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Senior School - Years 10-12
The Senior School structure  permits students to study at the level that best reflects thier current stage of learning, allowing for vertical subject selection in a wide range of areas including Vocational Education and Training electives.


Year 12

2018 VCE Assessment Calendar

2018 Year 12 Subject Selection Guide

2018 Year 12 Information Update

2018 Year 12 Student Information Session

Expected Standards of Attainment in Assessment Tasks Guidelines

2017 University Open Days

VCE Extension Studies Program Form

Federation University Information Booklet  

Year 11

Year 11 Parent Information

2018 Year 11 and 12 Information Booklet 

2018 Year 11 Subject Selection Guide 

2018 Year 11 Student Information Session 

VTAC Prerequisites 2020

2018 Year 11 - Where to Now?

2017 University Open Days

2017 VCE Rules and Procedures

Year 10

2018 Year 10 Student Presentation 

2018 Year 10 Subject Booklet  

2018 Year 10 Subject Selection Guide 

2018 Year 10 - Where to Now? 

2017 VETiS Cluster Booklet 

Year 10 Parent Information


VCAL Parent Information

Permission to drive to school form

2017 VCE Rules and Procedures

SPC In India

28 Feb

SPC In India author: Paul Nolan

SPC in India The College is thrilled to announce an exciting opportunity for current students in the Senior School. This November/December a small group of Senior students from SPC will be travelling to India for the first time as part of Edmund Rice Education Beyond Borders (EREBB). EERB is an International network of Catholic schools educati

Senior School Report - March 1, 2018

28 Feb

Senior School Report - March 1, 2018 author: Hamish McCrum

Last week the buzz around the school was very much about Head of the Lake.  The passion and school spirit that it stirs is an amazing phenomenon. The pride and sense of belonging the boys display in this week is the envy of many others. The behaviour of the supporters was in the main excellent; it is important for all of us that our interactions wi

Launch of our Great Man video

31 Jan

Launch of our Great Man video author: Paul Nolan

As St Patrick’s College celebrates its 125th anniversary in 2018, we felt it was a crucial time to revisit and redefine our mission to “raise fine boys to the status of great men”. We asked ourselves, what is a great man? How do we define greatness? To answer these challenging questions the College embarked upon a deep, 12-month community consult

Celebrating our 2017 results

23 Jan

Celebrating our 2017 results author: Stephen Hill

2017 Victorian Certificate of Education results The month of December is a significant one for all Year 12 students across the state. Not only does it mark the official end of secondary school for these students, it is also the time when they receive details of their academic performance in the Victorian Certificate of Education. All members of t

2018 Student Leaders Announced

3 Sep

2018 Student Leaders Announced author: John Crowley

Dear Parents and Students of St Patrick’s College, Today it is a great honour to be able to announce the student leadership team for St Patrick’s College in 2018. The selection process over the past few weeks involved a detailed online vote involving students and staff, followed by a rigorous interview process whereby the candidates met last week w

Headmaster's reflection at EREA apology

31 May

Headmaster's reflection at EREA apology author: John Crowley

Headmaster John Crowley delivered the following speech in Canberra on Thursday, June 1, 2017 as the College's governing body, Edmund Rice Education Australia, delivered a formal apology to victims and survivors of child sexual abuse. This reflection represents another significant step in the College's journey towards reconciliation with victims and

1st XVIII match report - 2015 Herald Sun Shield Fi

9 Aug

1st XVIII match report - 2015 Herald Sun Shield Fi author: Xavier Carey

2015 Herald Sun Shield Grand Final St Patrick’s College 10.12 (72) d Essendon Keilor College 6.7 (43) Goal Kickers: Jackson Carrick 2, Jacob Wheelahan 2, Jacob Hopper 1, Hamish Coulton 1, Daniel Rioli 1, Leigh Spiteri 1, Tanner Blackney-Noter 1, Bailey Veale Best Players: Joel Cowan, Ben Hurley, Jacob Hopper, Ben Simpson, Ben Lusby, Hasker Dawbo