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 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)

St Peter's Schools Fun Run & Walk

Girls Prep Boys Prep College Parents' Association  June 09, 2016 | Physical education | John van den Aardweg

This past Sunday morning saw the PA organised St Peter’s Schools Fun Run & Walk hosted on the Prep Schools campus for the first time.

ST PETER’S GIRLS PREP CONGRATULATES OUR FIFTEEN SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS FOR 2017

Girls Prep  May 27, 2016 | Academics | Cultural | Physical education | Sport | Pam van Gass

St Peter’s girls have been offered nine Open Academic scholarships, five Cultural Scholarships (four for Music and one for Drama) and one Sports Scholarships to respected South African high schools. All of these, bar one closed scholarship to St Peter’s College, are open scholarships and accessible to pupils from all schools. We are exceptionally proud of the girls’ achievement. In most cases, these girls wrote a Maths and English scholarship exam and participated in an interview. Many school heads commended the girls on their positive attitude, diligent work ethic and individual charm and manners. 

We thank all our girls who uphold the values of St Peter’s every day and contribute in a huge way to our reputation and standing in the school community. Thank you to the exceptional, industrious staff who guide all our girls in their learning and celebrate their various successes with them.

To our scholarship recipients of 2016 - may you enjoy this celebratory time with your family and friends.

St Peter's Boys Prep 2017 Scholarship News

Boys Prep  May 26, 2016 | Academics | Catherine Steenhoff: Director Academics

What a wonderful achievement! Our Gr 7 boys have really done the school and themselves proud. 19 boys received scholarships to top schools in the country. An amazing 30 scholarships were offered in total.

JUNIOR PREP MUMS AND DAUGHTERS CRAFT MORNING

Girls Prep  May 20, 2016 | Cultural | Social and emotional | Jean Macleod

The Junior Prep, ‘Mums & Daughters Craft Morning’ was held on Saturday, 14 May. Despite the chilly autumn morning, it was a very well supported occasion with mums and their daughters spending special time together.