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Overview

The Vincentian Fathers and Brothers arrived from Ireland to take over St Charles Seminary and St Stanislaus’ College in 1889, the College having been in operation since 1867. The first Vincentian President was Fr James Byrne CM, who was principally involved in the Seminary and left the running of the College to the Vice President, Fr Patrick Dowling CM. Since the time of Fr Byrne and Fr Dowling, Vincentians have played an integral role in the life of Stannies. Generations of Old Boys have been inspired by the Vincentian Charism and identify its Vincentian character as one of the most precious attributes or features of the school.

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Head of College Address

Dr. Anne Wenham

It has been my privilege to be Head of College since 2013. St Stanislaus College is the only Vincentian school in Australia, and having been founded in 1867, it is also the oldest Catholic Boys’ Boarding School in Australia.

St Stanislaus College celebrates 151 years of Catholic education in 2018. I look forward to welcoming all new members of the community as they become part of the proud history of this College and I welcome back all returning students and their families and wish them well for a wonderful year ahead.

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Anne Wenham

‘Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think’ Albert Einstein

The consistency of outstanding HSC results for boys of all academic levels continues to be the hallmark of the education at St Stanislaus’ College. The most recent educational research points to a significant change in the skills required for employment by 2030, with the reduction in the need for workers to complete routine, manual tasks and an increase in the time workers spend on solving strategic problems and thinking creatively. As such, Stannies has embarked on a number of programs geared to developing enterprise skills such as problem solving, creativity, critical thinking, communication, digital and financial literacy which are transferable into many employment areas.

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NEWSLETTER: Term 4 Week 5, 16 November 2018
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As part of their assessment prac, groups in Year 9 Food Technology were all given $20 to purchase ingredients from which to prepare food to sell at a stall at the Year 9 Form Meeting yesterday. Profits from sales go to towards fundraising for the Matthew Talbot Appeal. The team that made the largest profit were deemed the winners. A wonderful variety of foods were created and the student's peers all spent their money enthusiastically, as this was such a good cause.
The winners on the day were Emmett, Bradley and Max who made Chocolate Milkshakes and Brownies.
In second place were Andre, Jack and Daia with Sausage and Onion "Sangas".
The tropical punch prepared by Harvey, Ethan, Garang and Rocco came third.
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A big thank you to Scott and Tammy Taylor from Al Denté for allowing Year 11 Food Technology to visit their kitchen and shop to learn about running a small business. The students were all given coffees and hot chocolates as they learnt about the decisions and costs involved in maintaining a successful food outlet in Bathurst. The excursion was enlightening and the coffee and food were delicious! Al Denté ... See MoreSee Less

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