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St Peter’s College Information Booklet for Senior School Our Senior School At St Peter’s College every boy is celebrated and honoured for his uniqueness. To achieve this, we believe in an holistic approach to education: we are educating minds, building healthy bodies and nourishing spirits.
Contents Message from the Headmaster 02 01 Introduction03 Wellbeing04 Positive Education 05 Academics07 ICLT09 Keystone and eSmart 11 Boarding12 Outdoor Education 13 Timetable14 Checklist15 Road Safety Procedures 16 School Fees and Buses 17 Key contacts for the Senior School 18 Frequently Asked Questions 19 Map 20
Message from the Headmaster 02 The staff, students and I look forward to welcoming Our internationally recognised whole-of-school you and your family into the School in 2019. approach to wellbeing means that every staff member understands that developing a student’s At St Peter’s College we believe in a holistic character is as important as fostering his intellect approach to education. We are educating minds, and I encourage you to take advantage of building healthy bodies and nourishing spirits. opportunities to learn more about our positive We achieve this through our strong, inclusive education and wellbeing programs. This will enhance Anglican ethos, through the delivery of a robust the close partnership we enjoy between student, academic curriculum, and through the diverse parent and teacher that enables every student to range of co-curricular activities that embrace a wide fulfil his potential. variety of sports, outdoor education, the creative and Mr Tim Browning, performing arts. We have a long tradition of success I hope that you will find the information contained Headmaster. in providing a truly rounded education that prepares in this booklet a helpful guide that will address students to seize the opportunities and manage the questions you may have as you prepare to join uncertainties that inevitably lie ahead. the School. The staff, students and I stand ready to make the transition into Saints as seamless as ‘Pushing the Boundaries’ is a well-researched possible for you. outdoor education program designed to enrich the students’ spirit and broaden the depth of their Please do not hesitate to make contact with the experiences within a natural environment. I ask each School if you need further clarification. student to embrace this experience to develop his personal attributes of courage, grit, determination, We look forward to seeing you soon. passion, endurance, commitment and integrity. You can be confident that in coming to St Peter’s College you have chosen a school where we have outstanding teachers who understand the specific needs of students, and where students are allowed to be themselves. Each student is nurtured and cherished for the contribution he makes to the broader School community. We take pride in really knowing each student in the School and we value every individual and his unique qualities. We understand how best to encourage him to discover and develop his gifts, talents and true strength of character.
Introduction Vision Values 03 Our vision is to be a world-class school where all Our values are central to enabling us to achieve students flourish. our vision and mission. Our values underpin our behaviours. Mission They inform how we interact with each other and Our mission is to provide an exceptional education engage with our local and international communities. that brings out the very best in every student. • Building lifelong commitment to serve others. We do this within an intellectually and spiritually rich environment that nurtures international-mindedness, • Building leadership capability. intercultural understanding, respect and a • Celebrating the uniqueness of each student. commitment to social justice. • Celebrating accomplishment. Impact • Developing emotional maturity. We build great men: • Developing lifelong learning, engagement, • who believe safety, service and integrity are meaning, and purpose. fundamental parts of their lives; • Embracing creative potential. • who are active members of socially and culturally diverse communities; • Fostering honesty, integrity, and wellbeing. • who engage in political, ethical, and • Honouring diversity. environmental challenges as good citizens. • Valuing teamwork, collaboration, and communication. • Unlocking individual virtues and strengths.
