Newsletter - NOVEMBER 11, 2016

Uniform Order Form 2018 - Pickles Schoolwear

Pickles Schoolwear 2018 uniform online ordering for St Paul's Catholic College, Manly.  Read More

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

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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

Alternative Pathways

Portfolio Entry for UNSW Art & Design UNSW Art & Design is continuing to accept submissions for Portfolio entry for Semester One 2017. Students are encouraged to submit their portfolios as soon as possible, as they are assessed in the order in which they are received. For further information, see  Read More

Job and Career Opportunities for Students

Pre-Apprenticeship Courses Apprenticeships R Us are running fully funded Pre-Apprenticeship Courses throughout different areas in Sydney in Automotive, Community Services, Business, Retail. Hospitality and Warehousing. Courses are for two weeks and include work placement for suitable candidates. Please call Katie today on 98916900 for more information regarding course details and enrolment.  Read More

Family Registration 2017

The 2017 Family Registration Form was to be completed by all families, signed by both parents / caregivers and returned to the College Office no later than 21st November 2016. Thank you to those families who have completed this. If you still need to complete this form, please do so as soon as possible so that the correct fees for the 2017 school year can be determined for your family. Read More

From the Bursar

It is now time to review your outstanding school fee account balance to ensure it is paid in full by the end of the year. Read More

Summer Courses

Whitehouse Institute of Design Registrations for the 2017 Summer Workshops in Fashion Illustration | Image Styling | Sewing | Interiors Illustration are now open. The workshops will be held in January 2017 at the Sydney campus at 2 Short Street, Surry Hills. For bookings phone 1300551433 or email
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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

Cadetships, Apprenticeships & Traineeships

Automotive Apprenticeship Assistance Automotive Group Training (AGT) is a well-established group training company assisting NSW’s young people with advice, in partnership with Careers Advisors, on vocational paths available within the automotive industry. AGT can be called upon as a useful resource in providing apprenticeship information and presentations. Contact Scott Johnston on 02 9796 3655 or for information
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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

New Courses

Diploma of Community Services The new year draws closer, as does our first intake for the Diploma of Community Services! This full time face-to-face course will be offered in our February 2017 intake, and will provide students with opportunities in the community services industry. We accept enrolments all year round! For enquiries or more information, please call us on 1300 174 174 or visit our website  Read More

Year 11 Food Technology

On Friday 21st October the Year 11 Food Technology class took a trip out to Leppington Pastoral Company to research the agricultural sector of the Australian Food Industry. Read More

Year 11 Give Blood

Well done to the Year 11 boys for donating blood for the first time at the Chatswood Blood Donor Centre. The boys loved giving back to the community and enjoyed the free milkshakes and cookies after donating. Read More

New Principal Starts New Year

Click here to read a letter from Director of Schools, Mr Peter Hamill regarding Principal Mr Mark Baker's retirement. Read More

From The Principal

Dear Parents, Month of the Souls of Our Dead. The month of November is dedicated to our Holy Souls. The Church commemorates all her faithful children who have departed from this life, but have not yet attained the joys of heaven. St Paul warns us that we must not be ignorant concerning the dead, nor sorrowful, “even as other who have no hope … For the Lord Himself shall come down from heaven … and the dead who are in Christ shall rise. Read More


Last Thursday the 3rd of November St Paul’s competed in the BBSSSA Tennis Championships at the Australian Tennis Academy at Oxford Falls.
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Minimising Exam Anxiety

With the yearly exams fast approaching many of the students are starting to feel nervous and a little stressed. Read More

Assistant Principal

This week the College staff took part in their annual spirituality day. We are all on a spiritual journey and all at different points. This week we were able to reflect on our own journey as we learnt about the spiritual journey of the Aboriginals who were the first residents of this land in Australia.  Read More

Disability Provisions for Examinations

At St Paul’s some students are eligible for consideration due to a documented disability which causes them to be disadvantaged in examination situations.  Read More

Old Short Sleeve School Shirts for Cambodia Students

A group of 15 boys from Years 10,11 and 12 as well as three staff will be travelling to Cambodia in late November this year to carry out teaching duties at the Happy Days Village school near Siem Reap. Read More

Disability Provisions for Examinations

At St Paul’s some students are eligible for consideration due to a documented disability which causes them to be disadvantaged in examination situations.  Read More

P&F Annual General Meeting

The next P&F meeting is our Annual General Meeting and will be held on Monday 21st November at 7:30pm in the room behind the staff room. Read More

2017 Dee Why RSL Scholarship Program

Scholarships up to $2000 available. Open to HSC students going into Year 11 & 12 in 2017. 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