College News

Friday, 23 Oct 2020

A Focus on Wellbeing

It is essential that all schools provide a supportive learning community where all students feel and are safe. Students have a fundamental right to learn in a safe, supportive environment and to be treated with respect. School staff, parents and the local community also have the right to teach, work...
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Friday, 23 Oct 2020

Prep Transition to Year 1

This term, our youngest students have suddenly realised they only have five more weeks before they are no longer ‘Preps’. As is evident in their demeanour, they are starting to feel many different emotions.  Our job as teachers is to help the children deal with these emotions by preparing them...
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Friday, 23 Oct 2020

Happy Grandparents' Day 2020

For 30 years, A.B. Paterson College has been welcoming our grandparents and special friends to campus for Grandparents’ Day celebrations, and without a doubt this day is a highlight of the school year! In 2020, while not on campus, our grandparents are certainly in our hearts and in our thoughts. ...
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Tuesday, 20 Oct 2020

Silver Duke of Edinburgh Camp

Last weekend, seven Years 10 and 11 students took part in a Silver Duke of Edinburgh camp. Unlike the more traditional expedition orientated camps which have been based in the rainforests and bushland surrounding the Gold Coast, this year’s Silver camp took place on the Gold Coast as part of...
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Friday, 16 Oct 2020

Years 10 & 11 Academic Colours & Work Habits Awards

Congratulations to the following students whose outstanding achievements were recognised this week during the Years 10 and 11 Academic Colours & Work Habits Awards Assembly for Semester 2, 2020. Year 10  Full ColoursChloe Britton, Soraya Comley, Charley Ellwood, Ahmed Iqbal, Zack Jennings, Mariam Joy, Lachlan Middendorf, Charles Morris, Alexander Roberts...
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Friday, 16 Oct 2020

Creative Generation Visual Art Awards 2020

Art Captain 2020, Isabelle Anderson-Schmidt, has won a prestigious Commendation Award in the Creative Generation Visual Art Awards for her innovative mixed media installation about climate change entitled “Drowning, Not Waving”. Isabelle is planning to study Art at tertiary level and this award confirms that this is a wise decision...
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Friday, 16 Oct 2020

Netball Finalists!

A.B. Paterson College Netball Club is excited to announce that three of our five senior teams are progressing through to the Grand Finals! Congratulations to our Opal Magnolias, Emerald Proteas and Jade Eucalypts who will be taking to the Runaway Bay courts on Saturday to compete for the Championship title in...
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Friday, 16 Oct 2020

Book Week Character Parade

Wild creatures - straight from the pages of our favourite books - were let loose in the Junior School this week, as they took control of the Prep to Year 3 Book Week Character Parades! Take a look at the curious creatures who graced our 'read' carpet! 
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Friday, 16 Oct 2020

AHEP and SHEP 2020

Congratulations to talented singers Alastair McNamara (Year 11), Charles Morris (Year 10) and Charlotte Squire (Year 9) who auditioned and were selected as part of the choir at the Australian Honours Ensemble Program (AHEP). Congratulations also to Year 11 student Riley Collier who was selected to take part in the State...
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