Wellbeing 04 At St Peter’s College the wellbeing of all of our Chapel program students and staff is central to all we do. Whilst Through our Chapel program students are wellbeing has always been important at Saints, there encouraged to develop an appreciation of the role are now even more compelling reasons for us to that spirituality has in wellbeing. This is an inclusive have a wellbeing focus at this School. Approximately a quarter of young people in Australia report to have program, focussed on encouraging thoughtful a mental disorder (ABS, 2008), and the World Health engagement and meditation. We impart our Organisation predicts that depression will be one of Anglican values directly through our House Chapel the largest burdens of disease by the year 2030. We Services, School Musters, and indirectly through are committed to nurturing the wellbeing of all of our the role-modelling of our teachers and through the students and understand that every interaction at celebration of students past and present who have School has an impact. represented these values to all. We know that wellbeing is an inherently complex concept, dependent on a multitude of individual and Pastoral Care cultural factors. In order to make some sense of this We know that students and staff who feel safe, complexity we have adopted the PERMA framework supported and connected are more likely to flourish. developed by Professor Martin Seligman to monitor, Our integrated pastoral care system ensures that qualify and quantify the health every student in the School is seen, known, heard, of all areas of the Saints community. This understood and supported. scientifically informed House System model (Seligman, 2011) comprises five Upon commencement at St Peter’s College, every elements that we student is allocated into a House, each of which is focus on when it comes led and guided by the Head of House. Houses are to wellbeing. These are: the fundamental units in the pastoral care system at the School. Each student should feel part of a In the Saints context our Christian values such as House, to which he can give his loyalty and from love, forgiveness, acceptance, and inclusivity inform our approach to wellbeing. These values demand a which he can receive guidance and encouragement. holistic approach to wellbeing and we are concerned with the emotional, spiritual, physical, social, mental Our House system promotes the social, academic, and intellectual health of our students and staff. All spiritual and emotional wellbeing of each student. of the structures, practices and policies within the In Years 9 to 12 (the Senior Years) students are School reflect this understanding. At the centre of organised into smaller groups, known as Mentor these structures and practices are our Pastoral Care groups under the care of a House Mentor. In Years 7 System, the Positive Education Curriculum, and our and 8 (the Middle Years) students are part of Mentor Chapel program. Classes with other students from their year level. The House system provides many opportunities Through these formal structures, we aim to for each student to participate in annual traditions acknowledge, nurture, and celebrate the uniqueness and community activities enhancing the sense of of every student as well as equip them with the tools belonging and camaraderie. Friendships formed by they will need to navigate the difficult periods of their the students during House activities often last lives. We do this by imparting our values, connecting our students to a community and fostering a lifetime. relationships, and by the direct teaching of skills through our Positive Education programs.
Wellbeing The Head of House is the first point of contact where Positive Education 05 a student, parent or teacher can turn to for help or Through our taught positive education curriculum information. students learn a strength-based approach for interacting with each other, responding to adversity, In Years 9 to 12 the Head of House, Mentor and and growing themselves as human beings. Head of Senior Years take a collaborative approach in guiding and supporting each student. In Years 7 A Strengths-based Approach and 8 the Mentor, year level coordinator and Head of Middle Years collaborate to support students. From the youngest students in the Early Learning Centre our Teachers guide the students to use Aims of the House System appropriate language to share their thoughts and feelings. The strengths-based education we • To increase the positive influence of the School have implemented at Saints takes a more ‘formal’ on a student’s character; to help students meet approach from Reception, when character their responsibilities – in their studies, in other strengths are taught both explicitly and implicitly School activities and in the wider community; throughout the curriculum. to instil the lasting virtues of courage, honesty, decency, devotion and loyalty. Years 7 to 10 and Co-curricular • To foster a School spirit that expresses itself We deliver a program developed in in positive relationships between students and the United Kingdom called Personal staff, and in sport and other activities. Wellbeing Lessons for Secondary Schools: Positive Psychology in Action Year 7 • To discover and recognise the talents of written by Dr Ilona Boniwell and Lucy Ryan. This course focuses on developing each student. positive attitudes towards self, body, emotions, mindsets and relationships. • To help students with any problems that may arise. We deliver the Penn Resiliency Program written by Professor Martin • To delegate responsibility to all senior students. Seligman and his team. Based on Year 8 over 20 years of research in the field – this program focuses on cognitive • To provide academic, moral, social and behavioural and problem solving skills. emotional support and guidance. Students complete the Strath Senior School Houses: Haven Positive Psychology Program designed by Professor Martin • Da Costa House • MacDermott House Seligman. These lessons focus on the Year 10 development of character strengths, • Farr House • School & Allen House mindfulness, gratitude, optimism and resilience. Students are encouraged to develop signature strengths too. • Farrell House • Short House • Hawkes House • Woodcock House • Howard House • Young House
Wellbeing 06 Benefits of our Programs • Character strengths of the mind (e.g., self-regulation, perseverance, love Our Positive Education program takes into account of learning) were predictive of school the science of many other researchers. Recent success (Weber& Ruch, 2012b). findings summarised by Gregory Park (2013) on the benefits of teaching wellbeing have shown: • The character strengths – perseverance, love, gratitude, and hope – predict academic • Using one’s signature strengths in a new achievement in middle school students way increased happiness and decreased and college students (reported in Park & depression for six months (Gander, Proyer, Peterson, 2009a). Ruch, & Wyss, 2012). • Changes in a student’s self-control predicted • Self-control predicted high school grades, changes his/her school grades six months absences, and at-home study habits better than (Duckworth et al., 2010; Duckworth et al., 2011). IQ (Duckworth & Seligman, 2005). • Self-control predicts childhood health, too. • Self-control predicted homework completion, A study of children progressing into classroom conduct, and report card grades in adolescence found that self-control was an a longitudinal study of over 500 middle school important protective factor against becoming students (Duckworth et al., 2012). overweight (Tsukayama et al., 2010). • Individuals’ levels of grit—perseverance for • A recent meta-analysis of 213 school-based, long-term goals—predicted several forms of universal Positive Education or Social academically-related achievement, including Emotional Learning (SEL) programs, involving grades at top US universities, retention in elite over 250,000 students, concluded that these military academy classes, and ranking in a interventions had positive effects across a national spelling competition (Duckworth range of outcomes (Durlak et al., 2011). et al., 2007).
