Physical education News

St Peter’s Boys Enjoyed the Dads & Lads Morning – 16 March 2019

Boys Prep  March 25, 2019 | Physical education | Social and emotional | Callan Cronin: Boys JP Coach and Biokineticist

It was a beautiful day and the weather was perfect for a fun filled morning of cricket. The Grade 1s and their dads played in the first round of matches and thoroughly enjoyed their first taste of ‘competitive sport’. It was evident to see the excitement and nerves amongst not only the boys, but the dads as well, as they demonstrated their cricketing skills/abilities whilst being cheered on from the side by moms, grandparents, brothers and sisters. There were some eagerly contested matches and the boys and their dads seemed to really enjoy the experience.

NIGHT INTER-HOUSE GALAS AT THE GIRLS PREP

Girls Prep  March 14, 2019 | Physical education | Sport | Toni Clarke

On Thursday, 19 February, we hosted our Middle School and Senior Prep Inter-house Galas.  A new format to our galas was introduced this year, which was well received by all.  We continued with our 50m individual races and had one 25m individual race.

THE BRECKNOCK MULTI-PURPOSE SURFACE

Girls Prep  February 13, 2018 | Physical education | Sport | Jean Macleod

The new multi-purpose surface, on Brecknock Field, was put to good use from the start of 2018. How wonderful to have the extra tennis courts on which to play. Tennis match afternoons are now far more time efficient as more matches can be played, in a shorter time.

St Peter's Prep Schools Family Soccer Day Was Fun for All

Girls Prep Boys Prep Parents' Association  July 19, 2017 | Physical education | Social and emotional | Malope Mabizela: Parents Association Joint Chairperson

Our very first St Peter’s Family Soccer Day was held on Saturday, 15 July. Nearly 400 St Peter’s families came together to celebrate the ‘Beautiful Game’. 

The children, and many grownups, were entertained and amazed by Drumkit, the beat-boxer, as well as Philani Gumede, the freestyle ball juggler. To top that off we had South African Soccer Legends: Mark Tovey, Doctor Khumalo, Andre Arendse, Shaun Bartlett and Stanton Lewis joining in the afternoon of fun!

A Letter from a St Peter's Old Boy

Boys Prep Old Boys  June 22, 2017 | Physical education | Social and emotional | Sport | Douglas Rathbone: Class of 2003

Dear Greg and Rob

I must congratulate you and your staff for the space that St Peter’s Boys Prep is currently in. It has been a good 14 years since my time at the Prep ended and the physical changes and additions are too long and impressive to list.

13th Annual Sports and Cultural Festival | 16 - 18 September 2016

College  September 14, 2016 | Cultural | Physical education | Sport | Ready for Kick-Off

There is great excitement at the College with the 13th Annual Sports and Cultural Festival happening from Friday to Sunday, 16 - 18 September 2016 at St Peter’s College. 3,000 participants, 45 schools, plus parents, friends and families will be on campus to enjoy a feast of activities including: Soccer, Basketball, Netball, Chess, Music, Pavement Art, Debating, Public Speaking, Dance, Drama, Photography, Equestrian and even an Entrepreneurs Market. Come along and enjoy the fun with us!

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.

THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE SPORTS DEPARTMENT

Girls Prep  February 08, 2016 | Physical education | Sport | Liz Ashmore (Director of Sport)

We have a mantra in the Sports Department which we often ask the girls to repeat: ‘Do YOUR best!’ This motto speaks to our philosophy of ensuring that every girl becomes the very best version of herself possible.

From Grade 0 to Grade 7, our focus in every sport is very much ‘skills based’, as we are acutely aware that we are not only preparing girls for the more rigorous sporting demands in high school. We are also trying to engender a love and a passion for sport to guarantee that all the girls continue participating for as long as they are able, well into adulthood.

Physical Education at St Peter's Boys Prep

Boys Prep  February 04, 2016 | Physical education | Barry Detert - Director of Sport

In physical education, the focus is on movement and its contribution to the development of individuals. By learning in, through, and about movement, boys gain an understanding that movement is integral to human expression and that it can contribute to boy’s pleasure and enhance their lives.

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