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Important information for new and returning students in 2019:

PRINCIPAL'S END OF YEAR LETTER TO FAMILIES
Please scroll down to find a copy of the Principal's end of year letter to families.

TERM 1 STARTING DATES
Wednesday 30 January - all NEW students and Year 12 students  (Orientation Day) PLEASE WEAR SPORTS UNIFORM. 
PLEASE NOTE, THE TUCKSHOP WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE ON THIS DAY.

Thursday 31 January - all RETURNING students   PLEASE WEAR ACADEMIC UNIFORM

School commences at 8.30am and finishes at 3.15pm.  

HOUSE INFORMATION 
Attached at the bottom of this page is a document for each HOUSE.
Please read through your daughter's allocated House for important contact information and details on what to wear on the first day of school.

UNIFORMS
Our College Uniform Shop is currently located on-site at the College behind the Café by the Sea. The Uniform Shop is owned and operated by Wearitto.

January 2019 Trading Days:

  • Monday 14 January - 9am - 2pm
  • Tuesday 15 January - 9am - 2pm
  • Wednesday 16 January - 9am - 2pm
  • Thursday 17 January - 9am- 2pm
  • Friday 18 January - 9am - 2pm
  • Monday 21 January - 9am - 2pm
  • Tuesday 22 January - 9am - 2pm
  • Wednesday 23 January 9am - 2pm
  • Thursday 24 January 1pm - 6pm
  • Friday 25 January - 9am - 4pm
  • Tuesday 29 January 9am - 4pm

Wearitto will then be moving the Uniform Shop off-site, trading as of 1st February at  263 CHARTERS TOWERS ROAD, HERMIT PARK.

Please click here for our uniform requirements, our uniform policy and a price list.

STATIONERY, BYOD & TEXT BOOKS

STATIONERY:  Please click here to be directed to our 2019 Stationery Requirements, including BYOD.  You can upload our stationery list directly to Office Works via the link below, or you can drop it in-store and they will fill your order. Otherwise you can purchase the items independently.

https://www.officeworks.com.au/campaigns/back-to-school/school-list-upload-service/?cm_sp=all:mega_menu:Education_MegaMenu_ESpot2_V2:1:bts19:sls_bts19_banner

Stationery will be provided to boarding students.

TEXT BOOKS:  All text books are supplied (to both Day and Boarding students) and must be returned in good condition at the end of the year.

BYOD & LAPTOPS: All students are required to have a laptop. Please click here for a listing of specifications and information about the use of these devices and the internet during school.

BOARDERS' PACKING LIST & HANDBOOK

Please click here for a packing list.
Please click here for the Boarders' Handbook.

TERM DATES 2019

Term 1: Wednesday 30 January (All NEW students and Year 12)  Thursday 31 January (All students) - Thursday 4 April.

Term 2: Wednesday 24 April - Thursday 20 June   

Term 3: Tuesday 16 July - Thursday 19 September

Term 4:  Wednesday 9 October - Friday 15 November (Year 12) and Thursday 28 November  (Years 7-11)   Please note, there is a  Student Free Day scheduled for Monday 16 October

Please click here for full list of term dates 2019.

TUITION & BOARDING FEES 2019

Please click here for a schedule of tuition and boarding fees for 2019.

TUCKSHOP & CAFE BY THE SEA

  • Students should bring their morning tea/lunch with them to school, unless they wish to purchase from the tuckshop or Café by the Sea.
  • Students can pay for tuckshop using cash or eftpos, or they can pre-order online through Flexischools. You can register to use Flexischools by visiting flexischools.com.au
    Click here for the tuckshop menu.
  • Day students can also purchase lunch in the Café by the Sea – simply visit the tuckshop and purchase a ticket or order online via Flexischools. The menu is available on our website stpatscollege.qld.edu.au (visit Boarding – Meals Café by the Sea)
  • Students will not have access to refrigeration for their lunches.
  • During breaks, students are welcome to sit in the undercover area near the tuckshop, outside in the Mercy Courtyard or on the front verandas. Day students also welcome to eat their morning tea/lunch in the Café by the Sea.

ABSENCES, LATE ARRIVALS & EARLY DEPARTURES
Please call 4753 0377 if your daughter will be absent from school, prior to 8.30am. All students will need to visit Student Reception if they are late arriving at school and for early departures.

SCHOOL DROP OFF & PICK UP
There is a drop off/pick up zone directly in front of the College on The Strand, near the main College entrance. Alternatively, students can enter the College via the gates on Oxley Street.

COLLEGE BUS
The College operates two bus routes daily. Please click here for schedules. Parents are asked to complete the CONFIRMATION OF BUS USE form to book a place on the bus. Buses will park on Oxley Street for both morning drop offs and afternoon pickups. 

MUSIC TUITION & ENROLMENT
The College offers private tuition in a wide range of instruments, including both solo and group lessons. Please click here for more information and an enrolment form. Please complete the enrolment form and return to Student Reception if you wish for your daughter to participate in lessons.

PARENTS' WELCOME FUNCTION - FRIDAY 1 FEBRUARY 2018  
Parents of new and returning students are warmly invited to our annual Welcome Function, hosted by our P&F.
Please click here to RSVP.  Come along and meet our leadership team and staff.
Friday 1 February, 5pm-7pm at the Cafe by the Sea (airconditioned!)

COMMUNICATION WITH THE COLLEGE
Please click here for a list of contacts when communicating with the College. This includes student absences,special permissions, academic queries, accounts, pastoral care, boarding, enrolments, 

PARENT ENGAGEMENT - P&F
Parent engagement is vital for a dynamic and healthy school community and we are committed to ensuring that our parents feel connected and engaged throughout their time in our College community. Please click here for more information on our College P&F and the events scheduled for 2019.  Please click here for more information on parent engagement.

 


Principal's Letter to Families December 2018

Contact Us

St Patrick’s College Townsville
45 The Strand (PO Box 721)
Townsville Qld 4810

College Administration:
T (61) 4753 0300
F (61) 4753 0336
Email Administration

College Absence Line: 47530377

CRICOS No: 03317K

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