Academics The curriculum at St Peter’s College provides 07 Year 10 opportunities for every student to be educated to take From Year 10, there are a couple of noticeable their place in the world as informed, active, responsible differences. Whereas students study Science as a citizens, often in positions of leadership in the single subject in Years 7–9, in Year 10 the Science community. We want every student to commit to being program divides into three specialised subjects a creative, open-minded, life-long learner. Importantly, – Biology, Physics and Chemistry. Students will every student is to be responsible for his own learning. study each subject for a trimester (approximately 11 Teachers will work with every student to enable him to weeks each). Year 10 also offers greater choice and show independence of thought, develop intellectual subject specialisation on elective lines. Students are tenacity and to understand himself as a learner. able to pursue areas of interest, including Design, From Year 7 to Year 12, students at St Peter’s Technology, Art, Drama, Sports Science, Geography College are challenged, inspired and nurtured or Music. Here they begin to prepare themselves for through both a rich and diverse curriculum and either the South Australian Certificate of Education through evidence-based, innovative teaching. (SACE) or the International Baccalaureate Diploma Opportunities are provided for students to come Program (IBDP) Diploma. Year 10 students are also to know the world through different perspectives, strongly encouraged to continue studying their represented by subjects within eight Faculties; language of choice. • The Arts (Visual and Performing) Years 11 and 12 All courses in Years 7–10 are designed to provide • English a firm basis for either of the two options offered to • Personal Development (Health & Physical students in Years 11 and 12; Education; Religious and Values Education; • The South Australian Certificate of Education Positive Psychology) (SACE), or • Humanities • The International Baccalaureate Diploma • Languages (including EALD) Program (IBDP) • Mathematics The School offers the SACE and IB Diploma at Years 11 and 12; over twenty-five SACE subjects and fifteen • Science IB subjects, in six different areas, to enable students to select a course of study in keeping with their abilities • Technology and interests. All three languages (Chinese, French and German) are offered in Year 11 and 12 for both the Course Structure SACE and the IB Diploma. Students who take the IB Diploma must study at least one language other than Years 7–9 English. Italian and Spanish ab initio are also offered in During the first three years of the Senior School (Years the IB Diploma program. These are beginner language 7 to 9), students study a broad range of subjects courses which can be undertaken without previous with no early specialisation. Students choose one experience in this language. Due to small class sizes in Language other than English (LOTE), selecting from Years 11 and 12 Languages, often the SACE students Chinese (Mandarin), French or German. Arts and will study the IB Diploma language curriculum in a Humanities subjects are compulsory, offering the combined class with IB students. More information on broadest possible base on which students can build both the SACE and IB programs can be found in the from Year 10 onwards. There is one elective line in Senior School Curriculum Guide. Year 9, in which students may select from a range of Technology and Arts subjects.
Academics 08 Catering to Diverse Learning Needs Important Contacts All students are different and therefore learn differently. For information regarding subject selection For the majority of stduents, educational needs are or curriculum you are welcome to contact met through curriculum planning, including the use of the following staff: setting, and through differentiation in the classroom. Curriculum content or speed of lesson presentation is Learning and Teaching varied to reflect the particular needs of a class group. Nick Carter Subject teacher planning is flexible in recognising Academic Deputy the needs of all students as individuals and ensuring firstname.lastname@example.org progression and relevance. However, students whose needs are exceptional require enhanced provisions to Sam Cheesman enable them to fulfil their potential. Director of Studies email@example.com There are provisions made across the Senior School for both enrichment and reinforcement in the Year 11 and Year 12 IB Diploma curriculum. Students who have a diagnosed learning Mr Paul Hadfield disability or difficulty may be eligible for Curriculum International Baccalaureate Diploma Support. Curriculum Support provides programs and Program Coordinator support through several methods. Students may be firstname.lastname@example.org on an Individual Learning Plan or be provided with in-class support. Students who require more intensive General Academic Assessment support may meet the criteria to be eligible for & Reporting Enquiries Curriculum Support Class (Years 7–10). These classes Ms Pierina Deck are smaller and allow for more individual attention. email@example.com Students who are recognised as being more able, Student Learning Needs (including Learning will be taught in mainstream classes as part of a Support & Gifted Enrichment) differentiated curriculum. Teaching and learning Mrs Carmen Bester methodologies, which encourage all students Coordinator of Students with Diverse to extend their thinking and learning, are utilised Learning Needs across all subject areas. Students who require firstname.lastname@example.org more intensive support may meet the criteria for the Enrichment Class (Years 7-10), offering higher-order English as an Additional Language thinking and learning strategies and competitions for Miss Sally Ziniak their extension. English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EALD) Coordinator email@example.com
