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ST PETER'S PREP SCHOOLS: THE DIFFERENCE...PART 5

Some of us are born with simply extraordinary talent.  This type proficiency normally only achieved by a handful of adults usually results in two responses.  We are either inspired to develop our own talents or we are simply overwhelmed and say, ‘I could never do that’.  In the main though, most associate such brilliance with success.

St Peter's College Council Subcommittee Interim Communication

College Parents' Association Old Boys Old Girls  June 18, 2020 | Social and emotional | Social responsibility | Spiritual | St Peter's College Council Subcommittee Interim Communication

As set out in our letter of 6 June 2020, the Council Sub-committee has been established to look into racist, sexist and other forms of discrimination and related matters at St Peter’s College. The Committee met on 13 June 2020 to consider submissions from concerned parties.

St Peter's College: Council Subcommittee

College Parents' Association Old Boys Old Girls  June 12, 2020 | Social and emotional | Social responsibility | Spiritual | Sport | St Peter's College: Council Subcommittee

The Council Subcommittee wishes to remind, encourage, and invite the members of the St Peter’s College Community to raise any matters with the Committee without fear or favour.

St Peter's College Social Media

Not so long ago, at least from your parents’ perspective, social media was not part of society. There were traditional media, and there was a social connection, and neither had any real relevance to the other. Information was shared face-to-face, over the phone, in a letter, or via the grapevine.

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.

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.

St Peter's College 16th Annual Sports and Cultural Festival

Foundation (College) College Parents' Association Old Boys Old Girls  September 10, 2019 | Cultural | Sport | St Peter's College 16th Annual Sports and Cultural Festival

The 16th annual St Peter’s College Sports and Cultural Festival is happening from Thursday to Sunday, 19 - 22 September 2019. We look forward to welcoming over 3,000 students from different schools to this hugely vibrant and fun event that we all look forward to every year.

St Peter's College Drama: The Intern by Ntando Mabuya

Foundation (College) College Parents' Association Old Boys Old Girls  June 11, 2019 | Cultural | St Peter's College Drama: The Intern by Ntando Mabuya

The story is of a young intern, Emily, who joins an office in which her colleagues work the same robotic day over and over without ever having met the boss; this symbolizes how people blindly follow a religion. Emily questions her workplace’s reality and the boss’ very existence. Despite the disagreement she had with her colleagues, she embarks on a journey in which she meets the Sangomas’ who direct her to the boss, who turns out to be a woman.

St Peter's College: Music Soiree - Wits Trio

Foundation (College) College Parents' Association Old Boys Old Girls  May 24, 2019 | Cultural | St Peter's College: Music Soiree - Wits Trio

The Wits Trio has established themselves as a prominent chamber music ensemble in South Africa. The members are Malcolm Nay on piano, Susan Mouton on cello and Zanta Hofmeyr on violin. They will be performing Beethoven’s Piano Trio in C Minor Opus 1. Nr 3, Chausson’s Piano Trio in G minor Opus 3: first 2 movements and a Tango by Piazzolla.

St Peter's College Grade 5 and 6 Prospective Parents Information Evening

Foundation (College) College Parents' Association Old Boys Old Girls  May 20, 2019 | St Peter's College Grade 5 and 6 Prospective Parents Information Evening

St Peter’s College warmly invites Grade 5 and 6 parents and teachers to please join us to explore what we have on offer, to build on the foundation that you have already laid in Educating young minds.

St Peter's College MADD Tour USA 24 April - 7 May 2019

College Parents' Association Old Boys Old Girls  May 17, 2019 | Cultural | St Peter's College MADD Tour USA 24 April - 7 May 2019

Eighty students and six teachers participated in the fourteen-day tour to three major cities in the USA to experience and learn about the Creative Arts. Not even the 15-hour flight could dampen the spirits. Of course, shopping also formed an important part of the students’ free time!