High calibre sporting coaches provide inspiring leadership

PAC Director of Co-Curricular Activities, Troy McKinnon, shares Princes’ approach to supporting our boys to develop core values through sport such as commitment, loyalty, honour, courage and teamwork. Troy recently pinpointed how important it is for students to have access to high calibre sporting coaches, in terms of inspiring effort and a commitment to their chosen […]

ANZAC Hall Upgrade

Author: Ross Scrymgeour, Director of Advancement PAC Prince Alfred College’s main assembly, presentation and performing arts centre, The ANZAC Hall, has undergone a massive upgrade recently. The newly renovated facility now bears little internal resemblance to The Assembly Hall, as it was known at that time, opened by the state governor of the time, Lieutenant General Sir […]

Ken Lord’s 92nd Birthday

A celebration with recipients of the Ken Lord Family Boarding Scholarship. Guest of honour at the College this morning was Ken Lord, (PAC 1940-44) on his 92nd birthday.  Happy Birthday, Ken! Ken’s scholarship now funds six boarding students and with pride he refers to the recipients as ‘My Boys’.  Five recipients joined Ken this morning, […]

PAC ‘s only female enrolment in 1883

Author: Kate Pulford, College Archivist, PAC Lilian Staple MEAD PAC 1883-1884 “’The only name of the feminine gender on our schoolroom walls.” As we celebrate International Women’s Day today, we are delighted to share an article of interest from the Prince Alfred College Archives. Our story is of a student enrolled from 1883 to 1884 […]

The Geoffrey Bean Boarding Scholarship

Author: David Cornish, Executive Officer, Prince Alfred College Foundation. Fifty years ago, in 1969, an Englishman named Geoffrey Bean was appointed Headmaster of Prince Alfred College. With a young family, a school to run in a new country, and much to learn, Geoffrey Bean had plenty to contend with.  An early and appreciated source of […]