Social and emotional News

St Peter’s Prep Schools Making Sure Lockdown Can Still Be Fun

Pre Prep Girls Prep Boys Prep  April 16, 2020 | Social and emotional | Diane Fraser: Boys Prep Marketer

Looking back at our final weekend of school before the holidays, albeit the strangest one we have had to date, we managed to have lots of fun.

We were meant to have our Hotdog Day, which no child wants to ever miss at St Peter’s, as well as a camp out on the school fields. The St Peter’s Families decided that something like ‘Lockdown’ was not doing to deter us from making these events happen, we would all just need to be a little more creative.

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.

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.

#MANDELADAY2019 COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP INITIATIVE

Madiba’s spirit was alive on Saturday, when over 250 St Peter’s families and staff joined their Sefikeng counterparts to give their 67 minutes.

The overwhelming sense of community that prevailed was palpable - passion, care and enthusiasm abounded.

ST PETER’S PRE-PREP IS LAUNCHED!

Pre Prep Girls Prep Boys Prep  June 27, 2019 | Academics | Social and emotional | Jean Macleod

St Peter’s Prep launched the ‘little sibling’, to our family of schools, on Saturday, 22 June!

We are delighted to announce that St Peter’s Pre-Prep is full for 2020!

It was with great excitement that a fun-filled day was hosted where parents, and their children, got a feel for this wonderful new facility.

St Peter's Prep Schools Winter Warmers Warms Hearts

Girls Prep Boys Prep Parents' Association  June 26, 2019 | Social and emotional | Julie-Anne Hegarty: Parent

As dawn breaks on Saturday, 22 June, our school starts to come alive with the familiar hustle and bustle of a St Peter’s ‘get-together’.  It’s only been 24 hours since the winter solstice and already the blue skies and balmy sunshine seem to indicate the approach of summer.

Winter Warmers, is one of many St Peter’s Prep social events and a firm favourite for a relaxed afternoon of chilled chit-chat with other families.

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.

We were all MADD last week at St Peter's Boys Prep

Boys Prep  June 03, 2019 | Cultural | Social and emotional | Joan Delport: HOD Afrikaans

The staff and boys have once again enjoyed a creative and fun-filled MADD (Music, Art, Dance and Drama) week.  In the strive for excellence, activities were planned that gave every boy the opportunity to express himself.  The boys rotated in their houses from one activity to the other. Every boy’s creativity had been stimulated and their talents utilised in activities like House Plays, House Choir, Coral Verse, Dance, Culinary, House Chess, Puppet Making and the Green Screen Project.  It will be impossible to provide detail on every activity, however, let us cover a few highlights…

St Peter's Boys Prep Gets to Experience High School

Boys Prep College  May 29, 2019 | Academics | Cultural | Physical education | Social and emotional | Mangaliso Vuso: Grade 5 Teacher

On Tuesday, 21 May, the Grade 5 boys and class teachers (Mrs Faul, Mr Clackworthy, Mr Steenberg, and Mr Vuso) spent the day at the College as part of the annual St Peter’s High School Experience Day.