Discover our School

Our school respectfully acknowledges that we are located on the ancestral, traditional and unceded Indigenous territory of the Algonquin Peoples,
on whose territory we pray, learn, play and work.

The OCSB acknowledges the suffering experienced by Indigenous peoples in Canada's Residential Schools and is committed to Truth and Reconciliation. Read the OCSB Response to the Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action to learn more.

Grade 7-8 Timetable

All students are expected to be seated, ready to begin class, when the final bell rings for each period.

First Bell - 8:25

Homebase —  8:30 - 8:35

Period 1 —  8:35 - 9:25

Period 2 —  9:30 - 10:20

Period 3 — 10:25 - 11:15

Period 4 — 11:20 - 12:10

Lunch — 12:10 - 12:50 

Gr. 7 lunch is 12:10-12:30 followed by recess

G.r 8 lunch starts with recess and then lunch is 12:30 - 12:50

Period 5 — 12:55 - 1:45

Period 6 — 1:50 - 2:40

Grade 9-12 Timetable

All students are expected to be seated, ready to begin class, when the final bell rings for each period.

Our schedule for the fall of 2020 is different. Please view it in this document: HS Class Schedule - Fall 2020

When we are able to resume a regular schedule, the following timetable will apply:

First Bell - 8:25

Homeroom —  8:30 - 8:40

Period 1 —  8:40 - 9:55

Period 2 —  10:00 - 11:15

Lunch — 11:15 - 12:00

Period 3 — 12:05 - 1:20

Period 4 — 1:25 - 2:40

Our Learning Commons

The Learning Commons (Library) is equipped with a full selection of books, periodicals, and multi-media resources. Computers are available for students to use for work and research. The Learning Commons is often used for class project research and presentations.

Learning Commons Staff: C. Sferrazza & T. Partridge

Usage of the Learning Commons


The Learning Commons has a wide variety of material for students including:


The Learning Commons has the following for students to use:

Kobos and Netbooks may be borrowed by students who have submitted the Learning Commons Technology Permission form signed by their parents/guardians.


The school cafeteria is run by Chartwells.

Hours of Operation:   Monday to Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 12:50 p.m.

As well as the daily specials, our cafeteria staff provide a variety of items daily; such as sunshine breakfast, grilled cheese, bagels with cream cheese, muffins, brownies, pasta salad, baked fries, cheese burgers, Jamaican patties, and frozen yogurt.

You will definitely want to pay them a visit.


Our school has a chapel that is open daily for all students and staff. 

Chaplaincy Department

Our school's current Chaplaincy Leader is Richmond Guillermo.

Chaplain's Message

Welcome to the St. Patrick’s High School Chaplaincy office.  

The role of Catholic School Chaplaincy is to provide faith leadership inspired by the Gospel of Jesus Christ in a spirit of hospitality, solidarity and respect for all.  

Our services include:

The chaplaincy office is located in locker bay and is open every day.

Appointments are available upon request. 

Parish links

Our school community is served by

Immaculate Heart of Mary parish.
1758 Alta Vista Drive
Ottawa ON K1G 0G6

The History of St. Pat's

St. Patrick's College High School opened its doors in 1929 when it was founded by the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate. While the school site has moved several times over the years, the St. Patrick's Irish has been a strong member of the Ottawa community. In honour of the contributions of the school, the Canadian Crown officially recognized the Armorial Bearings  (arms and flag) of the school.

Our rich history includes many of our young students going to participate in the war effort during the Second World War. Our Boys of St. Pat's, who walked our hallways and who demonstrated such bravery and courage continue to inspire us today. We invite you to explore an important part of our history by reading the Stories of the Boys of St. Pat's and learning about the War Memorial that is hosted within our school.

Above all, St. Pat's is a home to our Irish family. The school welcomes a diverse and vibrant community who become family when they become part of the school community. The family values of Respect, Collaboration, Excellence and Mindset are the guiding principles that we follow each day. 

St. Patrick’s Family Creed

Policies and procedures

Safe Schools Policies

These are currently being updated for the 2020-2021 school year.

OCSB Bullying Prevention and Intervention Plan

Progressive Discipline Policy

OCSB Code of Conduct

Uniform Policy

St. Patrick's students are expected to be in uniform at all times. Uniforms can be purchased dirctly from our supplier, TOP MARKS, and will be delivered to the student's home.  Online ordering includes free shipping and returns. Order by June 30 to ensure your uniform arrinves by September. 

Uniform Ordering Information