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From the Headmaster+

I’ve been thinking about Caroline Miller this past week and reflecting on her Rex J Lipman lecture to the School and wider community about grit and the importance of perseverance. School is a wonderful place to experiment, to find an area of passion, and to learn resilience and the value...

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The Chapel: The Water of Life & WOMAD+

One of the core units in the year 10 RAVE (Religious and Values Education) course is the Gospel of John. We look at signs and symbols in John’s Gospel, learning how particular signs have a deeper meaning. The story about Jesus at Jacob’s Well in Samaria (now in the West...

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Upcoming Rex J Lipman Fellow: Benson Igua Saulo+

Benson Igua Saulo Group Indigenous Opportunities Manager, Australian Unity Founding Director, National Indigenous Youth Leadership Academy. Date: Wednesday 5 April 2017 Time: 7pm – please be seated by 6.50pm Where: Memorial Hall, St Peter's College Developing the next generation of change makers Martin Luther King Jr once said "that the...

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170 stories to celebrate 170 years+

To mark our 170th anniversary, St Peter's College will be publishing a collection of surprising stories, tall tales and remarkable truths s about the School and our rich history. From the rumour that the staircase in Old School House is built of planks from the First Fleet through to fables...

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Notice of Foundation Annual General Meeting+

All Foundation members (donors of $100 or above) are invited to attend the 32nd Annual General Meeting of the Foundation will be held in the Boardroom, Oval House, St Peter’s College on Wednesday 24 May 2017 at 6.00pm. The AGM will be followed by light refreshments. Nominations to fill existing...

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Mission Guild Used Uniform Shop+

The Mission Guild Used Uniform Shop will be holding two Pop Up stalls on Thursday 6 April 2017. There will be one located in the Junior School car park from 2.45pm to 3.45pm and the other will be in the Senior School in front of Memorial Hall from 3.15pm to...

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INVITATION: Mission Guild Morning Tea and Fashion Parade+

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Saints Community Choir+

WANTED OLD SCHOLARS, PARENTS OF OLD SCHOLARS, CURRENT PARENTS, STAFF (who can sing…) FOR THE SAINTS COMMUNITY CHOIR JOIN US FOR AN ECLECTIC MIX OF MUSIC… A LOT OF FUN… AND A VARIETY OF PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES CONTACT DIRECTOR OF MUSIC PHILLIP WALSH pwalsh@stpeters.sa.edu.au (providing name, phone number, connection to Saints...

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Community safety+

To ensure the safety of our students, staff and the general public, please take care when driving on School grounds. Please note the speed limits and exercise caution when driving over pedestrian crossings, public footpaths and when merging into traffic while exiting the School grounds. There have been a number...

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Say ‘yes’ to digital – Saints publication+

In the feedback obtained from our recent Parent Communications Survey, earlier this year, many members of our community indicated that they would prefer to receive publications in a digital format. We are ready to put your feedback into action but we need your help. To OPT-IN to digital publications please...

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Photographs on social media+

Out of respect to other families within our School Community, St Peter’s College asks that photographs taken at any School event or function that contain images of other students not be published, distributed to others or placed on any form of social media, without the consent of the relevant student’s...

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From the Deputy Headmaster / Head of Senior School+

Last week was the first of the Rex J Lipman Fellow lectures for 2017. Caroline Adams Miller, gave a compelling talk about perseverance and grit. She is the author of Getting Grit and a couple of points from her presentation stood out for me. Caroline spoke about the importance that...

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From the Director of Sport & Athletic Development+

Intercols Over the next few weeks the Intercol rivalry will once again be on display. We urge all boys to enjoy the Summer Intercol period, whether it be competing for our great school, or supporting those who are representing Saints. With all boys, we expect their behavior to be appropriate...

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German Year 12 Theatre Excursion+

This year we were privileged to have the world renowned German theatre group the Berliner Schaubühne Ensemble perform at the Adelaide Festival. Their play 'Richard III' by Shakespeare, was a creative expression of the original play by Shakespeare, which, although keeping with the story-line, used German prose and interpretive costume...

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Concerning Careers+

Events planned for Term 1 at St Peter’s College The School will be hosting several events during this term for the boys. University of Sydney presentation – Friday 7 April UMAT familiarisation session – Sunday 9 April (for both Year 11 and 12 boys – see below) Bond University presentation...

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From the Head of Junior School+

Changing The World There was once a man who set out to change the world. He found that he wasn’t making much progress, so he tried to change his country. This was also too difficult, so he tried to change his neighbourhood.  When he didn’t have success there, he tried...

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Pushing the Boundaries – Year 5 Program 2017+

From the 7 to 10 March the Year 5 students participated in their Outdoor Education experience at Finniss. The program was themed around sustainability, and students explored many recreational adventures to help them prepare them for future outdoor education experiences. From the get go, students were encouraged to be mindful...

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Year 5 Excursion+

The Year 5 cohort travelled to Monarto Zoo in Week 7 of Term 1 to enjoy an experience that linked closely to the science research project the boys are focusing on relating to biomes and adaptions. The boys participated in a range of activities that made this experience memorable. This...

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Year 6 Yoga+

The Year 6 boys have participated in four yoga sessions with Sara from MissFIT Movement. These sessions provided the boys with the opportunity to develop their understanding of yoga techniques and mindfulness practices as part of their Positive Education lessons. The boys were amazed at how they developed their flexibility,...

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Monty (Boori) Pryor – Author in Residence+

The Reception to Year 2 classes were visited by indigenous performer/storyteller, Monty (Boori) Pryor last Friday. The boys were captivated by the stories and musical experience that Monty presented. Two stories from Monty’s childhood allowed the boys to participate by dancing to the beat of the didgeridoo and Monty’s vocal...

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Junior School Swimming Carnival+

Wednesday of Week 5 saw the Junior School boys from Year 3 to Year 6 compete in the annual Junior School Swimming Carnival in the Burchnall Sports Centre Pool. As in previous years, the Carnival was split into two sections with the boys from Years 3 and 4 competing in...

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Junior School Friends of Saints news+

Thank You to the large number of families who supported our Junior School Friends of Saints (JSFoS) Family Movie Night last Saturday. We had some 800 people in attendance and it was pleasing to see so many new families to Saints welcomed to our school community during the event. My...

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