It has been a great week at St Peter’s College. Eisteddfod, as always, has been completed in style with the ‘Best of the Rest’ concert this afternoon.
Well done to every student. It would be unusual in many schools to have this as a compulsory event and it is a good cultural balance to the compulsory sports events that all our students take part in throughout the year. It can be daunting for many to have to perform, whether in sports or culture, in front of 400 peers. But that is ‘Preparation for Life’ in practice. Learning how to develop presence on a stage, have resilience, act appropriately as an audience and appreciate the performing arts, are skills that will hold our students in good stead as they move on from their school years. Thank you to those parents and ex-students who came along to watch and support. We appreciated your presence.
The Feast Day Mass on Wednesday was a great occasion and an opportunity for the St Peter’s Community to reflect on the purpose and beginning of St Peter’s College in Gore.
New Guidance Counsellor Appointed
Mrs Jan Goulding will be finishing her work as Guidance Counsellor at the end of this term. We have been very lucky to have Jan as part of our staff during the last 18 months when she agreed to help out in a job sharing position with Mrs Katie O’Connor, but Jan now has new projects in her life she wishes to work on. Katie will be remaining with us in a small part-time position and we are excited to welcome Miss Megan Corry as Guidance Counsellor. Megan is well known to the St Peter’s College community as both an ex-student and ex-teacher. Megan has been travelling overseas with her fiancé and is looking forward to returning home at the start of Term 3.