College News

Thursday, 01 Apr 2021

Year 5 HaSS: Fire and Flood

Year 5 have been exploring ‘Connections to Land’ in their HaSS unit this term and looking at the use of technology to communicate ideas and information as part of their Design and Digital Technologies curriculum. They were tasked with presenting information about either bushfires or floods in the form of...
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Thursday, 01 Apr 2021

Junior School Student Leader Workshop

As part of the College Leadership program, on Tuesday 23 March, Deputy Head of Junior School: Pastoral, Sara Bakanay, and I worked with the Junior School House Captains and Co-curricular Captains to further explore their roles and responsibilities as student leaders at the College.  Topics for the morning session included...
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Friday, 12 Mar 2021

Banjo's Games 2021

Banjo's Games is always a highlight of our College calendar and it was so wonderful to welcome our families back in 2021! The hugely successful event was rescheduled to March 5, though is typically run in February each year to celebrate the birthday of our College namesake, Andrew Barton (Banjo)...
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Friday, 12 Mar 2021

Space: The Final Frontier in Year 5

Next Term, Year 5 students will enjoy exploring the solar system and learning about the planets as well as the earth’s relationship to the sun, through the science unit titled ‘Space: The Final Frontier’. On Wednesday 10 March, Year 5 students enjoyed the most magnificent prelude to this unit as...
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Friday, 12 Mar 2021

Youth Leadership Conference

On Wednesday 10th March, the College Leaders were granted the opportunity to attend the Youth Leadership Academy Australia’s Secondary Youth Leadership Conference. Held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, the event focussed on empowering young leaders across South-East Queensland to realise their potential to influence change in both our own lives, and the lives...
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Friday, 05 Mar 2021

Year 4 Indigenous BBQ and Jellurgal Excursion

While the beginning of Term 1 is extremely busy for our Year 4 students, it is also an opportunity to immerse themselves in the history and culture of the First Australians. Last week in particular was a buzz of excitement as the students enjoyed a few different experiences. On Wednesday...
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Friday, 05 Mar 2021

A Night to Remember

On Saturday 27 February the annual A.B. Paterson College Senior Formal was held at the JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort & Spa. This venue has recently been renovated and with the finishing touches that the Formal Committee decided upon to celebrate the Year 12's, ‘Night with the Gods’, the space...
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Friday, 05 Mar 2021

Celebrating HPE Week

This week all students across our campus have been busy and active during lunch break to celebrate HPE Week. Activities have included a dance party in the Prep playground, touch football, a soccer shootout, a table tennis tournament and a staff V student volleyball showdown! HPE Week celebrates the role of Health & Physical Education in...
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Tuesday, 16 Feb 2021

Valentine's Day Serenade 2021

The Valentine's Day serenade tradition continues at A.B. Paterson College. Our Year 12 crooners took to the LPAC stage to spread a little love and joy, while bursting into song for an appreciative audience. Nice work!
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