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Inspiring a love of learning
Exceptional learning for boys from ELC to Year 12
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Prince Alfred College

Welcome to Prince Alfred College, a leading independent day and boarding school for boys from ELC to Year 12, located in Adelaide, South Australia. 

Our mission is to develop young men of character and purpose, compassionate leaders who will make a positive contribution to the world around them. We are committed to providing a well-rounded and inclusive education for boys, with unique programs and approaches that are tailored to their specific needs. 

Prince Alfred College Boarding House

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Our Boarding House provides a home away from home for more than 150 boys from rural South Australia, interstate and overseas.

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Rhodes Scholar, Max Kirkby
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29 November 2022
Congratulations to Old Scholar Max Kirkby (PAC 2004-2018) who has been awarded a prestigious Rhodes Scholarship to attend Oxford University in 2023.
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Taking Action on Solar Poverty
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7 September 2022
Our Year 3 boys have been busy learning about our neighbouring countries and helping out our Pacific neighbours in a hands on way.
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Reds claim the John Bannon Shield
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30 August 2022
Debating is such a fabulous, if slightly different Intercollegiate contest. All that was enjoyed on the night, was achieved with a coin toss and a few sentences on a piece of paper.
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Accidental Death of an Anarchist
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17 August 2022
The Year 12 Drama class performed Accidental Death of an Anarchist, directed by Rebecca Hassam, on the 10-12 August in the Prince Philip Theatre.
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Wild weather for re-wilding
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14 June 2022
Sunday 5 June was World Environment Day, asking those across the world to live more sustainably with nature.
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Indigenous Student Welcome
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11 May 2022
On Monday 9 May, Uncle John Lochowiak (Kaurna Elder) and the Headmaster welcomed the Aboriginal students and their families for a Bush Tucker BBQ.
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National Simultaneous Storytime
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25 May 2022
On Wednesday 25 May, our Junior Primary students celebrated National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS) in Australia.
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Rowing State Championships
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28 February 2022
Congratulations to all boys who competed in the SA Rowing State Championships over the weekend, bringing home an impressive seven state titles.
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New Year, New Challenges
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18 February 2022
The easing of interstate border restrictions has been welcomed by many boarding school families, but the new school year has brought new challenges.
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Australia Day Honours
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28 January 2022
Congratulations to our Old Reds who have been recognised in Australia Day Honours for their outstanding service and contribution.
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Today we celebrated our Grandies' Club Christmas Lunch and we couldn’t have picked a more perfect day for it! ☀️

Thank you to everyone who joined us and to our Junior Voices choir for the added Christmas cheer! 🎁🎄

Today we celebrated our Grandies' Club Christmas Lunch and we couldn’t have picked a more perfect day for it! ☀️

Thank you to everyone who joined us and to our Junior Voices choir for the added Christmas cheer! 🎁🎄

It has been a busy week on the court for both our Prep and Secondary School boys with our Year 4 team finishing runners-up at the Hot Shots Metro State Final and our Secondary Drive team finishing a respectable fifth at the National School Boys Championship held in Albury.

Well done to all involved. 👏

It has been a busy week on the court for both our Prep and Secondary School boys with our Year 4 team finishing runners-up at the Hot Shots Metro State Final and our Secondary Drive team finishing a respectable fifth at the National School Boys Championship held in Albury.

Well done to all involved. 👏

The Year 5 classes from @seymourcollege and PAC came together this week to apply their skills and knowledge from their recent leadership programs and build on their teamwork and problem-solving skills. 

Activities involved sporting challenges to ‘Capture the jewel’, global citizen moral and ethics debates, teamwork quizzes and Virtual Reality experiences. It was a fun morning and a wonderful opportunity to build relationships.

The Year 5 classes from @seymourcollege and PAC came together this week to apply their skills and knowledge from their recent leadership programs and build on their teamwork and problem-solving skills.

Activities involved sporting challenges to ‘Capture the jewel’, global citizen moral and ethics debates, teamwork quizzes and Virtual Reality experiences. It was a fun morning and a wonderful opportunity to build relationships.

The Spring edition of Princes Record is out now!

Shoutout to @openbook_howden for another stellar print job and to @peterargentsnaps  for the stunning cover image. 📸

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The Spring edition of Princes Record is out now!

Shoutout to @openbook_howden for another stellar print job and to @peterargentsnaps for the stunning cover image. 📸

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Over the past 11 Years, PAC Staff have raised over $11,000 in support of Men’s Health initiatives and have helped raise awareness and talk to students about a number of issues facing men. This year our boarding staff have also launched a Men's Health Raffle with some amazing prizes!

Tickets are limited to 500 with all proceeds going to @movember. The draws closes 9am tomorrow. Don't miss out!

https://bit.ly/MensHealthFundraisingRaffle

Over the past 11 Years, PAC Staff have raised over $11,000 in support of Men’s Health initiatives and have helped raise awareness and talk to students about a number of issues facing men. This year our boarding staff have also launched a Men's Health Raffle with some amazing prizes!

Tickets are limited to 500 with all proceeds going to @movember. The draws closes 9am tomorrow. Don't miss out!

https://bit.ly/MensHealthFundraisingRaffle

Congratulations to Old Scholar Max Kirkby (2018) who has been awarded a prestigious Rhodes Scholarship to attend Oxford University in 2023. 
 
Max is a Tuckwell Scholar at The Australian National University (ANU), where he has just completed his honours in immunology.
 
At Oxford, he intends to pursue clinical neurosciences, where he will work to understand the nature of information processing during neurodegenerative disease. 

Max is pictured here wearing his red & white ‘good luck’ tie with Justice Michelle Gordon of the High Court of Australia, chair of the awarding committee. Well done, Max! 👏
 
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Congratulations to Old Scholar Max Kirkby (2018) who has been awarded a prestigious Rhodes Scholarship to attend Oxford University in 2023.

Max is a Tuckwell Scholar at The Australian National University (ANU), where he has just completed his honours in immunology.

At Oxford, he intends to pursue clinical neurosciences, where he will work to understand the nature of information processing during neurodegenerative disease.

Max is pictured here wearing his red & white ‘good luck’ tie with Justice Michelle Gordon of the High Court of Australia, chair of the awarding committee. Well done, Max! 👏

📸 Tracey Nearmy/ANU