ICLT MacBook Program If your son does not have a MacBook 09 All students from Year 5 through to Year 12 Families are free to choose any new model of MacBook. Specifications worth considering are participate in an Information and Communication the devices weight, size, storage capacity and cost. Learning Technology (ICLT) MacBook program as We recommend you purchase no larger than a 13” part of their enrolment at St Peter’s College. This MacBook. program requires all students in these year levels to purchase their own MacBook. These machines are Option A – Purchasing from the only laptops compatible with this program. St Peter’s College ICLT online store To assist in providing affordable and ready access to If your son already has a MacBook Apple technology, St Peter’s College has partnered To ensure the machine is ready for use in our teaching with an Apple reseller. to provide a range of and learning program for Term 1, we must ensure purchasing options. the machine’s systems and settings have been configured to integrate with the Saints network. This While you will have the flexibility to choose your own will allow your son to connect to printers, the wireless vendor, the use of the ICLT online store provides network and access subject specific software. convenience. The order process is done entirely online, with the machine delivered directly to the For new students, this configuration process will School ready for your collection. While the ICLT take place during a set-up session at school. Details online store includes a range of MacBooks, there is also the opportunity to purchase a range of optional of these sessions will be communicated to families. peripheral devices such as backup drives and For existing students, new MacBooks need to be laptop cases. presented at the Keystone Support Centre in the Senior School Miller Library. Please contact the To take advantage of this purchasing program, Support Centre on (08) 8404 0444 or members of the Saints community can access the firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a ICLT online store via Keystone. convenient time. The Support Centre is open 8.00am to 4.00pm Monday to Friday. As part of this process, all of the files and software stored on the machine may be erased. Please make sure you or your son backup and save any data he wishes to retain. The Mac OSX includes a program called Time Machine, which allows any data saved on the machine to be backed up and restored. It is a requirement that your son has a portable external hard drive to run Time Machine. The storage space required is 1TB. If you need assistance in establishing a backup process, please refer to http:// support.apple.com/kb/HT1427 or visit the Keystone Support Centre in the Miller Library for advice.
ICLT 10 Purchasing from the online store can take place at Apple Repair Centre any time; however, please allow approximately three In the event that your son’s MacBook requires weeks for delivery. Instructions concerning the order repairs, the School provides servicing and repairs process are provided on the online store. through an authorised Apple Repair Centre. This service can be accessed via the Keystone In addition to the MacBook options, the online store Support Centre. also provides special pricing for some optional peripherals, which may be of interest: Insurance and Warranty • The portable hard drives are an ideal solution The responsiblity for repairing or replacing a for backing up data on the machine using the malfunctioning MacBook rests with you. The program Time Machine which is preinstalled School recommends that you consider the 3 Year on the MacBook. All students are responsible CompNow Care (an affordable alternative to Apple’s for the backing up of their data on their 3-year warranty) when purchasing the device, MacBook and as such this is a highly though this is not compulsory. recommended option. • The School strongly recommends you ensure Software supplied by the School the 3 Year AppleCare Protection Plan (APP) is Software provided by the School includes Microsoft included when purchasing the device. When Office, iWork and a range of general-purpose comparing prices with external vendors please applications and utilities. This software can be consider if the price provided includes APP accessed via the School network once the machine which is an additional $339 – $449 depending has been configured via the during the set-up session. on the model of MacBook. Any software required for the teaching and learning program will be provided at no additional charge. If you have any technical questions about any items provided on the online store please Laptop bags or sleeves contact our Keystone Support Centre on (08) 8404 0444, via email email@example.com A bag, hard case or sleeve is required for the device. or visit www.apple.com.au While we allow the use of bags, they must be in the form of slim line style bags and should not be designed to carry anything other than the laptop. Option B - Purchasing from another vendor If you decide to purchase the device from another vendor, the School will require it to be presented to a set-up session at the start of Term 1. If your son already has a Macbook, please read the section found on page 9 of this booklet for more information regarding this process.
