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Life at St Paul's

Life at St Paul's

Introduction

Life at Emmanuel College is a rich tapestry of the communities in which our students and staff live. The College values the relationships that exist between students and staff and students with each other and we celebrate the uniqueness of each individual. The College life experience of each person is a cornerstone of the support network that surrounds each student and here we acknowledge the Emmanuel College experience of a range of its community members.

Meet our staff

There is lots to love about coming to school at St Paul’s.

A day at St Paul's

At 8.25 our day kicks off with morning Homeroom, this is a great way to start the day because we meet up with our homeroom teacher, catch up with our friends and hear the messages for the day. Prayer gets our day off to a positive start.

We have 4, 80 minute periods during the day which gives us nice long periods of time to focus on the learning in class. The day is broken up with recess and lunchtime

The subjects here are interesting as well, there’s lots of variety. We have the main subjects, English, Maths, RE and Humanities, with all of the specialists as well; Science, Health and PE, Art, Music, Drama, Woodwork & Robotics, the list of choices seems to be endless. It really is a place for everyone and there is something that would interest every learner.

Outside of the classroom there is also lots to do, from year level camps at Years 7 & 9, surfing lessons in Year 8, Drivers Ed for the Year 10s and retreats for Years 11 & 12. Immersion programs like the Friend of Alice, the international trips to Italy, Japan or Space Camp at NASA in the United States give us the chance to experience life in the real world.

There is ACC interschool sport, debating, chess and lots of other ways to represent the college. The musical is open to everyone to join in, whether you want to be an onstage performer, musician or backstage crew.

There is always something going on at Emmanuel College, it really never ever stands still.

Come along and visit us, you will really like what you see.

Want to see what life is like at Emmanuel College, St Paul’s Campus? Our student Jed will give you a tour of our school.

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Transition at Emmanuel College begins in Year 6 where we offer a range of activities. Take a look at what our students have to say.

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Here are a range of activities students can participate in whilst at camp.

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We offer a range of co-curricular activities and international opportunities for our St Paul's students. These activities including camping, retreats, skiing and drivers education.

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Part two of our co-curricular activities video. At the St Paul’s campus students can participate in the Year 7 lip sync battle, ACC sports and outreach programs.

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Augustine, our SPC College Captain, talks about his experience at Emmanuel and how his teachers has helped inspire him to achieve his personal best.

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Ms Olivia Fitzpatrick is the Chaminade House Leader at our St Paul’s campus. Here she explains her role as a House Leader, her passion for teaching and the rewarding experiences of being at teacher at Emmanuel College.

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Rachel, a current parent, talks about her son’s transition from primary school to secondary school, and how life at St Paul’s Campus has developed her son into a young man.

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We have a proud history of old collegians returning to the school as teachers. Here we have Mr Daniel Velardo (Class of 2006) talk about why he returned to Emmanuel, and how the school has changed since he was a student.

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Conversations

Our St Paul's campus student Jordan speaks to Year 4 student Jesse about life at the College.

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