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November 17, 2017

Getting It Right

Today I have spent time with both Year 11 and Year 9 working together on understanding and setting expectations around two key events. For Year 11, we prepared our White Ribbon Day of...
November 10, 2017

Mitcham Campus Update Week 4

Thank you to our families for your ongoing and generous contributions over the past weeks to support the many special events we have recently held! As always, we are looking to adjust the timing...
November 10, 2017

Fred Hollows Humanity Awards

This week I had great pleasure and pride in attending the Fred Hollows Humanity Awards presentation ceremony at Parliament House, where our two Scotch students, Nicholas Vrodos and Elsie...
November 09, 2017

Mitcham Campus Fair Day

This week's video update gets up close with Mitcham Campus Fair Day, highlighting all of the stalls and fun activities happening around the Junior School! ...
November 03, 2017

To Be At Our Best

One of the many things I love about Scotch is our desire to strive to improve and be at our best. We have a culture where tradition is celebrated and lasting connections formed. ...
November 02, 2017

Improving Efficiency in Agriculture

In this week's Principal's Update, Dr Newton is joined by Old Collegian John Fargher ('02), co-founder of AgriWebb, focussing on digitising, streamlining and improving the efficiency of...
October 25, 2017

Early Start to Exams

Exam time is the most important - and stressful - part of the school year for every Year 12 student. So spare a thought for a group of Year 11 students at Scotch College who have stepped...
October 20, 2017

Student Achievements, Term 4 Week 1

Today in assembly, we recognised the following students for their achievements. Well done. Principal’s Award Jordan Harbridge-Marks for winning the State Award for the category of...
October 20, 2017

Listening to Our Community

Over the last term there has been significant consultation with our community. The collaboration has strengthened our educational offering and importantly enabled us to continue to grow to serve...
October 20, 2017

Bushfire Season Community Notice

Dear Parents In the event of bushfire/s in and around the wider Adelaide metropolitan area (e.g. Hills, Belair, Brown Hill Creek) during regular school hours the College has developed a set...

Co-Curricular

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August 11, 2017

Scotch Business Visits Credit Suisse

On Thursday 11 August, Scotch College Business students Philippa Smith, Quinn Spencer, Elliot Sims and Reuben Fernee were hosted by investment bank Credit Suisse to an engaging day in their Sydney...
July 31, 2017

World Scholar's Cup: Hanoi

On the last week of Term 2,  9 scholars journeyed to Hanoi to compete in the Global round of the World Scholar’s Cup. The World Scholar’s Cup is an academic competition where scholars from...
July 28, 2017

World Scholars Cup: Athens

The Athens Global Round held over the mid year break was the most diverse, with 41 different nations competing across junior and senior divisions. Upon arrival we spent a few days touring...
March 29, 2017

Gail Convention 2017

Currently, my team and I, consisting of 9 other students of years 10 & 11, Ms. Kemp, Mr. Albano, and Mr. McKenzie, are in the process of preparing for the Global Alliance of Innovative...
March 23, 2017

Scotch retains Summer Intercol Trophy 2017

After a competitive few days of sport, Scotch successfully retained the summer Sporting Intercol trophy last week against Pulteney Grammar School.  It proved to be a really intense few days of...

Sport

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November 24, 2017

Equestrian at Scotch

In this week's video update, Georgia Bradford talks to Sophia and Hayden from the Mitcham Campus about Scotch's Equestrian program, including competition opportunities and the Ready Set Trot...
November 20, 2017

Sporting Recap: Term 4 Week 5

Despite a rain-interrupted start to Week 5 sport, a number of our teams managed to record some terrific results. Our Drive Tennis squad ran up against a very tough Immanuel side on...
November 15, 2017

Teja following in her proud mum’s footsteps

Teja Ranger will take her love of basketball international when she jets off to the US tomorrow to compete against college teams. It's no wonder she fell for the sport — her mother is three-time...
November 14, 2017

Sporting Recap: Term 4 Week 4

Week 4 was the culmination of the season for a number of our sports that run across Term 1 into Term 4. Our Senior A Girls Softball team had a terrific season, qualifying to play in the...
November 06, 2017

Sporting Recap: Term 4 Week 3

Scotch Volleyball led the way in week three, with our Senior A Boys and Middle A teams recording convincing victories. Not to be outdone, the rest of our sporting stars put forward a...
October 30, 2017

Sporting Recap: Term 4 Week 2

After a sterling opening week of sport on Torrens Park Campus, our Scotchies experienced a challenging week 2, with a number of teams getting some big wins, and a number of teams meeting some...
October 23, 2017