Keystone and eSmart Keystone eSmart 11 Keystone is the School’s central platform for digital St Peter’s College is an accredited eSmart School. information, communication, learning and reporting processes. eSmart assists our teachers, students and the whole School community to embrace the benefits of Information in Keystone includes: technology and reduce our exposure to cyberspace risks such as cyberbullying, identity theft, online • School Calendar – A list of School events sexual predation and accessing or sending updated daily inappropriate images and content. We address these issues proactively, focussing on both protective and • Learning Curve / Academic Footprint – educational practices. Academic reports and progress As an eSmart School we have integrated cybersafety • My Tasks – Student homework information into wellbeing policies, established clear procedures • My Wellbeing – Pastoral care reporting about to deal with incidents, and developed a curriculum your son around the smart, safe and responsible use of technology. • Sports Zone – Sports choices, fixtures and results for every sport Newsletter • Medical Form – An online form to update your The School Newsletter is emailed to parents each son’s medical details fortnight. In addition, at the start of each term, a calendar of School events is also emailed. • Community Directory – Parent contact information If you encounter any issues with Keystone please contact the Keystone Support Centre. • Lunch Orders – Pre-order School lunch or top up T: +61 8 8404 0444 your ID card for purchasing lunch in the tuck shop firstname.lastname@example.org • My Timetable – Your son’s academic timetable • Music Tuition Form & Timetable – Enrol in music instrumental lessons • My Teachers – Find your son’s teachers and their contact details • Learning resources to support the delivery of the teaching and learning program • ICLT online store – Purchase hardware through our online store
Boarding 12 More than ninety boarders call School & Allen House Mr Mark Colsey, Head of House for Years 11 and 12 home for 38 weeks of the year. They are supported by The first point of contact for all Year 11 and 12 qualified and dedicated boarding staff who provide students. the necessary support for the students in their care. Mr Rob Green, Head of House for Years 7 to 10 The boarding staff supervise students out-of-school The first point of contact for all matters relating to hours and provide pastoral and academic support. Year 7 to 10 students. Senior boarding staff are teachers at the School and are in constant communication with the boarder’s Mentors mentors and class teachers to ensure they are Each student, as part of a small group, is assigned accessing the necessary support. a mentor. The small groups meet with their mentor each morning and several times during the week. We recognise that all students are unique and Academic or general schooling enquiries can be respond to the challenges of living away from home made directly to the mentor. in different ways. Led by our Head of Boarding, our staffing structure ensures that students always Resident Supervisors have someone to speak to while also encouraging students to develop independence. The Boarding House is by staffed by two qualified boarding supervisors: Mr Nathan Allom and Mr Tom The health and wellbeing of our boarders is our McNeil. They are responsible for facilitating the daily primary concern, and we encourage students and routine and are the immediate contact for students parents to make contact regarding any concerns regarding daily responsibilities. which may arise. House Parent A significant amount of thought and planning is Mrs Tracey Hiern is responsible for the day-to-day put into the staffing of our Boarding House. This is services including laundry, cleaning and in-house to ensure all students are well supervised and are catering. Tracey is available during the week and is able to access a staff member for any questions the main contact for all uniform enquiries. or concerns they may have. There are always two live-in staff on-duty who are directly accessible by House Assistants students. Furthermore, during supervised study periods additional tutoring staff are accessible to To assist in supervision, academic support and provide flexibility in offering small group and one-on- overnight care of the boarders we have four one academic assistance when required. experienced House Assistants. These staff provide specialty academic assistance and pastoral support Each night a staff member resides in a dedicated to students. overnight room, so the students have a single location to go to during the night should they need GAP Students support or feel unwell. St Peter’s College supports a healthy GAP program, where undergraduate students complete a 12-month The Head of Boarding and Heads of House also placement at the School. These third-year university live on School grounds in close proximity to the students provide additional supervision and coordinate Boarding House and are accessible to students after hours recreational activities and gym sessions. whenever they are needed. Support Staff Key staff In addition to our direct supervisors and Health Mr Ray Pearson, Head of Boarding Centre, the boarders have access to the School Ray overseas all aspects of the Boarding House Chaplain who lives on campus. The School also has including pastoral care, academic development, three psychologists who are available and speak staffing and operations. regularly with the Heads of House to monitor student health and wellbeing.
