Newsletter - NOVEMBER 28, 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

The ConocoPhillips Science Experience

A nationwide STEM outreach program for years 9 & 10 students. Read More

Lost Property

There is a large pile of lost property currently in the College Office.  Read More

Assistant Principal

Our Year 10 boys have attended camp this week at Myall Lakes, and whilst they had a late start leaving the College on Monday morning, they were full of good spirit when boarding the buses. The boys enjoyed themselves and immersed themselves into the many activities. The weather was kind, and whilst sleeping in tents can be a challenge for many, they all enjoyed themselves. Read More

Vinnies Christmas Hamper Appeal

Each year the St Paul’s Catholic College community supports local families by creating beautiful Christmas hampers especially tailored to suit a family in need.  Read More

P&F News

Thank you to all those people who attended the P&F Annual General Meeting on Monday 21 November. Read More

Prefect Leadership Day

Broken Bay Diocese hosted the inaugural Prefect Leadership Day on Tuesday 8 November led by Bishop Peter Comensoli at St Canisius College, Pymble.  Read More

Express Yourself 2017

Congratulations to Year 12, 2016 Visual Arts students Blake Harrold and Isaac Spencer who have both had their HSC Major Works selected for Express Yourself, 2017 at the Manly Art Gallery & Museum.  Read More

From The Principal

The Liturgical Season of Advent begins this Sunday 27 November 2016. How did the celebration of Advent come about?  Read More

Learning Support News

Once again we have had a very busy and successful year in Learning Support. A very large number of our boys have accessed the help available for all manner of Assessment Tasks and classwork. The students recognise the benefits that can be gained by asking for help and spending extra time on their studies.  Read More


Our final PRAISEfest for the year will be an opportunity for lots of fun and excitement as we wrap up the year and joyfully prepare for Christmas.  Read More

Senior Retreat

We conducted a different style of Retreat for our 2017 Senior Class this year. Last week on Thursday and Friday, instead of the three day, two night format, we held a two day retreat.  Read More

Work Experience

Whitehouse Institute of Design, Australia offers on-campus work experience for design/education orientated Year 10-12 students. The week at Whitehouse provides the opportunity to watch and learn about photo shoots , setting-up illustration and design classes and workshops as well as experience some of the core administration tasks in a design college such as event bump-in and bump-out, social media management and reception duties. Contact:  Read More

Early Entry

BEDFORD COLLEGE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Students do not need an ATAR to be eligible to study with us, as long as they have completed Year 10 they are able to apply to study at Bedford! We take enrolments all year round for all our intakes and Diploma Courses. For more information visit our website link below for information specific to Careers Advisors:, or call us on 1300 174 174.  Read More

Accomodation Available at Royal Far West Manly

Royal Far West provides essential child development and assessment services to rural children in need. During key times of the year we share our accommodation facilities with our friends in the community to raise funds for our programs.  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

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

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