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Welcome to St Peter’s Boys Prep School

Rector's welcome
Greg Royce

My first contact with St Peter’s was as a young teacher accompanying sports teams. The boys always seemed so much happier and more spontaneous and confident than those at the other schools I knew.

Coming from a far less well-endowed school, I was in awe of the magnificent grounds and facilities, yet the staff members were unfailingly welcoming, always treating one as an equal. There was a unique atmosphere of warm informality and professionalism.

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Headmaster's welcome
Rob Macaulay

The life of a young boy is full of excitement, movement and challenges. At St Peter’s, we aim to accommodate these needs in an educational programme that encompasses what we call 'boys best practice'.

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Head of Junior Prep's welcome
Kenda Melvill-Smith

Our aim is for every little boy entering the Junior Prep School to feel that he is an integrated member of the St Peter’s family within a very short space of time. The new Junior Prep facility meets the demands of educating for the 21st century, while creating a nurturing, happy and fun space in which to learn.

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Junior Prep

Boys, Grade 0 to 2 (ages 5 to 8 years)

The philosophy behind the St Peter’s Junior Primary Department encompasses a focus on inclusivity, differentiation and academic superiority, all within the dynamic Thinking School environment. 

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Senior Prep

Boys, Grade 3 to 7 (ages 9 to 13 years)

St Peter’s Boys School follows a values-based educational approach that produces a positive school culture. 

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Latest News from St Peter’s Boys Prep School

St Peter's Foundation Hosts the Story of My Father's Coat

Foundation (Prep) Girls Prep Boys Prep College Parents' Association  September 18, 2017 | Cultural | Vanessa Palk - Foundation Coordinator

On Tuesday evening 12 September, the Foundation hosted My Father’s Coat as a fundraiser for the Isematholeni Intern programme. The St Peter’s community gathered at St Peter’s College MADDitorium to listen to Michael Charton, founder of Inherit South Africa in Cape Town, tell a story.

This story, although heard many times, was unlike other stories about our country’s history - in the way it was told.

‘YEAR OF THE WOMAN’ EVENT

Girls Prep Boys Prep  August 08, 2017 | Cultural | Social and emotional | Spiritual | Vijay Maharaj

St Peter’s Prep Schools held a Year of the Woman event on Thursday, 3 August 2017 - as a culmination of the Diversity Committee’s dedication of 2017, to women.  A plaque was unveiled, in the Chapel, and blessed to mark the celebration of women’s accomplishments.  An explanation of the inscription, on the plaque, was given: ‘Wathinta Abafazi, Wathintha Imbokodo’ – translated, this means, ‘You strike a woman, you strike a rock.’

Our Approach to Thinking at St Peter's Prep Schools

Girls Prep Boys Prep  July 25, 2017 | Academics | Greg Royce: Rector

Research has shown, time and again, that businesses and organisations encouraging the most effective thinking techniques are generally more successful than their competitors.