LATEST NEWS

Nathan Jones visits Junior School on Footy Day

Melbourne Football Club Co-Captain, three times ‘Keith ‘Bluey’ Truscott Memorial Trophy Best and Fairest Winner’ and Peninsula School past student, Nathan Jones (Class of 2005), visited our Junior School today to help celebrate ‘Footy Day’.

Emilia wins Awards Victoria photo competition

Congratulations to Emilia Flynn (Year 6) for winning the Photo Skill competition run by Awards Victoria (The Duke of Edinburgh and Compass Awards) titled "Capture the Colours of the World".

Year 9 student success at Consumer Affairs Consumer Stuff Film Fest

Secondary school students from across Melbourne and regional Victoria celebrated their wins at this year’s Consumer Stuff Film Fest.

Positive Teen Program

Highly sought after speaker on topics such as resilience and optimism, Sam Cawthorn, will be working with our Year 9&10 students this semester, delivering his Positive Teen program. Sam is a brilliant communicator who enthrals audiences by recounting how he has overcome major adversities in his own life.

VCE Revision Lectures - 29 & 30 Sep & 1 Oct

29 & 30 September & 1 October. Open to students from all schools!

Sport success

Read about the recent sporting sucess of Peninsula students this term





WELCOME TO Peninsula 

The Peninsula School is a day and boarding school for approximately 1450 students from three-year-old Kindergarten to Year 12.

At The Peninsula School we see learning not just as a path to university and a career, but also as a path to pleasure. The books we read, the science we absorb, the languages we learn, the artistic, sporting and musical skills we acquire are the tools that enable us to fulfil our potential.

The best education is not about cramming for exams but preparing young people for life in all its aspects. Our aim is to help each child in our school community reach their potential. We achieve this by rigorous attention to academic outcomes combined with an extensive co-curricular program. Our Year 12 students consistently achieve above State averages at VCE. In 2013, 21 of our VCE students ranked in the top 5% in Victoria; and 46 ranked in the top 10%, with the Class of 2013 recording a median ATAR of 81.7, an outstanding result.

Our international students benefit from the specialised facility of our English Language Centre, where they can hone their English skills before entering the mainstream classrooms. We also have 500 students studying on two campuses in China, where their excellent VCE results help them achieve a university place in the highly competitive Chinese system, or they can choose to study in Australia.

Our co-curricular activities include a highly respected music and drama program, sporting opportunities, a House program, unsurpassed pastoral care, a well defined code of behaviour and a well developed sense of community.

Our students' achievements are testament to the dedication and expertise of our teachers, who enjoy a close relationship with their students at all year levels. This personal knowledge gives them a good appreciation of what each student needs, educationally and socially. We continue to be justifiably proud of the well-rounded, well-educated, considerate and community-minded young people who constitute our past and present student body.

If you would like to find out how your child can join our school community, please contact our Admissions Office or phone 9788 7777 for more information or to arrange a tour.

 

Astronaut visits Peninsula!



We were very privileged to have famous astronaut, General Charles Duke visit TPS, and share his life story with our Years 5-8 students in the Ansett Hall.

We’ve probably all heard General Duke’s voice before in the recordings of the landing of Apollo 11, the lunar mission that took Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to the surface of the moon. His was the voice which guided these space pioneers down to the surface when they only had a small amount of fuel left.

General Duke’s own flight was Apollo 16 – the second last of the moon landings. He was the 10th man to walk on the moon. General Duke has subsequently been very successful in property development, the beverage business and he is now active in Christian ministry.

View General Duke's presentation to our Years 5-8 students here.

 

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