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 2013

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.

13th Annual Sports and Cultural Festival | 16 - 18 September 2016

College  September 14, 2016 | Cultural | Physical education | Sport | Ready for Kick-Off

There is great excitement at the College with the 13th Annual Sports and Cultural Festival happening from Friday to Sunday, 16 - 18 September 2016 at St Peter’s College. 3,000 participants, 45 schools, plus parents, friends and families will be on campus to enjoy a feast of activities including: Soccer, Basketball, Netball, Chess, Music, Pavement Art, Debating, Public Speaking, Dance, Drama, Photography, Equestrian and even an Entrepreneurs Market. Come along and enjoy the fun with us!

St Peter's Prep Schools - The Cost of a Child

Girls Prep Boys Prep  August 02, 2016 | Spiritual | Unknown Author - shared by Father Richard Wossler

The government recently calculated the cost of raising child from birth to 18 and came up with R4 007 520-00 for a middle income family with private schooling. Talk about a shock. That doesn’t even touch university tuition.

St Peter's Boys Prep School Flexible Learning Programme July 2016

Boys Prep  July 29, 2016 | Academics | Diane Fraser - Marketer

This past week, St Peter’s Boys Prep held its second Flexible Learning Programme (FLP) of the year. The boys had great fun, as did the teachers and so much was learnt in this very special week.

MANDELA DAY AT ST PETER’S PREP

Foundation (Prep) Girls Prep Boys Prep  July 27, 2016 | Monica Sloane

The spirit of Mandela Day really came alive at St Peter’s! Thank you to those who generously contributed to the collection of books, toys, clothes and sports equipment.

ST PETER’S CYCLE CHALLENGE

Girls Prep Boys Prep Parents' Association  July 26, 2016 | Sport | Jean Macleod

An icy wind on Sunday morning didn’t deter the many enthusiastic cyclists who turned out to ride the St Peter’s Cycle Challenge on 24 July. (This was a second attempt at holding the event this year as the earlier date had been rained out)

St Peter's Boys Prep: Sweat the Small Stuff

Boys Prep  June 21, 2016 | Social and emotional | Dave Hala: Director Pastoral Care

The Housemaster body recently attended a workshop on the “Broken Window‘’ approach to discipline. The emphasis was on how the effective management of pupil behaviour in schools plays a critical role in maintaining a healthy school environment.

It is generally accepted these days that heavy handed enforcement tends to breed resentment amongst the pupils. Pupils respond better to motivation and encouragement which is a big part of the St Peter’s philosophy. One has to be careful not to fall into the trap of accepting that standards have slipped and that this is the “modern way.”

EQUESTRIAN NEWS

Girls Prep Boys Prep  June 20, 2016 | Sport | Jane Ritchie

The St Peter’s Equestrian Team competed in the final qualifier for this year at Eaton Farm on 11 and 12 June. Despite the chilly weather, the children achieved fantastic results. We are very proud of all our riders!

St Peter's Transformation Message from the Rector

Girls Prep Boys Prep Parents' Association  June 13, 2016 | Social and emotional | Greg Royce - Rector

The spectre of racism, which arose so powerfully at the end of last year, constitutes a disheartening reminder of how little progress we have made in uniting as a nation since 1994.

I often think that as South Africans, one of our most limiting characteristics is that we do not know how to listen.  We listen to respond rather than to understand.  This is why, for me, the Parent Transformation Meeting held a few weeks ago was so important.  It provided the first real opportunity for people, with different life experiences, to listen respectfully to each other.

ST PETER’S PREP MUSIC FESTIVAL

Girls Prep Boys Prep  June 09, 2016 | Cultural | Jean Macleod

Girls and Boys Prep School parents and other family members were treated to a musical extravaganza on Wednesday evening, 8 June, in the Royce Hall. The girls and boys gave amazing performances, show-casing their musical skills and talents.

St Peter's College squashes opponents to win league

College  June 09, 2016 | Physical education | Sport | Mrs Anchen Muller - MIC: Squash

Congratulations to our 1st Team Squash boys for winning the C-league on 8 June 2016. They defeated St John’s College 13-4 in the final round on 8 June 2016. 
Photo: Mrs Anchen Müller (MIC), Caleb Vergotine, David Malan, Teagan Leroni, Keith Bartie and Desi Ledl (Coach)