Newsletter - AUGUST 19, 2016

Follow Us On Social Media

Are you following us on social media? Important communication will continue to be emailed, posted and placed in the newsletter but social media is another way to keep up to date with the happenings here at St Paul's. Read More

Please Bookmark Links for Future Reference

College Website:          Read More

Canteen Menu

Click here to view the Canteen Menu. Read More

Thursday Sport Arrangements Years 7 to 10, Term 1

Please click on the link below to view Term 1 Sport Arrangements for Years 7 to 10. Read More

Overseas Opportunities

STUDY IN THE USA Class of 2017 students interested in pursing study in the USA should sit the SAT or ACT standardised test in the coming months, prior to returning to school in January 2017. Internationally Educated works with students and their families through the complex identification and application process to US uni’s. Contact us today to discover the opportunities  Read More

Information Sessions / Days for Career Advisers

Volunteer Overseas Online Information Session Projects Abroad arrange safe, sustainable and worthwhile volunteer programmes for individuals and groups alike. Working in 30 developing countries, volunteers from year 10 upwards can make a contribution to projects in childcare, construction, conservation, education and human rights among may others. This session gives an overview of the projects and the chance to send in questions throughout. Read More

Other News

Sydney Film School has a new home In what is an exciting development for creative screen arts education, International Screen Academy (ISA) and Sydney Film School (SFS) have come together to form a new alliance. The partnership will see Sydney Film School relocate to ISA's Studios in Young Street, Waterloo to create a new hub of acting and filmmaking excellence. To find out more visit Read More

Expos and Forums

National Skills Week 2017 DATES ANNOUNCED! August 28 – September 3, 2017. Every year National Skills Week recognises, celebrates and informs students and the wider public of the diversity, benefits and career pathways associated with Vocational Education and Training (VET). For more information visit  Read More

Open Days

Whitehouse Institute of Design 2016 Graduate Exhibition & Parade celebrates design thinking, creativity and innovation, showcasing the work of graduating students from across Creative Direction & Styling, Fashion Design and Interior Design disciplines. Sydney campus, 2 Short Street, Surry Hills on 23 & 29 November 2016. School concession matinee 11am for 12:30pm runway show on Tuesday 29 November. Bookings:
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Courses & Workshops For Students

Career Focus Day - November 2016 Final Career Focus Day (CFD) program for 2016. NOV 29 - DEC 1. This is a 3-day live-in trial of life as a BMIHMS student including workshops across all departments of hotel operations and behind the scenes tours of 5-star hotels in Sydney. $325. All transport, meals and accommodation included. Call Gabriella for conditions and information on 0438568377.  Read More

Course & Institution Information Sessions For Students & Parents

AIM Information Day Visit AIM in December to find out more about studying music or performing arts. Courses start 23 January 2016. ► AIM Sydney: Saturday 17th December 2016. 1-55 Foveaux St, Surry Hills. 10am-2pm ► AIM Melbourne: Saturday 10th December 2016 120 King St, Melbourne. 10am-2pm. For enquiries email  Read More

A Reminder To All Parents and Guardians

Please do not drive inside the College gates to drop off or pick up your son(s). This is a WHS concern.  Read More

Social Event - Come Party With Us!

Come party with us on Saturday 19th November! Our first function in The Waterford Hall!  Read More

Free Resources for Students

UNIQUE & MODERN CAREERS TOOL FOR STUDENTS & CAREER ADVISORS The Footnotes offers a unique career and study service to students and careers advisors. Trial the tool that includes a Course Finder (with over 6200 courses featured nationally) and its Job Finder (allowing students to find volunteer, casual & work experience opportunities)- all combined with case study advice and stories. More information here-

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Jobs and Careers Opportunities for Students

Apprenticeships. Many opportunities exist at the moments for Year 11 and 12 students looking for apprenticeships are in construction related fields. Please see Mr Casburn for further information. Read More

Early Entry

Early Offer Opportunity – Sydney City School of Business & Law from Top Education Institute Reserve your spot and secure $500 scholarship into our Business or Law degrees before sitting your HSC exams.  Read More

Keeping Kids In Mind

Parents love their children and want the best for them. However, after separation parenting often gets much tougher.  Read More

Alternative Pathways

SEDA COLLEGE MUSIC Program 2017 Friday October 14 10am-11:30am Redfern. SEDA College offers applied learning HSC NON-ATAR courses in music and music industry, contemporary and classical, at 107 Projects. Year 11 enrolling for 2017 now - filling fast. Free info session for parents, students, and teachers. In partnership with Musica Viva & Music Aust., 1300117332,  Read More

