Posts Tagged ‘St Patrick’s Silverstream’

Jessica Bryan, teacher at St Patrick’s Silverstream, on being Marist

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

Jessica Bryan grew up in Sydney, where her family has close historical links to St Patrick’s Church Hill. Jess attended Marist Sisters’ College, Woolwich, and in her last year at school, having attended Marist Youth Leader in Christchurch, she was invited to join the Marist Youth Leader team. Over the next five years, while she Read more

Gay man surprised by his school’s acceptance

Friday, December 20th, 2013

Johann Go says he was wrong to make assumptions about how his peers and teachers would react at St Patrick’s College Silverstream. It took two years for him to build up the courage to confide in his Catholic schoolmates that he was gay. When college rector Gerard Tully gave the green light to same-sex partners Read more

Restorative justice goes to school

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

Detention could soon be a relic of the past, with schools increasingly dropping the punishment in favour of “restorative chats” and other rehabilitative measures. St Patrick’s College Silverstream is the latest Wellington high school to adopt the restorative justice principles, with a no-detention approach for even the worst troublemakers. The practice is becoming widespread in Read more

St Patrick’s Silverstream College New Rector welcomed

Friday, October 7th, 2011

On Wednesday  Gerard Tully the new rector of St Patrick’s College Silverstream  was warmly welcomed back into the St Patrick’s College Silverstream family with a powhiri which filled the school’s auditorium. He was accompanied by his whanau, a large contingent from his present school, Naenae College, and students and staff from his previous schools. After Read more

Gerard Tully new rector of St Patrick’s Silverstream

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011
Gerard Tully

Former St Patrick’s College Wellington rector, Gerard Tully is the new rector at St Patrick’s College Silverstream. The decision was described as “straightforward” by Board of Trustees Chairperson, Denis Boyle. The board viewed Gerard Tully as an extraordinarily well-credentialed person who will bring a wealth of experience to the College. “Most importantly he embodies the Marist charism Read more