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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.

St Peter's Prep Schools Family Soccer Day Was Fun for All

Girls Prep Boys Prep Parents' Association  July 19, 2017 | Physical education | Social and emotional | Malope Mabizela: Parents Association Joint Chairperson

Our very first St Peter’s Family Soccer Day was held on Saturday, 15 July. Nearly 400 St Peter’s families came together to celebrate the ‘Beautiful Game’. 

The children, and many grownups, were entertained and amazed by Drumkit, the beat-boxer, as well as Philani Gumede, the freestyle ball juggler. To top that off we had South African Soccer Legends: Mark Tovey, Doctor Khumalo, Andre Arendse, Shaun Bartlett and Stanton Lewis joining in the afternoon of fun!

St Peter's Boys Prep: Preparing boys to be able to adapt to the fast paced change that is occurring in the information age

Boys Prep  July 07, 2017 | Headmaster | Rob Macaulay: Headmaster

A major theme of this year’s International Boys’ School Coalition Conference was the need for schools to prepare boys to be able to adapt to the fast paced change that is occurring in the information age.  This requires that a strong moral compass be provided as well as the skills of collaboration, innovation and ability to evaluate and use technology, with a strong emphasis on creativity.

ST PETER’S DAY 2017

Girls Prep Boys Prep  June 24, 2017 | Spiritual | Jean Macleod

On Friday 23 June, our school celebrated St Peter’s Day. Both the Girls and Boys Prep Schools held Eucharist services. We were honoured to welcome Bishop Steve Moreo to the services and he enthralled the girls and boys with his sermon and thought provoking message.

A Letter from a St Peter's Old Boy

Boys Prep Old Boys  June 22, 2017 | Physical education | Social and emotional | Sport | Douglas Rathbone: Class of 2003

Dear Greg and Rob

I must congratulate you and your staff for the space that St Peter’s Boys Prep is currently in. It has been a good 14 years since my time at the Prep ended and the physical changes and additions are too long and impressive to list.

St Peter's Prep Schools Observe Gender Sensitivity Week

Girls Prep Boys Prep  June 09, 2017 | Social and emotional | Vijay Maharaj: Director of Diversity

In keeping with the Year of the Woman theme and in the wake of recent incidences of gender-based-violence, St Peter’s Prep Schools have observed Gender Sensitivity Week.

The focus has been on love, care and respect for women.

 

St Peter's Boys Prep Enjoyed MADD Week 2017

Boys Prep  May 15, 2017 | Cultural | Katy Mthethwa

This MADD (Music, Art, Dance and Drama) Week has been a celebration of the Arts at St Peter’s Boys Prep School.

St Peter's Palm Sunday Service

Girls Prep Boys Prep  April 11, 2017 | Spiritual | Father Richard Wossler

On Monday morning, we began our palm “Sunday” service with the blessing of our palm branches outside. We then processed into the church and remembered the excitement in the air when Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey.

St Peter's Boys Junior Prep Book Week and The Wizard of Oz

Boys Prep  April 10, 2017 | Academics | Cultural | Social and emotional | Kenda Melvill-Smith: JP Head

The JP Boys Book Week was based on the fascinating story of “The Wizard of Oz”. The aim was to align our week with the ‘Year of the Woman’ at St Peter’s.