Term 3 External Sport Draws

Please click on the links below to view the current draws for external sport. Read More

New Courses

Career Assessments Accreditation Workshop ACER is pleased to announce a half-day workshop that will teach and accredit practitioners how to use some of our popular career assessment tools including the Self Directed Search (SDS), the Knowdell Card Sorts, and many more. For more info & to enroll go to:  Read More

Assistant Principal

HSC Trials have been completed and I would like to commend the attitude that the boys had in relation to these examinations. Read More

From the Principal

Dear Parents, A Reflection: As a school in the Christian Brothers tradition, we have a special love for Mary. Read More

What Kids Learn From Fathers

High work ethic, honesty, supportiveness and loyalty were all values that men directly attributed to their dads. Read More

What Is Your P&F Levy Used For?

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Aurecon Bridge Building Competition

On Tuesday 9th August three Year 9 Design technology students, Jake Lacy, Cian Ryan and Mitchell Birch, participated in the Aurecon Bridge Building Competition to implement their design and engineering skills.  Read More

Waseda Visit

Last week we bid farewell to our 21 students and two teachers from Waseda High. Waseda is the sisterschool to St Paul’s Catholic College, Manly and it is located in Tokyo.  Read More


The staff and Year 12 students of the College would like to invite the St Paul’s community to HSC ONSHOW: A showcase of 2016 HSC Major Works. Read More

Calling All Scientists

Become a wildlife spotter! Help save threatened species and preserve Australia’s iconic wildlife. Read More

Year 10 Japanese Excursion to SBS

Last week I accompanied the Waseda Senior High students and four of our Year 10 students to the SBS Sydney headquarters. Marcello Marrufo, Finn Millais McCrea, Will Horton and Joshua Wheen were selected to attend the tour of the TV and radio station as they had recently represented the school at the Japanese interschool Speech contest at Manly Council.  Read More

U13s and U15s Broken Bay Soccer Gala Day

U13s and U15s soccer teams attended the Broken Bay soccer gala day Friday 12th August. Both teams played exceptionally well throughout the day and were undefeated. Both teams also drew nil all in the semi-finals, which then proceeded to penalty shoot-outs. The two teams unfortunately were eliminated from the competition at this point.  Read More

2016 NAPLAN Results

2016 NAPLAN data was released to schools on Monday, 15 August. We are in the initial stages of examining the results, and will have more to communicate once we’ve conducted a more comprehensive analysis. Read More

Jazz Camp 2017

Jazz Workshop Australia’s annual Jazz Camp is to be held at Naamaroo Conference Centre, Jan 2-6 2017.  Read More

Social Justice Training Day

Congratulations to Daniel Dovale, Solomon Mander-Jones, Luca Cavalieri, Damian Frei, Will Horton, Finn Millais, Marcello Marrufo, Liam McCarthy, Flynn Capell, Oliver Davies and Michael Skiffington who represented the College on behalf of Year 10 at the inaugural Sydney Alliance Student Leadership and Community Organising Training Day hosted by Mount Saint Benedict College.  Read More

You Are Invited To Praisefest

PRAISEFEST is a vibrant gathering of youth celebrating our faith through prayer, incredible music & community. As part of the Proclaim conference, this event is especially for our young people. It is a joyful celebration with youth high school aged and above and, in a special way, for those who have newly returned from their World Youth Day experience in the city of Mercy, Krakow.  Read More

World Youth Day 2016 by Noah Valentine Year 10

“Dzie Dobry”, good morning. For the past three weeks, we have been on the other side of the world with six students from St Paul’s, seeing places I thought that I would never see, talking to people I thought I would never meet and experiencing events that I thought I would never be a part of. This was not San Diego Comic-Con but World Youth Day 2016. Read More

General Course Updates and Changes

Western Sydney University opens new Sydney City campus Western Sydney University is delighted to announce the opening of their new Sydney City campus, located at 255 Elizabeth Street, from September 2016. For more information, visit  Read More

University Open Days

Please click here to view the upcoming University Open Days for 2016. Read More

Advice for Year 12

In the next few weeks Year 12 students will receive a University Admissions Centre (UAC) pin number, this will be mailed to their home address.  Read More

Courses for Careers Advisers

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