St Peter’s College is a leading boarding and day school for boys from the Early Learning Centre through to Year 12. Today, and for 174 years, our most important work is shaping the character of the boys and young men at St Peter’s College. We do so by providing an exceptional community of learning centered on truth, respect and service.
Since our foundation, St Peter’s College has emphasised a sense of service through selflessness; a value that remains strong and constant in the fabric of School life. We seamlessly combine time-honoured traditions with an inclusive modern outlook on life and society.
As an Anglican school, Christianity is at the heart of everything we do. We encourage students to explore their spirituality and think about their own faith, enriched and strengthened by the diversity in our community.
The School community is inspired by the ongoing impact of our old scholars and is proud of our academic success. Our alumni include three Nobel Laureates, ten Australian premiers and 42 Rhodes Scholars.
At St Peter’s College we offer an unrivalled academic and co-curricular program for students from the Early Learning Centre to Year 12, designed to bring out the best in every student. Students are encouraged and guided by talented, caring and committed staff. Our teachers are leaders in their field, and each is dedicated to ensuring the best possible learning outcomes for our students.
In the Senior Years, the academic focus sharpens with a diverse and broad curriculum designed to meet the intellectual demands of contemporary society. An innovative and engaging approach to learning and teaching inspires enthusiasm and provides a strong foundation for lifelong learning.
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In Years 11 and 12 St Peter’s College offers both the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) and the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme with students choosing from a wide range of subjects. Students and their families are encouraged to select the program that best suits their needs and aspirations.
Over 20 SACE subjects and 17 IB subjects are offered. Chinese, French, German, English as an Additional Language or Dialect and Spanish ab initio are offered in Years 11 and 12 for both SACE and the IB Diploma. Students who take the IB Diploma study at least one language other than English. Students are also able to anticipate a subject such as Sports Exercise Health Science.
Access to excellent facilities, technology and specialist teachers help students explore ideas, develop practical skills and enhance their understanding of the world.