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From the Headmaster+

Welcome to Term 2 and Community Day proved to be the perfect start to what will be a busy term. It was wonderful to see so many boys and families enjoying themselves on a crisp and sunny autumn day. As I walked around, I could see the friendly rivalry between...

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Rex J Lipman Fellows Program: Professor Ian Hickie AM+

Professor Ian Hickie AM Wednesday 17 May 2017 7 pm Rex J Lipman Public Lecture. I extend an invitation for you to join us for the next Rex J Lipman Public Lecture on Wednesday 17 May 2017. Professor Ian Hickie AM  in Memorial Hall commencing at 7 pm. Professor Hickie...

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2017 Student Residential Address Collection+

Please find attached a notice from the Australian Government Department of Education and Training regarding student residential address collection. As a parent/guardian you do not need to provide any information directly to the department. The only thing you need to do is ensure your address details are up-to-date with our...

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PESA SA Chapter conference+

South Australian Chapter Conference of the Positive Education Schools Association (PESA SA) 20 May 2017 at St Peter's College St Peter's College will host educators from across government, Catholic and independent schools for a one-day conference South Australian Chapter Conference of the Positive Education Schools Association (PESA SA) 20 May...

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All St Peter’s College staff being trained in enterprising and innovation skills+

One of the biggest questions facing schools is "what will the world of work look like for students in the future and how to best prepare them?" St Peter's College has partnered with the YLAB, part of the Foundation for Young Australians, to develop a bespoke training course for teachers....

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INVITATION: Les Miserables – School edition+

Venue: St Peter’s College, Memorial Hall Time: 7:30pm Dates: 31 May to 2 June 2017 Book now: https://www.trybooking.com/265109

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National Volunteer Week+

Today marks the end of National Volunteer Week 2017 which provides a great opportunity to say thank you to the many of you who have chosen to give by volunteering across many areas of the School. We would like to thank those of you who choose to volunteer at Saints...

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History Festival Documentary Screening+

'An Enduring Gift’: The Life and Philanthropic Legacy of William Wyatt   Dr Wyatt arrived in South Australia in 1837. He had broad interests and was actively involved in the colony’s earliest institutions, including the Royal Adelaide Hospital, Botanic Gardens, Council of Natural History Society, Public Library, Holy Trinity Church,...

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City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters’ History Festival Programme+

In Love and War: The Tragic Tale of Philip & Nellie Robin The tragic tale of how the Great War impacted on two ordinary South Australians. The handsome footballer Phillip de Quetteville Robin (Old Scholar 1897 – 1900) and socialite Nellie Honeywill were madly in love prior to 1914. The...

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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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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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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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Entertainment Books – SSFoS+

The 2016/17 Entertainment™ Books are now available for purchase! Packed full of vouchers, discounts and special offers exclusive to Entertainment™ Book members. Entertainment™ Memberships are available in two formats: the Entertainment™ Book printed Membership or the Entertainment™ Digital Membership and are now available for purchase at the Oval House Reception....

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From the Deputy Headmaster/Head of Senior School+

Even though Saints never really stops during the holidays, it’s great to have the boys back at School after the break. As soon as they return there is an energy and vibrancy within the walls and fields which, as staff, we always look forward to. Last week provided a snapshot...

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Head of Middle Years+

Welcome back to Term 2. I trust that Easter and the holiday period provided an opportunity for you to spend some quality time with family and friends. It was wonderful to catch up with many of you at Community Day. We very much appreciate you taking the time to spend...

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From the Director of Sport & Athletic Development+

Community Day Community Day was held Saturday 6 May, with the boys being in their House Colours, participating in Sport in the morning before having their families involved in House lunches. Sports that the boys played included: Hockey – Da Costa defeated School & Allen in Final Rugby (Touch) –...

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Mothers’ Day+

I can clearly recall a time in Year 8, sitting in Room 12 in the Big Quad, when I was confronted with a written task in Religion to write about the person I most admire. Instantly, like many of the rest of the little 12 year old boys in the...

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Concerning Careers+

Year 12 – Careers based interviews Year 12 boys who completed a careers based survey in Term 1 are being rostered to attend an interview with the Careers Counsellor. These interviews aim to assist the boys with their career/study planning for 2018. The interviews commenced in Week 10 of Term...

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Inaugural Day Family Foundation Family Prize for Social Entrepreneurship+

During the second first term holidays, Edward A (Year 12 WDK), David Q (Year 11 HWK) and Tom G (Year 11 DAC) completed a week's internship at YLab of the Foundation for Young Australians in Melbourne as the winners of the Inaugural Day Family Foundation Family Prize for Social Entrepreneurship....

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German Easter traditions+

On the last day of Term 1, students in Years 7 and 8 learned about Easter in Germany and German traditions. They learned that traditionally it isn't the Easter Bunny that brings Easter Eggs, but another feral animal. After some research, they discovered the differences between the Easter Bunny and...

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La légende des cloches de Pâques+

Learning about French culture is an essential part of the Year 7 curriculum and there was no better way to end Term 1 than researching the French legend of the Flying Easter Bells. Students in Year 9 prepared the sugar, peppermint, egg white and green food colouring mixture whilst the...

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Generations in Jazz+

On Friday 5 May, 8.30am, three busloads of Saint’s boys armed with trombones, trumpets, double basses, guitars, saxophones, bucket mutes and percussion mallets set off towards Mount Gambier to embark on an adventure that they will never forget. 56 big band musicians from Saint’s Big bands 1, 2 and 3...

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From the Head of Junior School+

Raise a Great Reader Here are some useful hints parents can follow to help their children build a solid foundation for literacy development. Up Their Omega 3s A six-month study published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry found that 9 and 10 year olds who were given a...

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Library Leaders+

Congratulations to Oscar H and Gunin S who have been chosen as the Junior School Library Leaders for 2017.

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Year 2 Adelaide Botanic Gardens Excursion+

On Wednesday 12 April the Year 2 classes walked to The Adelaide Botanic Gardens to view the new wetlands as part of their Science curriculum. The boys met Aaron, the Education Officer who explained how they had built areas for cleaning and storing water from runoff from St Peter’s College...

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Thank You – SRC Fundraiser+

Thank you to all the Junior School families who generously donated blankets/quilts/rugs and food items to our SRC fundraiser at the end of last term. We have been able to make a significant donation of these items to both the Hutt Street Centre and Anglicare.

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Last Supper Play+

On Tuesday 11 April the Reception boys participated in a special Easter performance called, ‘The Last Supper’. The boys in the play did a wonderful job re-telling the story of Jesus and his last supper together with his twelve disciples, while other boys danced and sang with great enthusiasm. The...

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Summer House Games+

A beautiful autumn day greeted the Junior School boys for their annual Summer House Games in Week 11. Every boy from each of the four Houses are put into a team to compete in a sport against the other houses. The boys can represent their house in Cricket, Modified Cricket,...

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