A.B. PATERSON COLLEGE
GOLD COAST, QUEENSLAND

College Noticeboard


School Photographs

School photography day is coming up very soon. Group and portrait photographs can be purchased by following the link below or by using the envelope provided.

SCHOOL PHOTOGRAPHY DATES:
6/02/2020 – Prep to year 6 Class Photos
12/02/2020 – Years 7-12 House Tutor Group Photos

SCHOOL PHOTO ORDER CODE: 7N5 EA2 V1W

SCHOOL PHOTO ORDER LINK:
https://www.advancedimage.com.au/keycode/keycodefinder.aspx?keycode=7N5EA2V1W

SIBLING PHOTO OPPORTUNITY:
7:30am- 8:15am on both dates above, in the DMPC

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

  • School photos purchased online DO NOT require envelopes returned to school
  • Don’t forget to order your sibling photos now, if your school is offering sibling photos*
  • Late fees/additional charges will be applied for purchases after photo day
  • Photos will be returned to your school for distribution approximately six weeks after photos are taken
  • Past years’ photographs including sports, co-curricular and representative groups available at school’s advancedorder site (follow the link above) and your child’s advancedyou photo site

*Sibling photographs must be ordered either online or by order envelope prior to the day of photography. A photograph will not be taken without an order. Sibling photographs can only be taken of children enrolled at the school. Please note: Envelopes for sibling photos are available at reception in Rickard Administration building.

advancedlife would like to express our appreciation to A.B. Paterson College for placing your trust in us. Please remember we offer a 100% money-back guarantee on our products, for your peace of mind, and are also here to resolve any issues you may experience to ensure your satisfaction.


Running Club

Running Club commenced this week and is on every school day this term.

  • Students are to meet at the stairs of the Maths Building ready to leave at 7am.
  • Students may leave their bags in Room M4 during Running Club.
  • Students are to wear their Sports Uniform which may include the College athletics singlet and should bring a water bottle.

Running Club is for all fitness levels and parents are also most welcome to attend.

Ian Taylor - Director of Activities


Co-Curricular Directory 2020

The Co-Curricular Directory details information about Performing Arts Choir and Instrumental rehearsal schedule, Instrumental Lessons, Sport and other co-curricular programs available before and after school.

This directory is available to download from our website under Co-Curricular The Arts or Co-Curricular Sport or Community Event Flyers.


Scholarship Registration Closing Soon!

Does your child excel at school?

Register now for testing for the A.B. Paterson College Scholarship Program for academic or music scholarships.

Students - from all schools - entering Year 7, Year 10 or Year 11 in 2021 are eligible to sit the ACER Scholarship test on Saturday, 15 February 2020.

You can find more information on scholarships and educational bursaries at www.abpat.qld.edu.au/page/scholarships

Please register online via the ACER website https://scholarships.acer.edu.au/intro/1911

Registration will close on Friday, 31 January 2020 at 4pm.


Wild After School Art Classes for Junior School Students

  • LEARN TO CREATE, DRAW AND PAINT.
  • USE YOUR IMAGINATION!
  • IT’S FUN FOR EVERYONE.

Tuesdays 3.30pm to 5.00pm
Meet outside the Tucker-bag.
Art class will be held in room F4 in the Farrer building.

  • EXPERT TUITION ARTIST/TEACHER.
  • MOST ART MATERIALS ARE SUPPLIED.
  • FREE SNACKS ARE SUPPLIED.

DON'T MISS OUT... BOOK NOW!!!

Text now on 0402 328 987 (include student’s name and school) or phone 55 773 293 after 7.00pm.


Tucker-Bag Menu for Term 1

To view or download the Tucker-Bag Menu for Term 1 2020, please click here.


Total Football Academy Program in Term 1

Total Football Academy will be running an after school soccer program during Term 1 at A.B. Paterson College.  The program is for Prep to Year 4 students. Registration forms will be distributed during a free demonstration on a date to be advised.  

During the 6 week program games will be played inside an inflatable soccer field, which captures the imagination of students, giving them a great soccer experience.  Training will take place inside a skills square focusing on different skills each week, such as dribbling, turning and shooting.  As part of the program, players can also purchase a soccer kit (Top and Shorts).  

The program will start on Tuesday 11 February, Prep to Year 4, 3.15pm - 4.15pm.

To sign up online visit www.totalfootballacademy.com.au, call Danny Morton on 0473 344 778 or e-mail bookings@totalfootballacademy.com.au. Find us on Facebook for wet weather information and special offers. 

Dates of the program: 11, 18, 25 February and 3, 10, 17 March. 



Netball Club - Register for 2020 Season

A.B. Paterson College Netball Club extends an invitation to girls turning ages 7 to 18 in 2020 to register your interest with us for the next netball season.

We’re also excited to announce that our Club is expanding!

Please head to our webpage for more information, or to fill out a Player Nomination Form.

https://www.abpat.qld.edu.au/…/a-b-paterson-college-netball…


 


We are now on Instagram!

For Instagram fans,you can now follow us at www.instagram.com/a.b.patersoncollege/


Check out the College Facebook Page!

Regular updates are being posted on the A.B. Paterson College Facebook page, so please visit our page at https://www.facebook.com/abpatersoncollege and ‘Like’ us so that you can remain in contact.


Student Services Phone Number 55 614 137

To improve our service to parents, the College has reviewed the Student Services phone number to enable phone queries to be directed to the relevant area of the College.

Parents calling Students Services on 55 614 137 will notice that this number has redirection options:

  • 1. Student Absences;
  • 2. Junior School enquiries;
  • 3. Senior School enquiries; and
  • 4. Sport and Co-curricular Activities.

Please note that Student Services also has an email address for reporting student absences at studentabsences@abpat.qld.edu.au

Other direct numbers parents are able to use are:

College Clinic                                   55 614 139
Uniform Shop                                  55 614 131
Swimming Centre                           55 614 167
After School Care                            55 614 155
Early Childhood Centre                 55 715 333

For all other enquiries, please use the 55 947 947 number (Reception).