Outdoor Education Pushing the Boundaries Pushing the Boundaries delivers a series of 13 journeys in a wilderness environment that provide St Peter’s College’s Outdoor Education Program an opportunity to excite, challenge and contribute Pushing the Boundaries focuses on the development towards growth. The experiences encountered of students outside of the classroom. Designed to on these journeys touch students’ inner core assist them to identify and develop their character resulting in a greater respect for self, others and the strengths, foster persistence, bravery and integrity natural world. The confidence gained will build on through teamwork, the program fundamentally foundations and provide an enhance preparedness enriches the holistic learning experiences for to be custodians and champions of the wonder of students through co-curricular endeavours. the living landscape. The objective is to deliver a structured, clearly In 2019 Pushing the Boundaries will consist of the defined and measured program that is strongly following program for all Years 7-10 students: linked to our academic, wellbeing and co-curricular goals. Year Level Term Program Year 7 Term 2 An overnight lead-in program based at Finniss to prepare students for their expedition. A five-day canoe/walking journey in the Riverlands. Year 8 Term 1 An overnight lead-in program based at Finniss to prepare students for their expedition. A six-day climb/cycle/walk journey in the Northern Grampians National Park Year 9 Term 4 An overnight lead-in program based at Finniss to prepare for their expedition, and an intense two-day first aid course based at Saints. A seven-day journey where students have the choice of one of the following: sea-kayak/walk on the Glenelg River mountain bike/walk at Mt Remarkable, rock-climb/walk at Warren Gorge. Year 10 Term 2 Peak experience – a 21 day program where students complete an epic journey through the Flinders Ranges on bike, foot and camel, in small expedition groups. For further information regarding please contact Anthony Bates, Head of Outdoor Education T: 8404 0453 M: 0428 747 545 email@example.com
Timetable 14 Date Event Information Middle Years Wednesday 28 November 2018 7:00pm Memorial Hall Parent Information evening 8:30am to 3:30pm Meet at Memorial Hall Friday 30 November 2018 Years 7 and 8, 2018 Step-up Day PE Uniform of student’s current school to be worn Information evening for new Monday 3 December 2018 parents and students joining the 6:00pm Angas Parsons Room Senior Years (Years 9-11) New boarders to enter the From 3:00pm Monday 28 January 2019 Boarding House The Boarding House Headmaster’s welcome to all 2019 8:30am to 12:00pm Middle Years students followed by Memorial Hall orientation Full summer uniform to be worn Boarding Community BBQ 6:00pm Boarding House Tuesday 29 January 2019 New Years 9-12 families in 2019 individual meetings with Head of Senior School office will Senior Years and Head of House/ contact families Mentor 8:35am (first bell 8:30am) Wednesday 30 January 2019 School commences Full summer uniform to be worn Term 1 commences Wednesday 30 January Term 1 Term 1 concludes Friday 12 April Term 2 commences Tuesday 30 April Term 2 Term 2 concludes Friday 28 June Term 3 commences Tuesday 23 July Term 3 Term 3 concludes Friday 27 September Term 4 commences Tuesday 15 October Term 4 Term 4 concludes Friday 6 December
Checklist For your reference, below is a simple checklist to 15 ensure the lead-up to your son’s commencement is as easy as possible: Uniform purchased Books ordered Laptop ordered Complete medical form online https://keystone.stpeters.sa.edu.au Complete sports choice form online https://keystone.stpeters.sa.edu.au Complete parental consent form for the use of student images Provided latest school reports to Admissions (School must have Term 4, 2018 report) Provided most recent NAPLAN report to Admissions Provided any other reports to the School about your son’s particular learning needs (including information about the need for learning support or disabilities)
Road Safety Procedures 16 Pedestrians Drop-off and Pick-up When students are crossing North Terrace on their Parents may drop off and pick up students inside way to and from School, they must always cross at the School grounds in the Hackney Road car park, the pedestrian traffic lights situated near Trinity Street. outside of Memorial Hall, or in the Avenues. However Students should not cross the road at any other there is no long term parking in the Avenues, or in place, even when traffic is stopped for the lights. front of Memorial Hall. Parents are asked not to drop their sons off along the road adjacent to the Students who need to cross Hackney Road must Memorial Hall and Lloyd Oval. use the traffic lights on the corner of North Terrace. Under no circumstances are students to cross Parents may drop and collect their sons at the Hackney Road at any other point than the pedestrian Pembroke Street gates. Please note there are some island crossings or the North Terrace traffic lights. parking restrictions in this area, and parents should not drive their car through this gate to drop off their son inside the School. Driving Students, parents and staff must drive with due Parents are asked not to use the Hatswell Street caution inside the School and in the gates for drop off, as this is a student parking area surrounding roads. and the adjacent street is very narrow, and not designed for significant amounts of traffic. Parking Parents should not drop students off nor collect Students who drive to School should park in the them from the Western side of Hackney Road, but Hatswell Street or Hackney Road car parks. They are are encouraged to drive into the School and use the to register their vehicles through the Senior School Hackney Road car park. Office, as well as register any approved passengers. Students must not park in other school car parks In the Junior School, there is a drop off zone in the and are asked not to park on surrounding roads. North Terrace car park. Parents are not to leave their car parked unattended in these spaces. Alternatively, Senior School parents should park in the Hackney there is a turning circle at the end of the Junior Road car park. School Avenue for parents to use. In the Junior School, parents should use either the Bikes North Terrace or Hackney Road car parks. Parents are asked to respect any designated spaces There is a bike shed available for storage of students’ assigned for Staff parking. throughout the School day. The Bike Shed entrance is through Pembroke Street gates. In the interest of student safety the Junior School Avenue is open for parking until 9:30am each week day. It is then closed for traffic throughout the day and reopens at 2:30pm. On weekends the Avenue is available for general parking.
