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Poppies are being sold in the Chisholm, Rickard and May Gibbs
Courtyards during morning tea and lunch times.



Wednesday 13 November
6.30pm to 8.30pm
6.00pm Roll Call for Students
Dunlop Multi Purpose Centre

Parents please note, this is a compulsory event for all students in Years 4-12.

While this memorable night gets underway at the Dunlop Multi-Purpose Centre at 6.30pm, please ensure your child arrives promptly at 6pm, on Wednesday
13 November, to have their name marked from the roll.

The evening is expected to end at 8.30pm.

A letter will be sent out to all parents with further information, including a College Map detailing where students are to go for roll call at 6pm and where parents can pick them up at the conclusion of Speech Night.

Thank you for your assistance with this. We look forward to seeing everyone on the night.

Friends of A.B. Paterson College Committee Vacancies

On behalf of the Board of A.B. Paterson College, I now call for expressions of interest from the community for the following positions that shall become vacant on the Friends of A.B. Paterson College Committee on 31 December 2019:

  • Secretary; and
  • Committee Members.

This is a wonderful opportunity to give back to the community by organising events for students and families within the entire College, and help in the coordination and organisation of such activities as the College Fete, Banjo’s Games, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and so much more!

All expressions of interest must be submitted to the College Board through the Director of Community Relations and Development, Ms Nikki Ward by email on nward@abpat.qld.edu.au by 1.00pm, 12 November 2019. Please email Nikki to get your Executive Committee Nomination Form and email this back to her before the due date.

Expressions of interest must be submitted on the approved application form, which is available from the Director of Community Relations and Development, Ms Nikki Ward.

The Board will consider these expressions of interest but reserves the right to appoint outside this process as needed.

All applicants will be informed if they have been successful in their application by the 1 December 2019.

College Community 2020 Business Directory

Let's create a business network within our school community!

A.B. Paterson College Foundation is excited to launch the Inspire 2020 Business Directory!

Act within the next two weeks to secure your spot in next year's directory.

This is a wonderful opportunity to promote your business, while also supporting A.B. Paterson College Foundation and other members of our A.B. Paterson College community.

For all enquiries and/or to make your booking please contact Ben Ryan, ben@advcollab.com.au or phone 0432 545 995.

A.B. Paterson College Foundation - High Tea Invitation

The A.B. Paterson College Foundation High Tea is back and even bigger!

We invite you to attend an indulgent High Tea at Videre at RACV Royal Pines Resort.

Situated on Level 21 with expansive views of the Gold Coast hinterland and skyline, Videre’s famous High Tea features an irresistible sweet and savoury selection, including freshly baked scones, macarons, pastries and gourmet sandwiches, served with espresso coffee or loose-leaf tea. Come and treat yourself at the A.B. Paterson College Foundation High Tea!

$39 per person – inclusive of Signature High Tea, tea and espresso coffee.

There are limited seats available so be quick to ensure you do not miss out - book your seat today!


Amazing raffle prizes to be won!

*Additional coffee & tea must be purchased.

Look forward to seeing you there!

Old Collegians Social Event - Poolside Soiree

A.B. Paterson College Alumni and partners are invited to our next Old Collegians social event, poolside at the Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa on Saturday, 23 November 2019 from 6-8pm.

Enjoy complimentary food and drinks, while reminiscing with former students and staff.

RSVP is essential before Friday, 1 November 2019 by email to oldcollegians@abpat.qld.edu.au

Remember to 'like' our A.B. Paterson College Alumni - Old Collegians page to keep up to date with events. https://www.facebook.com/events/451717619018030/

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.


Co-Curricular Directory 2019

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.

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).