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  • 30th May, 2018

Talk Times with Principal Grimes - Video Blog

As A.B. Paterson College fulfils its vision of developing young men and women of character – leaders now and for the future, more than 1400 personal stories are in the process of being written.

In Episode 7 of Talk Times with Principal Grimes, we hear from two of our students about discovering their potential. Brian chats with our 2018 College Captain, Rachel Hoch and Vice-Captain, Adrian Rajkamal about the turning points in their leadership journeys at A.B. Paterson College.


Welcome to the 2018 school year!

Our Junior School teachers jump in on the action, as A.B. Paterson College Principal, Mr Brian Grimes reveals the many exciting changes to our College.

Please enjoy Episode 6 of Talk Times with Principal Grimes.


As we prepared to farewell the Class of 2017, A.B. Paterson College Principal, Mr Brian Grimes sat down for a chat with graduating student, Cate Lawrie - this year's recipient of The Banjo Paterson Cup, for the person best exemplifying the College Motto of "Excellence, Care and Commitment."

Please enjoy Episode 5 of Talk Times with Principal Grimes.  


Every student comes to A.B. Paterson College with different gifts, different needs and challenges.
In Episode 4
of Talk Times with Principal Grimes, Brian introduces us to a new student to our College, Ben, who shares his past experience with school – an emotional and difficult journey.

Ben’s future is now bright. Supported by his new A.B. Paterson College community, Ben is becoming the best version of himself.


In Episode 3 of Talk Times with Principal Grimes, Mr Brian Grimes addresses the misconception about A.B. Paterson College - that it is an academically selective school.  If students are not selected according to their grades, what is our Principal wanting to see in families hoping to join us?

Our precious Preppies will steal your heart in Episode 2 of Talk Times with Principal Grimes.  Mr Grimes is in the hot seat, as the youngest members of our A.B. Paterson College community take charge.


In Episode 1 of Talk Times with Principal Grimes, celebrates the amazing Year 6 Winton Camp, an experience that is at the heart of our College.  A.B. Paterson College Principal, Mr Brian Grimes is inviting feedback on an idea to expand the Winton adventure by adding a seperate trip for parents to attend.


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