School Fees and Buses To ensure the School community is aware of the along Cross Road then Portrush Road (stopping at 17 view and payment process for School fees, the all Metro stops along this route when hailed). following information and important dates will assist you in your financial planning: The bus then runs express along Magill Road to St Peter’s College (North Terrace). The reverse route • An email will be sent to all members of the operates in the afternoon. School community in December each year, advising of the fees for the following year, Hills Bus Service payment options, and terms and conditions. Hills Bus Service is a privately-operated service through Roundabout Charter coordinated by • School Fees for 2019 will be emailed in January, the School. There are two routes available, the at which time you will be provided with three Balahanah route and the Hahndorf route. options for payment: Every passenger will need to be registered prior to • Three equal instalments due on 28 travel. To register a passenger, a consent form must February, 31 May and 31 August; or be completed and received by the School. • 10 equal monthly instalments from February All associated fees will be added to the School to November (by Direct Debit only). fee account. The Coordinator of Roundabout Bus Services, Mr James Howard will make contact once • N.B. A surcharge of 1% Visa/MasterCard the consent form has been received to advise route or 1% American Express will be applied. details and timetable. • Total School fees include tuition fee, boarding Northern Bus Service fee, fixed charge and IT Levy. Details to be finalised in Term 4,2018. Please It should be noted that music fees, bus fees, register your interest with Admissions via email at overseas and interstate trips and some firstname.lastname@example.org. miscellaneous charges are not included in School fees and are billed separately, with payment due St Peter’s College Morning Shuttle Service within 30 days of invoice. A morning shuttle bus operates from Walford Anglican School for Girls to St Peter’s College, Fees can now be paid online. Please visit Keystone offering great convenience for the many families with www.keystone.stpeters.sa.edu.au to find out more. children at both schools. Please contact Business Services for fee enquiries. St Peter’s students of all ages are enjoying using this T: +61 8 8404 0505 safe and efficient service. email@example.com The shuttle bus departs from the Kiss and Drop pickup point in Northgate Street Carpark at School Buses 8am, arriving at St Peter’s College Junior School St Peter’s College operates two bus services and a Administration Building at approximately 8.25am. shuttle service. To book this service go to trybooking – St Peter’s Unley Bus Service College Morning Shuttle Service St Peter’s College provides a bus from the Unley district which starts at Stop 3 Unley Road, travels
Key contacts for the Senior School 18 Headmaster’s Office Donations Mr Tim Browning, Headmaster Emily Dreniak, Development Manager Ms Paula Angel, Personal Assistant to Headmaster firstname.lastname@example.org Head of Senior School Fees Mr Ben Hanisch, Deputy Headmaster and Ms Liana Calabro, School Accountant Head of Senior School email@example.com Mr David Scott, Head of Senior Years Mr James Tamblyn, Head of Middle Years Keystone Parent Support T: +61 8 8404 0444 Administrative Matters and General Procedures firstname.lastname@example.org Mrs Helen Cocca, Personal Assistant to the Deputy Headmaster/Head of Senior School Library Matters Email: email@example.com Mrs Pat Aller, Head of the Miller Library Student Absences Music Ms Jess Ennis, Senior School Mr Philip Walsh, Director of Music Administration Assistant Ms Jill Page, Music Secretary firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com Admissions Outdoor Education Mrs Amanda Bruce, Admissions Manager Mr Anthony Bates, Director of Outdoor Education Boarding Sports Department Mr Ray Pearson, Head of Boarding Ms Natalie Worster Administrative Assistant - Sport and Athletic Student’s Pastoral Care and Behaviour Development House Mentors, Head of House, Head of Senior firstname.lastname@example.org Years, Head of Middle Years. Uniform Careers Mrs Stacey Nattrass, Uniform Shop Manager Mr Mark Colsey, Careers Counsellor email@example.com or phone 8404 0490 Chaplaincy Matters The Reverend Dr Theo McCall, School Chaplain Wellbeing and Positive Education The Reverend Ben Bleby, Associate Chaplain For wellbeing or positive education matters, please contact Mr Ben Hanisch, Deputy Headmaster, Counselling Issues Head of Senior School Ms Kirsty Jackman, School Psychologist Dr Mike Oliver, School Psychologist St Peter’s College Mrs Zoe Alford, School Psychologist St Peters, Adelaide, Australia, 5069 +618 8404 0400 Learning and Teaching @SPC_Adelaide Nick Carter, Academic Deputy firstname.lastname@example.org Mr Sam Cheesman, Director of Studies Mr Paul Hadfield, International Baccalaureate Diploma Coordiantor
