Australia Exchange 2019 – Day 4

A few very interesting days! From working in the automotive workshop at St Patrick’s technical college, trying some welding and putting cars on hoists. To sitting in the Holdon Monaro at MTA, which we will see racing at the Calipso tomorrow. We are getting truly spoiled by St Patrick’s.

Australia Exchange 2019 – Day 4

A school with a difference! We’ve been enjoying a couple of days shadowing the students at St Patrick’s technical college. The wonderful catering and hospitality department let us join in with a tour of the local food market, treating us to cheese and meat tasting and teaching us about the local seasonal foods. The fresh juice bar was a big …

Australia Exchange 2019 – Day 2

What a fantastic place! St Patrick’s technical have been incredibly welcoming. They gave us a very interesting tour of their school. We saw how they manage to secure apprenticeships for the majority of their students before they even finish school by teaching them a wide range of practical skills in hospitality, plumbing, electronics and automotive and so much more. A …

Australia Exchange – Overview

Learners from The JCB Academy Sixth Form have the opportunity to visit St Patrick’s Technical College in Adelaide, South Australia in our school exchange programme. Learners from The JXB Academy Sixth Form visit Adelaide in February and then learners from St Patrick’s Technical College come to the UK in the second part of the exchange programme in July. Whilst in …