Sporting Recap: Term 4 Week 1

Summer sport is off to a flying start this term at Scotch! Our Senior A and Middle A Girs Basketball teams both recorded convincing victories against Wilderness, with final...
August 25, 2017

Sport & Education

In this week’s Principal’s Update, Dr John Newton discusses why we play sport at school and how Scotch uses sport as an educational tool in areas such as leadership and teamwork all the way to...
August 25, 2017

Scotch Football: A Season to Remember

Congratulations to our Boys first XVIII Football team who have convincingly won The SAAS Division 2 Football league this season. After recently beating Mercedes College at the weekend, they have...
August 11, 2017

Pedal Prix: Victoria Park Race 2

It was a dramatic 6 hours as both teams encountered early dramas, but the SCR-1 Girls got their season back on track and the SCR-2 Boys found their feet. The boys ran into problems on the...

Caledonian Corps

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July 23, 2017

Welcome back for Semester 2

Hopefully everybody is well rested and refreshed, ready for a busy Semester 2. Band practice resumes as normal on Monday after school with all lessons commencing this week. Jonno is...
May 19, 2017

Caledonian Corps: USA Tour 2017

During the recent term break the Caledonian Pipe Band travelled to the USA for the third time in the last five years. The primary focus of the tour was our participation at the Virginia...

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October 25, 2017

Early Start to Exams

Exam time is the most important - and stressful - part of the school year for every Year 12 student. So spare a thought for a group of Year 11 students at Scotch College who have stepped...
August 15, 2017

Annika honours aunt’s true colours

Annika Jones’s dream is for her aunt to walk down the aisle in a wedding dress she made as a school project. The Scotch College student, 14, made a rainbow flag-inspired dress in the hope...
July 26, 2017

Tayla made for dark role

Tayla Prime hopes a spooky, mysterious and kooky role in her school musical will get her a step closer to stardom. The 17-year-old will play Morticia Addams in Scotch College's adaptation...
July 20, 2017

Brooklyn Ready for the Ride of Her Life

Age is no barrier for Brooklyn Vonderwall, who is gearing up for her first international cycling race. The 16-year-old will compete in the 2017 UCI Junior Cycling Championship in Italy next...

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November 24, 2017

Equestrian at Scotch

In this week's video update, Georgia Bradford talks to Sophia and Hayden from the Mitcham Campus about Scotch's Equestrian program, including competition opportunities and the Ready Set Trot...
November 15, 2017

Teja following in her proud mum’s footsteps

Teja Ranger will take her love of basketball international when she jets off to the US tomorrow to compete against college teams. It's no wonder she fell for the sport — her mother is three-time...
November 07, 2017

Ana's Couture is Cutting Edge

At just 15, Ana Samaras is already creating a stir with her couture gowns. The Scotch College student recently won the formal wear category at the Apex Australia Teenage Fashion Awards...
November 02, 2017

Improving Efficiency in Agriculture

In this week's Principal's Update, Dr Newton is joined by Old Collegian John Fargher ('02), co-founder of AgriWebb, focussing on digitising, streamlining and improving the efficiency of...
October 26, 2017

From Reception to Year 12

In this week's Mitcham Campus video update, Dr Newton visits the Year 12s spending time with our wonderful Reception classes to share stories, and hear about what our youngest students have been...
September 11, 2017

Founder's Day

In this week's Torrens Park Campus Update, Dr Newton takes a look at our annual Founder's Day celebrations, with a focus on applauding our founders, senior Old Collegians and everyone else who has...
August 11, 2017

Discomfort Zones

At Scotch, we believe in "discomfort zones" and challenging our students to try things they wouldn't usually do. In this week's Principal's Update, we take a look back at the College...
June 15, 2017

A Focus on Agriculture

“Ag is critical for our education.” In this week's Principal's Update, Dr Newton is joined by Richard Bell to discuss Scotch's Agriculture offering, why Ag is so critical for students in...
June 08, 2017

Global Mindedness & Diversity

In this week's Mitcham Campus Update, Dr Newton and Ieva Hampson are joined by Isaac and Abby to discuss the upcoming Multicultural Youth Forum, the Kristin School (New Zealand) exchange and the...
February 17, 2017

Creativity and Innovation in the Curriculum

"We refer a lot to world phenomena, not just educational phenomena, to understand what are the best ways to educate our children for the 21st Century and beyond" In this week's...

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