Calendar 2018

Mar
07
05:30PM 07 March
Scotch Presents: State Election Q...
Mar
15
09:00AM 15 March
Middle & Senior School Tour
Mar
20
09:00AM 20 March
Early Learning Centre Tour (Term 1)
Mar
25
11:30AM 25 March
Solitaire Automotive One Table 2018
May
08
09:00AM 08 May
Middle & Senior School Tour
May
22
09:00AM 22 May
Junior School Tour
May
24
09:00AM 24 May
Early Learning Centre Tour (Term 2)
Jun
06
09:00AM 06 June
Early Learning Centre Tour (Term 2)
Aug
08
09:00AM 08 August
Early Learning Centre Tour (Term 3)
Aug
09
09:00AM 09 August
Middle & Senior School Tour
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February 16, 2018

New Staff Members on Torrens Park Campus

A number of new staff member have joined us this year on Torrens Park Campus - please make them feel welcome!   Jessica Nicholls will be teaching English and Year 7 Humanities. Natalie Baack...
February 16, 2018

Child Protection

In my role as Child Protection Officer, it is my responsibility to ensure that child safety resides at the core of the Scotch College culture. All members of our community, staff, students and...
February 02, 2018

Welcome Back!

Welcome back to another exciting and brilliant year for Torrens Park Campus. For a brief moment this week it looks and feels like Groundhog Day… the Gratton Lawn a mass of uniformed teenagers...
February 02, 2018

Research Saves Lives

This sentiment was driven home on Tuesday the 12 of December when I was honoured to attend the first ever research masterclass presented at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute...
January 25, 2018

Welcome Back for 2018

Dear Parents Welcome back to the academic year 2018.  We begin on a real high in the Senior School after exceptional results from our Year 12s.  We had a strong idea of their performance as we always...
January 19, 2018

Global Service Laos Update

A group of 9 intrepid Scotchies (from the Class of 2017) have done incredible work in the communities that they have visited throughout their Global Service Program trip to Laos. The group have been...
December 20, 2017

2017 SACE Results

The Scotch College community is both proud and delighted in the success of the Class of 2017. The results achieved by our students reflect a rigorous and all-encompassing learning journey. There are...
December 18, 2017

2018 End of Year Update

It was a privilege to welcome the Governor of South Australia to be our Speech Night Guest Speaker. I have always found His Excellency to be an extraordinary representative of how to change oneself...
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 Action (Fri 24...

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 around the...
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 the city,...
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 Learning (...
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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February 19, 2018

Week 3 Sport Recap

Week 3 was another full weekend of Scotch sport. Leading into the 2018 Head of the River regatta, our Rowers were in action and working hard with some excellent performances across the board....
February 16, 2018

Scotch Stars: Term 3 Week 3

Congratulations to the following Scotchies, who have achieved great things in their respective sports!   Hockey Congratulations to Erin Cameron, who has been selected for the U18 South Australian...
February 12, 2018

Week 2 Sport Recap

Despite the scorching heat, the majority of our Scotch sports started for the year in Week 2. To kick the weekend off in a great way, the Open A Girls Softball team won convincingly over Immanuel, 7-...
February 05, 2018

Drive Tennis Flawless in Division 1 Debut

Scotch's Drive Tennis squad had the perfect start to 2018, earning a dominant victory in their Division 1 debut. They played Concordia, winning all 9 games in both singles and doubles - a fantastic...
February 02, 2018

Scotch Stars: Swimming

Pacific School Games Swimming Held in Adelaide last December, three Scotchies had outstanding results and represented their state and country with distinction. Fifteen countries including every state...
February 02, 2018

Sport Update: Welcome to 2018

A big welcome back to Sport at Scotch - we are really excited for the start of 2018! Training for most sports and age ranges has already started this week. We only have our Drive tennis team in...
February 02, 2018

Rowing Camps Report

All Scotch rowers took part in January camps to maintain fitness and develop skills over the holiday break. These camps are a great opportunity to develop friendships and a key highlight of the...
January 25, 2018

Scotch First XI Wins T20 Quad Cricket Tournament

The Scotch First XI spent part of the summer break competing against rival interstate and international sides at the annual Quad Cricket Tournament in Geelong. Our Scotchies played 3 One-Day and 2...
November 27, 2017

Sporting Recap: Term 4 Week 6

As we draw towards the end of Term 4 sport, we celebrate another fantastic week for Scotch, with some outstanding team and individual achievements. A massive congratulations to our Scotch Drive...
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 program...

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 with us this...
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 International...

In the Press

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December 13, 2017

A tale from the theatre of war

Bringing a World War I battlefield to the stage is at the heart of teenager Ben Francis’s latest production. After learning allied and German soldiers on the Western Front briefly put down their arms...
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 national...
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 up to do...
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 her aunt,...
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 of The...
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 month. "...

Alumni

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February 02, 2018

Leaving a Legacy: Laos Expedition

Early on in our year 12 career, the class of 2017 decided that an international service trip was a legacy we wanted to leave behind.  Subsequently, ten Scotch leavers, along with Pepita March and...

Our Stories

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February 02, 2018

Leaving a Legacy: Laos Expedition

Early on in our year 12 career, the class of 2017 decided that an international service trip was a legacy we wanted to leave behind.  Subsequently, ten Scotch leavers, along with Pepita March and...
January 19, 2018

Global Service Laos Update

A group of 9 intrepid Scotchies (from the Class of 2017) have done incredible work in the communities that they have visited throughout their Global Service Program trip to Laos. The group have been...
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 program...
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 Agriculture...
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 Musical and look...
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 modern...
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...

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