Newsletter - october 14, 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

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

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

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

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

Perpetual Trophies to be Returned

Students who received a College Perpetual trophy at last years Year In Review, could you please return it to the College Office before 31st October 2016. Read More

Every Drop Counts - Donate Blood

The Australian Red Cross Blood Service needs to collect over 25,000 blood donations every week. Every blood donation can help to save three lives. Read More

Year 12 Formal

Dear Year 12 Parents and Students, 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

Random Acts Of Kindness

October is Mental Health Month. At St Paul’s this month we will be promoting good mental health to all the students.  Read More

Catholic Mission Appeal: Wednesday 19th October

The Year 7 boys at St Paul’s are challenging our community to donate just $5.00 each in supporting the most disadvantaged communities in Cambodia.  Read More

Follow Us at Manly Freshwater Parish

Stay up to date with all the happenings of Manly Freshwater Parish by liking its new Facebook page. Read More

Please Keep Our Year 12 Students In Your Prayers

God of Wisdom, I thank you for the knowledge gained and the learning experiences of 2016. I come to you this day and ask you to illuminate my mind and heart.  Read More

Learning Support / Homework Club

Term 4 is going to fly and it is the busiest term of the year believe it or not ! Students will soon be preparing for exams; Years 9 and 10 in Weeks 5 and 6 and Years 7 and 8 in Week 7. Read More

Mental Health Month

We had a fabulous day on Wednesday promoting Mental Health awareness here at St Paul’s Catholic College.  Read More

Mental Health Awareness in Year 7

Over the next few weeks the Year 7 boys will focus on mindfulness practices for mental health awareness month.  Read More

Recruitment Drive at Manly Aquatic Centre

Manly Aquatic Centre are currently running a recruitment drive for both casual Lifeguards and Swim Instructors and are interested in meeting with year 11 and 12 students from St Paul’s. Read More

From the Principal

Who am I to judge? “He who is without sin among you, let him be the first to throw a stone... “ (John 8:7).World Mental Health Day is observed annually on 10 October. We all have mental health and our mental health is on a continuum, meaning that our mental health can change from being well to being very unwell and then bouncing back to feeling well.  Read More

Assistant Principal

This year the College introduced the Prima Primum Class Award. This award, aimed at students’ showing commitment in a particular subject area, is recognition that all students should strive for, and well deserved by the recipients. It was fitting that our first Assembly for Term 4 showcased student recipients of the Term 3 Prima Primum Class Award. Congratulations to all award winners. Read More

Preparing for Exams

Does your son have exams coming up this term? Read More