News

From the Acting Principal - July News

In Term 2 Pembroke’s second Indigenous round was held, coinciding with National Reconciliation Week. Our students were the initial driving force in bringing this round into being. While the inaugural round involved Netball and Football, we now include all the Firsts’ sports teams playing during the week: Soccer, Rugby, Table...

Read the full article about From the Acting Principal - July News

Last Updated: 19/09/2017 2:28pm

 

Music

Generations in JazzThe Generations in Jazz Festival was a major focus of preparation leading to Term 2 this year. Pembroke departed on Friday morning 5 May with two Big Bands and an enthusiastic Jazz Choir. Fifty-six students and 5 staff attended the exciting, inspiring and very tiring weekend.

Read the full article about Music

Last Updated: 19/09/2017 2:24pm

 

Year 5 Musical

‘By night one way, by day another. This shall be the norm. Until you find true love’s first kiss, and then take love’s true form’. Producing Broadway Junior’s Shrek proved to be an experience full of singing, dancing, laughing and a lot of gas! The Year 5 students put on...

Read the full article about Year 5 Musical

Last Updated: 19/09/2017 2:23pm

 

Year 12 SACE Drama - Eyes to the Floor

In Term 2 the Year 12 SACE Drama class presented a powerful performance of the Australian play Eyes to the Floor, written by Alana Valentine. Directed by Mrs Reynolds and performed over four nights in Wright Hall during 24–27 May, it told the story of the Hay Institution for Girls,...

Read the full article about Year 12 SACE Drama - Eyes to the Floor

Last Updated: 19/09/2017 2:23pm

 

Year 12 IB Theatre - Aleppo

In April our Year 12 IB Theatre students presented a powerful collaborative self-devised production entitled Aleppo in the Black Box of the Girton Arts Precinct. This production used political theatre techniques to highlight the horrific experiences of women caught up in the devastating Syrian civil war, particularly focusing on the...

Read the full article about Year 12 IB Theatre - Aleppo

Last Updated: 19/09/2017 2:23pm

 

Pembroke School Board Chair’s Report

Pembroke is a school that not only has an excellent record of academic success but also develops fine young people who are confident, capable and considerate in character. The values of this education are grounded in the Objects of the Constitution and the School Aims. It is the responsibility of...

Read the full article about Pembroke School Board Chair’s Report

Last Updated: 19/09/2017 2:23pm

 

VALE - Margaret H Bennett (nee Sellars) 1924–2017

On 5 April 2017 the School community lost our beloved friend and benefactress, Girton old scholar (1934–39) and Foundation Patron Mrs Margaret Bennett.

Read the full article about VALE - Margaret H Bennett (nee Sellars) 1924–2017

Last Updated: 19/06/2017 2:27pm

 

From the Principal - May News

Neuromyths and brain-based learning by Martin Westwell*

Read the full article about From the Principal - May News

Last Updated: 13/06/2017 1:46pm

 

Development/Foundation

The Shipsters Road ProjectThe Principal, Luke Thomson, has described the first part of 2017 as a time of quiet excitement and enormous gratitude. This was echoed by Foundation Director Amanda Bourchier in an opening welcome to donors at the Shipsters Road Supporters event in March.

Read the full article about Development/Foundation

Last Updated: 13/06/2017 1:30pm

 

GRIP Leadership Conference

The GRIP Leadership Conference is run across Australia each year for student leaders. Our eight Year 6 House Captains joined nearly 800 primary school leaders from all corners of South Australia at the Entertainment Centre on Tuesday 7 February.

Read the full article about GRIP Leadership Conference

Last Updated: 13/06/2017 1:30pm