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 […]

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 […]