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From the Acting Headmaster+

The past six months have been a remarkable and humbling experience for me. It has been an immense privilege to serve the Saints community in this capacity and I can’t quite believe that the semester is finished. I have found the role challenging at times but endlessly fascinating: schools are...

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From the Chapel: Christmas+

In a few weeks’ time people everywhere will say, “Christ is born!” It is a cry that rings out across the world, in many wildly different countries and places, as Christians everywhere rejoice in the celebration of the Incarnation, God with us. It is a time when we give thanks...

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Staff news+

Emily FitzSimons appointed Deputy Principal at Peninsula Grammar On Friday 1 December it was announced that Emily FitzSimons, Director of Learning & Teaching Excellence, has been appointed as Deputy Principal – Future Learning and Curriculum at Peninsula Grammar on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria. While this represents a significant loss...

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St Peter’s College Community Cookbook – on sale now!+

The Senior School Friends of Saints is delighted to present the St Peter's College Community Cookbook 'Come to Our Table – Cooking and Eating with Saints'. This book is a compilation from our wonderful community who have taken the time to share their favourite recipes and stories. It is a...

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Invitation: O-Bahn City Access Project Tunnel Walk & Community Fun Day+

Please find attached your invitation to the O-Bahn City Access Project Community Fun Day and Tunnel Walk. Come and be amongst the first to ever get a chance to walk through the O-Bahn tunnel. Enjoy a market, food and drink stalls, exhibitions, fundraising sausage sizzle, family activities and entertainment, performances...

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Free copy: ‘The Messages of its Walls and Fields’+

Free copy for parents and students   All parents and students are welcome to pick up a complimentary copy of ‘The Messages of its Walls & Fields: A History of St Peter’s College, 1847 to 2009’ by Katherine Thornton. The book seeks to understand the culture of each decade of...

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Announcements: Keystone beta and new School website+

St Peter's College is pleased to announce the introduction two significant digital communications developments: Keystone beta and a new public website for the School. Keystone beta The new Keystone offers an improved dashboard, which has been built following an extensive consultation process with parents, students and staff and is designed...

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Uniform Shop Term 4 additional opening hours 2017+

The Uniform Shop will be opening the following additional hours in Term 4 2017 Additional Trading Hours are as follows: Wednesday 29 November 11am to 5pm Wednesday 6 December 11am to 5pm Monday 11 December 2017 8:30am to 6pm Tuesday 12 December 2017 8:30am to 6pm Wednesday 13 December 2017...

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Say ‘yes’ to digital – Saints publication+

In the feedback obtained from our recent Parent Communications Survey, indicated that many members of our community 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 visit.  

Read More+ 10 months ago

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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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 Acting Head of Senior School+

As the year comes to a close I would like to take the opportunity to wish all families a safe and restful Christmas break, and to thank all our families for the trust they have given to us to educate their sons. It is indeed such a privilege that we...

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From the Head of Middle Years+

The older I get the faster the faster time seems to disappear. It is quite remarkable that in what seems to have been a very small space of time, the first two years of our Middle Years program has elapsed and the first cohort of boys to call the Pentreath...

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From the Director of Sport & Athletic Development+

Well done to our Year 12s who have contributed a great deal to this year’s Sport Program, and their developing years along the way. All we ask is that our boys give 100 percent and it is pleasing to report that this is generally what we see. To all boys...

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The 2018 Senior School Timetable and Subjects+

Often at this time of year, students wish to recall the elective subjects they chose for the year ahead. At any time, they can log back into Web Preferences (www.selectmysubjects.com.au) to check their submitted preference receipt. The vast majority of students across the Senior School receive their first preference. Those...

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Students take the lead in Huntington’s awareness+

Over the course of this year a group of middle years boys, lead by Year 11 student David Q, set up a group with the goal to provide awareness and understanding to the wider Saints community about Huntington’s Disease. Huntington’s is a terrible disease were people over time lose mobility...

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Miller Library+

Traditionally, fiction in a library is arranged by the author’s surname from A to Z. Another approach is to arrange fiction into smaller genre sections then alphabetically within these sections. To encourage and assist the Middle Years students to find appropriate reading material, the Miller Library has created a dedicated...

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The Australian Mathematics Competition Results+

Australian Mathematics Competition The Australian Mathematics Competition (AMC) was introduced in Australia in 1978 as the first Australia-wide mathematics competition for students. Since then it has become the largest single event on the Australian education calendar. In 2017, the AMC attracted more than 14.5 million entries in over 30 countries...

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2017 SA Chinese Language Awards+

On Friday 1 December, the 2017 Chinese Language Teacher’s Association of South Australia (CLTASA) Chinese Language Awards Ceremony was held at the Bonython Hall, University of Adelaide. These annual awards recognise enthusiastic and successful learners of the Chinese language and culture. This year the ceremony included addresses not only from...

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Concerning Careers+

SACE results The Stage 2 SACE results are expected to be released on Tuesday 19 December. Students should ensure they are registered with the SACE Board so students can receive their results immediately. Tertiary based newsletters Important tertiary information and advice for tertiary applicants in the December and January period...

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From the Head of Junior School+

In this, the year of our 170th birthday, we have much to acknowledge and be grateful for at Saints. My sincere thanks goes to all the people in our Junior School community for another wonderful and successful year. 1.         To my Leadership colleagues, Sheryle Yorston, Ceri Slinger and David Kolpak,...

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Norwood Pageant+

On Saturday 25 November approximately 100 boys and their parents from the Junior School participated in the Norwood Christmas Pageant. The boys once again looked stunning with their faces painted and dressed in their costumes of reindeer, presents, kings, toy soldiers, clowns and other Christmas treats. The boys and the...

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Reception Concert+

On Wednesday 29 November, the Reception boys participated in a wonderful Christmas performance of the Nativity. The boys did an outstanding job re-telling the Nativity story and captivated the audience with their beautiful singing and meaningful dances. The boys worked hard throughout the term to learn their songs, speaking parts...

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Gardening Club in full swing!+

The Junior School Gardening Club is gaining momentum, with a strong band of regular helpers. Many boys have brought donations of plants, seeds and fertilizer to get us started. Our crops so far include Capsicums, Rock Melon, Tomatoes, Silverbeet, Garlic, Leeks, Snow Peas, Zucchini and pumpkin. They have also planted...

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Anglicare Christmas Appeal+

My sincere thanks to all the Junior School families who have donated food and gifts to Anglicare for our annual Christmas Appeal. The amount of goods donated is remarkable and will go a long way to filling Anglicare’s request for food and gifts for families this Christmas.

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