College News

Friday, 27 Nov 2020

From the Principal's Desk

As our College year draws to a close, I have no doubt we are collectively looking forward to the Christmas holiday break.  I would like to take a moment, as I have during our online Speech Night celebrations and our Valedictory assembly, to thank our College Board, our CEO Mr...
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Friday, 27 Nov 2020

Prep to Year 2 Aquatics Carnival

Our youngest students have enjoyed a splash-tacular day at the annual Prep to Year 2 Aquatics Carnival! Our HPE and Pool teams pulled off a wonderful end-of-year event, with noodle, mat, kickboard and freestyle swims, as well as backstroke and breaststroke events for our stronger Year 2 swimmers. This event...
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Friday, 27 Nov 2020

Senior Formal 2020

Friday 20th November was a special day in the College’s history.  Not only was it the day that our 2020 graduates finished their schooling and joined our Old Collegians, but it was also our first ever combined Formal/Valedictory event and the first Formal to be held at the College in...
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Friday, 27 Nov 2020

Un-bee-lievable Spellers

On Wednesday 25 November, A.B. Paterson College held the sixth annual Un-bee-lievable Spellers Competition. This Teaching and Learning initiative has been a fun and interactive way for students to have an additional opportunity to engage and be challenged in the area of spelling. Through this competition it is hoped that...
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Friday, 27 Nov 2020

Duke of Edinburgh Qualifying Camp

Last weekend, five Year 10 students and one Year 11 student took part in a Silver Duke of Edinburgh Camp. Unlike the more traditional expedition camps which have been based in the tropical rainforests surrounding the Gold Coast, this year’s Silver Qualifying camp took place in Brisbane as part of...
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Thursday, 19 Nov 2020

Recycling Star

A huge thank you and congratulations to Year 6 Planeteer, Siena Harrison for her dedication to the 10c Tuesday recycling project. This week, Siena was awarded The Michael D Veivers Cup during our 30th Annual Speech Night - for outstanding commitment and leadership in the Junior School - and it...
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Wednesday, 18 Nov 2020

Major Prizes - Speech Night 2020

MAJOR AWARD WINNERS Congratulations to Major Award winners at the 30th Annual Speech Night. Rianna Webster The Daniel Bennett Award for Outstanding Performance in a Chosen Field Mia Burtenshaw  The Commonwealth Bank of Australia Award for the Performing Arts Siena Harrison  The Michael D Veivers Cup for Outstanding Commitment and Leadership in...
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Friday, 13 Nov 2020

Remembrance Day

On 11 November, students and staff right across our campus paused to remember the sacrifice made by members of the armed forces who lost their lives in war, fighting to protect our nation. Our Remembrance Day Service - led by Head of Senior School, Mr Gary Smith - was watched...
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