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St Peter's Prep Schools Hosts Thought Provoking Pastoral Care Conference

Girls Prep Boys Prep  June 07, 2019 | Social and emotional | Spiritual | Kent Sheppard: Housemaster

St Peter’s Prep Schools welcomed over a hundred delegates to its bi-annual Pastoral Care Conference, held on 6 and 7 June. After much needed tea and coffee during registration, our Rector, Greg Royce, welcomed everybody and opened the conference.

St Peter's Boys Prep Celebrates Ascension Day

Girls Prep Boys Prep  May 30, 2019 | Spiritual | Father Richard Wossler: Chaplain

Ascension Thursday is celebrated throughout the world. It is the final chapter of Christ’s life on earth. We celebrated His birth, His life, His death and His resurrection. Now He ascends and is taken up into heaven.

St Peter's Prep Schools Easter Message

Girls Prep Boys Prep  April 11, 2019 | Spiritual | Kamohelo Kotsi: Assistant Chaplain

I greet you all in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.

As I write this Easter Message, I pray that it will be a great pondering challenge for you and your families as you spend this time together. As we reenact the passion of Christ this Easter, I pray that will be born anew in his death and resurrection.

St Peter's Prep Schools: The Beginning of Lent Marked by Ash Wednesday

Girls Prep Boys Prep  March 08, 2019 | Spiritual | Father Richard Wossler: Chaplain

It’s that time again, what do we give up for lent? Not always an easy question. Some of us make it hard for ourselves and give up a lot and others tend to not really stretch the boundaries too far. Anyway Lent is the forty days before Easter that we give something up or take something on to show our love and commitment to God.

2018 ‘KEYS CAMP’ AT THE WATERBERG GAME LODGE

Girls Prep  February 28, 2018 | Academics | Cultural | Social and emotional | Spiritual | Mrs Cara Eggett

Last year we introduced the ‘Keys Camp’, as part of our new Leadership Programme at St Peter’s Girls Prep.  The camp is scheduled to take place early in the year, in order to allow the Grade 7s an opportunity to create strong bonds amongst themselves and their teachers. This is also a time in which to set out clear expectations for the final year of prep school and prepare the girls for high school.

SHROVE TUESDAY AND ASH WEDNESDAY

Girls Prep Boys Prep  February 13, 2018 | Social and emotional | Spiritual | Fr Richard Wossler

The countdown to Shrove Tuesday, or pancake Tuesday as most of us know it, has ended and this signals the beginning of the journey towards Easter. I’m still recovering from Christmas and trying to implement all those New Year’s resolutions I decided on. I’m not ready for Easter, but I have to be because time zooms on.

‘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.’

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.

St Peter's Palm Sunday Service

Girls Prep Boys Prep  April 11, 2017 | Spiritual | Father Richard Wossler

On Monday morning, we began our palm “Sunday” service with the blessing of our palm branches outside. We then processed into the church and remembered the excitement in the air when Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey.

St Peter's Prep Schools - The Seven Signs That Show God’s Presence

Girls Prep Boys Prep  November 10, 2016 | Spiritual | Father Richard: Chaplain

Often when asked, “Where do you go to school?” we simply answer, “St Peter’s”. So most people would think, “Oh, a private school” but is it only that? No, St Peter’s is proud to say we are a Christian school which also really does not tell the whole story because we are a church school and part of the Anglican Diocese.

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.