St George's Blog

Newsletter 5 – Term 2 2018

LETTER FROM THE CAMPUS HEAD Dear St George’s Family Whilst today may be the shortest day of the year, this Term certainly has been a very full 11 weeks and I know all our boys and girls, and dare I say it, the staff, are really looking forward to our...

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Thinking about our thinking

Established in 1936, St George’s Preparatory certainly has evolved since its founding years as an all-boys boarding Preparatory School in Port Elizabeth. Education certainly has changed since the early days when our first headmaster, Raymond Hutchison,...

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A Practical Guide for Parenting Millennials

There’s a trend I’ve noticed in kids of today and, unfortunately, it’s not something we can be proud of. It’s the reason why a video entitled “Ultimate drunk girls fail compilation” has over 19 million views on YouTube. It’s the reason why a kid grabbing his...

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We certainly do live in paradoxical times.

We monitor the movies our children watch, yet we give them 3G activated smartphones! We monitor the parties our children attend, yet we release them to the world of Facebook, Twitter and chat rooms! We set family viewing on all our DSTV decoders, yet we give our...

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Internet Safety First!

I recently attended an eye-opening talk by Craig Blewett, a lecturer from UKZN who was completing his PHD in Facebook and education, who spoke of the dangers of the internet. This, together with the recent talks held nationally by Emma Sadleir, have prompted me to...

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