On the occasion of the 20th Anniversary of St Peter’s College, it is both a privilege and an honour for me to congratulate the Matric class of 2017 on an outstanding set of results, which further reinforces our reputation for academic excellence.
I am exceptionally proud of their wonderful achievements and through their hard work, discipline and perseverance, they have made themselves, their families and their school extremely proud.
I want to thank our Deputy Headmistress of Academics, Mrs Shelly Matthews; our Grade 12 Grade Head, Mrs Cornel Malan; the Heads of Department; members of our academic faculty, as well as, our administrative and support staff who together have created an environment which is conducive to our students attaining academic excellence.
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.
The 14th annual St Peter’s College Sports and Cultural Festival is happening from Friday to Sunday, 15-17 September 2017. We look forward to welcoming over 3,000 students from 45 different schools to this hugely vibrant and fun event that we all look forward to every year.
Not only are there sports (Basketball, Chess, Netball, Soccer), but also Musical events, Pavement Art, Public Speaking and Debating, Drama and Photography competitions as well as workshops for debating adjudicators and choir leaders. Our entrepreneurial Grade 9s will be running their own businesses for two days at the Festival and will have lots of novelties on sale such as T-shirts, caps and beanies, jewellery, cell phone covers, bath bombs etc.
SEE YOU THERE!
Congratulations to two Grade 12 students: Erin Lyle and Liam Ramsden, who were awarded their White Blazers at the end of Term 1 2017. The White Blazer is the highest achievement at the College and is awarded to students who attain full colours in Academic, Cultural, Sport and completing their community hours. They join the other two White Blazers which were awarded to Jamie Edwards and Teagan Leroni in January 2017. All four students are also prefects at St Peter’s College, we are extremely proud of their awards in recognition of their hard work and dedication to St Peter’s College.
The White Blazer is the highest achievement at St Peter’s College. It is awarded in recognition of achieving Full Colours in Sport, Cultural and Academic and completion of the St Peter’s College Community Service requirements.
Well done to Jamie Edwards and Teagan Leroni who were presented with their White Blazers at the 2016 Academic Prize-Giving ceremony on 31 January 2017.
2016 MATRICULANTS ACHIEVE ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AT ST PETER’S COLLEGE:
• 100% Pass with 97% University Entrance
• 103 Students with 100 Achieving University Entrance
• 130 Distinctions achieved overall
St Peter’s College continues to empower young individuals to take themselves ‘bravely into the future’ with its integrated approach to academics, faith, co-curricular activities and strong social responsibility programme. St Peter’s has become increasingly well-known for the high calibre of student, who have benefited from the holistic education on offer at the College. Attaining 100% pass rate with 97% university entrance again reinforces the testament to our academic excellence.
Shelly Matthews - Deputy Head: Academics
Congratulations to St Peter’s College alumna Cyan Brown (Class of 2011) who has been chosen as the 4th top university student in South Africa in the 2016 GradStar Awards. What an outstanding achievement!
Click the ‘Read More’ button to watch the video clips of St Peter’s College students rocking it at the 2016 Music Soiree.
Khanyile Ndlovu - ‘Saving all my love’. Khanyi is in Grade 11 and a founder pupil of the Girls Prep School.
Erin Lyle (Grade 11) ‘A thousand miles’
Cameron van der Walt (Grade 12) guitar solo ‘Run to the hills’
Grade 11 Marimba Group ‘Pata Pata’