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Girls Prep News

St Peter's Girls Prep launches Visible Learning Symbols

May 10, 2021 | Academics | Headmaster | Darrel Webb: Headmaster
At last week’s Staff Development session, Pam van Gass, our Head of Academics, launched our new Visible Learning ‘feedback’ symbols.  The images of a girl climbing a tree, have numerous relevant associations to our school, particularly in terms of the girls: taking on challenges and…

St Peter’s Prep Schools – Ahead of the Game, Behind Every Child

May 05, 2021 | Academics | Cultural | Social and emotional | Rose Nkomo and Siphiwe Mulaudzi
St Peter’s Boys Prep and Girls Prep Schools have been on a journey to ensure Inclusion is evident at every grade level.  Within the academic curriculum, inclusion and embracing diversity has been essential in all the schools and is taught consciously.  An awareness of social justice is…

St Peter's Prep Schools ... The Difference Part 10

October 28, 2020 | Academics | Social and emotional | Greg Royce: Rector
Praising children as ‘smart’ does not prevent them from under-performing.  It might actually be causing…

St Peter's Prep Schools ... The Difference Part 9

October 27, 2020 | Academics | Social and emotional | Greg Royce: Rector
I discussed the self-esteem movement and the growing challenge to its belief that a performance was inextricably linked to self-esteem.  As parents we are proud of our children, try to protect them from disappointment and often demonstrate our love by expressing our admiration for them. …