Entries by Geraldine Downes

PAC introduces a new digital wellbeing platform for all parents!

Author: John Kinniburgh, Head of Secondary School & Deputy Headmaster Prince Alfred College introduces a new digital wellbeing platform for all parents, SchoolTV.me As parents, we always want to provide the best for our children yet we don’t always have a clear picture of the actions needed to ensure this outcome unfolds naturally. There is also […]

Relationships, Masculinity and Communicating with Boys

Relationships, Masculinity and Communicating with Boys Author: John Kinniburgh, Head of Secondary School & Deputy Headmaster When I watch my two sons play, I am delighted by the boys they are, and during moments of tenderness, I am delighted by the men that they might become. We know that men can be rugged, strong, self-reliant but […]

Settling in new Boarders.

Author: Darren Roylett (Director of Boarding & Boys’ Education PAC) The Transition Program in the PAC boarding community – breaking the ice! At the end of each year it is quite a reflective occasion to say our farewells to the departing Year 12s. Many of these boys have been with us in boarding for 3 to […]

Wilderness School and Prince Alfred College Join Forces.

Extracts in this article are provided by 2017 PAC College Captain, Nick Demianyk. The Student Representative Council from Wilderness School and Prince Alfred College Prefects have combined to form a partnership to deal with issues that are most prevalent in today’s society. “Respectful Relationships”, is an initiative which addresses issues most prevalent in today’s society, prescribed gender […]

To tour another country as part of a school sporting team adds a valuable dimension to this experience.

PAC is a school with a unique record in cricket. The Prince Alfred College 2017 United Kingdom Cricket Tour departed for London on Thursday 22 June 2017 and returned to Adelaide on Friday 14 July 2017. 17 of Prince Alfred College’s top performing cricketers and 4 support staff, participated in what was a unique opportunity. Our […]

The key advantage for the boarding pupil is time: there is so much of it! Boarders benefit from 24/7 access.

Author: Ben Evans (Director of Teaching and Learning). Schools are institutions functioning not as static monoliths, but as organic, living, breathing, developing bodies. All Schools rely on strong communities existing within their walls, and these communities are interconnected – through academic subjects, musical ensembles, sports teams, drama troupes, clubs, societies and friendships. Every boy should […]

Action Against Bullying and Violence

Author: John C. Kinniburgh (Head of Secondary School & Deputy Headmaster). Our student led Media and Production Team “Bleed Red”, produced a short video as part of the College’s promotion of The National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence in Term one. The video was produced by the media team under the guidance of […]