Newsletter - AUGUST 5, 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

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

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

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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Competitions and Surveys

UAC Usability Survey for Careers Advisers The Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) is conducting a survey of careers advisers to gather information about the UAC Guide, UAC website, My UAC and UAC’s other publications.  Read More

Years 7, 8 and 9 Dances

As mentioned in previous newsletters we are hoping to get a group of volunteers/parents from Years 7, 8 and 9 to take on the organisation of the school dances. Read More

Saturday 19th November 2016 from 7:00pm in The Waterford Hall, St Paul’s Catholic College, Manly

Join us to celebrate the P&F’s first social event in our new hall, in what must be one of Sydney’s premier locations.  Read More

Music News

Welcome back to Term 3 and we have already been busy consolidating our performance pieces for our Year 12 cohort.  Read More

From the Bursar

Fees are now due and payable. If you wish to discuss your school fee payment plan, please call the College Office and make an appointment to see Mr Baker. Read More

From the Principal

Dear Parents, “Do not be afraid to trust in mercy”, Pope Francis tells millions at closing WYD Mass in Krakow, Poland. Addressing a vast sea of young women and men gathered for World Youth Day (WYD), Pope Francis told them not to be deterred by those who want to present the image of an insensitive God, and to believe in the power of God’s mercy.  Read More

Assistant Principal

This week we have started our Higher School Certificate trial examinations and I am pleased to say that the Year 12 cohort has all approached their exams with seriousness.The conversation of a morning prior to the exams has been about content and studying techniques.These exams are the final feedback and are a good indication of what is known and what still needs to be learned. Read More

ICMS Open Day

ICMS are holding an Open Day on Sunday, 14th August from 10:00am – 2:00pm. Read More

BBSSSA U13 Rugby League Champions

On Tuesday 2nd August our Under 13 rugby league team competed in a BBSSSA Rugby League Gala Day.  Read More

Next P&F Meeting

Our next P&F meeting will be held on Monday 15th August at 7:30pm. We hope you can join us. Read More