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Rebuilding St Patrick's: 1950s

Bro. Alban was the first Singaporean to head the school and was instrumental in restoring the school from its war days. He devised the inspiring motto ‘Potest qui vult’. He also introduced the annual school swimming carnival and provided the school’s first science laboratory. 

Bro. Lawrence took over in 1953. He was an athletics enthusiast. In 1955, the school’s relay team came to be known as “The Unbeatables” in inter-school invitation relays.

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Swimming carnival in 1950
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The school staff in 1955
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The relay champions of 1955 "The Unbeatables"
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Students walking to school
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Bro. Justinian teaches chemistry
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The first band of St Patrick's in 1957