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Edition 6 – December 2014 Berri Regatta Although most of the action occurred on the water there was plenty to be had on dry land with the girls allowing their parents to get together both nights for the social side of the Berri Regatta. The scene was set on Friday night at the riverside setting of Martins […]

Issue no. 38 | 4 December 2014   From the Principal As we approach the final days of the school year, I can’t help but reflect on all that we have done, achieved and celebrated this year. Without a doubt, our 120th year has been a hive of activity. From academic and pastoral care programs, to sport […]

Issue no. 37 | 28 November 2014 From the Chaplain Prayers for Peace at Christmas As we move toward the end of the school year and look forward to Christmas, our Chapel services provide a much-needed opportunity for rest and reflection as we face the pressures of exams and assessments as well as a dazzling array […]

Issue no. 36 | 21 November 2014 From the Director of Early Learning Preparing for new and exciting happenings at the ELC Every day brings great excitement and anticipation to the ELC community as we watch the new building evolve. The beautiful, new, colourful structure is creating a fresh identity and statement about the value we […]

The November edition of the Old Scholars’ Enews was distributed recently. It’s a packed edition, with all the latest news of Old Scholar events and reunions. This edition includes: 120th Birthday Celebration Ball Ladies’ Golf Day and Lunch Friends of the Founders’ Morning Tea Have you taken the Old Scholars’ Careers Survey? OSA at the Valedictory […]

Edition 5 – November 2014 Regatta wrap from the season so far St Peter’s Girls’ School has been referred to as an emerging rowing school but after only three regattas this season, we are cementing our place in the rowing history of South Australia. Earlier in the month, the Junior and Intermediate girls entered the Henley on Torrens, […]

Issue no. 35 | 14 November 2014 From the Director of Teaching and Learning You probably noticed that the nation stopped twice last week. Both were historic occasions. I won’t dwell on the first. A horse race is just what it is. We may have celebrated at the time, and then shed some tears for the lives of […]

Issue no. 34 | 7 November 2014 From the Head of Junior School Saints Girls – A Blueprint for Ongoing School Improvement As a primary school we are constantly focussing on improvement, especially in the area of teaching and learning and how we can develop and support our student learning. An important part of this improvement cycle is […]

Issue no. 33 | 31 October 2014 From the Head of Middle School St Peter’s Girls’ School achieves eSmart Status – the first school in South Australia Earlier this year we received confirmation from the Alana and Madeleine Foundation that we had received eSmart Status. This authorisation comes as a result of some hard work from the members […]

Edition 4 – October 2014 Season opens with the announcement of the Captain of Boats The Saints Rowing community marked the opening of the 2014/15 season with a great family night on Chiverton Lawns last Friday. The event was well attended with a barbecue, raffle prizes and festivities to mark the start of another rowing season. The […]

Issue no. 32 | 23 October 2014 From the Head of Senior School What does it mean to belong to a community? How do we ensure everyone is accepted, valued and included? The value of positive interactions across the whole school is that they develop connectedness. Research clearly indicates that these benefits promote positive mental health, and improve […]

Issue no. 31 | 17 October 2014 From the Principal Welcome back to Term 4! With only 69 days until Christmas we have much to fit in before the year ends. Hot on the heels of the release of the Government’s Review into the Australian Curriculum, we were pleased to welcome the Hon. Christopher Pyne, Minister for Education, […]

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