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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.

14th Annual Sports and Cultural Festival

College  September 14, 2017 | Cultural | Grounds | Sport | St Peter's College 14th Annual Sports and Cultural Festival kicks off Friday, 15 September 2017

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!

‘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.’

MANDELA DAY, ‘POP UP SHOP’

Girls Prep  August 02, 2017 | Social and emotional | Jean Macleod

With the recent celebration of Mandela Day on the 18 July, St Peter’s Girls School’s, Head of Pastoral Care: Mrs Cara Eggett, planned and organised a ‘Pop Up Shop’, with the aim of assisting the school community.

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 College: My second home

College  June 13, 2017 | Social and emotional | Life at St Peter's College from a student's perspective

Grade 11 student, Sarah King, shares how the College has become her second home.

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.

 

Recent news

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

September 18, 2017 | Vanessa Palk - Foundation Coordinator

14th Annual Sports and Cultural Festival

September 14, 2017 | St Peter's College 14th Annual Sports and Cultural Festival kicks off Friday, 15 September 2017

‘YEAR OF THE WOMAN’ EVENT

August 08, 2017 | Vijay Maharaj

MANDELA DAY, ‘POP UP SHOP’

August 02, 2017 | Jean Macleod