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From the Headmaster+

In this newsletter, I want to expand somewhat on two summits: one attracted 4,000 people to Dubai in the past couple of weeks; the other with 130 student leaders from all parts of the country is in progress at Saints as this newsletter is being distributed. Both were about the...

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From the Chapel: Love your enemies (A Spanish story)+

Jesus’ sermon on the mount continues in our Sunday readings: it’s quite a long sermon, probably lasting a few hours (church-goers and students these days have it easy!) and he continues his instructions on how we can change the world. Christians are quite famous for the phrases, ‘Love your enemies’...

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Rex J Lipman Fellows Program 2017+

I am delighted to share with you details about this year’s Rex J Lipman Fellows series at St Peter’s College – announcing seven inspirational and renowned speakers to challenge our thinking St Peter’s College is delighted to host seven inspiring and renowned speakers for a series of public lectures as...

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From the Director of Sport & Athletic Development+

Summer House Sports Day Summer House Sports Day, held on Monday 20 February, was once again a success. The weather provided a perfect day, which set the scene for what was an excellent spectacle. The Main Oval provided a carnival atmosphere with the colourful marquees and boys with their House...

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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St Peter’s College asks that photographs taken at any School event or function that contain images of other students not be published, distributed to others or placed on any form of social media, without the consent of the relevant student’s...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 at School we ran a muster to commemorate the apology made to the Stolen Generations by Kevin Rudd, on behalf of the Australian Government. That apology was delivered nine years ago and heralded the possibility of true reconciliation between indigenous and non-indigenous Australians. During the assembly, Ned G,...

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From the Head of Senior Years+

A core value through the Senior Years is the theme of “Empathy”. The Year 10 Service Learning program is a significant strategy we have developed to ensure our boys are empathetic and build towards being good citizens with an awareness of social justice. Each boy is expected to volunteer 20...

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From the Head of Middle Years+

Safe risks At this week’s Senior School Muster we welcomed back some of our most academically successful Year 12 students from the 2016 cohort. At this gathering we were fortunate to hear from College Dux, Teham Ahmad, who spoke powerfully about the concept of learning from your mistakes, and refusing...

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Congratulating our top Year 12 Achievers!+

This week, we had the pleasure of congratulating and welcoming back to Saints a number of Old Scholars, from the class of 2016. They, together with family and friends, joined us for a special Academic Muster to celebrate their extraordinary achievement last year. Many of us will already be aware...

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Applications now open: Year 11 and 12 inaugural Day Family Foundation Prize for Social Entrepreneurship+

St Peter’s College is delighted to offer current Year 11 and 12 students a unique and exciting opportunity to apply for the inaugural Day Family Foundation Prize for Social Entrepreneurship.   Developing skills in entrepreneurship and innovation are a priority for the School as we prepare the next generation of...

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Year 11 study skills and self-care program+

This year our Year 11 students, both IB and SACE, will be undertaking a program designed to give them greater confidence in their study skills as well as inform them on a range of wellbeing and self-care topics. The program has been designed to tackle some of the most common...

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SACE Matters for students in Years 10, 11 and 12+

As the School’s SACE Coordinator, I act as a key contact point for your son’s progress through his final years in the Senior School. All boys complete the Personal Learning Plan (PLP) in Year 10 and then, those that choose the SACE, complete Mathematics or General Mathematics, English, Religion Studies...

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Debating at Saints+

If your son is interested in gaining skills in public speaking, develop the ability to think critically, analyse and examine issues, and present them in a persuasive, objective and logical manner, then debating may be for them. Students of St Peter’s College debate with the South Australia Debating Association where...

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Dumpling Heaven at Saints+

Chinese New Year is commonly known as the most important festival in Chinese culture. This year, the Chinese New Year started on 28 January and ended on 11 February. During the period of celebration, all Year 8 and 9 Chinese language students learned how to make dumplings, which is a...

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Meningococcal B Vaccine Study – Year 10, 11 and 12+

To all parents of Year 10, 11 and 12 students Your child has recently been given a Meningococcal B Vaccine Study Information Pack. We have received some enquiries from parents regarding their child’s participation in this study. To address these enquiries and/or concerns please find some information below which may...

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Concerning Careers+

Old Collegians’ Careers Evening: Tuesday 21 March, Memorial Hall, commencing at 7.30pm Thanks to the generous support of the Old Scholars, parents and friends of the School, the Careers Evening is being held again this year. The Evening is aimed at boys in year 10 and 11 and all year...

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From the Head of Junior School+

Boys and Praise Boys and males often react negatively or awkwardly to praise unless it is done carefully. The best type of praise for males, particularly young ones, is called descriptive praise. With descriptive praise you describe with appreciation ‘what you feel and what you see’, and the boy can...

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Junior School 2017 Artist in Residence+

Each year in the Junior School we have a unique opportunity to run our Artist in Residence program. The Artist in Residence program allows us to invite a professional Artist into the class room to share their knowledge, skills and experience to us. This year we are privileged to welcome...

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Music Leaders+

Congratulations to the following boys who have been appointed as Captains of Musical Groups in the Junior School for 2017. Band Captain               Jack L Choir Captain               Henry S Strings Captain            Jude G

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SRC Members+

Congratulations to the following boys who have been chosen to be the Student Representative Council Members for their class in Semester 1, 2017. Rec T Felix S and Edward T Rec D Tim X and Will M Rec B Anay M and Ziggy McK 1B Rafael D and Zane H...

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Year 3 Skills+

A record crowd of 44 Year 3 boys have commenced learning basketball skills in our after school sessions designed to introduce boys to a variety of sports. Mr Matthews kept the boys bouncing, catching, throwing and running with zeal, and they are enthusiastic about returning next week. Susie Brooke-Smith Junior...

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Junior School Friends of Saints: Outdoor Movie Night 18 March+

To book visit: https://www.trybooking.com/243777

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