Our Core Values
We develop, support and enable your son to succeed
Pupils in St. Patrick’s are inclusive. St. Patrick’s is a school community that values and recognises diversity and promotes tolerance and inclusion as the cornerstone of a vibrant and enriching learning environment.
Pupils in St. Patrick’s are welcoming. We pride ourselves on our welcoming and safe learning environment where all students are valued and respected as individuals.
Pupils in St. Patrick’s are lifelong learners. All members of the St. Patrick’s community believe in the intrinsic pursuit of knowledge and continually strive to better themselves and enrich their individual learning.
Pupils in St. Patrick’s are upstanding. We encourage our young men to be honourable and principled in all their endeavours. The school community is committed to promoting the courage to challenge injustice wherever it occurs and to discourage being a bystander when wrong is done in our own, or the wider community.
Pupils in St. Patrick’s are compassionate. Compassion and kindness are at the core of all we do here in the St. Patrick’s school community, creating a caring and inclusive atmosphere, and encouraging all students to become advocates for positive change in their community.
Pupils in St. Patrick’s are generous of spirit. Generosity is a core characteristic of the St. Patrick’s school community and this manifests itself in all the voluntary and charitable endeavours of our wonderful students.
Pupils in St. Patrick’s are respectful. Students in St Patrick’s have respect at the centre of all they do. Respect for themselves, for all in the school community and for their education and environment. We achieve best in a respectful learning environment.
Pupils in St. Patrick’s are diligent. Diligence in all that we undertake is fundamental to members of our school community. All our efforts are characterised by steady and earnest effort and hard work.
Pupils in St. Patrick’s are determined. Determination enables us to persist in the face of difficulties. Here in St. Patrick’s we believe that with determination, we can overcome any obstacles in our way.
Pupils in St. Patrick’s are responsible. Everyone in the St. Patrick’s community is encouraged to be responsible citizens and to take individual responsibility for their learning aspirations.
Pupils in St. Patrick’s are appreciative. Here in St. Patrick’s we are appreciative and show gratitude for all the wonderful opportunities we are given daily.
Pupils in St Patrick’s are optimistic. We encourage our students to embrace hope and optimism. We strive to see the positive in all the challenges in life and learning. Optimism encourages the resilience that is essential in a thriving learning environment.