A place to belong

As part of a system of Catholic schools in the Diocese of Parramatta, our students are treated with dignity and respect. Their safety and wellbeing are our top priorities. The wellbeing and safety of all students is central to the purpose of Catholic education and we acknowledge that healthy relationships and exceptional pastoral care are core to each child’s positive experience at school.

Schools in the Diocese of Parramatta have a strong focus on pastoral care, and in addition the support of our school counsellor, additional resourcing is provided for wellbeing initiatives overseen by the Wellbeing Coordinator. The Wellbeing Coordinator is supported by staff on the Wellbeing and Behaviour Team, Leading Counsellors as well as K-12 System Counsellors in the implementation of these wellbeing initiatives.

Patrician Brothers' College is committed to providing a learning environment where students can thrive, feel safe and supported, and are nurtured to grow, belong and be confident.

Our College equips students with the knowledge and skills to cultivate their wellbeing through Religious Education, health, and wellbeing classes. We believe this sense of wellbeing and connectedness promotes healthy personal development in students and contributes to their academic success.

We support the social and emotional welfare of students and their families through effective strategies, recommendations, policies and procedures, guidelines and tools. Our strong focus on pastoral care includes school counsellors and wellbeing initiatives to support students.

We celebrate the inclusion of all students, supporting the learning needs of every individual and providing learning opportunities to build their social skills.

Our wellbeing and pastoral care initiatives

Patrician Brothers Catholic College Blacktown dedicated homeroom and year coordinator
Homeroom and Student Formation Leaders

Providing consistency and access to staff members who know students well.

Patrician Brothers Catholic College Blacktown students standing in a group
Restorative Justice Practices

These complement our Anti-Bullying Policy and focus on building, maintaining and restoring positive relationships.

close up shot of Patrician Brothers Catholic College Blacktown councellor
College Counsellor

Providing support and guidance for students and their families on a range of issues.

Patrician Brothers Catholic College Blacktown culture of celebration
Culture of Celebration

We recognise the achievements and strengths of all, including through our merit award system.

Patrician Brothers Catholic College Blacktown peer support
Peer Support

Year 10 students provide mentoring and support to Year 7 students.

Patrician Brothers Catholic College Blacktown Mental Health Support Groups
Mental Health Support Groups

A range of groups for students dealing with issues such as anxiety and anger management.

Pastoral care programs at each year level are designed to help build resilience, independence and courage within each student.

College Houses

Our house system underpins our pastoral care program and is central to a student's sense of belonging at the College. It gives students from different year groups the chance to come together and contribute to college life while demonstrating loyalty and allegiance.

Patrician Brothers Catholic College Blacktown Delany Devils

Delany Devils
Delany Devils

Bishop Daniel Delany (1747-1814) founded the Patrician Brothers order at Tullow, Ireland, in 1808 to educate the poor young people. His motto was “Bravely and Gently” – a challenge for each of us today.

Patrician Brothers Catholic College Blacktown Histon Hounds

Histon Hounds
Histon Hounds

Br Gerard Histon (1918-2010) was the founding Principal of the College in 1952. With two other Patrician Brothers he taught grades 4, 5 and 6 and began the great spirit and traditions we have today.

MacKillop Magpies

MacKillop Magpies
MacKillop Magpies

Saint Mary Mackillop (1842-1909) was canonised in 2010 by Pope Benedict XVI as Australia’s first Saint. She dedicated her life to the service of others, especially through the Sisters of St Joseph, which she founded in 1866.

Patrician Brothers Catholic College Blacktown Massey Marlins

Massey Marlins
Massey Marlins

Fr Bernard Massey, as the Parish Priest of Blacktown, was responsible for the establishment of our College in 1952. Our priests have continued to support his vision for Catholic education in Blacktown.

Building child safe communities

We are committed to providing children and young people with school environments where they are safe, informed and participate, and where the adult community works together with them towards making this happen.

How CSPD schools protect child safety

We care about every student!

Contact Patrician Brothers' College today to find out how we can help your child.

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