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Appointment of Chaplain and Head of Transformation and Inclusion

November 12, 2020 | Academics | Cultural | Grounds | Headmaster | Physical education | Social and emotional | Social responsibility | Spiritual | Sport | Appointment of Chaplain and Head of Transformation and Inclusion
St Peter’s College is proud to announce the appointment of Revd. Kabelo Motlhakane as a full-time Chaplain and the new head of Transformation and Inclusion. In his new role, Revd. Motlhakane will be responsible for the spiritual aspects of pastoral care and head up the College’s…

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. …

St Peter's Prep Schools ... The Difference Part 8

October 27, 2020 | Academics | Social and emotional | Greg Royce: Rector
The Power and Peril of Praise In the western society with which we are familiar, the manner in which we encourage our children has been universally accepted.  On witnessing a child’s achievements, even minor ones, adults almost always respond with, ‘What a clever boy/girl!’ or…
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