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Covid-19 update

College Parents' Association Old Boys Old Girls  March 30, 2020 | St Peter's College - Covid-19 update

The school’s enforced period of closure - and the extraordinary circumstances that have brought this about - brings a great sense of sadness, uncertainty, and concern for us all. St Peter’s College, however, is an incredibly optimistic place. Despite this being a very trying time, it has also been one full of hope. The students have been a marvel - cheery, positive and wonderfully kind to one another, albeit online. The whole St Peter’s College community has also really rallied round, and I want to thank every single parent who has taken the time to say a kind word, or send a short email of thanks to our staff during this period.

Online Library

In light of the announcement from the President, I thought it would be beneficial to share some book-related resources to help get us through the next few weeks, both in terms of our school work, and reading for relaxation and escape.

Before I start, I encourage all of you to try and read more at this time. Reading is (typically) a low-screen time form of entertainment and escapism. Reading allows us to process our thoughts and feelings through the thoughts and feelings of our favorite characters. This is helpful in a challenging time like this. There is a book out there for everyone

St Peter's Prep Schools Taking Action to Sanitise against the Spread of COVID-19

Pre Prep Girls Prep Boys Prep  March 15, 2020 | Grounds | Social and emotional | COVID-19 Management Team

The Njilo’s staff are amazing! Thank you for all the hard work this weekend where the staff have worked non-stop to sanitise all common areas across the schools.  This is an extra precaution and goes hand in hand with hygiene protocols that we must all follow when back at school tomorrow. Thank you Njilo’s from all of the St Peter’s Family!

Art, Design and Media (ADaM)

College  February 27, 2020 | Social and emotional | Social responsibility | Spiritual | Art, Design and Media (ADaM)

As of January 2020, the Art Task Team has been rebranded as ADaM – Art, Design, and Media.

This way we will be covering a more diverse range of disciplines that we hope to grow to be in better service to St Peter’s College, and beyond. The concept is more inclusive and diverse and may include other skills development from arenas such as the tech environment, digital media, and even the building and construction fields.

Parents Association

College Parents' Association  February 27, 2020 | Parents Association

The year has certainly started in its usual madness, with the 2020 AGM and the New Parent’s braai already have taken place and the planning for the Golf Day in full swing.

Sports: An incredible start to Term 1, 2020

College Old Boys Old Girls  February 27, 2020 | Sport | Sports: An incredible start to Term 1, 2020

I am so proud of our students who have given everything on the sports fields, courts and pools this term. It has been remarkable to see them all make an impact.

We are extremely excited for half-term, where we will be hosting the Old Petrian’s Girls Water Polo and T20 Cricket Tournament.

Headmaster Report

College  February 27, 2020 | Academics | Headmaster | Headmaster's Report

At the Headmaster’s Assembly on Monday, 17 February, I had the opportunity to tell our students the story about Stephen Jones MBE a Welsh long-distance athlete who is a former world record holder in the marathon

Student Affairs

College  February 27, 2020 | Student Affairs

Community outreach programs allow us to encourage younger generations to give back to the community. Not only does it make one feel good, but it can bring the whole community together

Sound and Lighting (SALT)

College  February 27, 2020 | Cultural | Sound and Lighting (SALT)

The Sound and Lighting Team (commonly known as SALT) provides an important service to the St Peter’s College community. The Team, led by the talented and passionate captains, Tarryn Nitch and Blake Imbert, are responsible for setting up sound, screens, and lighting at school events.

Our Philosophy Towards Homework

Girls Prep  February 17, 2020 | Academics | Pam van Gass: Deputy Head Academics

At St Peter’s we believe that homework should be relevant and supportive of the learning process.

St Peter's Prep Schools Giving Back

Foundation (Prep) Girls Prep Boys Prep  February 10, 2020 | Social and emotional | Social responsibility | Leigh Lidgey: Community Partnership Co-ordinator

WOW! Thank you to all the volunteers who were at the first Sefikeng session on Wednesday! What an incredible start to our Sefikeng year. As we entered the school on Wednesday morning, the chant of ‘St Peter’s, St Peter’s!’ resounded through the school as the Sefikeng children realised we were there.