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From the Acting Headmaster+

It is with mixed emotions that I announce that Dr Mathew White has been appointed as an Associate Professor with the University of Adelaide’s Graduate School of Education, a position that he will take up in January 2018. I say mixed, because while I am thrilled for Mathew, there are...

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From the Chapel: Change of Worldview+

In Matthew 20: 29–34 Jesus heals two blind men. He asks them, “What do you want me to do for you?” They say to him, “Lord, let our eyes be opened.” It’s a slightly odd way of expressing it, “Let our eyes be opened.” We use a similar phrase today,...

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Chartwells-St Peter’s College wins Site Caterer of the Year Award+

We are proud that Chartwells has been recognized for its exceptional catering at the recent South Australian Restaurant & Catering Awards which is a nationally recognized, independently judged awards program. Chartwells-St Peter’s College won the Site & Industrial Caterer of the Year award beating a group of well-established caterers like Spotless,...

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Intercol Car Parking – Saturday 26 August 2017+

Saturday 26 August will be a very busy day around the School. Please drive safely in and around the school grounds. To accommodate the large crowds attending the football games on the Main Oval, parking restrictions will apply from 11.00 am on Saturday 26 August 2017. All cars parked for...

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Final opportunity: Whole school photograph+

This second window of orders are now open and will close Friday 18 August 2017 at 5.00pm. This is your final opportunity with no extentions. A moment in the School’s 170 year history has been captured in the whole school photograph. This archival and celebratory photo was taken on a...

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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 www.stpeters.sa.edu.au/update

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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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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+

Last week we were fortunate to hear from Brent Reilly, former Adelaide Crow, who gave an exceptional speech about overcoming adversity, using support networks and having a growth mind-set. Brent was the guest speaker at our Beyondblue Week Muster, and I would like to congratulate the School Captain, Lachlan R,...

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From the Head of Middle Years+

Over the past few weeks I have been privileged to attend a number of significant events involving a range of our boys. The annual combined Saints/Walford concert is a highlight of the year and it was delightful to attend this wonderful performance a fortnight ago. The concert reflected the outstanding...

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From the Director of Sport & Athletic Development+

Beyond Blue Sports Round Congratulations to School Captain and Vice, Lachlan R and Daniel N for their drive to promote mental health awareness through Beyond Blue Sports Round last week. Our boys wore blue armbands, had a guest speaker in former Crows player Brent Reilly – who spoke brilliantly, held...

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Information regarding flu season+

Influenza is currently very common in the community, here at Saints as well as other Schools, and below is some important information to recognise the signs and ensure your son is treated accordingly. In Australia, seasonal influenza of varying severity occurs every year, usually between May and September. Influenza, commonly...

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Acting Director of Outdoor Education+

I would like to advise that Emma Lowing, Director of Outdoor Education, has tendered her resignation from St Peter’s College. We wish Emma well in her future endeavours and thank her for her contribution to Saints, through her leadership of our ‘Pushing the Boundaries’ outdoor education program, and the Exploration...

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Invitation: Athletics Carnival Friday 22 September+

Parents and Guardians are warmly invited to the annual Athletics Carnival, Friday 22 September on the Wilson and Caterer Ovals. This event is one of the most anticipated events on the school calendar. As always, this athletics season is a chance for boys to show pride in their house by...

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Concerning Careers+

Tertiary applications and career planning In week 3, Year 12 boys were issued with SATAC Guides and the university handbooks for three South Australian universities. Sessions were also conducted with the Year 12s on the application principles, key dates, researching courses and the application processes. The presentations and supporting notes...

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From the Head of Junior School+

Lessons to Learn When I look at a patch of dandelions, I see a bunch of weeds that are going to take over my yard. My children see flowers for Mum and blowing white fluff you can wish on. When I look at an old homeless man and he smiles...

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Inclusive Leadership Excursion+

On Wednesday 9 August, 2017 five Leaders from the Junior School and three boys from Middle Years attended Walford Anglican School for Girls for a leadership workshop which had all Anglican schools attend. The theme of the day was ‘Inclusive Leadership’ and how to include other cultures and other types...

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ICAS Science Competition+

Congratulations to the following boys who have been awarded a certificate of High Distinction (top 1% of SA and the NT), in this year’s International Competitions and Assessments for Schools’ Science Competition. Casper C, James G, Archie G, Oliver G, Ian I, Angus K, Alexander K, Darren N, Daniel O,...

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House Chess Competition+

Last week we held the annual Junior School House Chess Competition. Each of our four Houses chose five boys to play for their House in a round robin competition. It was pleasing to see the boys so committed to playing well for their House, with the boys displaying excellent sportsmanship....

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Year 6 Lab on Legs+

During Week 2 the Year 6 classes were involved in Frank’s ‘Lab on Legs’ program, ‘Physical Sciences’. The boys thoroughly enjoyed moving between various stations that provided them with the opportunity to explore their understanding of different forms of energy. A highlight of the program was generating energy with a...

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SRC ‘Walk a Mile in my Boots’+

On Friday 11 August, approximately 200 St Peter's College boys and their parents walked a mile in support of the Hutt Street Centre’s annual event, 'Walk A Mile In My Boots'. This very successful event raises much needed funds that enables the Centre to continue to show support for people...

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Student Representative Council Members+

Congratulations to the following boys who have been voted by their peers to be the class SRC Members for this semester. Reception B                 Zain S and Oscar S Reception D                 Frederico L and Patrick R Reception T                 Hamish H and Jack L Year 1B                       Jenson L and Benjamin W Year...

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Athletics coaching roster Junior School boys+

DATE & TIME COACH EVENTS 7.45am – 8.30am Tony Keynes / James Lanthois Running Tuesday 29 August Chris Minchin / Sam Barnfield High Jump / Long Jump   Nik Flabouris / Josh Love / Lachie Randello Throws 7.45am – 8.30am Tony Keynes / James Lanthois Running Thursday 31 August Chris...

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