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 […]

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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 […]

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Physical Literacy in Schools

Physical Literacy in Schools Just by the very fact you are reading this article predetermines your ability to understand the means of common written communication. It equally determined that your ability to understand this article has been a skill that you have developed over the span of your life. You have added to your ability […]

A Few Things We Can Learn From Kids Sports

I am sure, like me, you find something really enjoyable about watching children play. There is so much to love about the way children embrace the opportunities that sports present to them. Obviously there are so many wonderful benefits in playing sports. The benefits of leading a healthy life are well known. Not only are […]

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The advantage of playing multi sports

Wandering the sports grounds of Princes on any given afternoon is a joy. On every oval, court and pitch you can find boys pouring themselves wholeheartedly into activities that they love. The passion, fun and learning are clearly evident. We are truly blessed to have boys who love to play. With this in mind, a […]