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Inspiring a love of learning
A unique learning environment for boys from ELC to Year 12
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Prince Alfred College

Welcome to Prince Alfred College, a leading independent day and boarding school for boys from ELC to Year 12, located in Adelaide, South Australia. 

Our mission is to develop young men of character and purpose, compassionate leaders who will make a positive contribution to the world around them. We are committed to providing a well-rounded and inclusive education for boys, with unique programs and approaches that are tailored to their specific needs. 

Prince Alfred College Boarding House

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Our Boarding House provides a home away from home for 150 boys from rural South Australia, interstate and overseas.

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Performing Arts Update
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7 September 2022
It has been a busy start to the term in the Performing Arts, with our bands and ensembles involved in a number of workshops, rehearsals and performances.
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Taking Action on Solar Poverty
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7 September 2022
Our Year 3 boys have been busy learning about our neighbouring countries and helping out our Pacific neighbours in a hands on way.
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From the Gallery
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2 September 2022
The Visual Art students have been very busy up in the Art Studio.
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Reds claim the John Bannon Shield
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30 August 2022
Debating is such a fabulous, if slightly different Intercollegiate contest. All that was enjoyed on the night, was achieved with a coin toss and a few sentences on a piece of paper.
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Accidental Death of an Anarchist
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17 August 2022
The Year 12 Drama class performed Accidental Death of an Anarchist, directed by Rebecca Hassam, on the 10-12 August in the Prince Philip Theatre.
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MASA Quiz Night
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11 August 2022
On Wednesday four junior and a senior team competed at Marryatville High School in the annual MASA Quiz Night, where they solved Mathematics and General Knowledge tasks and puzzles.
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From the Gallery
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11 August 2022
The Year 11 students completed their Term 2 Folio and Practical, exploring the theme of Portraiture.
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ELC Update
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29 June 2022
On Friday June 3 our Early Learning Centre officially unveiled our new Acknowledgement of Country plaque with senior Elder, Uncle John Lochowiak.
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From the Gallery
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15 June 2022
As our semester one classes draw to a close, the gallery has never looked better!
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Wild weather for re-wilding
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14 June 2022
Sunday 5 June was World Environment Day, asking those across the world to live more sustainably with nature.
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Year 10 Production Gizmo
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14 June 2022
Earlier in Term 2, the Year 10 Drama class performed Gizmo by Alan Ayckbourn to the year 8 and 9 Drama cohorts, parents, friends, and staff of Prince Alfred College.
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Indigenous Student Welcome
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11 May 2022
On Monday 9 May, Uncle John Lochowiak (Kaurna Elder) and the Headmaster welcomed the Aboriginal students and their families for a Bush Tucker BBQ.
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National Simultaneous Storytime
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25 May 2022
On Wednesday 25 May, our Junior Primary students celebrated National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS) in Australia.
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11 May 2022
Year 9 Nature Lino Printmaking and Year 11 Australian Art and Identity artworks.
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23 March 2022
We have been very busy up in the Art Studio with my years 7 โ€“ 9 Visual Art students.
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Rowing State Championships
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28 February 2022
Congratulations to all boys who competed in the SA Rowing State Championships over the weekend, bringing home an impressive seven state titles.
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New Year, New Challenges
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18 February 2022
The easing of interstate border restrictions has been welcomed by many boarding school families, but the new school year has brought new challenges.
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Australia Day Honours
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28 January 2022
Congratulations to our Old Reds who have been recognised in Australia Day Honours for their outstanding service and contribution.
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๐Ÿ€๐Ÿฅ‰ Well done to our First V Basketball team who took to the courts on Wednesday in the State Knockout finals tournament. The boys were defeated 50-60 in a tough semi-final against Concordia, but bounced back to secure a 63-50 win against St Peterโ€™s College in the 3rd place playoff game and finish the season with a win!

๐Ÿ€๐Ÿฅ‰ Well done to our First V Basketball team who took to the courts on Wednesday in the State Knockout finals tournament. The boys were defeated 50-60 in a tough semi-final against Concordia, but bounced back to secure a 63-50 win against St Peterโ€™s College in the 3rd place playoff game and finish the season with a win!

This week our Year 5 boys were involved in a workshop to create awareness and tackle issues surrounding energy poverty by gifting innovative, sustainable solutions to illuminate the lives of children worldwide. Our boys each built a solar buddy and wrote a letter to the child that will be receiving the gift of light. ๐Ÿ’กโค๏ธ
 
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This week our Year 5 boys were involved in a workshop to create awareness and tackle issues surrounding energy poverty by gifting innovative, sustainable solutions to illuminate the lives of children worldwide. Our boys each built a solar buddy and wrote a letter to the child that will be receiving the gift of light. ๐Ÿ’กโค๏ธ

#solarbuddy

Congratulations to Hamish (Year 12) who has been selected in the All Australian U/18 Tennis Team following stand out performances at the Nationals in Perth recently.

Well done Hamish. ๐Ÿ‘ ๐Ÿ‘ ๐Ÿ‘ ๐Ÿ‘

Congratulations to Hamish (Year 12) who has been selected in the All Australian U/18 Tennis Team following stand out performances at the Nationals in Perth recently.

Well done Hamish. ๐Ÿ‘ ๐Ÿ‘ ๐Ÿ‘ ๐Ÿ‘

Shout out to our Junior B Debating teams who competed in the quarter finals of the South Australian Debating Association Schools' Competition at Seymour College on Tuesday night. PAC 3 defeated PAC 2 and PAC 1 were triumphant against Rose Park 3.
 
Best of luck to PAC 1 and PAC 3 in their semi-final debates against St Andrewโ€™s 2 and Wilderness 1, which will be held at St Peters College on the 27 September!

Shout out to our Junior B Debating teams who competed in the quarter finals of the South Australian Debating Association Schools' Competition at Seymour College on Tuesday night. PAC 3 defeated PAC 2 and PAC 1 were triumphant against Rose Park 3.

Best of luck to PAC 1 and PAC 3 in their semi-final debates against St Andrewโ€™s 2 and Wilderness 1, which will be held at St Peters College on the 27 September!

On Tuesday, our boys welcomed their Year 1 buddies from @seymourcollege for a day of fun and learning! Students took part in a 'getting to know you session', followed by a viewing of the Jack de Vidas Art Exhibition and finally a 'draw your buddy' activity. Our boys are already looking forward to visiting their buddies at Seymour next term!

On Tuesday, our boys welcomed their Year 1 buddies from @seymourcollege for a day of fun and learning! Students took part in a 'getting to know you session', followed by a viewing of the Jack de Vidas Art Exhibition and finally a 'draw your buddy' activity. Our boys are already looking forward to visiting their buddies at Seymour next term!

Our Grandies are such an important part of our community and it is always a pleasure to welcome them to College. Some unfortunate weather couldn't dampen the spirts of our special guests, who were treated to morning tea followed by a musical performance by our Year 5 students! โค๏ธ ๐Ÿค

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Our Grandies are such an important part of our community and it is always a pleasure to welcome them to College. Some unfortunate weather couldn't dampen the spirts of our special guests, who were treated to morning tea followed by a musical performance by our Year 5 students! โค๏ธ ๐Ÿค

๐Ÿ“ธ @festivalcityphotography