College News

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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Friday, 13 Nov 2020

Year 1 Coding

In Technology this term, Year 1 students have enjoyed exploring the wonderful world of ICT and coding through the use of the Scratch Junior platform to program their own interactive stories. Their ICT skills and story writing strategies have flourished this term through the opportunity to create and move digital...
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Friday, 06 Nov 2020

BUHMUN Conference 2020

The 2020 COVID-19 edition of the Bond University High School Model United Nations (BUHMUN) conference at Bond University on Friday 30 October was attended by a delegation of nine A.B. Paterson College students. BUHMUN is Australia’s first university-run High School Model United Nations conference. The conference theme for this year was...
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Thursday, 05 Nov 2020

Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Practice Camp

Last weekend, 25 Year 8 and 9 students took part in a practice Bronze Duke of Edinburgh camp. The practical aspects of the two day camp was to learn about map reading and navigation, safe bush walking skills, planning meals and cooking for themselves and their peers. They were accompanied by teachers Andrew Sole...
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