpheroEDU app...
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Friday, 16 Sep 2022

Fuse Cup Esports Girl Gamer Competition

Last week, Girl Gamers from Years 5 and 6 attended the Southeast Queensland Girl Gamer Competition at Emmanuel College. It was an exciting day where the girls competed with around six other schools and students across Years 5-8. The students competed in several rounds within Super Mario Kart and nearly...
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Friday, 16 Sep 2022

Prep - Designing Playgrounds with MakeDo

Prep have been developing their Design and Technologies skills by working together to design and build their own playground. This was an integrated unit that also included geography skills-mapping, maths-positional language and materials in science. As part of the investigating and defining stage of the design process, students looked at...
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Friday, 16 Sep 2022

Bebras Computational Thinking Challenge

This week, a group of Year 5 and 6 students competed in the second round of CSIRO’s Digital Careers: Bebras Australia Challenge. Bebras is an international initiative aimed at promoting Informatics and Computational Thinking amongst students. In Australia, the Bebras Challenge takes place in March and August-September each year. Students...
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Wednesday, 07 Sep 2022

Junior Interschool Chess Competition

On Thursday 25 August, a small group of students from our Junior School Chess Team, participated in the Term 3 Interschool Chess Competition at Coomera Springs State School. Twelve very eager and excited club members gathered at the Tucker-bag, before heading to the bus to participate in the day’s competition...
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Wednesday, 07 Sep 2022

A.B. awarded Primary School Aggregate Trophy

New hot off the press!! Wowzers and congratulations to the Primary School Choirs who collectively, have just been awarded the Primary School Aggregate trophy for Choirs at the Gold Coast Eisteddfod!! What amazing news – we are so proud of every singer from Prep to Year 6 and super excited...
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