St Patrick's College, Gympie

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St Patrick's College, Gympie
Location
Gympie, Queensland
Australia Australia
Information
Type Private, Coeducational, Secondary, Day school
Motto English: "Let Your Light Shine"
Denomination Roman Catholic, Christian Brothers, Sisters of Mercy
Established 1904
Headmaster Ms. Tricia Kennedy
Enrolment 430 (2012)
Website

St Patrick's College is a Roman Catholic, coeducational, day school, located in Gympie Queensland, Australia. St Patrick's College is a Parish based Catholic College catering for Years 8 to 12. In 2012, around 430 students are enrolled at the College.

History[edit]

The College has provided Catholic education for the Gympie district for over 100 years. Christian Brothers College for Boys was established in 1904 by the Christian Brothers and the Sisters of Mercy established Sisters of Mercy High School for Girls in 1916. Those colleges were combined in 1983 to form St Patrick's College, which is located on the old Christian Brothers College site. St Patrick's College is situated on top of Calton Hill and is bounded by Church and Bligh Streets. The college is in close proximity to both St Patrick's School (Primary) and St Patrick's Church and has a strong local and parish focus.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ St Patrick's College website (retrieved 15 May 2012)

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 26°11′28″S 152°40′00″E / 26.1910°S 152.6667°E / -26.1910; 152.6667