Frequently Asked Questions How and when do I purchase my son’s How and when do I order my son’s 19 school uniform? school books? Firstly, it is important you organise an appointment Campion Education are the School’s supplier and with the School’s Uniform Shop. The Uniform Shop orders need to be placed online. Once the books will be able to supply the whole School Uniform, are ordered and paid for online, they are picked except shoes. Nametags for clothes can either and packed by Campion Education and delivered be ordered and purchased through the Uniform directly to your home. When you enter the Campion Shop or online via Cashs’ labels. Education bookshop website (www.campion.com.au), click on the heading on the left-hand side, “Order Normal trading hours are: Now”, then select the correct state, select the name Monday: 8:30am - 5:00pm of the school from the drop down menu listing, and then select which year level and then tick the subjects Tuesday: 11:00am - 5:00pm that books are required for. Follow the prompts to Used Uniform Shop: 3:00pm - 4:30pm completion. Our school code for orders is: 613. Wednesday: CLOSED How do I report my son as unwell/late/ Thursday: 11:00am - 5:00pm leaving school early? Used Uniform Shop: 3:00pm - 4:30pm Please email any student absences to Miss Jess Ennis in the Senior School office to Friday: 11:00am - 5:00pm email@example.com or phone 8404 0422. Parents and students must make individual appointments at the uniform shop. When do we select sport choices and how do we do this? To book your appointment please visit http:/mykeystone.reservio.com/ Please complete the online Sports Choices submission form by the prescribed date in the The Uniform shop accepts cash/cheque as well as information pack. debit and credit cards. When will my son be issued Please contact Uniform Shop Manager, a Student ID Card? Mrs Stacey Nattrass on 8404 0490 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org Your son’s photo will be taken at orientation or sometime during his first week (depending on For detailed information about the uniform, please numbers and scheduling). ID cards will be distributed read the Uniform Handbook, available to download via Mentors. via Keystone. When will my son be issued a locker and do I need to provide him with a lock? Your son will be issued with a locker at orientation and the School will provide him with a combination lock. The cost of this lock will be invoiced on your first term’s account.
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Lloyd Oval Lloyd Oval 10 9 11 3 8 11 Trinity Street Entrance 10 32 Lloyd Oval 12 3 9 31 Trinity Street Entrance 4 6 Lloyd Oval 7 30 4 33 3 Trinity Street Entrance 8 5 25 Trinity Street Entrance 6 4 3 7 25 33 21 25 1 2 27 21 1 1 27 20 Junior 1 Girdlestone Oval 24 26 School Entrance 20 Main Oval Junior Girdlestone Oval 23Girdlestone Oval 24 26 School Entrance Main Oval Girdlestone Oval 23 27 22 18 Palm22 House Oval 28 17 23 19 Oval Palm House 28 17 Palm House Oval 23 Junior School19 21 16 18 24 16 25 Oval Palm House Entrance Junior School 21 18 24 25 Entrance 20 22 26 20 22 es) 1. and 9. Art Oval House (visitors and enquiries) Technology 9.18.Art and Technology Uniform Shop 18. Uniform Shop Pavilion 27. Nitschke 27. Nitschke Pavilion 2. Old School House / Headmaster’s 10. Drama 19. Old Palm House (Early Learning Centre) 28. Pentreath Building (Middle Years) aster’s 10. Drama 19. Old Palm House (Early Learning Centre) 28. Pentreath Building (Middle Years) Office (Senior School administration) 11. Maintenance and Grounds Workshops 20. Junior School Hall 29. Gordon Building ration) 11. Maintenance and Grounds Workshops 20. Junior School Hall 29. Gordon Building 3. Memorial Hall 12. Brookman Pavilion 21. Shinkfield Building 30. Big Quad 12. Brookman 4. ChapelPavilion 21. Shinkfield Building 30. Big Quad 13. Health Centre 22. Burchnall Sports Centre 31. Information Technology 13. Health 5. Big Centre School Room 22.Tuck 14. Burchnall Shop Sports Centre 31.Palm 23. New Information House Technology 32. Senior School Changerooms 14. Tuck Shop Library 6. Miller 23.Boarding 15. New Palm House House 32. Senior 24. Bickersteth School (Junior Changerooms School administration) 33. College House 15. Boarding House 7. Da Costa Dining Hall and Kitchen 24.Athelney 16. Bickersteth House(Junior School administration) 33. College 25. Junior House School Pool 34. Allen House chen 16. Athelney 8. Florey House Science 25.Hill 17. Junior Wing School Pool Music Centre 34. Paddock 26. Goat Allen House Shed 17. Hill Wing Music Centre 26. Goat Paddock Shed OBH 17715 OBH 17715
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