Our Princes Men Gallery Induction – Chester Osborn

Old Collegian, Chester Osborn, was inducted into the Princes Men Gallery on Thursday 28 June 2018. It is customary for Prince Alfred College to honour the achievements of our distinguished Old Scholars, recognised in a range of extraordinary chosen fields. Chester Osborn, is the chief winemaker and viticulturist at d’Arenberg Wines and is renowned for […]

A Very Popular Royal Visitor for PAC

Author: Jenny Daly, Sesquicentenary Project Manager, Prince Alfred College.  A large crowd of cheering, flag waving, highly excited people were on hand to take part in the recent visit to the College by His Royal Highness The Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex KG GCVO. The Earl was welcomed by students from across all levels of the […]

The PAC Battlefield Tour

As the significant National remembrance day, ANZAC Day approaches, several senior students from Years 10, 11 and 12 will be reflecting the battlefields by taking part in a journey, The 2018 Battlefield Tour, from 14 April to 28 April 2018. In previous years, PAC students have taken part in this wonderful opportunity to experience the […]

Duke of Edinburgh’s, International Award and Royal Visit to PAC

Author: Ashley Hutchings, Academic Leader, Humanities. Prince Alfred College. “Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award.” The Duke of Edinburgh Award has a rich history dating back to 1956 when The Duke of Edinburgh launched The Award. The Award provides a platform to encourage students to succeed, push their personal boundaries and evolve as Princes Men. A rich history […]

Reading – Knowledge Tests in Disguise.

Author: Ben Evans, Director of Teaching and Learning, Prince Alfred College. “Reading – Knowledge Tests in Disguise.” – This title is from the cognitive psychologist, Daniel Willingham. He does for edu-soundbites what Oscar Wilde did for epigrams and witticisms. The quote in full is: “reading tests are knowledge tests in disguise” and I first came […]

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 […]